f/8 and Be There by Fred Lynch http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/ en-us Joe Uhls, SEMO State baseball coach http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/68048 March 17, 1977 Southeast Missourian Coach Joe Uhls, veteran head coach of the SEMO State baseball Indians, talks with a group of veteran pitchers during a break in drills at Capaha Park. The Indians open the season Friday against Memphis CBC, with a doubleheader, scheduled to start at 1 p.m. Above, from left: Trae Hastings, Mark Doerr, Jeff Hunt, Don Buechting and Terry Bazzel. Bazel was on red-shirt status last year. Below, Coach Uhls talks with an umpire during a game. (Fred Lynch... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:45 -0500 Two-lane Highway 61 widened in 1977 http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/68045 March 17, 1977 Southeast Missourian Crews for R.B. Potashnick Construction, Inc. have begun the $2.2 million widening project for Highway 34-61. Trees near Wedekind Park are being removed. The road will be divided from the Interstate 55 intersection, east to a point near Boulder Crest drive on the downhill side. From there it will be an undivided four-lane road to where the present four lanes end near Route W. March 25, 1977 Southeast Missourian The once... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:58 -0500 Recycling to the last straw http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67998 Feb. 20, 1992 Southeast Missourian Students at Jefferson Elementary School visit a McDonald's restaurant made of straws on display in the hall Wednesday. Built by Kenneth and Wanda Corse of Cape Girardeau, the structure was made with 6,500 McStraws, 4,040 straight pins and nine bottles of glue. The Corses collected the straws during visits to McDonald's. (Fred Lynch photo) McDonald's restaurant made of straws entertains children By E.J. Rotert Jefferson Elementary School... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:28 -0500 Capaha Field is fenced in 1977 http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/68033 March 3, 1977 Southeast Missourian A removable chain-link fence will surround the Capaha Park baseball field this spring. Above, Jeff Crites, left, and Travis Price install the final section in the right-field corner. (Fred Lynch photo) Hitters love that new Capaha Park fence By Ray Owen, Missourian Sports Editor Hitters love it! Pitchers hate it! That's the general consensus of baseball people who were present at the new "fenced-in" Capaha Park diamond Saturday... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:35 -0500 West Broadway then and now http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/68241 West Broadway, above, is seen looking east toward Academic Hall in February, 1972 in Cape Girardeau. Below, the area is seen Feb. 5, 2017. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0600 St. Vincent's College http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/64485 Sept. 11, 1925 Southeast Missourian, New Building Edition St. Vincent's College Founded 78 Years Ago In recent years St. Vincent's College, Morgan Oak and Spanish streets, has been exclusively devoted to the secondary education of boys preparing to become priests in the Catholic church. The College serves as a preparatory school to St. Mary's Seminary, Perryville, where the higher studies of Philosophy and Theology are carried on through a period of eight years. The... Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:38 -0600 Shumate's 'Sleeping Giant' wins MIAA title http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67786 Feb. 21, 1982 Southeast Missourian SEMO State's Jewell Crawford (13) grimaces while fighting for a rebound in-between three UMSL players in Saturday's 67-70 victory which clinched the Indians' first MIAA crown in 18 years. Grabbing for the rebound for the Rivermen are Tim Jones (23), Ron Tyler (51) and Lonnie Lewis (21). Below, Anthony Thomas, Southeast Missouri State's only senior, joyfully cuts down the net after the Indians defeated the University of Missouri-St. Louis... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:18 -0600 Harold Kuehle, camera collector http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67815 Feb. 16, 1992 Southeast Missourian Harold Kuehle displays some of the old cameras that he has collected over the years. Although the cameras might still click, the right film size for most is not readily available. (Fred Lynch photo) Cameras of all kinds Collection makes conversation pieces By Mark Bliss Harold Kuehle collects cameras the way some people collect snapshots. His house is crammed full of cameras, some of them dating back to around the turn of the... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0600 The Dunk at old Central gym http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67843 Feb. 23, 1977 Southeast Missourian The slam-dunk, which was reinstated in basketball for the 1976-77 season, has added new excitement to the game, and above, Charleston's Ricky Frazier shows how it's done. The 6-6 senior frontman collected 23 points and hit the boards for 17 rebounds in helping his Blue Jays to a 73-59 win over Cape Girardeau Central Tuesday. In this play, however, Frazier was called for a charging foul against Central's John Heins, but the bucket did count.... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:02 -0600 Kingshighway then and now http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67787 Feb. 24, 1962 Southeast Missourian The view of Highway 61, taken from a point just north of the Broadway intersection, shows the congestion that builds up on the thoroughfare many times each day. The new double lane, to be built along the shoulder to the right, will extend from north city limits to Highway 74. The photo below shows a current view of the area. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:25 -0600 Washington, Lorimier, Franklin Schools benefit from bond issue http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67856 Dec. 1, 1972 Southeast Missourian Cape Girardeau voters are to go to the polls Tuesday to decide, among other things, if classrooms like the one, above left, at Washington School, should be remodeled to resemble the classroom on the right. Mrs. Finley Maddox's sixth-grade room has high, noisy ceilings and hardwood floors. There is no rest room on the third floor of Washington School, either. A favorable vote Tuesday would change all that, transforming the unattractive room into one... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:56 -0600 Aleen Vogel Wehking http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67644 Aleen Vogel Wehking, a member of the former Southeast Missouri Teachers College "Tomahawks" pep squad of the 1920s, thumbs through a scrapbook containing memories of her college days, in this photo taken in December, 1986. Through the years she has continued to attend university events and supported the university in several other ways, doing whatever she can to help promote school spirit. ---------------------------------- Dec. 29, 1986 Southeast Missourian Cheering for... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:11 -0600 Culinary images by Frony http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/68156 Garland D. Fronabarger was the resident food photographer for the Southeast Missourian when he wasn't covering the news with his Speed Graphic. A photograph appeared with a food feature nearly every week, so he took hundreds of pictures for the series during the 1950s and 1960s. Here are a few of photos: Mrs. Charles E. Knote Dec. 26, 1957 Southeast Missourian Appetites satiated with Christmas goodies will welcome the tangy cheese dips featured for casual parties at the Charles... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:12 -0600 Class reports to courthouse dungeon http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67751 Jan. 21, 1982 Southeast Missourian SEMO State University history professor Robert White, center, instructs students in his historic preservation class on the proper method of listing county records during a Wednesday night visit to the Cape County Courthouse cellar vault. Listening to the instructions are, from left, Frank Woodson and Robert Ulrich. The class is making an inventory of old county records. Class to put dungeon in order JACKSON - It's called the... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:07 -0600 SEMO Coach Ron Shumate's first year http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67785 Feb. 7, 1982 Southeast Missourian Ron Shumate, the first-year mentor of the Southeast Missouri State Indians, spends as much time out of his seat as in it during the games. He converses with assistant coach Ed Arnzen, above, directs traffic and hides his eyes when what he sees doesn't please him. (Fred Lynch photos) Feb. 7, 1982 Southeast Missourian Shumate hopes personality is reflected By Rick Underwood, Missourian Sports Editor Ron Shumate, the first-year... Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:35 -0600 Neighborly coaches: Arnzen and Milligan http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67822 Notre Dame Bulldogs coach Ed Arnzen, left, gestures for a time-out, and Cape Girardeau Central Tigers coach Dan Milligan, right, yells encouragement to his players, with assistant Dick Wadlington, during a basketball game Feb. 1, 1977 at Houck Field House. The Bulldogs had won the last seven straight games with their cross-city rivals. On this night, the Tigers won, 54-50. (Fred Lynch photos) ----------------------------------- Jan. 29, 1974 Southeast Missourian __Neighbor coaches... Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:40 -0600 "Quality Corner" - Buckner-Ragsdale in 1929 http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/63384 The Buckner-Ragsdale Co. clothiers was located on the corner of Main and Broadway. The photo is looking south and was published Oct. 3, 1929 in the Southeast Missourian's 25th Anniversary Edition. Other visible signs include Sample Shoe Store and Selz Shoes. Read more about the store's history in this previous blog: Buckner-Ragsdale Co. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:14 -0600 The first Civil War soldier statue at Courthouse Park http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67762 The original statue of a Civil War soldier atop the fountain at Common Pleas Courthouse Park was photographed in January, 1982. The present statue is a replica of this one. The first statue was erected Memorial Day in 1911, 50 years after the start of the Civil War. It was purchased by the Women's Relief Corps. A limb from a nearby oak tree fell onto the cast iron statue on May 12, 2003, smashing it to smithereens. The stories below from the Southeast Missourian detail the statue's... Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:04 -0600 Bruce Thomas, SEMO State wrestler http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67805 Jan. 16, 1977 Southeast Missourian SEMO State University's premier heavyweight wrestler, Bruce Thomas, left, and Maryville's Mike Papino square off in a match at Houck Field House Saturday afternoon. Thomas won the match. The Indian heavyweight won two matches Saturday, the second against Kirksville, to run his season's record to 10-1. The Indians lost both ends of the double-dual, 24-12 to Maryville, and 24-15 to Kirksville. Maryville won over Kirksville, 30-9. Indian Randy... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:37 -0600 Old St. Francis Hospital becomes University Hall http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/67733 Jan. 14, 1977 Southeast Missourian Miss Barb Carter and Miss Fancy Accardi run from University Hall to a waiting van that will transport them to their classes at SEMO State University. In photo below, Miss Debbie Grubb studies on the floor in her room. (Fred Lynch photos) The old St. Francis Hospital has taken on a new title, University Hall, or as the students call it, "U-Hall." Jan. 14, 1977 Southeast Missourian __SEMO coeds take over old hospital__ The halls of old... Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0600