Captured on Film #130
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Captured on Film galleries feature Southeast Missourian photographs taken mainly in the 1960s through the 1990s, before the age of digital photography. Comments or questions about these images should be directed to librarian Sharon Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published Jan. 13, 1982.
Winter has yet to release its grip on the Cape Girardeau area as three to four inches of snow blanketed the region Tuesday and continued cold temperatures are predicted for tonight. City park department employee Behnam Parvaresh confirmed Tuesday that the ice on the Capaha Park lagoon was safe for skating. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 8, 1992.
Volunteers and SEMO District Fair Board members put up fences and prepared Arena Park for the upcoming fair. Working on the fence were Tim Below, Gary Kight, Jamey Kight, Sam Kight and Ernie Brown. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 8, 1981.
Donnie Luttrell of the City of Roses Athletic Club of Cape Girardeau works out on the punching bag as trainer John Yallaly holds at right. Luttrell is one of 17 local boxers entered in Friday night's Golden Gloves bouts at the Arena Building. A light flyweight, Luttrell will meet club mate Skip Lawrence in the first fight of the evening. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 3, 1982.
Actor/comic George Lindsey, well known for his portrayal of "Goober" for many years on television, jokes with the fans during halftime of the football game between SEMO State University and Southwest Missouri State Saturday afternoon. Lindsey, who originated the Goober character on the "Andy Griffith Show" and is now a regular on "Hee Haw," was in Cape Girardeau to host the Phi Mu Alpha All-Campus Review Friday and Saturday nights on the university campus. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 3, 1981.
New officers are at the helm of the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri to look after the welfare of animals such as this Morris look-alike. From the left are Mrs. Betsy Norton, president; Mrs. Karen Fox, vice president; Mrs. Sally Pelikan, secretary; Miss Mary Sitze, treasurer; Edward Bock, finance chairman, and Frank Nickell, animal welfare. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published March 29, 1981.
Observing their 48th year in business, members of the Wayne Rust family are shown cutting a cake during the event at the Rust and Martin Home Furnishings store on Kingshighway. From the left are Barbara and Harry Rust, and Eva and Wayne Rust. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 1, 1992.
Joyce Kuntze, left, co-chairman of the 14th annual Zonta Club Fashion Show, and Susanna Baylon, fashion show master of ceremonies, looked at gowns for the show supplied by The Body Shoppe in the West Park Mall. (Southeast Missourian archive)