Captured on Film #135
Thursday, September 28, 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 July 15, 1980.
Mayor Paul Stehr tees off from one of the new greens which were officially reopened at the Cape Girardeau Municipal Golf Course Monday, extending the facility to an 18-hole course. A program of redesign was started when the city assumed the operation of the links in 1977. The course had previously been operated by the Cape Jaycees. Several city officials and members of the Golf Course Board were on hand for the opening ceremonies. They included, from left, Don Strohmeyer, Robert Gass, Larry Essner, Tony Sebek, Jerry Brey, John Baker, Clyde Schwab and Robert Herbst. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 25, 1982.
Michelle Bolen, far right, receives her Girl Scout pin from Emily Snider. The members of Brownie Troop 58 crossed the bridge in Dennis Scivally Park last Monday to signify their promotion to Girl Scout Troop 16. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 21, 1982.
Winners of the Riverfest "Tom and Becky Contest" were announced Friday night by Dr. Bill W. Stacy, president of Southeast Missouri State University. Here, he introduces "Tom," who is Chuck Groshong, and "Becky," who is Jennifer Braswell. The youngsters were judged on several criteria, including the presentation of a reading from Mark Twain's "Adventures of Tom Sawyer." (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 8, 1982.
Published Nov. 8, 1982.
The Memorial Fountain is re-dedicated with a ceremony in Common Pleas Courthouse Park. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 21, 1980.
Martha Ann Maxwell, administrative librarian of the Cape Girardeau Public Library, displays one of the puppets in the children's section of the library, located at 711 North Clark. Dedication of the new facility was held Sunday, with more than 500 people attending the afternoon ceremonies. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 1, 1992.
Nancy Collier put up an oil painting by Patricia Cobb entitled "Tiger Lillies" at Gallery 100. A show of oil paintings featured 15 regional artists from Collier's art workshop. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 3, 1992.
Dr. Jesse Ramsey, pediatrician and president of the Cape Girardeau County Area Medical Society, discussed the effects of improper seat-belt usage on children during a news conference to promote the use of seat belts. Also on hand were Carl Kinnison with the Cape Girardeau Police Department and Vicky Williams, Missouri Division of Highway Safety. (Southeast Missourian archive)