Captured on Film #151
Thursday, January 18, 2018
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. 19, 1993.
Sue Anne Rademaker, president of the Four Seasons Garden Club, Cape Girardeau, right, donates six books on behalf of the garden club to Bettye Black, associate director of the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The books, valued at $210.75, dealt with gardening and flowers. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 11, 1988.
Cape Girardeau City Council members talk before a special closed meeting this morning called to discuss candidates for the city manager position. From 88 applications the council will select finalists who will be interviewed this week. The City Council hopes to hire a new city manager within a week. Pictured looking over applications are, from left, Peter Hilty, Jim Rust, Curt Smith, David Limbaugh and Mayor Gene Rhodes. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 22, 1988.
Gene Hindman, center, is the new Cape Girardeau Fire Chief having served as acting fire chief for some time. With him are Capt. Rick Crites, left, and Assistant Fire Chief Paul Kesterson, both with "B" platoon at Fire Station No. 1. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 4, 1993.
Jackson R-2 Primary Annex kindergarteners, from left, Cody Bangert, Amanda Henson and Leslie Shain choose 10 food items for their trail-mix snack Tuesday morning. Students of the Primary Annex celebrated the 100th day of school with various collections made up of 100 iterms. The students made hats and decorated them with 10 items on 10 cards. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 7, 1993.
St. Vincent de Paul grade-school kindergartener Lauren Mehner chooses a Raggedy Ann doll after her ticket was drawn Friday during a "Trash to Treasure" white elephant raffle. Four hundred and three students brought items to be raffled and bought 12 tickets for $1 with hopes their tickets would be drawn to choose a prize. A total of $612 was raised to be used for mission work in Kenya by Sister Jean Goessling, when she travels to Kenya in September. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Publsihed Feb. 14, 1993.
Dennis Marchi, left, Schnucks unit manager, presents gifts to Glen and Furlie Eaker of Cape Girardedau, who were recognized Friday as the longest-married couple at the annual Schnucks Valentine party for senior citizens. The Eakers have been married for 75 years. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 1, 1958. This car glanced into the Thompson establishment on Highway 61 just south of the Broadway junction early Sunday night, doing considerable damage. The driver was Earl Crites Jr., 34, of Cape Girardeau who was going south. He said a car in front of him started to the left when Crites was about to pass and there was a minor collision. The Crites car then went eastward and nosed into the building. Thompson's Drive-In was located at 324 N. Kingshighway.(G.D. Fronabarger ~ Southeast Missourian archive)