Captured on Film #154
Thursday, February 8, 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 Feb. 17, 1993.
Lucas Presson, 7, son of Don and Janet Presson of Cape Girardeau, slides down Academic Hall terraces Tuesday afternoon. Several children and adults used the snow-packed hill for wintry fun after 12 inches of snow fell on Cape Girardeau Monday. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 11, 1993.
The Greyhound bus driver found that he had to park on Morgan Oak Street to pick up passengers Wednesday from Don's Store 24, 341 S. Sprigg, the local bus depot. Other parked vehicles had blocked a closer spot for the bus. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 8, 1993.
Cape Girardeau Parks Department employees John Woodall and John Bailey approach a duck at Capaha Park Lagoon Thursday that had resisted their attempts to catch it to remove a plastic, six-pack beverage holder from its head. The duck fled to the water, but the men finally caught it with a net and removed the plastic nuisance. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 29, 1992.
Cape Girardeau County Presiding Commissioner Gene Huckstep, left, and First District Associate Commissioner Leonard Sander discuss a point Monday at the county budget hearing. The county's 1993 general fund budget is $5.7 million. "We can only appreciate this good fortune that Cape County enjoyed for 1992, and we can hope that this continues; but past experience has shown us that this can change overnight," said Huckstep. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 10, 1993.
Jeff Brune of Cape Girardeau sits on the star at center court of the Show Me Center where a paper airplane he threw landed and won him a trip for two to New Orleans. Mark Hill, left, of Destinations Unlimited provided the prize for Louis Night in recognition of Louis Lorimier, founder of Cape Girardeau. At right is David Ross, director of the Show Me Center. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 9, 1993.
Jessica Spicer, left, plays a childhood game with her grandmother, Juanita Spicer, who grew up in the segregated South. She spoke Monday to her granddaughter's classmates at Franklin Elementary School in observance of Black History Month. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
This picture taken by G.D. Fronabarger shows Kent Library with students at Southeast Missouri State College probably in the late 1940s. Find out more about the library and its librarian, Sadie Kent, in this blog: www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/33190