Published March 14, 1990.
Coach Ron Cookson of Scott County Central High School got some extra attention from members of his Braves basketball team. Cookson allowed Roger Banks, left, and Marcus Timmons, above, to reshape his hair in celebration of the team winning the Missouri Class 1A basketball championship for the sixth consecutive year. The victory also marked Cookson's 500th career win. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published March 25, 1990.
Congressman Bill Emerson, center, stood with state officials prior to the annual Lincoln Day dinner at the A.C. Brase Arena Building. From left were Attorney General William Webster, State Auditor Margaret Kelly, Emerson, Secretary of State Roy Blunt and State Treasurer Wendell Bailey. Emerson was the guest of honor at the dinner. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Feb. 28,1990
Rodney Roberts and 3-year-old Whitney were shown at the Wills farm north of Millersville. The 200-acre farm, leased by the Roberts, was homesteaded by David H. Wills in 1843. It was recently honored as a Century Farm. One of the requirements of a Century Farm was that it must be owned by the same family for more than 100 years. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Jan. 14, 1990
Concord Publishing and Horizon Screen Printing purchased Marcon Enterprises. Left to right were Holly Rust Payne, Concord; Rhoda and Glenn Reeves, Horizon, and Charles and Judy Wiles, Marcon. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published May 11, 1965.
The Chamber of Commerce began its annual membership drive, employing a hillbilly theme. Here, their mountain hats in place, ready to go were, from left, E.C. Younghouse, John L. Wescoat, Edwin A. Blumenberg, Garrett E. Seifert, Vernon A. Auer, Bill Royce and Virgil A. Baker. Divided into teams, the participants had breakfast together and then went out to business firms to make contacts for members. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
The Chamber of Commerce began its annual membership drive May 11, 1965, employing a hillbilly theme. Divided into teams, the participants had breakfast together and then went out to business firms to recruit new members. Left to right were Allen Robinson, Robert Steigemeyer and Virgil L. Baker. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published March 4, 1990.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday marked the official opening of Cape Girardeau's non-profit Teen Activity Center, located at the corner of East Plaza Way and Sheridan. After the ceremony, Don Riley Jr., far left, and Ryann Juden, second from right, of Cape, tried their hand at a game of soccer. Watching the boys are, left to right, Debbie Oliver, secretary and member of the center's board of directors; Mayor Gene Rhodes, Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce President Bob Hendrix, and Teen Center Director Les Lindy. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)