Published March 15, 1987.
Five months of reading books paid off for first grade students at Trinity Lutheran School who participated in the "Book-It" reading program, one of several schools in Cape Girardeau using the program. Here, from left, were Laura Schuessler, Aron Meystedt and Ross Bennett enjoying an afternoon pizza party at Pizza Hut, which helped sponsor the program. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Sept. 27, 1981. Dave Hale, owner of 5-H Ranch, led a camel ridden by Procter and Gamble Paper Products manager James I. Bowman at the start of the plant's annual run/ride-a-thon Friday. Also on camelback was P&G plant manager Ronald Miller. All types of transportation were used to cover the nine miles between the plant and Trail of Tears State Park to raise money for the Cape Girardeau United Way and Jackson Community Chest. Employees pledged so much a mile for those participating in the event. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Aug. 6, 1966.
Paul Corbin of Advance explained a portion of his large collection of Indian artifacts to, from left, Marjorie Klipfel of Unit 4, Cape Girardeau; Patsy Gibbs of Unit 3, Jackson, and Kim Moore of Unit 2, Chaffee. The three girls were part of a group of Junior Girl Scouts attending day camp in Cape Girardeau this week who were working toward their Indian Lore Badge. The group took a field trip to Advance to view Mr. Corbin's collection of 4,000 items, all assembled from the Advance area. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Feb. 11, 1990
The Cape Girardeau City Council in February 1990 consisted of, from left to right: Al Spradling III, Hugh White, David Barklage, Ronny Fischer (city manager), Mayor Gene Rhodes, David Limbaugh, Jim Rust and Frank Bean. Councilmen said a number of issues -- especially sewer and street projects -- would top council concerns in the 1990s. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Nov. 10, 1966
Guy M. Jackson, 18, was injured when his motorcycle was struck at 724 Broadway by a car driven by Jerald D. Lyne Jr., 19. The motorcycle ended up beneath the wheel of the car, mute testimony of Jackson's brush with tragedy. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Feb. 14, 1967.
Miss Rebecca Gragg asked questions during a safety check of automobiles driven to Central High School by Steve Steele. With Steve was John Umbeck. Sgt. G.L. Montgomery, safety officer for Troop E of the State Highway Patrol, looked on. Central Student Council conducted a week-long safety check of vehicles at the school. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Dec. 4, 1988.
Cape Central High School anticipated about 800 students participating in the 1989 District Student Council Convention. The privilege was earned in part by the school's student council members winning the skit competition at the district convention Nov. 12, 1989, in New Madrid. Re-creating their performance were, from left, front row seated: Emily Nall, Carl Froemsdorf, Georgia Bryan, Tasha Garner, Bill Reazer, in chair; Laurie Kelley, Laurie Plaster, Kara Ebaugh and Byron Karathanos. Standing: Anne Talley, Luke Balsamo, Jane Thorpe, Eric Wade, Jennifer Siemers, Jason Crowell, Jennifer Mabery and Amy Priest. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)