Published April 30, 1973.
Cape Girardeau Mayor Howard Tooke, left, presented a traveling trophy for the Outstanding School Patrol to representatives of St. Mary's Grade School patrol. Tom Essner, son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Essner, center, and George Kirchdoerfer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kirchdoerfer, accepted the trophy presented annually by the Travelers Protective Association. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 2, 1990.
At the Cape Girardeau Country Club, from left, Dr. Mikio Kato, president of Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co. of Tokyo, Japan, the parent company of Biokyowa Inc., met Betty Huckstep and her husband, Cape County Presiding Commissioner Gene Huckstep, with Sumio Kurihara, president of Biokyowa. Kato was in Cape Girardeau for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Biokyowa, which had just completed an expansion project. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 6, 1969.
Among the final acts performed as Central High School seniors was the turning in of caps and gowns after the commencement ceremonies. The new graduates returning garments were, from left, Bruce Welker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Coy L. Welker; Crystal Schilling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Masters, and Marsha Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Wright. Receiving the caps and gowns at right was Cornelia Gockel, a Central High School teacher. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 30, 1990.
Cape Girardeau police had to direct long lines of traffic through the congested William Street and South Kingshighway intersection for about one hour, after a momentary power surge blew out a fuse in the temporary traffic signal control box at the intersection. The power surge was caused when a crane working on a construction project at the intersection touched an overhead power line. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 14, 1989.
Jackie Brandtner showed that teaching her first grade students during reading time was lots of fun at St. Vincent de Paul Grade School in Cape Girardeau. At left, Kim Crader seemed to be in a good mood for learning. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 22, 1990.
J.T. Nelson, right, and his wife, Lessie Nelson, owners of the People's Cafe in Cape Girardeau, were guests of honor during a special banquet held at the restaurant. The banquet was sponsored by the Nelsons' many friends and customers. Here, Michael Sterling presented the Nelsons with a plaque of appreciation. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 12, 1990.
An empty liquid propane tank trailer broke loose from the pick-up truck towing it, traveled east on Morgan Oak Street at South Frederick and collided with a parked car. The pick-up, owned by Empire Gas, was driven by Charles Scroggins of Scott City. No one was injured, but the car, owned by Connie Wright of Cape Girardeau, was extensively damaged. (Southeast Missourian archive)