Published Feb. 8, 1988.
Students at Hawthorn School with a B average grade level in reading, mathematics, spelling and language were honored at a breakfast sponsored by Atlas Alchem, the school's Adopt-a-School partner. Among those attending were, from left, Daniel Richardson, Greg Sadler and Jeremy Sanders. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 17, 1991.
For 53 years Richard Esicar brought home the bacon. As a youngster, he worked in his father's Cape Girardeau meat market. Esicar quoted his father as saying, "Anybody can be a butcher, but if you really know what you're doing, you are a meat cutter." (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 24, 1991.
Country music singer Lou Hobbs, right, accepted an award from Evergreen Records for his recording of "Livin' on the New Madrid Fault Line" which received airplay in the United States and 90 foreign countries, a first for the record company. Presenting the award was Carroll McGruder of Kennett, Missouri, of the McGruders gospel music group. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 8, 1991.
Mike Ressel, a member of the National Guard Organizational Maintenance Shop No. 3, prepared to load some of the nearly 60 Meals on Wheels trays from Southeast Hospital. Guardsmen delivered the meals during the recent bad weather. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 5, 1991.
Lydia R. Washer, right, a resident of Jackson Manor Nursing Home, celebrated her 107th birthday with her daughter, Louise Edmonds, 74, of Jackson. Washer attributed her old age to taking everything in moderation. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published March 16, 1988.
Bettie Forsythe played a tune on a new piano, which was donated to the Scott City Elementary School by the PTO. Mrs. Forsythe was substituting for music teacher Lorraine Adams. Members of the kindergarten music class included, above, Aron Pender, Arica Kluesner, Dana Adams, Carletta Henson, Mike Coonts, Angela Field, David Carter, Donnie Wiley, Annie Hink, Ryan Oller, Chad Clymer, Brannon Roberts, Jonathan McCraig, Ryan Dees, Patrick Moore and David Mayberry. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug 25, 1970.
These students enrolled for the fall semester at St. Vincent's College enjoyed a scenic view of the Mississippi River from the school grounds during a break in classes. They were Gerry Heeley, left, son of Mr. ande Mrs. Robert Heeley of St. Louis, and Charles Keller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Keller of Berkeley, Missouri. (Southeast Missourian archive)