Published July 30, 1989.
Cape Girardeau businessmen Leland J. "Freck" Shivelbine, left, and William L. Shivelbine, right, showed the difference in new and old drums at Shivelbine's Music Store. Leland was shown with a new drum set, and William showed an old snare drum. Shivelbine's Music Store observed its 40th anniversary in August 1989. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 19, 1976.
The new 4,200-seat capacity gymnasium on the Central High School campus will be closely watched by students as it goes up this year. It is the only new construction in the school system and should be out of the ground by early November. Drury Construction Co., the general contractor, expects the building to be under roof by mid-March, 1977. Completion is planned for August, 1977. Excavation is continuing under ideal conditions at the site.
Published Jan. 17, 1989.
Kitty Litter founder Edward Lowe, left, and Ralph Gilges, vice chairman of operations for Edward Lowe Industries, Inc., carried two of the 30 cats which had arrived at the company's research and development facility. Lowe brought the cats here by motor home from the company's headquarters in Cassiopolis, Michigan. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 5, 1989.
Hartford Hill cut the ribbon during a special ceremony observing the formal grand opening of Hartford's new location at 301 S. Broadview. Shown, from left, were Brenda Stone, store manager; Janice Hill, vice president; state Rep. Mary Kasten; Jeanne Shrum, store manager; Kay Hill, co-owner; Hartford Hill; J. Ronald Fischer, city manager; Bob Hendrix, Chamber of Commerce president; Linda Minner, Chamber of Commerce, and Linda Wessel, bookkeeper. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 25, 1989.
U.S. Sen. John C. Danforth, left, talked with Lee-Rowan Manufacturing Co. chairman Desmond Lee prior to dedication ceremonies of the firm's eighth expansion. Six hundred guests and company associates attended the dedication of the 86,400-square-foot expansion at the firm's Jackson facility. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 2, 1990.
Salvage work on the old Florsheim Shoe factory building was nearly complete. It was expected that the remainder of the structures on the site would be down two weeks from when this picture was made. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 12, 1987.
The Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce held its membership drive kickoff breakfast. Membership committee co-chairman Corrine Robinson and Neal Edwards, at left, talked with chamber members, from left, Vernon Auer, Jerry Schwab, Daniel Dormeyer and Cliff Ford. (Southeast Missourian archive)