Taken May 25, 1986, by the Bulletin-Journal, but not published.
Missouri Rep. Mary Kasten and Illinois Senator Paul Simon met at the state line on the Mississippi River traffic bridge on May 25, 1986, as they joined millions of people participating in Hands Across America. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 9, 1987.
Mayor Gene Rhodes, left, reacted to concerns raised by some City Council members, including David Barklage, right, over the fact that a company in which the mayor was a shareholder had yet to obtain federal and city permits in connection with development of an industrial park along Highway 74. The issue was raised at a council meeting. (Mark Bliss ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 12, 1971.
Two new members of the Cape Girardeau City Council, Oliver A. Hope, left, and Bradshaw Smith, were administered the oath of office by Verna L. Landis, city clerk. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 16, 1977.
About 350 persons were present to voice disapproval of a city zoning law, which would have established a C-X District in Cape Girardeau. The ordinance was designed to tighten the city’s stand against pornography. Here, Councilman Paul Stehr, seated at far right, responded to a comment from attorney Stephen N. Limbaugh, while City Manager W.G. Lawley and former city attorney Thomas M. Utterback looked on. In the background are some of the spectators who filled the council chambers to overflowing. (Phil Nash ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 6, 1989.
The Industrial Relations Council of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce sponsored its annual Industrial Appreciation Dinner at the Show Me Center. Ed Cole with Dana Corporation delivered the keynote address. The Commitment to Excellence Award was presented to Lone Star Industries, Inc. Here, Harry Phillip, left, manager of the Cape Girardeau facility, received the award from chamber president Bob Hendrix. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 22, 1989.
Pagliai's Pizza of Cape Girardeau observed its 20th anniversary in 1989. Shown here, from left, were co-managers, Paul Shaw, Bruce Holland and Barbara Logue, and owners, Judy and Mark Watson. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 21, 1987.
Volunteers Betty Campbell, left, and Cecelia "Skeets" Sonderman, center, assisted city finance director Al Stoverink, chairman of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce Community Development Committee, in preparing community attitude survey forms for mailing at City Hall. The survey forms were mailed to 1,367 Cape Girardeau voters. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)