Captured on Film #81
Captured on Film galleries feature Southeast Missourian photographs taken mainly in the 1960s through the 1990s, before the age of digital photography. Comments or questions about these images should be directed to librarian Sharon Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published Sept. 4, 1991.
Students at May Greene Elementary School got "back in the swing" on the first day of classes. The school's student council provided initial funding for new playground equipment that volunteers assembled. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 30, 1991.
Justin Leadbetter, 4, of Jackson, struggled to lift a pumpkin at the Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patch at Pioneer Orchards in Jackson. With the arrival of fall weather came pumpkins, which were plentiful for pickers throughout the area. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 18, 1991.
Randy Scheidling of Cairo, Illinois, and his 6-year-old half Blue Heeler dog Sundance, delivered an invitation to Cape Girardeau Mayor Gene Rhodes to attend the festivities when the "Always A River" museum barge stopped in Cairo on Sept. 2. Scheidling and Sundance were riding over 240 miles to 19 cities in three states to deliver the invitations from Cairo Mayor James Wilson. The Always A River museum honored the history of the Ohio River. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 5, 1991.
Lt. Dennis Dolan, left, with the Cape Girardeau Police Department, demonstrated to Kenneth Grayum how to use pepper Mace during a training session. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 5, 1991.
Scott City Mayor Shirley Young pointed out some of the damage to the asphalt on Cherry Street. Scott City residents were to vote on whether to establish a half-cent sales tax to be used for street repair and improvements. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 15, 1991.
Laurel Adkisson, left, and Susan Helwege modeled two of the dresses they were to wear in the upcoming Zonta Fashion Show. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 26, 1991.
Mike Ford, disc jockey for Oldies 100.7 radio station, watched traffic on Route K from the top of the Million Penny Billboard near Silver Springs Road. Ford was spending the week atop the billboard to help raise donations for Easter Seals. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)