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Cape Central principal soon will end 40-year career (03/04/15)
Principal Mike Cowan is known for a warm personality and a contagious smile that lights up the hallways of Cape Girardeau Central High School. But that smile faded into tears for a moment Tuesday as Cowan described what he'll miss most after his retirement this year: the students...
Scott City students' efforts are adding up (03/03/15)
Students at the Scott City School District have raised nearly $100,000 over the years to benefit the patients of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by participating in the annual Math-A-Thon fundraiser. And during the next few weeks, elementary students will be doing their part to make sure that amount keeps climbing...
Plan for Greek housing advances, but draws fire from preservationists (03/01/15)
An idea to create a housing option specifically for Greek students at Southeast Missouri State University was advanced by the board of regents Saturday but is drawing fire from residents who worry Greystone Estate and the Shivelbine House will be demolished...
Final presidential candidate brings aspirational message at Southeast (02/26/15)
Benjamin Ola. Akande on Wednesday said he wants to be the next Southeast Missouri State University president so he can take Southeast from success to significance. "Significance means you become the benchmark," he said. "Significance means that you get to move that mission of student success to a whole different level...
Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education (02/26/15)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's public schools and community colleges would receive larger funding increases than recommended by Gov. Jay Nixon, under a budget plan presented Wednesday to a House committee. It would, however, scrap Nixon's recommendation to give a performance-based funding increase to public universities...
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Hunger Banquet postponed (03/05/15)
A Hunger Banquet scheduled for 6 p.m. today at Southeast Missouri State University has been postponed because of inclement weather. Rebekah Lawson, a senior at Southeast who co-organized the banquet, said the event will be rescheduled for early April, but an exact date has not yet been decided. Tickets purchased for the event can be redeemed at the April banquet...
Former mayor to lead board of regents at Southeast (03/05/15)
The Southeast Missouri State University board of regents recently elected Jay Knudtson, former mayor of Cape Girardeau, as its new president. Knudtson's appointment became effective March 1. He succeeds Doyle Privett, whose term on the board of regents officially expired Jan. 1...
Southeast to close Thursday and Friday (03/04/15)
The Cape Girardeau campus of Southeast Missouri State University will cancel all classes Thursday and Friday because of today's winter storm. Southeast and its regional campuses closed early today because of the storm. The region is under a winter storm warning through Thursday morning, with up to eight inches of snow expected...
Southeast president will be announced Wednesday (03/03/15)
The 18th president of Southeast Missouri State University will be announced Wednesday at a news conference, university officials said. Jay Knudtson, president of the university's board of regents, and Doyle Privett, chairman of the presidential search and screening advisory committee, will announce the university's selection at 4 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of Robert A. Dempster Hall...
Southeast to close campuses early Wednesday (03/03/15)
Southeast Missouri State University's main campus in Cape Girardeau will close at 11 a.m. Wednesday because of an approaching snowstorm. The university's regional campuses in Kennett, Malden and Sikeston, Missouri, also will close at that time.
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Class 1 sectional girls basketball - Oran vs. Naylor

Naylor defeats Oran 59-31 during a Class 1 sectional Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Bloomfield, Missouri.

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