Cape Girardeau hosts biggest BBQ Fest yet
(Local News ~ 08/24/13)
On Friday night, Arena Park was full of music, barbecue and bragging. It was the first night of the Cape BBQ Fest, a Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned event hosted by the Cape Girardeau Jaycees, and an opportunity for people to sample the work of teams competing for a trophy, cash prizes and bragging rights in Saturday's competition. It was also the night of the showmanship contest, where teams were encouraged to put on a show for the crowd...
Bald Knob Cross Stained Glass
(Submitted Story ~ 08/24/13)
Belinda Schearf of Glass Art by MSM, LLC Cape Girardeau, Missouri created a modern stained glass panel of the Illinois Bald Knob Cross of Peace with a three-dimensional appearance. During her first ever visit to the cross this spring, the restored cross was such a thing of beauty, it touched her heart and she felt a need and order from God to do something creative. ...
Bald Knob Cross Stained Glass Panel
(Submitted Photo ~ 08/24/13)
Belinda Schearf of Glass Art by MSM, LLC Cape Girardeau, Missouri created a modern stained glass panel with a three-dimensional appearance of the recently restored, Illinois Bald Knob Cross of Peace. Presentation of the donated panel by the MSM proprietors, Dick McClard and Schearf was held on July 27, 2013 accompanied by GWRRA MO-I motorcycle riders. The panel is on display at the Bald Knob Cross of Peace visitor center...
Today in History
(National News ~ 08/24/13)
Today is Saturday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2013. There are 129 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 24, A.D. 410, Rome was overrun by the Visigoths, a major event in the fall of the Western Roman Empire. On this date:...
Out of the past 8/24/13
(Out of the Past ~ 08/24/13)
Cape Girardeau police officers -- like many across the nation -- are finally getting a departmental patch of their own; the new patch, designed by James Parker, accentuates several distinctive aspects of life in Cape Girardeau. The fountain in front of the KFVS-TV building, 310 Broadway, is being removed; the fountain, which hadn't been in working order since 1984, is being removed because of maintenance issues and vandalism...
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