- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)47
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)43
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Statement: Man says cops’ good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- River Ridge Winery changes hands (05/01/16)
Woodmen give nearly $200,000 to area in '02
Residents and organizations in Southeast Missouri received $199,325 in fraternal assistance from Modern Woodmen of America in 2002. Through various volunteer programs, camp and youth members conduct service projects to meet the needs of their communities.
In 2002, services included insulating a single mother's home in Millersville; raising $5,000 to benefit a Jackson resident diagnosed with cancer; providing a child identification program in cooperation with the Cape Girardeau Police Department; raising over $5,000 for new computers in Kelly School District; planting flowers throughout Morley, Mo., as a community betterment project and conducting free blood pressure and sugar screenings in conjunction with Southeast Missouri Hospital.
For more information on how Modern Woodmen of America can help, call the local district office at 651-0030.