- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- 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
- 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
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Man accused of pointing BB gun at Chaffee resident (04/26/16)2
Cape River Heritage Museum elects new officers to board
The outcome of the Cape River Heritage annual election, held recently by the board of directors, included Marjorie Thompson president; Robyn Mainor vice president; Margaret Ford secretary; Dr. John Holcomb treasurer.
Terri Foley resigned from the board of directors but will serve in an advisory position.
A new board member, Ms. Duane Foster, formerly from Chicago, was welcomed.
Exhibitions from Nov. 11 to Dec. 17 include a personal Christmas collection from Chief Paul White Eagle, a decorated feather tree contributed by Judge Stanley Grimm and the current Southeast Missourian and sports exhibits.
Interns Liz Murphy and Rachael Jeffries, Southeast Missouri State University historic preservation association students, will work with Cape Girardeau Fire Department Capt. Sam Welker to develop scrapbooks of the department.
The museum closes Dec. 17 and will reopen mid-March to celebrate Cape Girardeau's bicentennial and the 25th anniversary of Cape River Heritage Museum's present fire station location.