- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)37
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Ray's of Kelso, Plaza by Ray's to change ownership; Fonn to buy enterprise (04/20/16)3
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)4
- Cape council approves nearly $1M in park, sculpture projects with little public discussion (04/22/16)37
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- 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)
Southerlands wed 25 years
Mr. and Mrs. Willie James Southerland Sr. of Jackson celebrated their 25th anniversary March 30, 2006.
Southerland and Clara Silman were married March 30, 1981, in Chicago.
He received a degree in psychology from Southeast Missouri State University in 1995. He is a retired substance abuse counselor. She was a licensed practical nurse 12 years at Jackson Manor, and is currently pursuing a degree in social work at Southeast.
They have four children, Sandra Silman and Willie Southerland Jr. of Jackson, Rosetta and Vanessa Southerland of Cape Girardeau. They have seven grandchildren.