- Man transitioning to woman killed herself in Cape City Jail in June; news comes from architect's pitch in Kansas (2/15/18)2
- Cape Girardeau businessman proposes redevelopment project; seeks taxing district to fund improvements (2/17/18)16
- Charges filed in Sunday murder; suspects in custody (2/14/18)2
- TJ's Burgers, Wings & Pizza expands with dining area in Fruitland (2/16/18)
- University Foundation to honor Talberts as Friends of the University (2/13/18)2
- Pence gets it right in response to attack on Christian faith (2/17/18)5
- Lovebirds for 80 years give advice: Trust, patience and 'Tell 'em you love 'em' (2/14/18)2
- Jackson schools to install artificial turf on football, soccer fields (2/14/18)
- Major case squad activated to investigate shooting death in Cape (2/13/18)
- Jackson schools purchased former orchard land, will lease for farming for now (2/15/18)
Fun at the air show
The Cape Girardeau Regional Air Festival promises plenty of thrills. The activities start when gates open at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport. A show is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday's activities start when the gates open at 11 a.m. A flyover of a B-2 bomber is set for 3:30 p.m. followed by the day show. At 7:30 p.m. the Ronald McDonald Magic Show starts, and the night show begins at 8:30 p.m. Both evenings will conclude with fireworks.
Other performers during the air festival will be the Aeroshell Acrobatic Team, the Bill Leff T-6 Starfire Night Sky Show, Skip Stewart's acrobatics in his Pitts S-25, Franklin Flying Circus with motorcycle-to-airplane transfer, Paul Stender's Dodge Ram Jet, the 82nd Airborne All-American Freefall Team, the T-6A Texan II Aerial Demonstration Team and the A-10 Thunderbolt West Coast Demo Team.
The show also will feature plenty of static aircraft displays, including the B-17 "Yankee Lady" from the Yankee Air Museum.
Of interest to youngsters at the air show is the Tracker's Jr. Pilot's Club sponsored by the Southeast Missourian Jr. Watch for Thursday's special air festival publication in the Southeast Missouri with details about the club and all the other activities slated for Friday and Saturday.