- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)31
- 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
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- 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)3
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
CASA program receives a dozen new volunteers
New Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteers of Southeast Missouri were sworn in by Judge Scott E. Thomsen recently. The group of 12 brought CASA of Southeast Missouri's current volunteer total to 48.
CASA volunteers have completed 30 hours of special training and serve as advocates for abused and neglected children under jurisdiction of the 32nd Judicial Circuit Juvenile Court in Cape Girardeau, Bollinger and Perry counties.
CASA has more than 50,000 volunteers nationwide. There are 500,000 children in foster care nationwide.
To become a CASA volunteer for abused and neglected children, call the local office at 335-1726 or visit www.capecasa.com.