Region briefs 2/27/07

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Public forum today offers grant funding advice

The Southeast Missouri Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission is offering a public forum for area businesses. Margaret Yates, SEMORPC grant administrator, will discuss how to apply for Delta Regional Authority grants. The forum and regular monthly meeting will be held at 2 p.m. today at SEMORPC headquarters, 1 W. St. Joseph St., Perryville, Mo.

Calling for subscribers to City E-News

The City of Cape Girardeau is encouraging people to sign up for the Cape Chronicle on-line newsletter for city residents. The newsletter is emailed to accounts on the City E-News distribution list the first week of each month. To sign up for this list, send an e-mail to or call the Public Information Office at 335-8556.

New shooting range opens on Route CC

The Cape Girardeau County Gun Club will open new skeet and trap shooting ranges to the public for the first time Saturday. The Apple Creek Shooting Range also includes separate facilities for rifle, pistol and archery shooting. The shooting ranges are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays March through November. Apple Creek Shooting Range is 18 miles northeast of Jackson, on Route CC. Drivers can take Highway 61 north to Fruitland, turn right on Route C and right on CC, then drive about 5 miles to the range. Shooters must bring their own ammunition and guns.

-- From staff reports

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