- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- 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)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- 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
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)35
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Community briefs 1/17/08
Pachyderm Club meets at Dexter Bar-B-Que
The Southeast Missouri Pachyderm Club will meet tonight at Dexter Bar-B-Que in Cape Girardeau. The meal starts at 6:15 p.m., and the meeting will start at 7. The speaker will follow. Call Gerald Adams at 243-4199 for more information.
Local author signs book at Barnes and Noble
Stan Crader will sign copies of his recently published book, "The Bridge," from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Barnes and Noble. Other signings will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Bollinger County Library and from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Sikeston Depot.
Civil War Roundtable to meet Sunday
The Cape Civil War Roundtable will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hanover Lutheran Church, 2949 Perryville Road in Cape Girardeau. Speaker is Southern Illinois University professor Tony Fleege. He will give the presentation "Survival and Mortality in the Civil War: Dawning of the modern U.S. Healthcare and Funeral Business." Dues will be collected this month.
County genealogical society to meet Tuesday
The Cape Girardeau County Genealogical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Cape Girardeau County Archive Center, 112 E. Washington St. in Jackson. The program "Genealogical Resources Available from the DAR" will be presented by Morgan Lake. The archive center will be open at 6:30 p.m. for members to use the library for research.
MRHA conference set for Jan. 25
The upcoming Mississippi River Hills Association Regional Conference, free and open to all, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 25 at the Perryville Higher Education Center, 108 S. Progress Drive in Perryville, Mo. The agenda includes a business meeting, project updates, and three break-out sessions: "Planning and Zoning: Why or Why Not?" by Ron Higginbotham, University of Missouri Extension; "Herbs and Their Uses In Agriculture" by Dr. Hwei-Ying Johnson, Lincoln University; and "Marketing Your Agri-Business" by Lane McConnell of the Missouri Department of Agriculture. For more information about The Mississippi River Hills Association, visit www.MississippiRiverHills.org or call Lisa Palmer at 573-883-3548.
Miss and Mr. Southeast Missouri Pageant set
Registration for the Miss and Mr. Southeast Missouri Pageant will be at 1 p.m. Jan. 27 at Heartland Banquet Center in Jackson. The pageant is at 2 p.m. Girls, boys and teens of all ages are invited to participate. To receive an entry form or additional information, call Lisa Boyer 332-1718.
Central's National Honor Society plans dance
Everyone is invited to the senior citizen's dance from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at Cape Girardeau Central High School, 1000 South Silver Springs Road. Admission is free, and donations will benefit the Veterans Home. A patriotic theme will recognize veterans. The night will include dancing, appetizers, high school tours, an art exhibit and music, including a preview of the school's production of "Grease."
-- From staff reports