- 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)40
- 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)6
- 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)
Red House's May schedule
The Red House Interpretive Center's new hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. May is African American Month at the Red House. Special group tours may be arranged by calling the Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau at 335-1631. Special events are:
* From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, the Sons of the American Revolution will be in living history costumes. Museum will be open until 4 p.m.
* At 2 p.m. May 17, Shere Khan, a 50 member percussion ensemble from Central Middle School will perform a repertoire of traditional West African and Afro-Cuban style pieces.
* From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 24, historical re-enactor Lucas Beine, will show visitors what it as like as a fur trader and trapper in the 1700s to 1800s; at 1 p.m. African American storytelling with Cape Girardeau resident Louise Duncan.
-- From staff reports