The BioKyowa Inc. manufacturing facility opens with a day of special events, including tours of the feed additive production plant; Gov. Kit S. Bond participates in ribbon cutting and tree-planting ceremonies in the morning.
The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents and the Cape Girardeau City Council yesterday approved Hastings & Chivetta Architects and Ellerbe Associates Inc. of St. Louis as architects and engineers for the city's multipurpose building.
The Foursquare Church of Cape Girardeau recently welcomed the Rev. Elsworth T. Johnson of Colorado as its new pastor.
A field Mass is celebrated by Bishop Charles H. Helmsing outside on the grounds of St. Mary's Cathedral, marking the sacerdotal jubilees of four priests of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau: the Revs. Thomas J. Carney, Joseph H. Huels, Marion F. Forst and August A. Eckhoff.
Chicken thieves, extremely active in and near Cape Girardeau the past few nights, got a scare last night when Arthur J. Schrader, 133 S. Louisiana Ave., heard them attempting to enter his chicken house and fired at them twice with a shotgun; shortly before Easter, coop raiders lifted 10 of his hens.
CHAFFEE, Mo. --- Harmon Field, equipped through the cooperative efforts of residents and civic bodies, was rededicated yesterday as Chaffee's community playground; all of Chaffee and many visitors from other towns turned out for the ceremony.
Cape Girardeau now has two daily newspapers; a Mr. Ledbetter, city editor of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, and Sam W. Davis, formerly editor of the Butler Democrat, have purchased the Cape Girardeau Democrat and will publish it every afternoon; the other daily is The Daily Republican, owned by the Naeter Brothers.
Disappointing Mrs. R.B. Oliver, who worked hard to design a Missouri state flag, the legislature fails to pass the bill that would have adopted it.
-- Sharon K. Sanders