- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)43
- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)49
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- River Ridge Winery changes hands (05/02/16)
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Statement: Man says cops’ good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Hopper Road to close for months during construction of Veterans Drive (04/27/16)9
Religion calendar 2/18
New Salem UMC gets grant for equipment
The Missouri United Methodist Foundation recently awarded a $750 grant to New Salem United Methodist church in Daisy. The grant will help the church purchase new furniture for its Sunday school classrooms. An official presentation will be made at the 8:45 a.m. service on Sunday. The Foundation assists United Methodist churches and charities in Missouri with stewardship services.
World Day of Prayer events scheduled
Local events to mark the World Day of Prayer are set for March 4. There will be a service at 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church in Jackson. World Day of Prayer is sponsored Church Women United and is an ecumenical movement that reaches across denominations around the world. The theme is "Let Our Light Shine." An offering will be collected at the local service to help with the ongoing work of the national committee for World Day of Prayer and portions will be designated to support women's projects in the states and abroad. A nursery is available for preschool age children. For more information, contact Barbara Popp at 243-2560 or Edith Unger at 243-5409.
Catholic parishes collect funds for tsunami relief
Catholic parishes in the Springfield-Cape Girardeau Diocese have raised $200,000 for tsunami relief efforts in Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The contributions collected on Jan. 8 and 9 were donated to Catholic Relief Services, and will fund both emergency relief efforts and longer-term rehabilitation efforts. The CRS is hoping to raise $25 million.
Speaker from Arizona coming to Cape First
Tommy Barnett, senior pastor of Phoenix First Assembly in Arizona, will speak at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at Cape First. More than 15,000 people attend Phoenix First each week and the church has 200 outreach ministries ranging from a bus ministry to the Los Angeles Dream Center, a project in the inner city. Barnett has written several books and serves on committees for Oral Roberts University and Dr. James Dobson's Focus on the Family pastoral ministries department.