- Cape man gets 8 years for robbery, his first offense (12/7/16)9
- Abuse suspect tries to take cop's gun; officer zaps him with Taser and punches his face (12/7/16)3
- Group seeks to create a neighborhood park on Cape Girardeau's south side (12/7/16)14
- Post-election taunts reported at Jackson schools (12/2/16)28
- Man sentenced to 103 years for murder of Cape woman (12/6/16)4
- Cape may allow residents to keep chickens; residents at meeting push for measure (12/6/16)34
- 3 students in custody for violent threat; no details released (12/9/16)15
- Poplar Bluff man accused of enticement, child porn in Scott County sting operation (12/4/16)
- Burglary suspect apprehended inside Jackson garage (12/4/16)
- Lt. Gov. Kinder weighs in on Trump's win, his future plans (12/4/16)13
We Care for YOUth Conference
On May 21 and 22, a conference for childcare providers, foster parents, parents, and anyone else who works with children will be held at Dempster Hall on the university campus. The conference will be held from 12:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, then start up again Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. and continue until 5:45 p.m.
There are 3-4 choices of classes in each two-hour time slot. Topics include: Relationships are Key to Success, the Hidden Challenges of Explosive Children, Understanding Autism, Sit Still, Pay Attention, Look at Me, Emergency Preparedness, Internet Safety, Helping Those Who Hurt, How to Keep it Together, Issues in Sexual Abuse, and many more.
There is no charge for attending the conference, but pre-registration is advised. You may get a registration form from anyone at the agencies listed below.
The conference is a joint effort of the University Child Development Center--Sikeston, the Missouri Children's Division, EDUCARE, Community Caring Council, EMAA Head Start, Lutheran Family and Children's Services, Missouri Mentoring Partnership, New Vision Counseling, Southeast Missouri State University, Success by Six, THRIVE, and the University of Missouri Extension.