Sunday, May 9, 2010
Annual Pleasant Hill Day planned
The Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Cemetery Association will be hosting its annual Pleasant Hill Day on May 23 in Fruitland. A worship service will begin at 11 a.m. and will be followed by a basket dinner at noon. The guest speaker will be former Cape Girardeau resident Lewis Block. Block is an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church. Music will be provided by local musician Gene King.
Band performs patriotic tunes
The Heartland Pops Band and Chorus patriotic concert will be at 2:15 p.m. May 23 at Crossroads Fellowship Church in Jackson. The band will perform several John Philip Sousa marches and the the chorus will sing the patriotic cantata "Ring All The Bells" by Derric Johnson. The guest narrator for this event will be Bob Reeves. The singing trio Replica will perform hits like "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Beer Barrel Polka." Call 243-7473 or 238-4891 for more information. Tickets are $10. Discounts are available for Scouts in uniform and veterans.
Track and field meet scheduled
The Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department will hold the 21st annual Hershey's Track and Field Local Meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Cape Girardeau Central Junior High School track. Registration will be from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. The event is open to boys and girls ages 9 to 14 in Southeast Missouri. The cost is $3 per participant. Local winners advance to the state meet June 25 in Jefferson City, Mo. For more information or to register, call 339-6340.
Sale benefits Oliver House
The Jackson Heritage Association will hold its annual garage/rummage sale May 29 at the Jackson South Elementary School parking lot. The sale coincides with the 100-Mile Yard Sale that takes place Memorial Day weekend along Highway 25. Proceeds from the Jackson Heritage Association's sale go toward repairs and upkeep of the Oliver House Museum, 224 E. Adams St. If you have items you wish to donate, contact Kyle Mabuce at 986-8659 or Pat Fosse at 450-1530.