- Woman's post about 'Back the Blue' sign in Jackson coffee shop prompts firing from nearby bar (8/15/17)11
- Scott City man dies in motorcycle crash near Millersville (8/13/17)
- Sands Pancake House moving to Morgan Oak location (8/11/17)1
- Stoogefest headliner cancels, cites NAACP travel advisory in Missouri (8/15/17)2
- Cape movie theater to feature recliners, new food and drink options (8/11/17)3
- Teen convicted of shooting area woman in 2015 (8/13/17)
- Man accused of making terror threats against dental office (8/13/17)
- Councilman: Scott City mayor, city administrator resigned (8/15/17)4
- Woman dies in house fire in Cape Girardeau County (8/16/17)
- How to save a life: Lifeguards resuscitated young girl at Cape Splash (8/17/17)1
Faces of success
Good things are happening for the Cape Girardeau School District.
The final Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's Annual Performance Report for 2010 listed Cape Girardeau with a "Distinction in Performance" status.
The district also recently released a "2010 Cape Girardeau Faces of Success" booklet highlighting some of the district's distinguished graduates. Those highlighted include Jeannie Hirsch Blaylock, journalist and Emmy and Peabody award recipient; Marquis Allen Brookins, pastor and corps leader for the Salvation Army; Jason G. Crowell, Missouri state senator; Jerry Ford, musician, businessman, legislator and philanthropist; Gary D. Forsee, president of the University of Missouri; Peter Kinder, Missouri's lieutenant governor; Wendy P. (Hager) Kunc, deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for cost and economics; Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr., U.S. District Court judge; Darla Michele Pannier, athletic record holder, scholar and humanitarian; Donna Lynn Parkinson, Ph.D., clinical psychologist at John J. Pershing VA Medical Center; Michael A. Price, assistant federal prosecutor; and Clint Tracy, Missouri state representative.
Congratulations to the Cape Girardeau School District for seeing results by state standards and through the success of its graduates.