- 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
Annual Heartland Heritage anthology available
Heartland Heritage Anthology Published by Cape River Heritage Museum
The Cape River Heritage Museum, 538 Independence Street in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, has published the first annual Heartland Heritage anthology featuring essays by local authors. The opening essay is "A Path for All Seasons," a reflection on the local landscape by the late Jean Bell Mosley, a widely published author of books and stories. Nine other writers contributed humorous, nostalgic, and informative articles on customs, traditions, homes, and characters in Cape Girardeau and the surrounding area.
Humorist Paul Corbin gives his personal take on ninety-five years of living in Bollinger and Stoddard counties. Mary Koeberl Rechenberg, G. Russell Peterman, Pat McKee, Tami Holshouser, and Jo Ann Bock bring childhood memories back to life. Kaye Hamblin shares the emotional experience of restoring an old home. Marjorie Thompson reflects on the years she spent keeping the Cape River Heritage Museum's doors open to visitors, and Beverly Hahs muses on the art of quilting. Bonnie Stepenoff, Kaye Hamblin, and Mary Koeberl Rechenberg edited the anthology, which includes illustrations.
Copies of the anthology are on sale at the museum for $6.00. Add $3.00 for mailing. Author reception December 3 , from 5pm- 7pm at the Museum and open to the public.