- Cape man gets 8 years for robbery, his first offense (12/7/16)8
- 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)33
- 3 students in custody for violent threat; no details released (12/9/16)11
- 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
Club News: Young Americans 4-H Club
The Young Americans 4-H Club met on Thursday, Jan. 27, at Grace United Methodist Church. Anthony Strack called the meeting to order. Tyler Kirchdoerfer and Gary Schweer led the pledges. Clayton Kirchdoerfer and Haley Ehlers led a song. Ellie Foote led a game. Lydia Cameron read the minutes of the December meeting, and Anthony Strack presented the treasurer's report. Several project groups reported on their meetings: goats, veterinary science, horse, bucket calf, and dairy. The Clover Kids made hot chocolate mix, which they shared with the club. All members were invited to help with the club garden.
Tyler Kirchdoerfer gave a talk on "The 5 C's of Raising Calves." Belinda Strack gave a talk on "Dental Health for Dogs and Cats." Lydia Cameron gave a talk on "Using Sign Language with Small Children to Help Develop Language Skills." Danielle Ehlers gave a demonstration on "Making Trail Mix."
The members worked on planning several future events, including a trivia night to raise money for charity; a swim party; attending a birding activity at the Conservation Campus; making and handing out valentines at the Ratcliffe Nursing Home; and hosting Clover Kid day camp with the theme "Show Me Missouri."