- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)42
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)3
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
Flutist plays benefit for music academy
James Thompson, a flute performance major at Truman State University and a native of Cape Girardeau, will perform a benefit recital for the Southeast Missouri Music Academy at 3 p.m. July 10 in Shuck Music Hall. The concert is free but donations to the scholarship program of the Southeast Missouri Music Academy will be accepted at the door. His one-hour recital will include music from the Baroque period to contemporary music. Assisting in his recital will be Paul Thompson, flute and piano, and Sara Edgerton, cello.
Writer's guild hosts published author
The Heartland Writer's Guild will hold its next meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. July 10 at St. Paul Episcopal Church hall in Sikeston, Mo. Featured speaker for the July meeting will be Dorothy Arnzen of Leopold, Mo., who has written two books: "Hummingbird" and "Until We Next Meet." She is finishing the third book in the series. The guild meets the second Sunday of each month and is open to anyone interested in writing.
A cappella choir performs at benefit
A partnership between Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. and Southeast Missouri State University will help raise funds for Old Town Cape as they sponsor a benefit concert featuring Indiana University's male a cappella group Straight No Chaser on Aug. 20 in the Bedell Performance Hall at the River Campus. Tickets start at $15 and are available at the River Campus box office, open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets can also be purchased by calling the box office at 651-2265. For more information, visit www.islecasinocapegirardeau.com or www.oldtowncape.org.
-- From staff reports