The Salvation Army is planning to repair the old bank building at Sprigg and Good Hope streets that serves as its headquarters and construct an adjoining chapel and a multipurpose room.
Workers for Kelley Construction Co. are removing railroad ties from the crossing on Independence Street near the Plaza Galleria; the work is part of the removal of railroad tracks from the entire length of the abandoned Missouri Pacific branch line that runs through Cape Girardeau.
Complete repair work for the St. James AME Church building, 516 North St., has been begun; plans call for the exterior walls to be sandblasted, cracks repaired, re-stuccoing, windows repaired or replaced, new front doors installed, the existing tower repaired, and all surfaces painted; the sanctuary interior will also be renovated.
Alpha Chi Omega sorority of Southeast Missouri State University sponsors an all-college vesper service on the steps of Academic Hall.
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Matching more floodwater with extra hundreds of levee builders, cooperating agencies successfully hold back the swollen Mississippi River to avert a second inundation of the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway.
The congregation of St. Mary's Catholic Church last night approved a proposal to have a large addition constructed to the grade school building; because bad weather kept attendance low, a decision on a larger project to modernize the church and build a new rectory was deferred.
Mabel Flint, director of music at the Normal School, announce she will stage the pretty operetta "Pinafore" May 13; she has been drilling her singers and chorus for some time; many will remember the fine operetta given by Flint last spring, "Mikado," which was very well received.
It looks as if the paved streets are to be kept clean and sprinkled this summer, the property owners will have to pay for it; the city council passes an ordinance which provides for a 3-cent tax per front foot on each side of the paved streets for cleaning and sprinkling.
-- Sharon K. Sanders