- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)47
- 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
John Guild Chapter NSDAR and Byrd Settlement Society CAR
A joint meeting of the John Guild Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Byrd Settlement Society, Children of the American Revolution was held on Dec. 15, at Gordonville Grill in Gordonville. John Guild Chapter is a sponsor of the Byrd Settlement Society CAR.
Jack Lake is a member of Byrd Settlement Society CAR and is the Missouri state president of CAR. He was sworn into office in Washington, DC. He presented a very interesting program on the activities of the state society, their plans and projects. The theme is "Laissez les bons temps rouler" (Let the good times roll) in Missouri CAR as they learn about Missouri's French colonial history and support the new heritage education classroom at Felix Valle State Historic Site in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., where site personnel will be able to teach about the history of Missouri and Ste. Genevieve. Funds are being raised by the sale of Fluer de lis pins and other projects.
Lake is a junior at Saxony Lutheran High School and is the son of Thad and Morgan Lake.
CAR distributed Mardi Gras necklaces to all in attendance.
No meeting will be held in January. The next meeting of the John Guild Chapter will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Jackson City Library. The program will be given by Anita Smith, RD, CDE. Hostesses will be Beth Biri, Pam Johnson and Bonnie Macke.
SEMO District Fair Association
The annual meeting of the Southeast Missouri District Fair Association was held recently. Three people were elected to the board of directors: Danny Dewrock of Cape Girardeau, Sam Below of Delta, and Dave White of Chaffee.
Volunteer Service Awards were presented to David Wells of Jackson and Dude Huey of Cape Girardeau. The Fair Family Award was given to the Lanny Schweer family of Cape Girardeau. The Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded to Charles Mangels of Oak Ridge.
The board of directors met and elected officers: Pete Poe of Cape Girardeau, president; Darrell Aufdenberg of Jackson, vice president; Marilyn Schott of Jackson, secretary; Chris Weiss of Jackson, treasurer; and Lanny Schweer of Jackson, property custodian.
The 158th SEMO District Fair will be held Sept. 7 through 14.