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- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
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- 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
- 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
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Man accused of pointing BB gun at Chaffee resident (04/26/16)2
Eight to attend leadership conference in St. Louis
Eight members representing three local clubs recently attended the annual conference of the National Association for Family and Community Education (FCE) Leadership in St. Louis.
They are: Sue Jones, Mary Klaproth and Carolyn Thompson of Town and Country FCE Club; Opal Collins, Linda Farrow and Dortha Strack of Kage FCE Club; Ruth Pohlmann of Cheerful Country Doers FCE Club; and Marjorie Swan, a member at large.
The theme of the three-day meeting was "FCE...Hearts Across America." Members attended from across the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii, and also Puerto Rico.
The conference included various workshops, programs and entertainment.
During the business session, Margaret Mai of Arizona was elected president. The group heard plans for the literacy, media awareness and character development projects the organization sponsors.