Slumberland Furniture Helps Make "Homes for the Holidays" for Area Families
This holiday season, Slumberland Furniture is working to provide families in need with new beds through its annual Making Homes for the Holidays program. On December 14, Slumberland donated approximately 20 mattress and box spring sets, frames, sheets, and quilts to nonprofit partners throughout the community it serves, including Love Inc., among others, who distributed them to families in need...
McDonalds Donates to Student Santas
The Student Santas from Southeast Missouri State University has received a grant in the amount of $3500 from Ronald McDonald House Charities to support their Christmas for children program. They will enable almost 3000 children to enjoy gifts and a Christmas meal that would not happen without the efforts of this group...
Cape Girardeau Main Street Photo Makes Top 5 in National Contest
Your votes needed! As part of this year's "Go Local for the Holidays" campaign, the ICBA (Independent Community Bankers of America) is hosting a Facebook Contest to find the best decorated Main Street in America. Community banks were asked to submit photos of their Main Street communities decked out for the holidays...
Comming Home for The Holidays
My Son Dakota Swift Graduated on Wednesday December 18 from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Dakota joined the US Navy the summer of his 11 grade year of high school, Departed for boot camp in Great Lakes Michigan a month after He Graduated high school. ...
In loving memory of Bill Treadway
My Daddy, My Angel Your battle is now over, no more tears flowing down your cheek, no more pain, no more suffering, now you are no longer weak. I still do not understand why this had to happen to you, but I am proud to say you are my daddy, the greatest man I ever knew...
Giving in honor of their mother during the Holidays
What a great way to honor a great woman, Helen Winkler. Her daughters, from left, Pam, Debbie and Angie raised $205 in cash and collected more than 450 lbs of food in honor of their mother during the Holidays. Thank you to everyone who contributed...
Big Move for Tiny Patients at Saint Francis
Big changes were in the air for the Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Saint Francis Medical Center on Tuesday as staff moved tiny patients into a new, larger space. The new Level III NICU is one of the first areas completed as part of the Medical Center's Building on Excellence expansion and renovation project...
Jackson Athletics raise over $5.000!
Jackson High School Athletics and Southeast SportsCare teamed up for Champions Agianst Cancer this fall. The boy's soccer, tennis, softball, boy's swimming, and volleyball teams at JHS chose a cancer to raise awareness and hosted a game with fundraisers for the event. The teams raised over $5,000 this year! Proceeds from the event were split between Jackson Athletics and the SoutheastHEALTH Cancer Center patient experience fund...
PRESS RELEASE CAPE COUNTY TEA PARTY ChrisTTTTmas ParTTTTy Instead of our regular monthly Third Tuesday Tea Time (TTTT) meeting at the Cape Public Library, the members of the Cape County Tea Party, Friends, and EVERYONE else are invited to join in fellowship and fun to celebrate Christmas and be thankful for all the gifts we continue to enjoy!...
Biking for Babies donates $7,070 to Birthright
This past July, a group of eleven riders and five support crew known as Biking for Babies bicycled 1,100 miles from New Orleans to Chicago in eight days for the pro-life cause. With a mission of renewing the culture of life and raising $50,000 for eight pregnancy resource centers, Biking for Babies was able to raise $67,000; $7,070 of which went to Birthright of Cape Girardeau...
Eye on the sky: Leek watches weather to ensure student safety
Russell Leek is the assistant superintendent of District 32. This time of year, he's also a part-time meteorologist. "I do spend quite a bit of time monitoring the weather when the word 'snow' is mentioned," Leek said. This week's forecast is for a period of mixed wintry precipitation Thursday and Friday. "I started monitoring immediately Monday morning," he said. "I touch base with Brad Moll of Meyer Bus Line, and I keep Superintendent Scott Ireland posted on what we can anticipate."...
CHS's Kadie Orenstein will attend Truman State s
Cape Central High School Senior Kadie Orenstein, pictured signing her letter of intent to play softball for Truman State University in Kirksville, MO, is surrounded by her parents, Wendi and Gary Orenstein. Standing behind her are Hitting Coach Bruce Qualls, CHS Softball Coach Amy Blattel, and Summer Coach Ryan Medlin...
Terrific Tigers recognized at November board meet
The Cape Girardeau Public Schools Board of Education, during its November meeting, recognized several outstanding students for their leadership, scholarship and service to others. Recipients of the Terrific Tiger Award are pictured above with School Board Vice President Kyle McDonald, left, and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jim Welker, right. Standing next to Kyle McDonald is Central High School Senior Aaron Mehner, and next to Dr. Welker is Central High School Senior Alex Mehner...
Two Cape Central High School students named to Mis
Two Cape Central High School students were named to the 2013-2014 Missouri All-State Choir during the Southeast All-District Choir event hosted by Cape Central High School in the Richard D. Kinder Performance Hall. Zach Reece and Abby Addleman (alternate) are pictured posing with CHS Director of Vocal Music Jordan Cox. ...
Ride of the Week: 1995 Ford F150 Super Cab Eddie Bauer Edition
Make and model: 1995 Ford F150 Super Cab Eddie Bauer Edition Owner(s): Paul Becker 300, 6-cylinder, 5 speed, standard shift, Eddie Bauer edition, only 192,000 miles My car's name: Red Baron I have owned it since it was brand new...
Arcadia Academy Hosts Christmas in the Valley
The Arcadia Academy will host a number of events as part of the bigger and better 2013 Christmas in the Valley. In years past, the Academy was where the Arcadia Valley Christmas Parade ended after starting in Downtown Ironton. More recently, Christmas in the Valley was a weekend event focused on Main Street in Ironton...
SOTO Recognized for Sterling R Investment
November 26, 2013 Cape Girardeau, MO -- David Soto of SOTO Property Solutions has recently been recognized for his Sterling R investment in the REALTORS® Political Action Committee RPAC Trustees and the National Association of REALTORS® Leadership...
Christmas Comes to Arcadia Valley Nov. 29 - Dec. 8
"Christmas in the Valley" Bigger and Better This Season Santa is coming to Arcadia Valley in Southeast Missouri and he will find a week long series of events celebrating his arrival. Starting on Black Friday, November 29 to Sunday, December 8, there will be free and affordable fun choices for the whole family...
Athletics Announces Grand Opening of GoSoutheastGe
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Southeast Missouri State University Department of Athletics is proud to announce the grand opening of GoSoutheastGear.com, the official online store for Redhawk Athletics. The store will feature a wide product range of nearly 800 items, the largest selection of officially licensed Southeast Missouri State University merchandise available anywhere online...
Local Education and Common Core
"Don't believe me, educate yourself and you decide!" Stacy Shore, speaker at the Common Core State Standards Initiative presentation in Cape Girardeau. A group of local citizens interested in reforming and maintaining local control of education along with Concerned Women of America, Missouri hosted a meeting outlining the Common Core State Standards Initiative on November 20th, at the Osage Center. ...
Christmas Craft Fair
Christmas Craft Fair
When: December 14, 2013
Where: Delta High School
*Call Lisa Reitzel at 576-6335 with any questions*
MBCH Board Room Named for Kathy Carpenter and Bett
Missouri Baptist Children's Home has named the Board Room in the Blake Administration Building the "Carpenter/Cox Board Room" in memory of Kathy Carpenter and in honor of Betty Cox. These ladies have continued the long history of female leadership of Missouri Baptist Children's Home. A dedication service for the Carpenter/Cox Board Room was held on October 7...
Cabin Fever Relief!
Plan to get out on January 14th and participate in the 2ND ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT MC'D BY THE FAMOUS TRIVIA CALLER AND ASSISTANT MATT AND TARA WORTMANN CAPE VFW HALL, 1049 N. KINGSHIGHWAY Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Questions will start at 6 p.m. Teams of 6-8 people...
CMS Sixth Grade Students of the Month for October
Cape Central Middle School sixth grade Students of the Month for October are, from left: (front row) Maria Seidu-Sofo, , Brionna Lamburth, Caedan Knepp and Jowairia Khalid; (second row) Grayson Davis, Anna Wilke, Eli Arnn and Archna Sobti; (third row) Brittney Trapp, Ben Hoots, Yeniah Jackson and Alisha Bloom. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as a Partner in Education with Central Middle School...
SCC Expands Community Education Courses for 2014
For Immediate Release SCC Expands Community Education Courses for 2014 November 20, 2013 Shawnee Community College is expanding their Community Education courses for 2014. The upcoming Spring semester will be packed full of great opportunities for those whom are interested in learning something new and meeting new people...