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Thursday, May 28, 2015
Pet photos

Snuggle Buddies
Our lab Maggie tolerating Rudy's use of her as his pillow.

Mr, Darcy Blue Eyes
Mr. Darcy: So much more than just a pretty face.

Pet of the Week 11/23/14
This is CeCe. She just turned one year old. CeCe was found outside behind our barn 8 months ago. Someone had dumped her...

Violet the cat
Violet, who was rescued as a kitten, now spends her days eating treats, napping in the sun, and birdwatching.

Pugsy
Pugsy is the pet of Loyce Flannery. He was rescued at age 3. He is now a very spoiled 7 year old! He loves his...

Happy Holly in bluebells
My dog, Holly, smiling up at me in a patch of bluebells

Abby
Abby is our grand-dog who loves other animals. In the pet store she always has to stop to see the guinea pigs. She will...

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Community
Scott City Youth Completes Eagle Scout Project
Paula Huggins CPA ~ 05/26/15
Scott City Boy Scout, Dylan Hackler recently completed his Eagle Scout Project at Eisleben Luthern Memorial Cemetery located in Scott City. Dylan's project was the installation of three lighted flag poles and decorative pave stones allowing for the display of the American, Missouri and Lutheran flags. Dylan is the Grandson of Howard and Debbie Perr of Scott City, Mo. and is in Troop 5 of Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Organ Donation Awareness and Funds
Miranda Schlosser ~ 05/26/15
April is National Donate Life month. Many schools and businesses in the Southeast Missouri area brought organ donation awareness and even raised funds within this region during the month of April. Blue and green represent organ donation. Immaculate Conception School in Jackson, MO, participated in National Blue and Green Donate Life Day. ...
Thanks to Modern Woodmen
Susie Pobst ~ 05/26/15
Modern Woodmen matched the Chaffee Nutrition Center's fundraiser, the annual spring yard sale. $1,200 was raised at the yard sale and Modern Woodmen matched it with $1,000. Shown are Sue Slinkard, nutrition center head cook; Adam Elfrink, financial representative; Susie Pobst, nutrition center administrator; Lisa Powell; Tiffany Campbell, financial representative; and Sandra Whitmore...
13 Year Periodical Cicada
Kathy Prokopf ~ 05/24/15
Freshly molted 13 year periodical cicada before it darkens in color.
Dad's Headstone
Tom Preston ~ 05/22/15
In memoriam of my Stepfather Leonard.
Emerged Cicada
Mary A. Kiefer ~ 05/20/15
The emerged Cicada with prominent eyes.
Cicadas
Mary A. Kiefer ~ 05/20/15
The Cicadas at the molt stage (shed their skins) on a nearby plant for the last time and emerge as adults. The exuvia, or abandoned exoskeleton, remains, still clinging to the bark of trees or plants.
Beth's Birthday Blueberry Pancakes
Tom Preston ~ 05/18/15
Breakfast with family and friends for Beth's birthday. I can't tell you which one, 39, I think!!
8th Grade Graduation at Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO
Debbie Gaines ~ 05/18/15
Guardian Angel School in Oran, MO, celebrated 8th grade graduation on May 16, 2015. The class was honored at a banquet in the school gym and then graduated at 6 pm Mass at Guardian Angel Church. The banquet was hosted by the 7th grade students and their parents. ...
BEFORE & AFTER
Glenn Schneider ~ 05/15/15
The Cardinals' team just got bigger...
Yellow rose bud
Omaira Rivera ~ 05/14/15
One of my yellow climbing roses'' on my back yard''
Tree transplant
big tree transplant 618-791-2133 trees Available ~ 05/14/15
tree spade and trees
Sunrise before the rain
Aaron Palmer ~ 05/14/15
Sunrise in late April.
Disney Magic @ Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO
Debbie Gaines ~ 05/13/15
The boys in grades 7 & 8 performed a "Frozen" skit for the Disney Magic Spring Concert at Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO.
Disney Magic @ Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO
Debbie Gaines ~ 05/13/15
Girls in kindergarten to 6th grade perform "Let It Go" for the Disney Magic Spring Concert at Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO.
Disney Magic @ Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO
Debbie Gaines ~ 05/13/15
Boys in grades kindergarten to 4th grade sing "In Summer" at the spring concert at Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO.
Disney Magic @ Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO
Debbie Gaines ~ 05/13/15
Students use chimes to play the music for "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" for the spring concert at Guardian Angel School, in Oran, MO.
Disney Magic @ Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO
Debbie Gaines ~ 05/13/15
Students play recorders for "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" at the spring concert at Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO.
Disney Magic @ Guardian Angel School
Debbie Gaines ~ 05/13/15
Disney Princesses at Guardian Angel School Spring Concert
Disney Magic at Guardian Angel School
Debbie Gaines ~ 05/13/15
Guardian Angel School in Oran, MO conducted their Spring Concert on May 12, 2015. "Disney Magic" was in the air and was performed under the direction of Ms. Carrie Landewee. We had soloists, a "Frozen" skit, chimes, recorders, and many group performances. ...
Cape Central Middle School Sixth Grade Students of the Month for May
Teri Wilson, SoutheastHEALTH ~ 05/13/15
Cape Central Middle School sixth grade Students of the Month for May, from left: (front row) Abbie Wilmarth, Ricki Vaughan and Rokerra Lewis; (second row) Mackenzy Glueck and Emma Huff; (third row) Connor Casey, Taliya Watson, Rachel Keele and Eli Newman; (fourth row) Mason Diamond, Hunter Keefer and Bella LeGrand. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as Central Middle School's Partner in Education...
Cape Central Middle School Fifth Grade Students of the Month for May
Teri Wilson, SoutheastHEALTH ~ 05/13/15
Cape Central Middle School fifth grade Students of the Month for May, from left: (front row) Lauren LaMar, Constance Newsom, Manuel Perez and McKenzie Daniels; (second row) Akelia Pullen, Lindsey Cleek, Brejhene Dawkins and Mason Thorne; (third row) Kiana Newkirk and Katy Moody; (fourth row) Ethan McMillan, Chereke Lee-Vaughn, Tenaya Hulbert and Lynnica Harley. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as Central Middle School's Partner in Education...
Robinson serves country in Air Force
Nancy Nussbaum Robinson ~ 05/12/15
Lt. Col. Jon T. Robinson and his family are stationed with the U.S. Air Force an Ramstein, Germany, where he is deputy chief of operations and adaptive strategic planning. He is a 1991 graduate of Cape Central High School and a 1995 graduate of Southeast Missouri State Univeristy and is married to the former Carrie Ellen Nall; their chilcren are Ian Daniel 12, and Isaac Joseph, 9. He is the son of Nancy Nussbaum Robinson of Cape Girardeau...
tree frog
Randy Black ~ 05/12/15
Tree frog on our dining room window taken from the inside.
Jackson Middle School Students of the Month for April
Mark Bliss, SoutheastHEALTH ~ 05/12/15
Jackson Middle School Students of the Month for April, from left: (front row) Ben Petzoldt, MacKenzie Schubert, Michael Newman, Alexis Johnson and Kolten Kluesner; (second row) Principal Janelle Pope, Peyton Livingston, Kaitlyn Scott, Alice Mansell, Samemia Taylor, Micayla Tripp and Assistant Principal Mike Martin. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as a Partner in Education with Jackson Middle School...
The Tradition Continues
Elizabeth Seesing ~ 05/12/15
Happy Graduate, Hannah Seesing recently graduated from University of Central Missouri with a BS in Aviation Management from the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies. Hannah is the daughter of Mark and Elizabeth Seesing and the granddaughter of J.T. and Joyce Seesing and B. Frank and Helen Jones. She becomes the third generation in the Seesing family to pursue a career in aviation...
Chonda Pierce in Cape
Melba Eaker Elledge ~ 05/12/15
A laugh a minute, with wit and humor, entertwined with sage advice.
Grand Canyon AZ
Judy and Ron Ruppel, Phyllis Thiele ~ 05/12/15
Vacation to Grand Canyon may 4 2015
Moon before Sunrise
Tina Wright ~ 05/11/15
I was able to capture this amazing image of the moon before sunrise on May 7th. I thought it looked absolutely beautiful with the natural glow.
Full Moon
John Piepho ~ 05/11/15
photo taken May 6, 2015
My favourite bakery in Lyon - Jocteur
J'adore Lyon by shopaholicfromhome ~ 05/11/15
My favourite bakery in Lyon - Jocteur
Notre Dame de Forurvier
J'adore Lyon by shopaholicfromhome ~ 05/11/15
The stunning and amazing Notre Dame de Fourvier, in Lyon, France.
Archangel House Champions
Debbie Gaines ~ 05/11/15
The archangel house of Raphael at Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO won House Champions for the 2nd year in a row. The announcement was made on Monday, May 11 and was followed by a day of celebration. The students desks were decorated by the teachers, a candy treat was given to them, and the students were first in line at lunch. ...
River Sunrise
Matt Buchheit ~ 05/06/15
Taken on May 3rd at Cape Rock Park. The sun is rising above the far off clouds at about 6:30AM while a barge is being pushed down a calm river.
P&G United Way donor gives back to community
United Way of Southeast Missouri ~ 05/05/15
Justin Simms, a donor from P&G, recently won the $500 grocery grab as part of the Step Up Challenge through United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign. Instead of completing the grocery grab himself, he chose to donate two $250 gift cards - one to Salvation Army and one to Jackson Ministerial Alliance - to use at their food banks...
God Bless The Red, White, & Blue
Mary Ann Kagle ~ 05/01/15
I took this picture of our daughter Debbie Williams, a teacher at CCS. It is a flag made by a teacher, Karen Horrell and students of Cape Christian School for the CCS Auction and honoring the Military with a program before the auction. Names of family members who were and are in the military, were written on the flag ...
Ms Robins's eggs
Mary Ann Kagle ~ 05/01/15
This nest was made on top of our ladder in our carport. Two days after I took this my husband looked out and a big raccoon was stealing them from her nest. I was sad for the mother robin. I was looking forward to taking a picture of her and the baby robins...
Another pretty Missouri sunset
Randy Black ~ 04/28/15
Sunset, Tuesday, April 28
Brown thrasher nest
Randy Black ~ 04/28/15
Brown thrasher nest in our crab apple tree.
Cub Scout Pack 20 at Friends of the Park
Mindy Sinning ~ 04/27/15
Cub Scouts from Pack 20 (sponsored by the Cape Evening Optimists) assisted at the annual Cape Friends of the Park event. The boys gathered trash, replaced mulch at a playground, and planted flowers at a park pavilion. The boys demonstrated their understanding of "citizenship" by contributing service and showing responsibility to their local community!...
Local Girl Scouts Earn Silver Award
Belinda Chatman ~ 04/24/15
Girl Scouts from Troop 50112 have earned a top Girl Scout Honor, the Silver Award, through developing an Air Care Team. Grace Ward, Rileigh Chatman, Katherine Wade and Sydney Dittlinger worked together to educate local troops about the importance of the environment. They completed their project this spring by planting trees at a local conservation area...
Wonderful Wings
Oak Ridge Early Childhood Center ~ 04/23/15
The students at Oak Ridge Early Childhood Center enjoy playing long with the "Woodpecker, Woodpecker" song using rhythm sticks. As part of the wonderful wings theme they've also eaten like birds using chopsticks & noodles (robin), toothpicks & raisins (woodpecker), spoon & fish crackers (pelican). ...
Brock Kasten signs with Maryville University to run Cross Country & Track
Quent Kasten ~ 04/21/15
Pictured L to R Kim Kasten (mother), Brock Kasten, Coach Bill Davis (Head Coach for Notre Dame Cross Country and Track), Quent Kasten. Brock is a two time All-Conference and All-District runner for cross country and helped the team finish 2nd in State this past fall, and recently help break the school record for the Distance Medley Relay in track at the Kansas University Relays. Brock was also accepted into the Doctorate of Physical Therapy Freshman entry Program at Maryville University...
State 4-H Conference Develops Local Young Leaders
Lesley Meier ~ 04/20/15
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Tyler Alsdorf, Caleb Aufdenberg, Zach Aufdenberg, Lauren Crutsinger, Morgan Crutsinger, Logan Rhodes, Riley Russell, Taylor Seyer, Andrea Slinkard, and Hailey Yates from Cape Girardeau County, were among the 342 people attending the 2015 state 4-H Teen Conference, March 28-29, at the University of Missouri and the Holiday Inn Executive Center. ...
Letter People of Guardian Angel School
Debbie Gaines ~ 04/20/15
Guardian Angel School kindergarten students celebrated learning all the letters and sounds by wearing personally designed costumes on April 20. Pictured from left are: Blaine Jolley as Mr. Q, Dane Loper as Miss A, Porter Gadberry as Miss S, Weston Woods as Miss W, Westyn Keller as Mr. Z, Ellie Montgomery as Miss F, Eva LeGrand as Mr. M, and Jonah Dirnberger as Mr. B...
U.S. flag at Bellevue Street overlook
Melissa Parks ~ 04/20/15
US flag at Bellevue Street overlook
First Communion at Guardian Angel Parish
Lori Scheeter ~ 04/20/15
First Communion Mass at Guardian Angel Parish, Oran, was on Sunday, April 19. Pictured are on front row: Aiden Scheeter, Michael Eftink, Bailey Hahn, Camden Hahn, and Parker Bryant. Back row: Katrina Kluesner, Principal; Sherry Mitchem, teacher; Rev. Randy Tochtrop, Pastor, and Sandi Hulshof, teacher...
PES Relay team raises $10,300
K. Martin ~ 04/20/15
The Perryville Elementary School Relay For Life team presented a check for $10,300 to the American Cancer Society at the Perry County Relay For Life. The team plans and fundraises throughout the year to help fight the battle against all forms of cancer. ...
A beautiful foggy morning
Sandra Latham ~ 04/19/15
This was taken yesterday morning in McClure, IL.
The Flash
Jimmy Gockel ~ 04/19/15
With John Wesley (Flash) Cape Comic Con.
River Barge trys to run over Isle Casino
Scott Shivelbine ~ 04/18/15
Foggy Morning. I thought these had radar. Sleeping Captain?
Donation to Ovarian Cancer Research
Al Bisher ~ 04/17/15
Big Al's Nite Club held a 20-year Reunion on April 4 at The Venue in Cape Girardeau. During the events, a fundraiser was held for Ovarian Cancer Research in Memphis, Tennessee abnd $1,300 was collected. Shown are: Kirby Ray, Rachel Cook, Big Al Bisher, DeeDee Wilson, Tysha Bortner and Mike Renick...
Donation to St. Jude
Al Bisher ~ 04/17/15
Big Al's Nite Club 20-year reunion was held April 4 at The Venue in Cape Girardeau. A fundraiser was held during the event ant $1,300 was donated St. Jude Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Shown from left: Kirby Ray, Rachel Cook, Big Al Bisher and Mike Renick...
Chicken aprons
Linda Engert ~ 04/17/15
The men and women of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Missouri wore their new chicken aprons for the annual chicken dinner on April 12. Wanda Gerler embroidered 75 aprons; roosters for men and hens for women.
Wyatt Glastetter Family Benefit a success
Sharon Pinkerton ~ 04/15/15
A benefit was held at Stooges Restaurant in Jackson on March 29 for the family of Wyatt Glastetter, a 3-year-old boy who lost is battle with cancer. The family was presented $8,161. Shown are Ron Cook, left, and Stacy Glastetter, mother of Wyatt.
Ochs Employees Donate $3,825 to Dig for Life
Emily Sikes Blattel, Saint Francis Medical Center ~ 04/14/15
Ochs Furniture, Ochs Auto Sales and Ochs Rent-a-Car in Jackson and Perryville raised $3,825.58 for Dig for Life by donating a percentage of sales during the month of October. The funds will go to Saint Francis Medical Center to provide free mammograms to local women who otherwise could not afford them...
HAVCO Employees Donate $2,554 to Dig for Life
Emily Sikes Blattel, Saint Francis Medical Center ~ 04/14/15
HAVCO Wood Products, LLC., of Scott City, raised $2,554.70 for Saint Francis Medical Center's Dig for Life fund. Nearly 450 employees purchased pink T-shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and selected Dig for Life as the recipient. Dig for Life provides free mammography screenings for women who otherwise would not be able to afford them...
Sunburst
Mary Ann Kagle ~ 04/13/15
Took this picture in the state of IL on our way home from WI.
Zoey
Carrie Litz ~ 04/13/15
Zoey, our 3 month old Australian Cattle dog enjoying the beautiful weather this past weekend.
Hope Children's Home Receives Donation
The Rushing Family Trust ~ 04/13/15
On April 10, 2015, The Rushing Family Trust made a $1,500 donation to the Hope Children's Home. Commemorating the lives of C.W. "Woody" and Evelyn Rushing, the mission of The Rushing Family Trust is to make a positive difference in the lives of disadvantaged women and children, and others with extraordinary needs. ...
Youth turkey season 2015
Melanie Childers ~ 04/11/15
Wyatt Lincoln bagged his first turkey opening morning of youth turkey season, weighing 20 pounds, 10 inch beard, and 3/4 inch spurs.
sunrise before the rain
Joyce Kincade ~ 04/09/15
watched this beautiful sunrise before the rain started.
Lunar Eclipse
Joyce Kincade ~ 04/07/15
It was amazing watching this lunar eclipse. what a beautiful sight.
Cape Central Middle School Sixth Grade Students of the Month
Teri Wilson, SoutheastHEALTH ~ 04/06/15
Cape Central Middle School sixth grade Students of the Month for March, from left:(front row) Destiny Jones and Sophia Jones; (second row) Sa'Miya Johnson and Elizabeth Turk; (third row) Erika Hughes, Adrienne Vincent, Jocelyn King and Jenna McAbee; (fourth row) Paul Kitchen, Veronica Garrett, Grayson Jones and Kayleigh Turk. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as Central Middle School's Partner in Education...
Cape Central Middle School Fifth Grade Students of the Month
Teri Wilson, SoutheastHEALTH ~ 04/06/15
Cape Central Middle School fifth grade Students of the Month for March, from left: (front row) Kenan Bell, Marsellas Odomes, Jacob Gary, Rileigh Stevens and Madason Wells; (second row) Alex Neikirk, Nicholas Stearns, Camille Malo, Katherine Ingram and Breiana Harris; (third row) Nate Margenthaler, Ethan Kight and Kiara Parker. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as Central Middle School's Partner in Education...
St. Paul Kindergartners "Light It Up Blue!"
Lisa White ~ 04/05/15
Students in Mrs. White's kindergarten class, at St. Paul Lutheran School, "Light It Up Blue" to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. The class dressed in blue and wore "blue" glow necklaces and bracelets to honor Ewan Macke, a classmate who has autism...
Cherry blossoms in SEMO #2
Chat Wonn ~ 04/05/15
Cherry blossoms in SEMO #2
Cherry blossoms in SEMO #1
Chat Wonn ~ 04/05/15
Cherry blossoms in SEMO #1
Seder Meal
Debbie Gaines ~ 04/02/15
Guardian Angel School of Oran, MO participated in a Seder meal on Holy Thursday, April 2. The students, faculty, and staff sat in their archangel house groups with Father Randy Tochtrop and Jodi McVay at the head table. The Seder meal includes the retelling of the story of the Israelites liberation from slavery in ancient Egypt and partaking of symbolic foods. The food and preparations were made by Michelle Priggel and Robin Watkins...
Blessing of the Bikes - Cape County Style
Marlene Cloude ~ 03/31/15
The 4th Annual Blessing of the Bikes will once again take place at Cape County Park, North at the flag on Saturday, April 4th at 9 am, rain or shine. All brands of bikes and riders are welcome to participate and start their riding season blessed with safety. Pastor David Thompson and American Legion Rider friends will provide the invocation and distribute Blessed stickers...
ARTESIAN WELL NEVER STOPS
Mary Ann Kagle ~ 03/30/15
I TOOK THIS PICTURE OF MY HUSBAND GETTING ME A DRINK FROM THIS ARTESIAN WELL ON THE OTHER SIDE OF MARBLE HILL. WE WERE DRIVING OVER TO CASTOR RIVER AND STOPPED TO LET OUR GRANDSON AND HIS WIFE WHO WERE VISITING FROM WI, SEE IT. IT HAS BEEN FLOWING FOR YEARS AND YEARS. MY MOM AND I USE TO TAKE CONTAINERS TO FILL UP WITH THE WATER WHEN I WAS A GIRL...
JCPenney donates to United Way
United Way of Southeast Missouri ~ 03/30/15
Employees of JCPenney donated $2,717 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Southeast Missourian
Cape Girardeau Starz Coach Darryl Reddin and Assistant Coach Frances McClard of the Cape Starz ~ 03/30/15
Cape Starz 6th grade wins 1st place in the Kentucky Heat March Madness Tournament 5th grade wins 2nd place. Tournament was in Crofton, KY
Lutheran Family and Childrens Services Receives Donation
The Rushing Family Trust ~ 03/30/15
On March 18, 2015, The Rushing Family Trust made a $1,000 donation to Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri. Commemorating the lives of C.W. "Woody" and Evelyn Rushing, the mission of The Rushing Family Trust is to make a positive difference in the lives of disadvantaged women and children, and others with extraordinary needs. ...
Make-A-Wish Receives Donation
The Rushing Family Trust ~ 03/30/15
On March 20, 2015, The Rushing Family Trust made a $1,000 donation to Make-A-Wish Missouri. Commemorating the lives of C.W. "Woody" and Evelyn Rushing, the mission of The Rushing Family Trust is to make a positive difference in the lives of disadvantaged women and children, and others with extraordinary needs. ...
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