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Monday, Apr. 20, 2015
Pet photos

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...

Miss Sniff
Miss Sniff looks at me with those beautiful eyes, she is 8 years old and still playful as ever.

Shower Drain Kitty
We bought a second home four years ago, that needed repairs. My husband had been working on the house all day and was...

Return of the Snow dog
Ollie travels to work with me on one of the last days before the snow melts.

Tired of Winter
Our cat Lucky was tired of the cold winter so our daughter Madison made her a place in the "shade" to rest!

Willow
Willow is a domestic, gray and white short hair cat. She enjoys sleeping, eating and bird watching.

Mrs. Kitty and Lazarus
Friends resting.

How'd I knock on the door? My frozen nose!
Our 11th child, Zeppelin, after a romp in the snow.

Baxter says "Is winter over yet?"
Baxter is a 3 year old mini schnauzer and he only likes winter if there is no snow or ice so he is ready for some dry...

furry friends
This is Mr. Kilo Moore he is going on 2 years old...He is a rescue dog me an my husband Deron Moore andy son Julius...

Marilyn Gene
Marilyn Gene enjoying some sun!

Heart of gold
Here's a good look at Lilly ' s heart marking on her back.

WAITING FOR OUR TREATS
We took care of our daughter and son in laws dogs for them while they went on a little trip, the first of the year. We...

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Community
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. ...
Safe House for Women Receives Donation
The Rushing Family Trust ~ 03/30/15
On March 18, 2015, The Rushing Family Trust made a $1,000 donation to the Safe House for Women. 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. ...
Junior Achievement Receives Donation
The Rushing Family Trust ~ 03/30/15
Todd Rushing, of The Rushing Family Trust, presents a $1,300 donation to Becki Arends, District Manager of Junior Achievement in Southeast 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. ...
Bird watching
Lorri Kirker ~ 03/27/15
Tiger wanted to get a closer look while Lilly stands guard.
Optimist Chili Day 2015
Teresa Wilke ~ 03/26/15
Walter Wildman, proud "Papaw" to three lovely granddaughters, carries on his tradition of "visiting" folks at Chili Day with his youngest grandbaby girl.
102 year old WWII Veteran
Herbert Buchheit ~ 03/24/15
102 Year old WWII veteran, Herbert Buchheit. (story to follow on "submit story"
Pink Magnolia at SEMO
Chat Wonn ~ 03/22/15
Pink Magnolia at SEMO
Guardian Angel Girls Varsity Basketball Team
Debbie Gaines ~ 03/19/15
The Guardian Angel Girls' Varsity Basketball team won 2nd place in the tournament held at New Hamburg on March 18. They also placed 2nd in the Christian Youth League. Team members are: (l-r bottom) Connor Overfield, Allison Lynch, Mollie LeGrand, & Miranda Menz (middle) Katie Webb, Savannah Below, Sophia Gebhardt, Paige Overfield, & Kennedi McVay (top) Coaches Matt Kiefer and John Webb. Congratulations to the Lady Redwings!!...
First Spring Blooming Daffodil #1
Chat Wonn ~ 03/18/15
First Spring Blooming Daffodil
First Spring Blooming Daffodil #1
Chat Wonn ~ 03/18/15
First Spring Blooming Daffodil at Cape Girardeau County park Northside
Guardian Angel Varsity Girls' Basketball Team
Debbie Gaines ~ 03/18/15
The Guardian Angel Varsity Girls' Basketball Team of Oran won the Consolation trophy at the Notre Dame Junior High Basketball Tournament. The finals were held on March 14. Congratulations Lady Redwings!
Greystone was razed on Monday, March 16, 2015
Marise Rellergert Compass ~ 03/16/15
The elegant columns of Greystone rest alongside the rubble of this once stately home. The similarly doomed Ochs-Shivelbine mansion, in the background, stands alone for the first time in 94 years.
Singin in the Rain
sandy Lowrey ~ 03/15/15
Madison enjoyed dancing and singing in the rain
Easter House
Sandy Lowrey ~ 03/15/15
Madison built an Easter house to help celebrate.
Perry County Historical Society grand opening/new office location
Mary A. Kiefer ~ 03/14/15
Perry County Historical Society, President Trish Erzfeld welcoming the public to the new location of the Genealogical Research Library and Archive Center in the Perryville Area Higher Education Center on the 2nd floor at 108 Progress Drive. Billie Mills, the first president of the society/local historian and Nancy Moore another local historian/society member are seated to the left and both gave a short speech. ...
Crocus
Chat Wonn ~ 03/12/15
First Spring Blooming Crocus in my front yard
4-Her's Participate in Livestock Judging and Grading Clinic
Lesley Meier ~ 03/12/15
Lanson Cox, Lauren Crutsinger, Morgan Crutsinger, Levi Jansen, and Shane Jansen of the Delta 4-H Club at the 2015 University of Missouri (MU) Livestock Judging and Grading Clinic in Columbia, MO. The event was held March 7th at the Trowbridge Livestock Center on the MU campus. ...
Cape County 4-Her Competes at State 4-H Meats Contest
Lesley Meier ~ 03/12/15
Columbia, Mo. -- One Cape Girardeau county 4-H member competed in the 2015 State 4-H Meat Contest Saturday, February 7 on the University of Missouri campus. Dylan Aufdenberg of the Tilsit 4-H Club competed in the Junior Judging Division. Aufdenberg placed 3rd in the 8-10 year old category. The event was held in the Eckles Hall meat lab and 4-H members were able to view a variety of classes plus identify 30 cuts of meat...
4-H summit engages teens in service, global education
Lesley Meier ~ 03/12/15
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Cape Girardeau County 4-H members were among 150 youth and adults participating in "Bring the World Home!" -- the 2015 Youth Civic Leaders Summit at Windermere Conference Center, near Camdenton, March 6-8. 4-H members were joined by teams from 32 other counties, and groups representing Iowa and Illinois 4-H. ...
Majestic Cardinal
Laura Holmburg ~ 03/12/15
This male cardinal was looking quite majestic while visiting the bush by my front door .
Promise of Spring
Gordon L Haycraft ~ 03/11/15
The day after the snow and ice melted as the temperature climbed, these Crocus bloomed as a promise of better weather to come. I think we are all tired of the cold. Even the honeybees ventured out.
Ice Ghost
Leigh Asmus ~ 03/09/15
Ice trying to "hang on" a little longer on the Water fountain near Cape Rock Overlook in Cape Girardeau, MO
Winter scene at Makanda, IL
Ken Eftink ~ 03/06/15
A peaceful winter scene of a small log cabin and a simpler time in Makanda, IL next to the Village Hall.
After a second winter storm at Dennis Scivally Park , Cape Girardeau
Chat Wonn ~ 03/06/15
After a second winter storm at Dennis Scivally Park , Cape Girardeau
snow drift
Joyce Kincade ~ 03/05/15
looked outside after the snow & seen this snow drift on the side of the yard. It had several waves in it.
Neighbor helping neighbor
Dottie Plumb ~ 03/05/15
Our Good Samaritan on Ford Drive. He just showed up and starts working! Bless him!
Rainy & Foggy Day # 2
Chat Wonn ~ 03/03/15
Rainy & Foggy Day at South Cape County Park
Rainy & Foggy Day
Chat Wonn ~ 03/03/15
Rainy & Foggy Day at North Cape County Park
Food Bank donation
Jennifer Wood ~ 03/02/15
Heartland Advanced Practice Nurses Network collected and donated $658 to the Southeast Missouri Food Bank. From left: Susan Jackson, MSN CNOR, APRN, FNP-BC, member of H.A.P.N.N.; Karen Green, chief executive officer, Southeast Missouri Food Bank; and Kim Keser, DNP, APRN, FNP-BE, President of H.A.P.N.N...
Do you want to build a snowman...
Toni R Pettet ~ 02/27/15
This is my daughter, Aaliyah Brown and her Snowman.
yellow bellied sap sucker
Joyce Kincade ~ 02/25/15
while looking outside at the snow, I watched this yellow bellied sap sucker walking across the yard.
The Humane Society's Featured Pet
The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri ~ 02/25/15
Macie is 4 months old. She is a beautiful, sweet kitty. Macie is available for adoption at the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri 573-334-5837. See more available pets at semopets.org.
Ice splendor
Lynn Suhre ~ 02/24/15
As the temperatures climbed, this icicle began to form. What a beautiful site of nature.
Koenig Participates in 4-H Legislative Academy
Lesley Meier ~ 02/24/15
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Joshua Koenig of Burfordville, Cape Girardeau County, was among the youth delegates who gathered at the state Capitol Feb. 16-18 for the 11th annual University of Missouri Extension 4-H Legislative Academy. The academy, presented by FCS Financial and Gamble & Schlemeier, brought more than a dozen youth from across the state to share 4-H stories and experiences with legislators, law firms, commodity groups and state agency leaders...
Amazing Grace
Lisa Walter ~ 02/23/15
Historic Pleasant Hill Presbyterian church in Fruitland, Mo.
Fun in the Snow
Craig Enderle ~ 02/22/15
Riding my Can Am in the snow. Photo by Miranda.
HUGS AND KISSES
Mary Ann Kagle ~ 02/21/15
Our granddaughter, who lives in WI, sent some valentines that our great grandchildren had made. They sent their great-great Aunt Bernice Kagle 91, who is my sister in law, some. They made hands that reached around her and that was a hug and a little bag with candy kisses in it. It was "hugs and kisses" from Silas, Natalie, and Silas. I thought this was a sweet idea...
RED BIRD ON ICE
Mary Ann Kagle ~ 02/21/15
I took this picture of a cardinal, out my kitchen window. He was sitting in our plumb tree as it was iced over.
Winter trees
Holly Kiplinger ~ 02/21/15
I love this old tree out in our yard. In the summer it's full and green. It the fall it is the prettiest yellow. In the winter, it holds such character about it every day outside our front window. I just really enjoy and appreciate this old tree...
Ice covered leaves
Holly Kiplinger ~ 02/21/15
This is a fun photo just showing how thick but detailed the rain froze last night.
iced chain link fence
Holly Kiplinger ~ 02/21/15
This is our chain link fence. It was covered with ice this morning and I thought it would take a really neat photo.
Icy Twig
Becky Hicks ~ 02/21/15
Ice on a tree at my house just as the temperature was rising.
Bluejay and Cardinal
susie green ~ 02/21/15
Bluejay and cardinal taken in our back yard
Commuter Blues
Doc Fiandaca ~ 02/21/15
Commuting to Southeast Missouri State University from Fredericktown is a bear. Thankfully I can enjoy the views today.
Snow Unbound
Thos II ~ 02/20/15
Snowboarding at the old Courthouse.
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