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Saturday, July 4, 2015
Pet photos

Miss Lucy
We adopted Lucy from the humane society in Cape. She is a border collie/lab mix. She loves to play frisbee!!!! We are...

Always Smiling
This is Cremepuff, my six-month old rabbit at the park. The picture explains it all, she had a blast!

Cremepuff's Day at the Park
Whether it's playing in the park or snuggling with her favorite stuffed animal in my bed, she is my one-of-a-kind...

Ollie had another great visit to Dana's
Ollie is a little shy after his haircut.

Sophia
Sophia was rescued as an abandoned kitten during the last snow in March 2015. She now spends her days indoors playing...

Blue eyes
Skittles, my precious blue eyed kitten was playing with the covers.

Skittles and M&M
Skittles playing with the couch

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.

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Mississippi River Rising
Marlene Cloude ~ 06/30/15
A view of the downtown rooftops of Cape Girardeau, Missouri from the old, Fort A bluff, overlooking the Mighty Mississippi River. It should be cresting this week at approximately 43 feet. The beautiful Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge stands in the distance with exceedingly high river waters lapping at it's concrete pilings. Both floodgates (at Themis St. and Broadway) are closed to prevent flooding...
Charlotte Dirnberger retires
Debbie Gaines ~ 06/30/15
Charlotte Dirnberger retired 6-30-15 from First Commercial Bank in Chaffee, Missouri. She began her career in banking on 6-23-68 at the Bank of Chaffee. After 47 years and 7 days, working under 3 different bank names and ownerships, and holding several different positions and job titles, she has retired...
Five Generations
Susan Allison ~ 06/29/15
Juanita Thompson, Sandy Nagel, Susan Allison, Allison Goodman, and Zoey Goodman
Cape Girardeau Roller Girls Take Win over Springfield June 6th
Jennifer Flesner ~ 06/29/15
Coaches Jacob Westbrooks and DJ Choice talk game strategy with the Cape Girardeau Roller Girls during their June 20th game vs Prairieland Punishers. Check out the roller girls on July 25th at AC Brase Arena at 6pm as they take on Dark River Derby Coalition...
Albino Deer
Adam Burger ~ 06/27/15
Found along Cape Girardeau County Road 618 Near 5-H Ranch.
SoutheastHEALTH Receives Society Award for Support of Relay for Life
Mark Bliss, SoutheastHEALTH ~ 06/26/15
SoutheastHEALTH has received The Society Award for its support of Relay for Life, which annually raises funds for the American Cancer Society and the fight against cancer. SoutheastHEALTH representatives, who are actively involved in the fundraiser, presented Southeast's check for $10,000 to the Cancer Society...
Nine Boys against the Mississippi River Wall
Mary Ann Kagle ~ 06/23/15
Our daughter Karla and her husband David came to visit from Wi and brought six of their eleven sons. One of their two daughter's, Ellen, and her husband Randy came and brought their three sons. It was fun to have our grandsons and great-grandsons along with their parents visit...
Hwy 74 in Dutchtown
Tina Wright ~ 06/23/15
This was Hwy 74 in Dutchtown at 5:30 on 6/22/15. Had I not been able to see the yellow lines, I would not have continued. Just within an 8hr period,the water had completely covered the road.
Spitfire and Mustang Stop for Fuel at Cape's Airport
Kim Stricker ~ 06/23/15
Got a call from a friend yesterday, tipping me off that these two WWII era fighters had taken a weather diversion/fuel stop at our airport. This Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVIIIe and it's companion, a North American P-51D Mustang were at KCGI just long enough for their pilots to have lunch and fuel their aircraft...
Albino deer
Tom Rebert ~ 06/23/15
Another recent photo of the new Albino Deer caught on camera along County Road 620 in Cape Girardeau County.
Hybrid Daylily
Jim Enderle ~ 06/23/15
Fragrant Re-blooming Daylily. Blooms Summer-Autumn.
New albino deer Spotted in Cape Girardeau County
06/20/15
A Albino deer was spotted June 20 in Cape Girardeau County along Route W.
Catfish catch
Luke Proffer ~ 06/19/15
Justin Siemers and Andy Matthews show off the catfish they caught Thursday on the Mississippi River. The Southeast Missourian took a photo of Siemers and Matthews backing their boat in across the parking lot of Red Star Access Thursday before the two went out to set some lines in the Mississippi River...
Boy Scouts of Troop 5 Post Flags on June 14th for Flag Day
PAULA HUGGINS ~ 06/18/15
Troop 5 of Cape Girardeau Boy Scouts Ethan McMillan and Nick Stearns along with other scouts and volunteers help place over 400 flags at Cape County Park on June 14th in observance of Flag Day.
Flag Day celebrated
Shirley Young ~ 06/17/15
John Guild NSDAR members attending the annual Flag Day observance at DAR State Headquarters in Booneville, Missouri, are shown from left: Beth Biri; Lorilee Short, state corresponding secretary; Pamela Johnson; and Morgan Lake, state regent. The house is known as the last of the main street mansions...
Hope Center honors flag
Larry Brown, Hope Center Volunteer ~ 06/17/15
The Hope Center for therapeutic horsemanship in Perryville, along with visitors from Camp Curiosity of Perryville, pay tribute to the Flag of the United States of America, in honor of the upcoming flag day.
John Guild Chapter NSDAR sponsor gold cart
Shirley Young ~ 06/16/15
The John Guild Chapter of National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution are shown at Bent Creek Golf Course where they sponsor a gold cart for the veterans every year. The chapter supports veterans in many ways. Shown from left are Linda Hutson, Beth Biri, Patsy Johnson, Cheryl Cook and Marti Strickland, chapter regent...
Chaffee's 8U Baseball Tournament Champions
April Walton ~ 06/14/15
Scott City's 8U team won the Chaffee Tournament this past weekend. Good job boys!!
Chaffee's 8U Homerun Derby Champion
April Walton ~ 06/14/15
Braeden Walton won the 8U homerun derby on Sat. June 13th in Chaffee, MO.
Jackson Celebrity Bob Clubbs visit Roller Derby Practice
Jennifer Flesner ~ 06/12/15
Weather reporter Bob Clubbs visited the Cape Girardeau Roller Girls at their practice on June 10th, and he even got his own derby name: 100% Chance of Pain. Check out CGRG on June 20th as they take on the Prairieland Punishers. www.capegirardeaurollergirls.com...
Cape Girardeau Roller Girls Take Win over Springfield June 6th
Jennifer Flesner ~ 06/12/15
"The Wicked Witch of the Midwest" jams for the Cape Girardeau Roller Girls, taking down a wall of opposing blockers as she does it!
Waiting on refill
Loretta Schneider ~ 06/08/15
After emptying the hummingbird feeder, a huge black snake waits for a refill on top of the wind chimes.
Sons of the American Revolution award
Richard Webb ~ 06/08/15
Richard Webb presented the Sons of the American Revolution, Allen Laws Oliver, Outstanding Citizenship Awards to Riley Knight and William Shivelbine at the Cape Centrals Evening of Excellence on May 14 at Kinder Hall. These awards are presented annually to a female and male student at Cape Central...
DAR awards
Richard Webb ~ 06/08/15
Lauren Ulhs, right, received the American History Award and Christian Vetter, left, received the Good Citizen Award from the Daughters of the American Revolution, Nancy Hunter Chapter. The awards were presented by Carolyn Webb at the Cape Centrals Evening of Excellence on May 14 at Kinder Hall...
Momma Turkey
Polly Holten ~ 06/07/15
This hen had at least 9 chicks. This was taken in our back yard. They were so cute.
Cardinal baseball
Lois Tweedy ~ 06/05/15
Joellen haas, Lois tweedy, pat robert, & Jeanie kremer in St. Louis for Cardinal baseball
Scott City Youth Catches "A Big One"
Paula Huggins CPA ~ 06/03/15
Andrew Auer landed this catfish at Cape County Park North while night fishing with an open face rod using a lighted bobber. Andrew is the son of John and Danean Auer of Scott City, Mo.
Optimus Prime at TAG Truck Center - Sikeston
Russell Cobb ~ 06/01/15
Photo of OPTIMUS PRIME from Transformers Age of Extinction. This is the actual truck used in the movie and will be featured at TAG Truck Center, Sikeston on June 4th from 11a-2p.
Wildflowers growing in our pasture
Randy Black ~ 05/31/15
Wildflowers growing in our pasture on Route W north of Cape Girardeau.
Vaughn graduates from Kelly High School
Dan Hecht ~ 05/28/15
Brittney Vaughn was an early graduate at Kelly High School during the 2014-15 year. She is pictured with Dan Hecht, Principal.
Cape Girardeau Takes Win May 23
Jennifer Flesner ~ 05/28/15
The Cape Girardeau Roller Girls prepare to take on the Southern Illinois Roller Girls before their win on May 23rd. Check us out at our next home game June 20th!
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.

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