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Storm Cloud on June 26, 2013 (06/26/13)
Photo of the storm on June 26, 2013.
The Storm (06/26/13)
Taken on Montgomery Street, in South Cape Girardeau on June 26 during the tornado watch.
Funnel Cloud and Lightning 6/26/13 (06/26/13)
Taken as the funnel cloud passed over my house
Cape Central High School golf team recognized (06/01/13)
Cape Central High School golf team was recognized at the May Cape Public Schools Board of Education meeting for its successful 2012-13 season. Pictured from the left are Board President Tony Smee, CHS Golf Coach Dick Wadlington, CHS Junior Travis Simmons, CHS Freshman Kobe Franklin, and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jim Welker. Not pictured is CHS Sophomore Luke Kinder, who was unable to attend...
Panorama of train wreck at Rockview (05/29/13)
Aftermath of the train wreck at Rockview on Sat. May 25, 2013
Pretty Darned Full (04/25/13)
Barge struggling against the Mississippi flood
Working in the snow and ice (02/21/13)
Working in the snow and ice
Low Water (01/28/13)
Low water levels on the Mississippi River make it easy to find interesting shapes in the sand along the banks of the river. It was a cold but sunny day at Thebes Illinois on Saturday , January 26, 2013, a nice day to be out taking photographs.
Pond in the Winter (01/28/13)
General Watkins Conservation Area Scott County Missouri
Calm after the Storms (09/07/12)
Had to capture the Blue Sky pushing the Storm Clouds away 9-6-12. Strange colors in this storm.
High In The Clouds Rainbow (09/07/12)
I had to look up in order to see this rainbow after the Thursday evening storm--the highest one I've ever seen. I hope others saw it!
More from hay bale fire (12/05/11)
Smoke from the hay bales is seen at 1 p.m. Sunday. The smoke could continue for several days and firefighters may return to the scene if the wind increases.
Major hay bale fire (12/05/11)
Firefighters begin the initial attack on a round hay bale fire near Fruitland shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday.
Mayor Rediger signs Education Week Proclamation (11/16/11)
Cape Girardeau Public School District kicked off American Education Week with the signing of a proclamation by Mayor Harry Rediger at the district administrative office at 301 N. Clark. Attending the signing were, from the left, Julie Castle, 6th grade, Central Middle School, daughter of Christina Castle; Cape School Board President Stacy Kinder; Kierra Wyatt, 4th grade, Clippard Elementary School, daughter of Kimberly Jackson and Shawn Wyatt; Mayor Rediger; Kelsey Martin, Senior at Central High School, daughter of Christine and Kevin Martin; and Superintendent of Schools Dr. ...
Avenue of Flags (11/11/11)
Avenue of Flags at Cape County Park North, Veteran's Day November 11, 2011
Jackson Fire Rescue 100 years (11/06/11)
Jackson Fire Rescue celebrated 100 years on November 6, 2011 with the dedication of their newest fire truck 3315.
Flags around Circle Park in Chaffee, Mo (09/11/11)
Flags lined up one after another in remembrance of 9/11 at Circle Park.
Flags around Circle Park in Chaffee, Mo (09/11/11)
Flags surround Circle Park in Chaffee, MO in remembrance of 9/11.
Scott City House Fire (08/07/11)
Scott City Firefighters and North Scott County Ambulance Personnel assist a dog rescued from house fire.
Truck Fire on I55 (07/26/11)
Truck on I55 just north of the 105 Fruitland exit. Everyone looks like they escaped unharmed, but the truck is toast.
New Sculpture Erected at Southeast Cancer Center (07/21/11)
The 20-foot-tall "Tranquil Ripples" titanium and stainless steel sculpture stands outside the Southeast Cancer Center. The wind-driven sculpture features three independently moving rings.The sculpture is one of two kinetic pieces by San Diego, Calif., sculptor Jeffery Laudenslager that were erected recently at SoutheastHEALTH's West Campus...
Posing with the Passengers (06/12/11)
A member of the Union Pacific Great Excursion Adventure's Little Rock Express poses with some young passengers during Old 844's visit to Cape Girardeau.
Union Pacific Locomotive No. 844 (06/12/11)
Union Pacific Steam Locomotive No. 844 Highway 25 towards Delta, Mo June 6,2011
Union Pacific Locomotive No. 844 (06/12/11)
Union Pacific Steam Locomotive No. 844 June 6, 2011 Highway 25 towards Delta, MO
SoutheastHEALTH Honored as Fit-Friendly (06/10/11)
SoutheastHEALTH has been named an American Heart Association Gold Start! Fit-Friendly Company, one of only 123 employers in the Midwest to receive such recognition. Wellness Services Director Cindy Seyer celebrates the Fit-Friendly designation on Thursday, June 9, with SoutheastHEALTH President and CEO Debbie Linnes (center), and Janet Rigdon (right), Executive Director of Perioperative Services/Cardiovascular Service Line. ...
Union Pacific Steam Engine No. 844 leaves Cape (06/06/11)
This is the 2nd largest running steam engine, Union Pacific No.844, leaving Cape Girardeau, on 6/6/2011 at 8:15AM.
Union Pacific coming to Cape (06/05/11)
Union Pacific coming into Cape Girardeau in reverse Saturday, June 4th. Photo taken just off of South Sprigg.
Union Pacific coming to Cape (06/05/11)
Union Pacific coming into Cape Girardeau in reverse Saturday, June 4th. Photo taken just off of South Sprigg.
Whistle Stop at Ware, IL Crossing (06/04/11)
At the Whistle Stop at Ware, IL crossing.
Union Pacific 844 (06/04/11)
Inspection time at the Whistle Stop at Ware, IL Crossing.
Union Pacific 844 (06/04/11)
Greasing the drive bearing during the Whistle Stop at Ware, IL Crossing.
Union Pacific 844 (06/04/11)
Steam engine afficionados admire the old Union Pacific 844.
Union Pacific 844 (06/04/11)
Crowd gathers to see the old Union Pacific 844 engine during brief Whistle Stop at Ware, IL.
Union Pacific 844 (06/04/11)
High balling it, here she comes, rollin' round the bend--ol' Union Pacific No. 844.
Lemonade Stand for Joplin (06/02/11)
These 2 little girls had a lemonade stand this past Saturday and raised $188.35 for Joplin Tornado victims. The girls came up with the idea on their own and went to the owner of Cape Bicycle and asked permission to have the stand there. These young ladies sold lemonade from 10-5! 9 year old Zoe Koetting and her 4 year old sister Audrey are the daughters of Patrick and Robin Koetting. These young ladies are an inspiration to us all and what the American Red Cross is all about. You girls rock!...
Rainbows & Lightning - Amazing! (05/26/11)
Photo taken on South Kingshighway on May 25th.
Mamatus Clouds (05/26/11)
Interesting cloud formations formed shortly after the storm.
May 20th fire in Jackson (05/25/11)
Fire in Jackson in the early morning hours of Friday May 20th
Hubbard House (Allstun Farms) Dorena, MO (05/08/11)
Aerial view of the Hubbard House (Allstun Farms) in Dorena, MO. Location Hwy 102 and "YY" junction. House was built in 1939.
Hubbard House (Allstun Farms) Dorena, MO (pic#2) (05/08/11)
Aerial photo of the Hubbard House (Allstun Farms) 2nd Photo. Hwy 102 and "YY" junction. House built in 1939.
Bruce Larkin House. Dorena, MO (05/08/11)
House under water from Birds Point Levee break.
Choate Farms (05/08/11)
Farm under water from Bird Point Levee Break.
Flood of 2011 (05/05/11)
This is my father, Don Farris, as we were in a boat surveying the damage to his house and his neighbors farms in Alexander Co. Il.
Breach in Bird's Point Levee (05/04/11)
Breach in the front-Line levee at Bird's Point, MO.
Flood5211 (05/03/11)
Junction of Highway W and Highway O outside Poplar Bluff, MO on 5/2/11 @ 5p.m. This area had NO water on it at 8:30a.m. this morning!
Tornato Damage 4/27th/2011 (05/03/11)
Several trees broken or up rooted by tornato on hill of Cissus Lane.
Tornato Damage 4/27th/2011 (05/03/11)
Big tree falls on shed on hill top of Cissus Lane.
Tornato Damage 4/27th/ 2011 (05/03/11)
Trees spun and broken.
Rains wash out Cissus Lane in Cape County (05/03/11)
Cissus Lane after several days of rain. Guard rail still holds on.
Flooded wheat field (05/02/11)
Wheat fields flooded near the levee north of Charleston.
Flooding Over the Highway (05/02/11)
Flooding over State Highway 177, just past Kenco. Photo taken 5/2/11 at approximately 8 AM.
Former Intersection (05/02/11)
This is the intersection of County Road 657 and State Highway 177. It's completely underwater. Photo taken 5/2/11 at approximately 9 AM.
Barge on the Mississippi River (05/02/11)
Rising waters of the Mississippi and barge traffic
Water over County Rd 640 (05/02/11)
this is county road 640 just off of 657. This route has been the main thoroughfare for residents north of the city limits after hwy 177 was closed due to flood water. Today it is closed too making the commute for most residents 15 minutes longer.
Flood Water inches up Hwy 177 more (05/02/11)
The water keeps creeping up over highway 177 at the city limit of Cape Gir. Normally I take pics of some mailboxes but they are under water and I cannot get to them.
Flood Water seeks to land lock some residents (05/02/11)
About a mile north on highway 177 some residents may become sandwiched between two areas of flood waters. Currently 177 at the city limits is flooded and this area looks to flood if we keep getting rising waters.
Wappapello lake Chionia Landing (05/01/11)
Fly over of Wappapello Lake on Friday afternoon. Chionia Landing Parking lot under water.
Another from Lake Wappapello on the lake (05/01/11)
The red house at the Girl Scout Camp on Lake Wappapello, taken April 30 2011
Light pole at Sundowner Boat Launching Ramp (05/01/11)
Light pole next to the boat launching ramp at the Sundowner parking area
Closer shot of Peoples Creek beach? (05/01/11)
Restrooms at Peoples Creek beach and swimming area
Wappapello Lake, Peoples Creek swimming area (05/01/11)
Saturday afternoon April 30 cruise on Lake Wappapello Peoples Creek swimming area, beach?, picnic pavilion and restrooms
Leader of the Pack (05/01/11)
As you can see, this guy was the head of the convoy. It was really cool to see all these trucks going to help out with the flooding.
Ready to Roll (05/01/11)
The convoy lined up waiting for the rest of the vehicles to get filled up with fuel. Thanks to all servicemen and women serving the U.S. as well as abroad!!
National Guard Relief (05/01/11)
I happened to find this Army Convoy following me down I-55 on Friday. I didn't see them until I took the Nash Road exit to turn around. There were 20-30 vehicles. They went to the Truck stop to fill up with gas. After talking to one of the Army guys, I found out they were heading to Kennett to help out. I thanked him for serving in the many ways that they do and told him to tell the others as well!! Thank God we have them to help in times of distress...
AFTER the flooding. (04/29/11)
This is a photo of the railroad tracks and outbuilding right below Cape Rock in Cape Girardeau on Friday, April 29th, 2011. (See the before picture that was taken on Monday.)
Railroad tracks below Cape Rock. (04/29/11)
This is a photo of the railroad tracks and outbuilding right below Cape Rock in Cape Girardeau on Friday, April 29th, 2011.
Flooded on Main St (04/28/11)
April 28, 2011 on Main St in downtown Cape Girardeau. Families using boats to get from one house to another, many evacuated.
Another wreck (04/21/11)
Another person who drove to fast and went into a wall. This is at the drive thru entrance into starbucks in cape.
Storm damage (04/20/11)
Tuesday night's storms knocked town this tree branch, which fell where my car normally would be parked.
Uprooted pine (04/20/11)
This pine tree was uprooted during Tuesday's storms, taking out a section of chain-link fence. A small shrub directly in front of it snapped at the base.
Storm damage near Arrowhead Campground (04/20/11)
Damage along Highway Y near Arrowhead Campground along the Castor River.
Storm damage near Arrowhead Campground (04/20/11)
Damage along Highway Y near Arrowhead Campground along the Castor River.
Tree fell on our house in Scott City. (04/19/11)
This tree fell on our house during the storm.
Nature's Popcorn (04/17/11)
Hail stones jumping around the front yard during the recent storm in Cape.
Evacuating the roof when a funnel cloud is spotted (04/17/11)
Firefighters at the Chaffee house fire Friday were quickly evacuated from the roof when a large funnel cloud was observed at 3:15pm just west of the incident. The fire caused extensive damage to the garage and the two vehicles inside. Two pumpers from Chaffee Fire Department, one pumper from Delta Fire District, the Chaffee Police Department, North Scott County Ambulance and sixteen firefighters responded to the alarm...
Tornadic Clouds (04/16/11)
I took these shots in Jackson looking south while the tornado sirens were going off!!
Mean Ugly Clouds (04/16/11)
Another shot I took looking south from Jackson while the sirens were going off!
Tornado clouds (04/16/11)
I took this pic looking south from Jackson while the tornado sirens were going off!!
Tornadic Clouds (04/16/11)
Took this pic looking south from Jackson while tornado sirens were going off!
Hail at Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (04/16/11)
This photo was taken nearly 30 minutes after hail storm swept through the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport. Several vehicles and aircraft were damaged.
Friday's Thunderstorm (04/16/11)
Golf ball size hail
Baseball Size I 55 Cape (04/15/11)
Look in the windshield, I got to "keep" one softball size hail that landed on my car! My car has lots o dimples!
Awesome Storm Cloud (04/15/11)
Taken on Hwy 177 at the mouth of Bella Vista Lake Estates, outside of Jackson Mo, near Proctor and Gamble.
Hail (04/15/11)
Hail about the size of a nickle from storms that moved through Cape Girardeau in the afternoon of April 15, 2011
Thunderstorm in Jackson. April 15 (04/15/11)
This is taken from North Jackson looking toward Cape as the sirens were sounding.
Tornado clouds in Jackson, MO (04/15/11)
Tornado clouds
Building project at First Pentecostal on Lexington (04/15/11)
Phase one of our expansion at First Pentecostal Church 3054 Lexington Ave Cape Girardeau, MO. Is almost completed!
United Way Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon (04/15/11)
The United Way celebrated the 22nd Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on April 14th and recognized these volunteers for their outstanding commitment to our community. First row: Bekki Cook, Whitney Pohlman, and Rhonda Parker. Second row: Peggy Childers, Linda Currin, Mae Cueller, Cindy Buchheit, and Geneva Ruesler. ...
Colon Cancer Awareness Events at Saint Francis (04/11/11)
On Friday, April 15, Saint Francis Medical Center's new Center for Digestive Diseases will host two EPIC digestive health events -- the second annual Colon Cancer Awareness event from noon to 6 pm, and the Center for Digestive Diseases open house from 4 to 6 pm. Both events will be held at 28. S. Mount Auburn Road...
Hearts Up Ranch coast to coast riders (04/10/11)
Richard and Jeannette McGrath are riding their horses across America to benefit Hearts Up Ranch, a non-profit organization that promotes emotional healing. They are riding through Cape Girardeau on Monday April 11th to attend a ceremony at 11am by Mayor Harry Rediger at River Campus, then they will be escorted over the Mississippi by the local police department...
Locals support Hearts Up Ranch Riders (04/10/11)
Cape Girardeau and surrounding area locals have warmly embraced and supported the Hearts Up Ranch coast to coast riders. They have rallied with helping hands to assist the riders as they plan to ride through Cape Girardeau and over the Mississippi on Monday April 11th...
Wind damage at Auto Trim Design (02/28/11)
Cleanup of our showroom began after we arrived at work. We had ceiling tiles down and water in the showroom this morning.
Wind damage at Auto Trim Design, Cape 2/28/11 (02/28/11)
Wind damage at Auto Trim Design 2/28/11. Part of roof peeled back and water in our showroom.
Visitors Tour the Southeast Cancer Center (02/28/11)
Visitors tour the Southeast Cancer Center on Sunday,Feb. 27,2011, and get a first-hand look at the 54,000 square foot facility, including these infusion bays where patients receive chemotherapy treatments.
West Cape Rock Drive house fire (02/15/11)
Firefighters are entering to attack fire that extended into the attic of the apartment building on West Cape Rock Drive on Monday morning. The combination of a plank ceiling in the living space and a plank floor in the attic slowed the effort so firefighters were withdrawn as a safety precaution and the fire was controlled from the exterior. Then a chain saw was used to open a passage into the attic from below...
Wreck in perry couty mo (02/12/11)
THIS WAS A WRECK IN PERRY COUNTY MISSOURI FEBRUARY 11 IT HAPPENED ABOUT 12 AM FIRDAY MORNING THE TRUCK WAS TOWED IN BY ANDY'S WRECKER SERVICE
Angus Cattle Covered with Frost on Frigid Morning (01/13/11)
The angus cattle are covered with a layer of frost this morning as temperatures were in the single digits.
Frigid Temperatures Greet Woodland Students Today (01/13/11)
Woodland R-IV students had to bundle up this morning as temperatures dipped into the single digits.
First Baby of the New Year at Southeast Hospital (01/03/11)
O.J. and Christa L. Turner of Jackson are the proud parents of Kadence Leanne. She was the first baby to be born at Southeast Hospital this year. Kadence was born at 12:09 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 2. She weighed 7 pounds, two ounces, and was 19 inches long. "We're happy to have a healthy baby," says Christa. She and O.J. have two other children, an 8-year-old daughter and a 17-month-old son. "We just went from man-to-man to zone defense," a smiling O.J. observed about now parenting three children...
Flipping Out in Cape Girardeau (12/21/10)
Jeff and Jenny with me and Melody Anderson of LFCS
Shop with a Hero puts toys under the tree (12/09/10)
CGPD Officers Mark Wright, Al Spencer, and Jon Ortmann help local children get toys to put under their Christmas tree during Shop with a Hero at Walmart. About six thousand dollars was divided among eighty-one needy children who got to shop for their toys with heroes in our community. Heroes included the Cape Girardeau Police Department and Fire Department, Scott City Police Department, Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department, and Cape County Private Ambulance personnel...
Shop with a Hero at Cape Walmart (12/09/10)
Pam Chavez of Walmart hands out the money envelopes to members of the local police departments, fire department, and first responders who are matched up with a needy child shopping during the Shop with a Hero event held Tues., Dec. 7th at the Cape Girardeau Walmart...
Shop with a Hero creates smiling faces (12/09/10)
Brakia and Brad Woods are all smiles after Det. Darren Estes of CGPD helps them cart away the toys they selected during Shop with a Hero at the Cape Walmart
Heroes provide bike to Scott City child (12/09/10)
Isiah Harless of Scott City got his wish for a bicycle when heroes from the Cape Girardeau Fire Department and the Scott City Police Department teamed up with the Cape Girardeau Walmart store manager, Gary Elders (third from left), to provide needy children with toys during the Shop with a Hero event...
Shop with a Hero 2010 (12/09/10)
Lt. Barry Hovis of CPD helps De'varean Walker select a game with his seventy dollars given to each child for shopping as a result of the Shop with A Hero program. Funds are raised through local police unions, the fire department, private donations, and Walmart. More than eighty children were chosen from schools in the area to shop based on the family's need...
Aerial photo of site of proposed casino (12/03/10)
An aerial photo of the site of the old International Shoe Co. factory site which is slated to become a gambling casino. For more photos, including a vintage aerial of the shoe factory in the 70s, go to http://www.capecentralhigh.com/cape-photos/cape-downtown/shoe-factory-to-cape-casino/...
Aerial photo of old Shoe Factory in the 70s (12/03/10)
An aerial photo of the International Shoe Co. factory from the 70s. The Isle of Capri gambling casino is slated to go there. For more photos and some interesting factoids about the shoe factory, go to http://www.capecentralhigh.com/cape-photos/cape-downtown/shoe-factory-to-cape-casino/...
Greeting from SoutheastHEALTH (11/16/10)
SoutheastHEALTH President and CEO Debbie Linnes, right, greets Sharon Dodd, LPN, at the Ripley County Family Health Clinic in Doniphan, Mo., on Monday, Nov. 15. Linnes toured the clinic which is a facility of the Ripley County hospital. SoutheastHEALTH has assumed management responsibilities for the former Ripley County Memorial Hospital. The hospital's new name will be Southeast Health Center of Ripley County. The announcement was made at a news conference in Doniphan on Monday...
Earthquake photos from 2.8 on 11-7-2010 (11/08/10)
Photo taken shortly after 2.8 on Sunday
Earthquake photos from 2.8 on 11-7-2010 (11/08/10)
2nd photo taken right after 2.8 on Sunday 11-7-2010
Bret Michaels makes a quick stop in Cape (11/02/10)
Poison lead singer and international rock of love Bret Michaels made a unexpected quick stop at The Cape Wal-Mart on Nov 1st 2010.
Walking for a Cause (09/20/10)
The Southeast Missouri Hospital team leads off the 14th annual Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk on Saturday, Sept. 18, at Cape County Park North.
Dylan Muench places 3rd in State Dairy Judging (09/19/10)
Dylan Muench placed 3rd in the Youth Division in Dairy Judging at the Missouri State Fair on August 21st. He is the son of Chris and Becky Muench of Jackson, MO, and grandson of Kevin & Phyllis Mayfield of Jackson and Paul and Bernice Koerber of Gordonville...
Local 4-H Youth Gives Demonstration at State Fair (09/19/10)
Dylan Muench of Jackson, MO demonstrated "How to Plant Tomatoes" at the Missouri State Fair on August 21st in Sedelia, MO. He was one of 300 youth selected to give a demonstration in the 4-H building at the Missouri State Fair. Muench is the son of Chris and Becky Muench of Jackson, MO and grandson of Paul and Bernice Koerber of Gordonville and Kevin & Phyllis Mayfield of Fruitland, MO...
Austin Hahs Wins 1st Place in Demo Derby (09/16/10)
Austin Hahs won his first Demolition Derby 1st Place Trophy at the Cape Fair. He said, it's taken him six years and he's finally got a 1st Place Win. He won 2nd Place at the St. Genevieve County Fair in July.
Mobile Home Fire Cape Girardeau (09/04/10)
Firefighters from several departments battled a blaze for several hours on a mobile home in Cape Girardeau (approx 150 E St. Cape Girardeau, MO 63701). No one was injured.
Cape Girardeau Mobile Home Fire (09/04/10)
Firefighters from several departments battled a blaze for several hours on a mobile home in Cape Girardeau (approx 150 E St. Cape Girardeau, MO 63701). No one was injured.
Mobile Home Fire in Cape Girardeau (09/03/10)
Firefighters from several departments battled a blaze for several hours on a mobile home in Cape Girardeau (approx 150 E St. Cape Girardeau, MO 63701). No one was injured.
Meet Lady M at the Humane Society (08/29/10)
Meet Lady M. She's a Japanese Chin, six years old, a quiet little lady. She has a sweet disposition and is a little shy. Lady M just recently visited Dana's Pet Salon for grooming as she was feeling a little out of sorts. You see, Lady M came from the recent animal hoarding case here in Cape Girardeau. She's just one of dozens of animals that were rescued from poor living conditions...
Hummingbird release (08/22/10)
Hummingbirds were captured, measured and banded at the Conservation Nature Center, then released by a lucky few.
Mike Rhodes (08/19/10)
Mike caught this 80 pound, 53 inches long, 33 inches wide catfish today 8-19-10 on the Mississippi River in Cape Girardeau. WOW!! Great catch Mike!!
Wood Chip Silo Fire (07/23/10)
Fruitland firefighters extinguishing wood chip silo fire at Flickerwood Farms Inc. 3027 Larch Lane in Fruitland on 7-23-10. Fruitland was assisted by East County Fire District, North County Fire District and Jackson city.
Storm clouds (07/19/10)
Some of the ominous clouds of last night's storm!
Lightning Bolt (07/19/10)
One of the numerous lightning bolts from last night's storm. It was a beautiful storm to watch!!
Albino Deer (07/16/10)
An updated picture of the Albino Deer in Cape Girardeau. Taken July 15, 2010.
Albino Deer (07/16/10)
Updated picture of the Albino deer in Cape.
Albino Deer (07/16/10)
Updated picture of the same albino deer with the right split ear spotted in Cape Girardeau, Mo. July 16,2010
What Are These? (07/05/10)
What is the purpose of these long poles with what appear to be cameras mounted on them that have slowly but surely been appearing at almost all stop light intersections in Cape Girardeau? This set of "cameras" is located at Pacific and Broadway. Inquiring minds want to know.....
Story removed from seMissourian.com website (06/09/10)
A story submitted Wednesday afternoon was removed from this web site for violation of posting policies. Here is an excerpt from the semissourian.com user agreement that pertains to the posting: RUST COMMUNICATIONS may provide chat rooms, message boards and other public posting areas or community forums ("Community Forums") on the RUST COMMUNICATIONS site. ...
Let it Shine (05/23/10)
Local Artist Craig Thomas owner of Blackdoor Gallery on S Spanish in Cape Girardeau, MO drew a sun at the 2010 Arts Cape at Capaha Park on Saturday May 22nd 2010!
Helping Out (05/23/10)
Frontline Youth Ministries in Cape Girardeau, MO passing out food at Family Video in Cape Girardeau, MO on Saturday May 22nd 2010!
Hammer on (05/23/10)
A Local Blacksmith making nails at the 2010 Arts Cape in Cape Girardeau, MO at Capaha Park!
Senator Crowell Honors Sikeston Jaycees at Capitol (05/13/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Senator Jason Crowell, R-Cape Girardeau, recently presented a Senate Resolution to a group of Sikeston Jaycees in Jefferson City. As of the 2009 Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, local Jaycee's have been able to invest more than $1 million back into the Sikeston community over a 10-year-period...
Regional Firefighter Training (05/12/10)
Firefighters from Sikeston, Bloomfield, Scott County and elsewhere trained along side Cape Girardeau Fire Department (CGFD) personnel this afternoon on the corner of Frederick and William. In this picture, CGFD Batallion Chief Brad Dillow directs a group exercising their structural collapse rescue skills...
Walmart volunteers for Special Olympics (04/21/10)
Cape Girardeau Walmart associates raise funds for Special Olympics at the Show Me Center food booth during the recent Indoor Special Olympics Track meet. Shown in photo: Valerie Wondrick, Pam Chavez (organizer), Mary Stevens, Greg Stevens, Brock Chavez, Valerie Galloway, Curtis Dow, and Melanie Dow with baby Lachlan Dow...
Officers present medals at Special Olympics (04/21/10)
Cpls. Al Spencer and Adam Glueck of the Cape Girardeau Police Department presented a medal to a winner in the Special Olympic Indoor Track meet held recently at the Show Me Center.
Special Olympics winners get medals (04/21/10)
Winners in the recent Special Olympics Indoor Track Meet take their platform positions and accept their medals from local Cape Girardeau police officers, Cpl. Al Spencer and Cpl. Adam Glueck.
Running for Special Olympics (04/21/10)
Runners round the first turn as they race around the track to win a medal in the recent Special Olympics Indoor Track Meet at the Show Me Center.
Bashin' Trash (04/20/10)
Alpha Phi Omega picking up trash on Cape LaCroix Creek. Seventy-one people picked up 61 bags of trash during the 4th Annual Bashin' Trash event.
Bashin' Trash (04/20/10)
Members of First Presbyterian Church lend a had in "bashin' trash".
Bashin' Trash (04/20/10)
Modern Woodman of America Youth bashed trash on Saturday, April 17.
Mayor Harry Rediger walks with Alma Schraders Walking School Bus (04/15/10)
Mayor Harry Rediger walks with Alma Schrader's Walking School Bus on Wednesday. He walked with about 60 students to school.
Cape Girardeau Tree Advisory Board Observance of Arbor Day (04/05/10)
Cape Girardeau Tree Advisory Board Members plant a Red Sunset Maple at Kiwanis Park as part of the Missouri Arbor Day Observance, a requirement to maintain Tree City USA status. Members Left to Right: Dan Grimm, Kevin Govero, Robert Harris, Tim Gramling and Dan Muser...
Something for Everyone (02/28/10)
All robots converge in an effort to capture and impound loose plastic balls at the First Tech Challenge sponsored by the Polytechnic Institute at Southeast Missouri State University, on Saturday February 27.
Control Me! (02/27/10)
CGFD FireFighter Crump trying to keep house #2 in the 800 block of N Main St from getting out of control on Feb 27th 2010!
Burn Down! (02/27/10)
CGFD Burning down house #2 on Feb 27th 2010 in the 800 block of N. Main St!
Put me Out! (02/26/10)
Cape Girardeau FD putting out the fire in House #1 in the 800 block of N Main St on Feb 25th 2010!
CGFD Fire Training (02/26/10)
Cape Girardeau Fire Fighter's Training in the 800 Block of N Main St on Feb 25th 2010!
Cape Girardeau Fire Training (02/26/10)
Cape Girardeau firefighter Jason Poole perfoms overhaul during a controlled burn exercise on Main Street in Cape Girardeau.
Cape Girardeau City Fire Department Training (02/26/10)
A Cape Girardeau city firefighter does ventilation on a house on Main Street. The fire department burned two similar homes side by side and equipped one with a sprinkler system to show the difference.
Big Air by BigFoot (02/20/10)
Bigfoot launches over the smashed cars in the Show-Me Center.
Lumber Lumber Falling Down (02/19/10)
Mr. Ed's old building coming down where a parking lot soon will be!
Dust anyone (02/19/10)
623 and 625 broadway being torn down
Coming Down (02/19/10)
Mr. Ed's coming down
Chaffee house fire (02/04/10)
Michelle Cannon emailed this photo of a house fire in Chaffee Wednesday night from her cell phone.
Barn fire on County Road 227 (01/21/10)
Gordonville firefighter working barn fire.
Barn fire on County Road 227 (01/21/10)
Structure fully engulfed.
Icy Mississippi River (01/07/10)
Here's another pic of the ice paddies on the Mississippi River. Some of them are as big as 10' across and bigger. Each day during this freeze there will be more.
Frozen ice paddies (01/07/10)
The frozen ice in the Mississippi River reminds me of the flat lily pads we see in summer. If you haven't been down to the riverfront yet, be sure to go down and watch them as they swiftly spin while floating south. Quite an awesome sight to see!!
Shop with a Hero (12/14/09)
Each child received seventy-five dollars to spend at Walmart as they wished. Exiting the checkouts, the children were excited to show off their gifts which their "hero" helped them find.
Shop with a Hero (12/14/09)
Approximately eighty needy children were selected by the local schools to participate in the Shop with a Hero program at Walmart.
Shop with a Hero (12/14/09)
Bikes were at the top of their wish list for some children at Shop with a Hero. Often a generous hero paid the extra money needed in order to fulfill the child's wish.
Shop with a Hero (12/14/09)
After helping the kids shop for their toys during Shop with a Hero, the group of heroes was thanked by Tim Bryant, manager of the Cape Girardeau Walmart (second from the right) for making this year's event a record year for funds raised per child.
Angels Amoung Us (12/09/09)
Blue Angel 7 rests on KCGI's south ramp during it's vist to our airport a few weeks ago. Flown by Lt. CJ Simonsen, it brought Lt. Amy Tomlinson for a meeting with city and airport officials. Known as "Blue Angel 8", Lt. Tomlinson is responsible for outlining the qualifications required for a visit by the Navy's Blue Angel Flight Demonstration Team...
1st Class Travel and Jackson Chamber 's can food drive. (12/09/09)
Shari Elfrink and Sara Gerau with 1st Class Travel and Pastor John Rice, representing the Jackson Ministerial Alliance, with the 1500 cans collected Tuesday night at the Jackson Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours.
Southeast Missouri Hospital Receives 5-Star Award for Stroke Care (12/08/09)
Southeast Missouri Hospital CEO Debbie Linnes and Vice Chairman John Thompson listen to HealthGrades representative Mary Sweet as she announces Southeast's Stroke Center as the recipient of the 5-Star Award for treatment of stroke two years in a row...
HDSA Family Christmas (12/07/09)
On Saturday, December 5, the Heartland Down Syndrome Association held its Third Annual Christmas Party. Over 50 children and adults were treated to a special visit from Santa, who distributed gifts to the children. The Heartland Down Syndrome Association is a support group for families of children of all ages with Down syndrome. ...
Altenthal-Joerns American Legion Post 158 of Jackson MO at the Veterans Day Parade in Jackson MO (11/23/09)
Post Color Guard Marching in the Jackson Veteran's Day Parade in Jackson MO on November 11, 2009
HOG Chapter/Elks Toy Run (11/16/09)
On Sunday November 15th, over 80 motorcycles joined the Cape HOG Chapter to deliver hundreds of toys to the Cape Elks. Cape police escorted the bikers through downtown Cape. Thanks for the patience and courtesy of Cape and Jackson drivers as they waited a few moments for the procession to pass...
Cutting the Cake (11/10/09)
Leonard Spicer starts to cut the cake (Bull Dog) under the watchful eye of Richard Bollwerk. The cake was shared will the Men and Women at the Cape Girardeau Veteran's Home on 10-Nov-2009 the 234th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps.
Toast to the Marine Corps (11/10/09)
Leonard Spicer and Jimmie Winder toast the Men and Women Veterans at the Cape Girardeau Veteran's on 10-Nov-2009 the 234 Birthday of the United States Marine Corps.
Happy Birthday Marines ! (11/10/09)
The local Marine Corps League celebrated the Birthday of the United States Marine Corps with their fellow Marines at the Cape Girardeau Veterans Home. The Mascot in the middle of the picture is a cake that was shared with all in attendance.
High water (11/05/09)
I took this 2 days after the tremendous rainfall we got last Friday. I had to wade out through mud in order to get this shot of the Burfordville Covered Bridge. I couldn't believe the water was still this high!! What a sight it was!!
Hancock named Friend of the Arts (11/04/09)
Outgoing Arts Council of Southeast Missouri Chair Utahna Hancock, left, received the Maguire Friend of the Arts Award Monday, Oct. 26, during the organization's annual meeting at Buckner Brewing Company's Riverview Room. Presenting the award is Arts Council Executive Director, Melissa Miller...
Dumey Presented with Dingeldein (11/04/09)
Local music teacher, worship leader and performer Mike Dumey received the Otto F. Dingeldein Award for outstanding acheivement in the arts Monday, Oct. 26, during the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri's annual meeting at Buckner Brewing Company's Riverview Room. Presenting the award is outgoing Arts Council Chair Utahna Hancock...
Creek Flooding (10/30/09)
This is where Hubble Creek runs behind the Bait & Tackle shop in Jackson, Mo. It was well out of it's bounds after the heavy rain we received.
Hubble Creek Flooding (10/30/09)
This pic shows how wild the rapids were running this morning through the Jackson Park!! It was quite a sight to see!!
Jackson City Park (10/30/09)
This is the low water bridge running through Jackson Park. Hubble Creek was very wild and moving fast after our big rainfall overnight & today. The sign says it all!!
Hubble Creek Flooding (10/30/09)
This is Mary St. where it leads into the Jackson City Park. Took this this morning during the tremendous rainfall we got today.
Old Lorimer Ghost? (original shot) (10/21/09)
A Ghost at Old Lorimer? Photos provided by TEMPT (The Eastern Missouri Paranormal Team) Is this a figure standing by a headstone last Halloween at Old Lorimer Cemetery in Cape Girardeau? On Oct. 31, 2008 a local team of Ghost Investigators called TEMPT (The Eastern Missouri Paranormal Team) was allowed to spend the night locked inside Cape's Historic Cemetery. ...
A Ghost at Old Lorimer? (10/20/09)
Is this a figure standing by a headstone last Halloween at Old Lorimer Cemetery in Cape Girardeau? On Oct. 31, 2008 a local team of Ghost Investigators called TEMPT (The Eastern Missouri Paranormal Team) was allowed to spend the night locked inside Cape's Historic Cemetery. Team leader Kelty Lufcy turned up this photo and has submitted it to The Southeast Missourian for you to view. Is it a ghost at Lorimer?...
Walking bridge (10/09/09)
This is the bridge that walks over the creek in the Jackson City Park.
Creek runneth over (10/09/09)
This was what was left at the bridge behind Bait & Tackle in Jackson on Hwy. 61 this morning.
Jackson City Park creek (10/09/09)
This is the creek running through Jackson City Park this morning after the water had receded.
J Baer & Associates First Annual 5 Mile Run, Walk, or Crawl (10/05/09)
On Friday, September 18, J Baer and Associates, an accounting firm in Jackson, held their first 5 Mile Run, Walk, or Crawl Event. Participants were asked to run, walk, or crawl their way to the finish line. The event was held on the LaCroix Recreational Trail at the Shawnee Sports Complex Friday afternoon. The firm expects to host it again next year and make it an annual event...
Ducks on the Mississippi Winner (10/02/09)
Charlie Harrison, (pictured right) President of Southside Optimist Club of Cape Girardeau, presents a check for $500 to the first place winner of Ducks on the Mississippi, Rubber Duck Race held on September 20th. Winning ticket #244 belonged to Southeast Missouri State University Freshman, Erin Geoghegan (pictured left). Congratulations Erin and thank you, Mom and Dad, for Adopting a Duck in her name!...
BMW Motorcycles on Parade - Father and Daughter (09/28/09)
Danny Swofford and his daughter Sadie in the parade. Cape Girardeau breaks Guiness Book Record with 241 BMW Motorcycles on parade. Thanks to Grass Roots BMW Motorcycles of Cape Girardeau in conjunction with owners of BMW motorcycles and the city of Cape Girardeau...
BMW Motorcycles on Parade - 3 (09/28/09)
Cape Girardeau breaks Guiness Book Record with 241 BMW Motorcycles on parade. Thanks to Grass Roots BMW Motorcycles of Cape Girardeau in conjunction with owners of BMW motorcycles and the city of Cape Girardeau.
BMW Motorcycles on Parade - 2 (09/28/09)
Cape Girardeau breaks Guiness Book Record with 241 BMW Motorcycles on parade. Thanks to Grass Roots BMW Motorcycles of Cape Girardeau in conjunction with owners of BMW motorcycles and the city of Cape Girardeau.
BMW Motorcycles on Parade (09/28/09)
Cape Girardeau breaks Guiness Book Record with 241 BMW Motorcycles on parade. Thanks to Grass Roots BMW Motorcycles of Cape Girardeau in conjunction with owners of BMW motorcycles and the city of Cape Girardeau.
Ya think? (09/09/09)
As to the Burger King (Kingshighway & Broadway) remodel, I found humor in the sign.
SPRINT TO THE FINISH (09/09/09)
Mark Cavendish on his way to winning stage 2.
Tour Of Missouri (09/09/09)
turning onto E. Cape Rock Drive
Cavendish at Cape Rock (09/09/09)
Cavendish, with members of his team leading him, gets ready to climb the Cape Rock hill.
Rounding the curve at Cape Rock Park (09/09/09)
Riders round the curve below the Cape Rock Tuesday afternoon.
Let's give 'em a hand... (09/08/09)
Welcoming the Tour of Missouri Cyclist to Cape Girardeau.
The Peloton on Rt W (09/08/09)
Tour of Missouri Stage II
Leading the pack - Tour of Missouri 2009 (09/08/09)
The lead riders approach the turn onto highway C from CC near New Wells, MO Tuesday afternoon as part of the Tour of Missouri 2009.
Tour of Missouri 2009 (09/08/09)
The main pack of cyclists approaches the turn onto highway C from CC near New Wells.
Tour of Missouri (09/08/09)
The pack moves through the intersection of Y and W in Cape Girardeau County.
Tour of Missouri (09/08/09)
One of the leaders moves through the intersection of routes Y and W in Cape Girardeau County.
Tour of Missouri passes through on Highway 177 (09/08/09)
The Tour of Missouri Bike Race passed through Fruitland, MO Tuesday on Highway 177.
Tour of Missouri (09/08/09)
The pack moves through Frohna
Tour of Missouri (09/08/09)
Leaders of The Tour of Missouri going through Frohna, MO.
A Winning Team (09/08/09)
Tour of Missouri rider's who finished 1st and 2nd and 3rd in the 2nd stage!
What a Finish (09/08/09)
This is the Tour of Missouri rider's finishing up stage 2 in downtown Cape Girardeau, MO
Police Standoff False Alarm (09/04/09)
From the standoff on independence Friday afternoon.
Cape Girardeau Scout Earns Eagle Rank (09/04/09)
Cody Moore of Boy Scout Troop 16 in Cape Girardeau has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Cody's project consisted of building a Grotto at the Newman Center on the Southeast Missouri campus. He spent more than 80 hours on this project. Cody is a senior at Notre Dame High School and is the son of Wanda and Joe Moore...
Scott County 4-H Leader Inducted Into 4-H Hall of Fame (09/01/09)
Mrs. Geneva Essner of Benton was welcomed into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 16 at the 2009 Missouri State Fair. She was one of 53 volunteers and 4-H supporters from around the state recognized for their service and dedication to the youth of University of Missouri Extension 4-H. ...
Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame (09/01/09)
Mrs. Marjorie Swan of Pocahontas was welcomed into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 16 at the 2009 Missouri State Fair. She was one of 53 volunteers and 4-H supporters from around the state recognized for their service and dedication to the youth of University of Missouri Extension 4-H. ...