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Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

22 seniors earn Council of Presidents' Academic Excellence Award (07/15/14)
The Great Lakes Valley Conference announced that 22 Maryville University student-athletes named as recipients of the Council of Presidents' Academic Excellence awards for the 2013-14 school year. Tara Johnson, daughter of James & Cara Johnson of Benton, Missouri, was amoung those recieving this award. Tara is a 2009 graduate of Thomas Kelly High School,Benton, Missouri, and is currently in her last year of completing her Occupational Therapy Degree...
Evening storm (06/30/14)
Taken from our front yard in Northern Scott County, about 2 weeks ago. The colors were amazing!
My boy's (04/05/14)
My boy's love to cuddle
sunrise on April 1st (04/01/14)
watching a beautiful sunrise on April fool's day 2014
getting ready for farming (04/01/14)
looking at the sun shining in the field.
morning sunset (02/25/14)
This is what I seen when I opened my curtain.
10 deer grazing in my backyard (02/14/14)
these deer come out about the same time every evening to graze in my backyard.
Cardinal redbird Sunday 01-05-2014 (01/07/14)
A blizzardy day in Benton MO 01-05-2014, coldest in 20 years!
Executive director out at SEMO Health Network; vacancy occurs following FBI search warrant (12/15/13)
NEWMADRID, Mo. -- The executive director of SEMO Health Network for the past decade is no longer affiliated with the organization. "Cheryl White is no longer employed by the SEMO Health Network and that is really all we have right now that we can share," Sarah Ezell, marketing director for the SEMO Health Network, said when asked for comment...
Sledding (12/11/13)
My daughter, Aaliyah Brown, enjoying the snow and sled ride at her Granna's, Susan Huber house.
Beauty of the Benton Hills (11/17/13)
See 30 images of the Benton Hills on exibit at the Cape Nature Center during the month of November.
Distinguished Teacher (10/23/13)
Mrs. Lynn Dennis, Religion and Computer teacher at Immaculate Conception School in Jackson, was named Distinguished Teacher of the Year by the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau.
Enjoying the awesome weather. (10/03/13)
My beauitful daughter, Aaliyah is enjoying the awesome weather after church.
Tenth Annual Multi-County Women's Health Conference (09/10/13)
Registration has begun for the Tenth Annual Multi-County Women's Health Conference. It will be held on Oct. 18th in Sikeston, MO at the Tanner Street Church of God located at 619 Tanner St. It begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 330 p.m. Free admission, continental breakfast and lunch at no cost to you, special keynote speaker, break-out sessions with other special speakers, booths to visit and door prizes to win...
spring sprung 3 (07/17/13)
watched these 3 baby deer with their momma graze in the field.
reflection of a cloud (07/02/13)
the combination of the sun & the cloud made a reflection of the cloud
tornado fire (06/28/13)
while burning a wheat field, the fire was making all kind's of design's.
Peyton Backfisch of Benton,Mo. grew this 21 pound cabbage at his grandparents house in near Benton,Mo. He has been helping in the garden all spring and finally got to pick this head of cabbage.He is the son of Glen & Crystal Backfisch of Benton,Mo.
Peyton Backfisch of Benton,Mo. grew this 21 pound cabbage at his grandparents house in near Benton,Mo. He has been helping in the garden all spring and finally got to pick this head of cabbage.He is the son of Glen & Crystal Backfisch of Benton,Mo.
Poolside Fun (06/13/13)
My daughter, Aaliyah Brown, having some poolside fun!!!
Grant will help put more deputies out on patrol in Scott County (06/13/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- Sheriff's deputies in Scott County will spend more time on patrol, thanks to a state grant. Capt. Kenneth Kinder of the Scott County Sheriff's Department advised county commissioners during their regular meeting Tuesday that the department was approved for a grant of $28,592.54 from the Missouri Department of Public Safety's 2014 Deputy Sheriff Salary Supplementation Fund...
full moon (05/27/13)
full moon
Kelly's Standout Signs with Webster University (05/20/13)
Kelly's own Alan Lowe signs with Webster University in Webster Groves Missouri. Alan"s season was going amazing till sectional week when a injury occurred. Not making it to state in the 1600 but continuing in the 3200m relay was a dream for Alan. When asked what he liked bout Webster University he replied " it honestly feels like home, everyone's really nice to me and the teachers and coaches are awesome, I'm really excited bout academically and athletically achievements that are to come from there ". ...
sun shining through the clouds (05/17/13)
the sun was shooting rays through the clouds before a storm.
Hummingbirds in the rain (05/06/13)
Hummingbirds out in the rain
Season opener set for Benton Raceway Park (05/03/13)
The season opener at Benton Raceway Park is set for Saturday, May 4. Hot laps begin at 5:30 p.m. with racing slated for 6 p.m. There will be racing in five categories: Crate Lates, UMP Mods, Limited Mods, Street Stocks and Pro4. Gates open at 4 p.m. Tickets are $8 for fans 15 and over, $4 for youths ages 10-14. Kids 9 and under are free.
Kelly Prom 2013 (04/28/13)
Sydney and her fiancee Grant
Oriole on hummingbird feeder (04/23/13)
An Oriole bird on the hummingbird feeder while a hummingbird watches.
Pond in the Winter (01/28/13)
General Watkins Conservation Area Scott County Missouri
Moving past Fall (01/20/13)
Trail of Tears Forest Union County Illinois
Clouds on the Horizon (01/13/13)
Late evening General Watkins Conservation Area Scott County Missouri
Riverside (01/06/13)
Along the banks of the Mississippi River at Dusk Donaldson Point New Madrid County Missouri
All he asks for is cuddles and hugs. (12/27/12)
I'd like to share the story of Bentley, a stray red nosed Pit Bull who showed up one evening at our families door step. Bentley has become a beloved member of our family. One evening in March 2012 our dogs were barking; wanting outside. So I let them out, thinking they must have seen a raccoon, rabbit or a squirrel out of the window. ...
Need a hand......or a nudge? (12/27/12)
If you live on a county road this maybe a familor site after a large snow. The mailman got a lil stuck trying to get to the next house on his route. So our family came out to help him get un-stuck.
Freedom, shining thru 12-21-2012 (12/22/12)
The sun showed thru so beautifully as if it called me to capture the beauty this photo held.
Prayer Vigil: Those Lost in the Conn. Tragedy (12/17/12)
Please join us: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at 5:00pm for prayer over the families, friends, and school, on the terrible tragedy in Connecticut. We will be meeting at Thomas W. Kelly High School. Open to the public. Please show your support. Come for prayer and words of encouragement. Thank You all, and God Bless...
The Memory of Trees (12/15/12)
General Watkins Conservation Area Scott County Missouri
Hickory Ridge (11/11/12)
Rural Cape County South of Delta
pet of the week (10/28/12)
My 2 girls love giving each other kisses. they enjoy spending time with each other...
sunrise (10/28/12)
The sun just peeping up to start it's shine for the day.
pet photo of the week (10/15/12)
these are our two boys Oliver & Max. They are always sitting around close to each other. They bring so much joy & love in our lives. When we're sitting at home, they always manage to come find us & get up on our laps & give us some attention. I think they love us as much as we love them...
fall trees (10/15/12)
Looking out my back door at home at all the pretty fall trees.
Ninth Annual Multi-Co. Women's Health Conference (09/28/12)
The Power of Positive Thinking Conference Facilitator: Dr. Maude Harris Date: Friday, October 19, 2012 Time: 8:00 a.m. until 3.30 p.m. Location: Tanner Street Church of God, 619 Tanner St. in Sikeston, MO Free admission ~ Continental breakfast~ Lunch is provided at no cost ~ Special speakers ~ Breakout sessions ~ Lots of booths to visit & Door prizes...
woodpecker (09/18/12)
Caught this woodpecker eating on my hummingbird feeder.
Kelso C-7 Celebrates Grandparents Day (09/14/12)
Kelso C-7 students, faculty, and grandparents celebrate Grandparents' Day by playing bingo and spending time with family and friends. An estimated eighty-four grandparents were in attendance for the fun.
Zalma man charged with child molestation (08/19/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- A Bollinger County man was in custody Friday on sex-related charges, including two counts of child molestation, according to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter. Ronnie G. Lemons, 57, of Zalma, Mo., is also charged with first-degree statutory sodomy and was being held on $50,000 bond. ...
Ready to party (08/16/12)
Aaliyah getting ready for her 1st bridal shower.
Pretty in Pink (08/16/12)
My beautiful daughter Aaliyah Renee Brown in her pretty pink dress...
Deer (07/29/12)
This deer was grazing in my backyard.
the sun peeking out (07/29/12)
Before a storm
Beacon Health Center's Back to School Health Fair (07/27/12)
Beacon Health Center's Wendy Wilson poses with Copper, a therapy horse, at Beacon's annual Back to School Health Fair in Benton, Mo. Some 60 people attended the event, where Beacon provided school physicals, screenings and well-child checks and gave away school supplies and other goodies thanks to community support. Local vendors, community organizations and businesses were also represented at the Health Fair...
Hummingbirds (07/15/12)
watching hummingbirds in the rain
Hummingbirds (07/15/12)
Watching hummingbirds out my window
Hummingbirds (07/15/12)
Watching hummingbirds out my window in the rain.
Four Wheeling Time... Dinner can wait... (06/13/12)
Aaliyah wanting more time on the four wheeler!!!
Enjoying the outdoors... (06/12/12)
Aaliyah enjoying the outdoor and watching mommy and daddy shooting their bows at the archery range.
The Kids Rock 4-H Club had their monthly meeting in the Kelly Elementary gym. Starting things off like usual, the members said their pledges, talked about recent and upcoming events, and then went straight to work! They divided into project groups consisting of: Arts and Crafts, Cake Decorating, Physics, and Missouri Conservation Frontiers...
Benton, Mo., man arrested on drug charges (04/29/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- A 30-year-old Benton man was in the Scott County jail Friday on $25,000 bond following a narcotics investigation that resulted in his arrest, the sheriff's department said in a news release. A search of Shuntell Walls' home Tuesday revealed about 5 ounces of marijuana and three Ecstacy pills, according to a probable cause affidavit. ...
Kelly Middle School - SEMO Conference Results (04/26/12)
Kelly Middle School SEMO Conference Results Boys 100 Meter Dash- Maurice Davis, 3rd Mile- Jacob McClain, 2nd 400 Meter Dash- Trey Bolen, 3rd 800 Meter Run- Maurice Davis, 3rd 4X400 of Aaron Birk, Robbie Hopper, Trey Bolen, Jacob McClain - 3rd Triple Jump- Jacob McClain, 1st...
Harvest for Hunger Drive Supports MO Food Banks (04/10/12)
The Missouri Department of Agriculture's Harvest for Hunger Food Drive concluded amid more than 7,000 pounds of food donated by employees and a nearly $20,000 contribution from Missouri farmers. Director of Agriculture Dr. Jon Hagler presented the donation to Scott Baker of the Missouri Food Bank Association and Frank Finnegan of the St. Louis Area Foodbank on behalf of Missouri agriculture...
Blood Drive hosted for Red Cross Month (03/13/12)
March is Red Cross month and this Friday the American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive at their location on Myra Drive in Cape Girardeau between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The community is invited to come and give blood in celebration of Red Cross Month...
Hawks in Transition (H.I.T. Team) (03/07/12)
One of the goals of the H.I.T. Team is to increase special needs students' comfort with interacting with regular education students. To accomplish this goal, the Peer Partnership Program was implemented by Steven Nation and Laurel Bush. Regular education students are mentors to special needs students. They meet on a weekly basis. During the meetings students work on social activities that help the students get to know each other. PPP allows the students to grow and interact with their mentors...
Explaining the Rules (01/29/12)
One of the judges goes over the rules for waiting participants at the annual FTC Robotics Tournament held at the Arena Park on Saturday.
Locks of Love donation (01/23/12)
Mya is five years old and goes to kindergarten at St. Denis in Benton, MO. This month she donated about 12 inches of her hair to Locks of Love.
First deer (01/16/12)
Nicholas Taylor, age 10, shot his first deer during the youth hunt on Jan. 8 near Marble Hill, Mo. It weighed 150 pounds. He is the son of Gary Taylor.
Beacon Health Center Holiday Open House (12/02/11)
The Board Members and staff invite you to attend the Beacon Health Center Holiday Open House on Friday December 9, 2011 at the facility at 6468 Highway 77 in Benton. The opening ceremony will begin at 1:30 pm with building tours and refreshments from 2-4 pm...
Southeast Missouri Drug Free Communities Coalition (11/24/11)
Mission Missouri is beginning its seventh year as lead agency in the Southeast Missouri Drug Free Communities Coalition, funded by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, with members from 12 sectors of the community including law enforcement, healthcare, schools, faith, media, parents, youth, governmental agenices, agencies working with youth, civic and volunteer groups, business, and other organizations involved in reducing substance abuse. ...
Beacon Health Center office opens in Benton (11/05/11)
The Benton office of Beacon Health Center will open Wednesday, November 9, 2011 offering primary health care services to area residents. The clinic will be staffed by nurse practitioners, Kathy Blevins, Paul Mackey, and Debbie DeLaCruz. Office hours are 8:30a - 5:00pm Monday thru Friday by appointment or walk in. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 573/545-3565 or 573/332-1900. The clinic accepts Medicare, Medicaid, insurance and self pay...
Benton Missouri (11/01/11)
My home town Benton MO
Aaliyah Renee's 1st Halloween (11/01/11)
Aaliyah Renee Brown in her Ms. Kitty costume. This was her 1st Halloween.
Chevy Pickup (10/30/11)
Early 50s vintage chevy pickup
Collage of Southeast Missouri (09/25/11)
In this photo you will find the Bollinger Mill, and covered Bridge, Castor River Shut Ins, Elephant Rock and the Robert Delaney Lake.
In Memory of a lost WarChild (09/16/11)
Founder of WarChild RG; David "P-Nut" Grimes passed from this earth five years ago today. May he Rest In Peace, July 07, 1960 to September 16, 2006. Five years ago today, September 16, 2006 David Grimes or "P-Nut" as he was commonly referred to by his friends and group members life was taken abruptly in a tragic motorcycle accident in the curve between Delta and Chaffee, Missouri. Although he did not live without purpose; for "P-nut" had a dream...
Small Town Misssouri (09/10/11)
A look down Missouri Street in Benton MO
Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award program (09/07/11)
Riverside Regional Library is participating in the Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award program. ...
Madison County Courthouse (09/04/11)
Sitting in the heart of Fredicktown, the Madison County Courthouse is a majestic structure. On the day I took this photo clouds were rolling through the area which provided a dramatic sky. I like the design of this structure, with several layers of rooms attached to the main building...
The Hargrave four Generation's picture. (08/29/11)
Four generations of Hargrave's. Great Granny Brenda Hargrave,son Troy Hargrave,Grandson Kyle Hargrave and his daughter Makenzy Lynn Hargrave...Proud People we are..:))
Poker Run & Benefit for 21 yr old Brandie Wallace (08/01/11)
On June 16th of 2010 while working at Show Me Rental's in Sikeston Brandie's right leg went out from under her, she remembers the pain in her right hip began before she fell to the ground. This pain has continued with her every day and hour since...
Back to School Fair (08/01/11)
Beacon Health Center, 6468 State Highway 77 in Benton, will host a back to school fair Friday, August 5, 2011 from 2pm -8pm. School and sports physicals will be conducted for $20 or $15 if a school supply is donated for area needy children. Beacon Health Center medical staff will conduct the physicals and other area organizations and volunteers will be on site to provide fingerprinting for child safety, face painting, and offer snacks at the event. ...
Poker Run & Benefit for 21 yr old Brandie Wallace (08/01/11)
On June 16th of 2010 while working at Show Me Rental's in Sikeston Brandie's right leg went out from under her, she remembers the pain in her right hip began before she fell to the ground. This pain has continued with her every day and hour since...
Little Mr & Miss New Hamburg 2011 (07/18/11)
Hayden Steimle & Isable Sander were crowned as Little Mr. & Miss New Hamburg Friday night at the start of the New Hamburg Picnic 2011 Hayden is the son of Ryan & Lani Steimle of New Hamburg and Isabel is the daughter of Mitch and Jamie Sander of Scott City...
Multitasking (07/11/11)
multiple exposures over time. Tywappity Conservation Area
Emerging cone flower (07/03/11)
Purple cone flower emerging from a bud.
Winter Hay Bales (06/23/11)
Evening shot of hay bales on a cold winter day.
Scott Co 4-H members attend MO State 4-H Congress (06/21/11)
The 4-H members attending the 2011 MO State 4-H Congress are from the Kids Rock 4-H Club in Benton.
Beacon Health Center hosts Red Cross Blood Drive (06/17/11)
Beacon Health Center, 6468 State Highway 77, Benton, Mo (across from Boomland) will host a Red Cross Blood Drive on July 1, 2011 from 10am - 2pm. Anyone interested in donating should contact Beacon at 573/332-1900 or 573/545-3565 for an appointment or by walk in the day of the event...
Kelly Middle School volunteers at Food Bank (06/14/11)
On Tuesday June 14th, Kelly Middle School students at the Southeast Missouri Area Food Bank. The students have been under the direction of Trienna Quillman, Christina Dodd, Karma Beardslee, and Tracy Siebert.
Kelly Middle School volunteers at Food Bank (06/14/11)
Kelly Middle School summer school students volunteered at the Southeast Missouri Area Food bank on Tuesday, June 14th. The students have been under the direction of Trienna Quillman, Christina Dodd, Karma Beardslee, and Tracy Siebert.
Kelly Middle School students show patriotism (05/28/11)
Kelly Middle School students placed flags at the Veteran's cemetary in Bloomfield friday to help prepare for Memorial Day ceremonies.
Kelly Middle School students show patriotism (05/28/11)
Kelly Middle School students placed flags at tombstones at the Veteran's Cemetary in Bloomfield Friday in preparation for Memorial Day ceremonies
submerged road (05/09/11)
submerged road in Stoddard County
bin by the water (05/08/11)
rising waters approaching a series of grain bins in Mississippi County Missouri
Stopping to smell the flowers (04/28/11)
Norah Macke, 3 years old, enjoying Spring flowers. Photo was taken in Benton, Mo., by her mother, Marsha Macke.
Scott Co. 4-H Members Attend 4-H Teen Conference (04/26/11)
Scott County 4-H members of the Kids Rock 4-H Club near Benton attended the 2011 Missouri State 4-H Teen Conference in Columbia, MO. in April.
Fun Day with the Guard at Kelly High School (04/14/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Soldiers of the Headquarters Company, 1140th Engineer Battalion and Company E Recruit Sustainment Program recently hosted a Fun Day with the Guard for the students of Kelly High and Kelly Middle Schools. The day was meant to show the kids some of the cool things the Guard can do, said Staff Sgt. Steve Bell, a recruiter at the Cape Girardeau armory...
Ozark Stream (04/10/11)
Castor River Shut-Ins
Pine Pops (03/26/11)
General Watkins Conservation Area Morley Mo
Spring in Missouri (03/26/11)
South Entrance to Mingo National Wildlife Refuge off hyw T.
abandoned (03/18/11)
Old Ford truck parked in a field in Cape Girardeau county
Little River Bridge (03/14/11)
Bridge across the Little River separating Stoddard and Scott County
marble blocks (03/07/11)
Marble blocks stacked along US 61 about one mile north of St Mary. I don't know the story behind these blocks, but they have been stacked here for as long as I can remember. I suppose they were quarried from a mine near Ozora and they were left here when the mine closed. The owner had a for sale sign up, in case your interested...
Silent swing (03/06/11)
Rural home in Cape Girardeau County, before IPods, before Facebook, before Twitter before internet before NBA, NFL, MLB before TV people would sit out on the porch swing and watch
Main Street St Mary (03/01/11)
Every town is some ones hometown, this is mine.
Saline Creek Bridge (02/27/11)
rail road bridge across Saline Creek north of St. Mary MO
Magnificent Missourians (02/23/11)
Rivercity Mural, downtown Cape Girardeau MO
Red Barn (02/21/11)
Red Barn in field in Rural Scott County Missouri
Snow on the Road (02/11/11)
Rural Scott County Missouri
SE MO-ian snow box (02/09/11)
SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN--"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." (borrowed from US Postal Service; origin from Herodotus). additional info, as follows, at: http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/50/messages/270.html...
solitude (02/08/11)
Along the Tywappity Trail in Chaffee MO.
Remnants (02/05/11)
a remnant of a tulip popular bloom
Foggy Morning (01/29/11)
Meyer Lake Benton Mo
Benton Boy Scout Pack 36 competed in Kennett (01/26/11)
On January 15, 2011 Benton Boy Scouts Pack 36, attend a day of events hosted by the Kennett Scouts Pack 272. The three hour events consisted of games such as, Torch Run, Whistle Marathon, Bean Toss, Paper Discus, Cracker Whistle, Javelin, Shot Put, Biatholon, Foot Race, and a Block Push. Scouts from all over the area came to compete...
Winter road (01/25/11)
Hiking the trails of Watkins Conservation area by Morley Mo.
Elroy & Linkin (01/23/11)
Favorite activity: Playing with squeaky toys, getting treats, and taking naps together
Winter Stream (01/20/11)
General Watkins Conservation Area on a cold winter day
Migrant Eaters (01/16/11)
A gaggle of Canadian Geese visited my backyard one cold winter morning.
Winter Farm (01/11/11)
Farm in rural Scott County on a cold winter day
Evening walk (01/08/11)
Walking along Cape Train in warmer times
Tessa's 9-Point Buck (01/05/11)
Tessa Long, age 13, with the 9-point buck she shot on Saturday, January 1st during the youth hunting season.
A White Christmas (01/03/11)
Taken at the I55 North Bound Rest Stop just north of Ste Genevieve on Christmas Day
Fern in a Forest (12/27/10)
Fern glowing in the sunlight at Tywappity Lake near Chaffee Mo.
Ice Drops (12/19/10)
These are Beechnut leaves which stay on the branches until spring. One day this week the temperature was close to freezing all day and there was a mist in the air. Apparently these leaves served as a collection point for this moisture which slowly dripped off the edge of the leaf and froze right on the tip...
Red Barn (12/14/10)
Barn located off Hwy 25 by Bernie Mo
Frost Flower (12/10/10)
Frost Flower found at General Watkins Conservation Area Morley MO
Making Tasteful Creations One Jar at a Time (12/06/10)
Kelly Creative Creations is once again making their seasonal gift jars. The high school students of Kelly Creative Creations get together daily to discuss ideas and make their products. The gift jars contain seasonal treat ingredients that include soups, cookies, and brownies...
Branching Out (12/02/10)
Blue Heron sits high above the ground at the Robert Delaney Conversation Area in Mississippi County Missouri.
Gator Garden (11/23/10)
Some say that the loch Ness Monster has moved to Mississippi county. Robert Delany Conservation Area
Standing Guard (11/14/10)
A Blue Heron stand guard over the Robert Delany Conservation Area at dusk.
Bridge over Kentucky Lake (11/02/10)
Heading west across Kentucky Lake into Aurora Ky
Missouri Youth Season 2010 (11/01/10)
John Crone from Benton Mo. bagged this nice spike buck on a family members farm in Zalma Mo. Johns deer had 6 inch spikes and field dressed out at 88lbs. John hunted along side his mother Kelly Breedlove, this was a first time hunt with the two of them and needless to say momma is proud as Punch!...
Fall Fishing (10/22/10)
Fishing on a fall day at Lake Tywappity Conservation Area in Chaffee M)
forest foliage (10/08/10)
General Watkins Conversation Area Morley Missouri
Glow Globe (10/02/10)
The great Forest Park Balloon Race 2010
Taking a ride (09/26/10)
Misty is a little blind toy poodle. She has been blind a year this past June. She loves to take walks, even though she cannot see she can smell and hear the other dogs and sounds.
Balloon race (09/26/10)
The excitement of the launch The intensity of the crowd The splendor of the colors The Great Forest Park Balloon Race 2010
My dog Daizy mae (09/23/10)
This is my 2 year old american pitbull terrier Daizy Mae. She is the sweetest and loyal dog you will ever find. Also she loves to sleep in the dirty clothes basket. Haven't got a clue why but sure does make for one funny picture!!!
end of life (09/11/10)
the patterns in wood grain is one of natures most artistic expressions.
Benton Neighborhood Day (09/05/10)
Meet Dusty, one of our K-9 members with Scott County Search and Rescue K-9 unit, enjoying the kids at the Benton Neighbor Day. The unit enjoys taking the dogs to community events, the kids enjoy the dogs and as Dusty makes it very clear,the dogs love it! Thank you Benton for inviting us to share your day!...
river view (09/04/10)
Watching the river
The Esquire (08/22/10)
Take one last look at another Cape Girardeau landmark that will soon bite the dust.
Tree in a field (08/19/10)
On hwy 77 driving south from Benton Mo in the early morning hours
Road at Dawn (08/15/10)
Leaving Benton Mo on Hwy E on an early summer morning.
Eat a Peach (08/07/10)
The peaches are ripe
after the storm (08/05/10)
Taken from the Hobby Lobby parking lot after a storm last week.
Beans (07/26/10)
Bean field in rural Scott County
Mullen (07/23/10)
Mullen patch growing on the outskirts of Benton MO
New Hamburg late in the evening (07/08/10)
Looking west across hwy A in New Hamburg on a summer evening
Country Road (07/04/10)
Just outside of Benton on hwy E on a summer evening
Kelly Middle School student volunteers (06/10/10)
Kelly Middle School summer school students volunteered at the Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield prior to Memorial Day activities. The students placed flags by hundreds of tombstones prior to a tour of the Stars and Stripes Museum. The class is under the direction of teacher Christina Dodd. ...
Church on a hill (06/05/10)
St Lawrence Church, New Hamburg MO
Wibs BBQ (05/30/10)
One of my favorite eating places.
Church on a hill (05/29/10)
Church on top of hill in St. Mary Missouri
Ridge View (05/25/10)
Looking north on Hickory Ridge part of the original Bloomfield Road
Canopy Road (05/23/10)
Winding through hickory ridge on the original Bloomfield Road
Barn on Hickory Rodge (05/21/10)
on Hickory Ridge along the original Bloomfield Road.
Diversity (05/20/10)
Based on James Baughn's description of the original Bloomfield Road in Cape, Bollinger,and Stoddard Counties I decided to take this trail one Sunday afternoon. This is the first in a series of photos I took on this journey. A big thanks to James Baughn for publishing the original map of this historic road...
Barn in a field (05/19/10)
Just outside of New Hamburg MO
This old house once knew its children (05/13/10)
Rural Scott County
The Last Haul (05/05/10)
This truck used to be parked on a lot in Benton Mo, however I noticed recently that it has disappeared.
Boothill Morning (04/24/10)
Early morning along the back roads in Scott County Missouri on county road 332
Wm Nobbe & Co. Open for Business in Scott County (04/19/10)
On Saturday, April 10, Wm. Nobbe Equipment Company celebrated the official grand opening of its Scott City John Deer Sales and Service Center located at 1400 East Outer Rd N. The Wm. Nobbe Equipment Company is a family owned business which has served the southern Illinois agriculture community since 1907. ...
Spring time In Scott County MO (04/17/10)
a red bud in full bloom on a pond in rural Scott County
Maple Seed Pods (04/05/10)
Juvenile maple tree seed pods
Scott County resident requests better signage (04/02/10)
BENTON, Mo. -- A Scott County resident is asking for more signs to bring a road closure to motorists attention. "There is no real warning," said Richard Riley, in regards to a road off County Road 505, near Kelly Schools, while speaking with county commissioners at Thursday's meeting. "Someone needs to block it off."...
A Road Less Traveled (03/31/10)
Late Winter at the General Watkins Conservation Area, Morley Mo
Fog delays start of Kelly Schools by two hours (03/23/10)
Dense fog has delayed the start of Kelly Schools by two hours. The school day will begin at 10 a.m.
Picnic Tables (03/09/10)
A picnic area at General Watkins Conservation Area, Morley Missouri
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.
Winter Rows (02/14/10)
curvy rows of corn stalks in rural Scott County Missouri
Late Evening (02/06/10)
Rural Scott County Missouri
Winter Farm (02/02/10)
Rural Scott County
Evening Reflections (01/29/10)
Robert Delaney Conservation Area Charleston Missouri