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Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
Cape Girardeau

Enjoying the ride (05/07/15)
Craig Friese and Shari Seyer enjoying cruising Cape Rock Drive overlooking the Mississippi River on a beautiful Sunday morning.
Cape Girardeau Evening Lions Donate To Saving Sight (05/06/15)
Cape Girardeau Evening Lions Club President Allen Taylor, left, hands a donation of $130 for Saving Sight to District Governor Don Beckham as part of the Give Local America Campaign. Saving Sight will exceed 50,000 vision screenings this year. Also pictured are Judy and Eric Fenton who are transferring from Carlinville, Illinois. Eric is a Past Council Chairman for the Illinois State Lions...
Registration Now Open for Fitness Plus Summer Camps (04/16/15)
Registration for summer camps at Fitness Plus is now open. Weekly sessions run Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, beginning May 18 and ending August 7, for children ages 6-12. Kids Plus childcare services are available each day until 6 pm. This year will be "A Summer of Magical Adventure" as children join in an "Amazing Race" while learning about various countries. ...
Arbor Day Dedication (04/15/15)
The Council of Garden Clubs donated a Magnolia - Jane Tulip tree to Blanchard Elementary School and a dedication was held on April 2. Fourth-grade students and members of the council attended the dedication and members of the second grade sang. Each year, the council, which is made up of the three garden clubs in the Cape Girardeau area, donate a tree to a school in Cape Girardeau...
One lane of I-55 closed for an hour after crash (03/04/15)
Interstate 55 near the 96 mile marker has reopened.
RHQG gives money to Saint Francis Foundation (02/04/15)
The River Heritage Quilt Guild presented a check for nearly $4,000 to Saint Francis Foundation for Pink Up Cape. Members collected donations at the biennial quilt show in the fall of 2014 and almost half was collected at the mini-quilt auction and buy-it-all table of donated handmade and quilted items from guild members...
Regions Bank donates to United Way (02/02/15)
Employees of Regions Bank donated $9,697.27 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Transportation ship in The Mississippi (01/20/15)
Transportation ship on Mississippi river while pass Trail of Tears State Park yesterday, Jan19, 2015
US Bank collaborates with local schools to ship military care packages (11/24/14)
If you visited a US Bank branch in the Cape Girardeau, Jackson or Marble Hill area between October 19 and November 11, 2014 you may have noticed an area in the lobby set up to collect items for military care packages, as well as an area where children could color pictures, write letters and Christmas cards to the troops over seas. ...
Drury Southwest donates to United Way (11/18/14)
Employees of Drury Southwest donated $5,532 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
FBLA Raises Money with Hunger Run (10/19/14)
Cape Central Future Business Leaders of America conducted a Hunger Run between quarters of the Cape Jackson Football game. The two minute run netted $526 for the SEMO Food Bank.
Pink up Cape (10/10/14)
This is the Queen of the Mississippi with the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge in the background, it is pink for breast cancer awareness month.
Patient appreciation party (09/23/14)
Innovative Orthodontics, Dr. Terry Spence's office, held its annual patient appreciation party at Cape Splash on July 25. Patients, their families and friends were treated to cupcakes and soda as they enjoyed the lazy river or splashed into one of the pools at the end of the slides. ...
Free Family Fun With Levi's Celebration of Life event (09/03/14)
July 31, 2014 RE: 3rd Annual Celebration of Life Event Date: September 14, 2014 (two sessions: 12:00pm -- 2:00pm or 2:30pm -- 4:30pm) Location: Discovery Playhouse, Cape Girardeau Sponsored by Levi's Children's Charity We are excited to announce the date for the third annual Celebration of Life! This special day would have been Levi Stephen Collom's 6th birthday, and we want to celebrate Levi's life and legacy surrounded by children, laughter and smiles. ...
WGU Missouri Mixer 8-26-14 (08/27/14)
WGU Missouri students enjoy student mixer on 8-26-14 at Bella Italia Restaurant. From left to right: Brenda Venable, Amanda Turner, Chris Turner, Barbie Stroder, Chancellor Angie Besendorfer, Cindy Lane, Angie Kapp, Rosalynn Lenoir, and Matt Bunker...
Breakfast before school (08/14/14)
My family having breakfast before school. Christy, Rhanna, And Flurry. A healthy breakfast makes for a healthy day.
Fun on the 4th (08/06/14)
Three little girls at the snow cone stand at the VFW Picnic at the VFW Lakes on July 4th.
Miss Frannie Fine (07/05/14)
Name: Miss Frannie Fine Owner: Lisa Volkerding Favorite activities: After being orphaned at birth and bottle fed, Frannie thinks she's human. Her distinctive voice led her to be named after the main character on "The Nanny." Her favorite holiday is Cinco de Mayo when she gets to wear her sombrero...
Big Catch (06/09/14)
54 lbs, 52-inch long east coast Striper
Tiny bee on a tiny flower (06/04/14)
Our daughter Karla gave me a ceramic pot of flowers for Mother's Day, and one of them is a lobelia plant. It has a tiny, tiny flower on it. I saw this tiny little bee getting nectar from it and leaned down and took its picture. I actually watched it as it crawled into the flower to get the nectar. It was amazing to watch the handywork of God.
Past Chairmen of SoutheastHEALTH Board of Trustees Honored (05/29/14)
Past chairmen of the SoutheastHEALTH Board of Trustees were honored for service given to the healthcare system at an event at the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus on May 20. Pictured, front row from left: Clarence Lee Shirrell, Judge Stephen N. ...
Gas Station< Hwy 36 (05/22/14)
Saw this south of Hwy 36 near Macon Missouri.
Swim Lesson (05/22/14)
A family of geese swimming in Kiwanis Park.
Local Ad Club to Feature Pixar Art Director at May Program (05/22/14)
Magen Farrer, Technical Art Director for Disney Pixar, will be the guest speaker at Tri-State Advertising & Marketing Professional's May meeting on Tuesday, May 27, at 11:30 am at Port Cape Girardeau in downtown Cape Girardeau. The presentation, "Marketing Pixar movies," will demonstrate what strategies Pixar uses to market their movies to consumers. This month's program is sponsored by The Wright Group...
Kestrel Chick (05/22/14)
This Kestrel chick was just standing there by my car waiting for his photo shoot.
Newbie Airport Lineman Starts Training !!!! (05/22/14)
Newly Hired Lineman-in-Training Tommy Wood takes a turn at towing and parking aircraft with our airport tug. The 'Baby Snowbird' makes a great (and cheap) training tool as linemen work to develop the skills required in moving the MUCH more expensive real things...
Cape Girardeau Evening Lions Club welcomes three new members (05/22/14)
Cape Girardeau Evening Lions Club President Lion Sandy Hastings welcomes new members Karl Hess, Trudi Huffman and Steve Huffman, Tuesday, May 6.
Joshua Friess receives Calvin R Wells scholarship (05/22/14)
Calvin Wells of the Cape Girardeau Evening Lions Club awards the Calvin R Wells Scholarship to Joshua Friess, Tuesday, May 20. Mr. Friess is a graduate of Jackson High School and will be pursuing a Degree in Physical Therapy.
Backpacks For Fridays receives $100 (05/22/14)
(l to r) Jamie Jones and Amanda Winschel receive a check for $100 from Cape Girardeau Evening Lions Club Treasurer Lion Mona Copeland for the Backpacks For Friday program, Tuesday, May 20.
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (05/21/14)
Phoebe, Piper & Paige are 8 weeks old. They are available for adoption at the Humane Society 573-334-5837. See more pets available at semopets.org.
Trenton the Dancer! (05/21/14)
Have fun in the bleachers at Busch.
Picnic at Ballpark Village (05/21/14)
Beth and her sons enjoying a few minutes before the Cardinal game.
"Know When to Fold 'Em" (05/20/14)
A Grumman TBM "Avenger" shares ramp space with a Douglas A1-E "Skyraider" during the cape Girardeau Air Festival. Both airplanes were intended to operate from aircraft carriers, and from the earliest days of carrier operations, designers have sought to reduce the size of an aircraft's 'footprint' to save space in the restrictive confines of the ship...
Victor Gunn, Evan Trump to face off for Ward 3 council seat (05/21/14)
Residents of Ward 3 in Cape Girardeau will select their next city council representative Aug. 5. When the filing period closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Victor R. Gunn and Evan Trump were the only candidates to apply for the position. To become qualified candidates, each had to gather signatures from 50 registered voters in the ward, all verified by the city clerk...
Four generations -- twice (05/20/14)
Lola Walz, held by her mother, Lauren (Lueders) Walz, has the privilege to have met both sets of great-grandparents. Here is a photo of four generations: from left, Wilmer Lueders, Doyle Lueders, Marie Lueders, Lauren Walz, Lola Walz, Donna Lueders, Thelma Steffens and Herb Steffens...
"Gear in Transit" (05/20/14)
With it's landing gear on the way up into it's wheel-wells, the "Show Me" B-25 Mitchell rumbles (and I DO mean RUMBLES!) past the show line during Cape Girardeau's Air Festival. Most famously associated with General Jimmy Doolittle, this type of twin-engined bomber, originally designed as a land-based aircraft, was used in the carrier-launched attack on Japan's homeland during the early months of World War II...
One Cool Dude, Crusing the Air Festival !!!! (05/20/14)
With the casual air of a real fighter pilot, this Future Aviator taxies his P-51 Mustang "Ava Grace II" down the show line at Cape Girardeau's Air Festival this past Sunday.
Milestone for local woman (05/19/14)
A milestone was celebrated for Tillie Boswell on May 17, 2014. She turned 90 years young! An Art Song recital was held at Old St. Vincent's Church in Cape Girardeau. Her grandson, Aaron Schnurbusch, sang while being accompanied by Matt Yount. The celebration continued with an open house at her daughter's house, Linda Reutzel. ...
Snowbirds (05/18/14)
Canadian Snowbirds
Swimming Lesson (05/18/14)
A family of geese in Kiwanis Park.
Thank You Canada (05/18/14)
The army Golden Knights help Cape say thank you to the Canadian Snowbirds for helping make the Cape Air Festival a success.
Snowbirds (05/18/14)
The Canadien airial demonstration team, the Snowbirds performing at the 2014 Cape Air Festival.
Golden Knights (05/18/14)
Golden Knights army parachutist present the flag at the 2014 Cape Air Festival.
Susan Dacy and her Beautiful Stearman at the Cape Air Festival (05/17/14)
Trailing a white plum of smoke against a the blue sky, Susan Dacy rolls her Stearman Biplane during her airshow performance at the Cape Air Festival.
A boys first baseball game (05/16/14)
Jayse had a blast playing in his first baseball game May 5, 2014, and his grandma Gary Kays was there to cheer him on!
Rain on the Snowbird (05/16/14)
Snowbird 10 gets put under cover by one of it's maintenance crew during one of yesterday's storms. The rest of the Snowbirds arrived later in the evening. The Snowbirds fly Canadair CT-114 "Tutors", a standard jet trainer, used by the Canadian Forces (formerly Royal Canadian Air Force RCAF) between the early 1960s and 2000...
Parachute Team (05/16/14)
This is the US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team.
DECA Member Attended 68th International Career Development Conference (05/15/14)
Cape Career and Technology (CTC) DECA Member Logan Wright attended the 68th Annual International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, in May. Logan was one of just 24 delegates chosen from Missouri to join the over 800 members from around the world to participate in the Leadership Development Academy. ...
Cape Central's Jamal Cox signs letter of intent with Lamar State College (05/15/14)
Jamal Cox's basketball skills will pay off next year when he enrolls for classes at Lamar State College on a basketball scholarship! During his time at Cape Central High School, he received over 1,340 career points, 9.1 rebounds per game, and 19.7 points per game...
Missouri House Honors Westminster College Fraternity for National Awards (05/14/14)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tommy Bohnert Chapter President Phone: 314-471-4460 Missouri House Honors Kappa Alpha Order from Westminster College JEFFERSON CITY, MO- The Missouri House of Representatives recognized the Alpha Eta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order from Westminster College with an official resolution on Wednesday for their national accomplishments and impact in the community...
Community Caring Council Annual Breakfast - April 11, 2014 (05/13/14)
In attendance at the Community Caring Council's Annual Breakfast held on April 11, 2014 was Mayor Harry Rediger. This event was held at SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence (SADI) located on North Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau. Mayor Rediger is pictured with (from left): Tom Davisson, Executive Director of the Community Caring Council; and 2 staff from the Cape Parks and Recreation Department - Penny Williams and Suzanne Carter...
Community Caring Council Annual Breakfast - April 11, 2014 (05/13/14)
A Special Recognition Award was presented to Frances Gould by Tom Davisson, Executive Director of the Community Caring Council. This award was in recognition of Frances' long-term dedication and contribution to the Council as a Founding Board Member and continuing service to the mission of the Council...
Community Caring Council Annual Breakfast - April 11, 2014 (05/13/14)
Kay Azuma, Community Coordinator for the Community Caring Council, presented Ruth Dockins with a Special Recognition Award. This award was presented in recognition of Ruth's dedicated service to the Community Caring Council as a member of the Board of Directors and as a long-standing member and officer of the Aging Committee...
Community Caring Council Annual Breakfast - April 11, 2014 (05/13/14)
Tom Davisson, Executive Director of the Community Caring Council, presented staff and volunteers from United Way of Southeast Missouri with a Community Partnership Award for their "Read to Succeed Program". From left: Jacob James, Marjorie George, Sonia Sobti, Swati Khot, Monique Johnson, and Tom Davisson...
Community Caring Council Annual Breakfast - April 11, 2014 (05/13/14)
A Community Partnership Award was presented by Tom Davisson, Executive Director of Community Caring Council, to Penny Williams of the Cape Parks and Recreation Department in recognition of the staff at the Osage Centre for their help in making Project Homeless Connect a success the past 2 years...
Community Caring Council Annual Breakfast - April 11, 2014 (05/13/14)
Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri was chosen for the Horizon Award this year. Kyle Schott, Regional Director, accepted this award, which was presented in recognition of the organization partnering with Community Caring Council in several areas...
Community Caring Council Annual Breakfast - April 11, 2014 (05/13/14)
Tom Davisson, Executive Director of the Community Caring Council, presented Janice Jones with the Kasten Award at the Community Caring Council's Annual Breakfast held on April 11, 2014. This award is the highest honor given to a council member.
End of a perfect day at Castor River (05/12/14)
Our daughter and family from WI, along with our other daughter from Cape, and my husband and I, spent the day at Castor River this past April 25th. The kids played in the water all day til setting of the sun.
Mrs. Williams First Grade (05/12/14)
I took this picture of my daughter, Debbie Williams and her first grade class of Cape Christian School. She and several parents took the class to Malden to the Bootheel Youth Museum. The firetruck was one of many adventures they had while there.
Posing for Gramma K (05/12/14)
While shopping with my daughter, and my granddaughter I took their children, who is my great-granddaughter and my grandson out to the foyer of the store and took pictures of them while they posed. Noah is number 13 out of 10 brothers and 2 sisters. Natalie. who is 5 is the niece of Noah who is 8...
Authors' reading (05/12/14)
If you enjoy hearing writers read from their work, the Cape River Heritage Museum at 538 Independence is sponsoring such an event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 16. I'll be reading from my novel, "The Byrds of Victory," along with Bill and Sharon Hopkins, Carl Armstrong, Bonnie Stepenoff, John and Carol Fisher and Pat Nelson...
Sophomore Pilgrimage (05/10/14)
Candice Hamlin, Jackson High School, and Taylor Shivelbine, Cape Central High School attended Sophomore Pilgrimage in Jefferson City MO sponsored by GFWC Scope Club. Madison Brune of Saxony High School and Abby Matthews from Oak Ridge High School also Attended...
Old Bi-Planes and Windy Days (05/09/14)
This Stearman Bi-Plane stopped at Cape's Airport earlier this week for fuel and a rest for it's pilot before continuing on it's journey. A favorite among airshow performers, the WWII Boeing Trainer was decked out with some cool logos and nose art...along with mounts for what appeared to be some 8-9 Go-Pro Cameras...
Flowers for Mom (05/08/14)
Evelyn Zeglis and her aunt Sharon Roempagel decorated a vase and filled it with flowers for Mother's Day. They were participating in Success By 6 Born Learning at the Cape Girardeau Public Library.
Governor at Port Cape's Yacht Club (05/08/14)
A group of hip hop and rap artists from Kentucky and Southeast Missouri will be performing at Port Cape's Yacht Club Saturday, May 24th. $5 cover for 21 and older with an ID, dress code. Food and drink specials. Presented by Lynn & Associates, LLC...
FBLA attended 2014 Missouri FBLA Leadership Conference (05/08/14)
Members of the Cape Central Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter recently attended the 2014 Missouri FBLA Leadership Conference held on April 13th, 14th, and 15th in Columbia, Missouri. FBLA is a career and technical student organization for all high school students participating in business programs. ...
Future Power Hitter (05/07/14)
Trenton's first at bat, ever.
Girl Scout Bronze Awardees (05/06/14)
The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Junior can earn. Completed as a troop, girls learn teamwork and confidence as they have the kind of fun working with other Girl Scouts to make a difference. The Girl Scout Bronze Award demonstrates the leadership and planning skills required to follow through with a project that makes a positive difference in the community. Thirty six girls from Cape Girardeau received the Bronze Award on Monday May 5,2014...
TNT Fitness's New Nutrition and Exercise Program (05/06/14)
TNT Fitness is offering a new easy to follow exercise and nutrition program called "The TakeDown Challenge". This is a 28 Day support and supervised program that is made for men and women from the ages of 18-80 who want to lose weight, quickly, safely, and permanently...
Butterfly (05/06/14)
Butterfly on a flower.
Blue Angels (05/06/14)
The Blue Angels perform their aerial burst as part of the airshow at the Spirit of St Louis airport this past weekend in Chesterfield.
Blue Angels (05/06/14)
The U.S. Navy flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels at the Spirit of St Louis airport in Chesterfield this past weekend as part of the airport's 50th anniversary celebration.
Actress Spotlight/ Actress on the Rise (05/06/14)
Former Missouri resident, Natasha Laws Mick is set to act in a variety of films and television productions this year. One of which will be the film Abattage Angels filming in St. Louis Missouri, by writer and director James Featherston and writer Ryan Tolleson. ...
Junior Girl Scout Troop Crafts, Donates Blankets for Peds, NICU (05/05/14)
Junior Girl Scout Troop 8544 of Anna, Ill., donated 28 baby and children's blankets to the Pediatrics and Neonatal Intensive Care units at Southeast Hospital on Saturday, May 3. The troop's co-leader is Victoria Stout, who is a coding specialist at SoutheastHEALTH...
Scout Troop Spruces Up Born Learning Trail (05/05/14)
Cape Girardeau, MO., May 3, 2014 -- As part of the Mayor's "Clean Up Cape Initiative," Girl Scout Troop 71120 repainted the Success By 6 Born Learning Trail at Capaha Park. Troop members and their mothers met to clean the sidewalk trail around the lagoon at Capaha Park. ...
Montgomery Bank Donates $10,000 to the March of Dimes (05/05/14)
The Montgomery Bank March of Dimes team met their 2014 fundraising goal of $10,000! The team recently presented the check to Director, Beth Simmons.
Heise earns FFA Veterinary Proficiency Award (05/05/14)
Beth Heise of Perryville has won the Missouri FFA Veterinary Medicine Entrepreneurship and Placement Combined Proficiency Award at the 86th Missouri FFA Convention. Heise, a senior at Perryville Area Career and Technology Center and Perryville High School, is the daughter of Rick and Jan Heise. She is a member of the Perryville FFA Chapter. Her advisors are Tom Hulshof and William Allison...
PCMS students create Character Quilts (05/05/14)
Perry County Middle School's eighth grade class has created a paper character quilt highlighting the good character qualities each student strives to achieve. The quilt is on display in the eighth grade hallway at PCMS. Teacher Kelly Hotop explained that each student chose character traits important to them. ...
Nationally Recognized Weight Loss Challenge Coming to Southeast Missouri (05/04/14)
TNT Fitness is introducing a 28 day weight loss challenge that guarantees you to lose 5-10% of your body weight. The nationally recognized program, available to various cities in the US and Canada, is known as the TakeDown Challenge. The TakeDown Challenge is a nutritional and exercise program developed by Carlyon and Paul Fetter owners of The Training Spot in Huntington Beach, CA. ...
Notre Dame Prom (05/03/14)
Pre prom pics.
Notre Dame Prom (05/03/14)
Pre prom photo shoot
Saint Francis Auxiliary Donates $125,000 at Luncheon (05/02/14)
The Saint Francis Medical Center Auxiliary presented $125,000 to Marilyn Curtis, Vice President -- Professional Services at Saint Francis Medical Center, at the annual Auxiliary and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on April 22. The donation is the third installment of an $800,000 pledge over four years...
1st Class Travel Named To Exclusive 500 Club Program for 2014 (05/01/14)
Cape Girardeau, MO --1st Class Travel has achieved Silver status in the exclusive 500 Club Program of The Mark Travel Corporation. Travel agencies within the 500 Club must show expertise in a wide range of travel options, and consistently provide exceptional customer service to their clients. ...
Malarie Barnhart Joins 1st Class Travel (05/01/14)
Malarie Barnhart of Jackson, Mo., has joined the 1st Class Travel team as a travel agent. Malarie has a background in marketing and sales, having worked with Withers Broadcasting and Sam's Club. She enjoys being able to combine her love of travel and expertise in customer service to help clients book the trip of their dreams. ...
6th Annual Mouse Races for MS (05/01/14)
Join us on Saturday, May 3rd for Cape Girardeau's version of the Kentucky Derby. The 6th Annual Mouse Races for MS will be held at the VFW located at 1049 North Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau. The event hosted by Sandy Hoffman of MedAssets will feature 36 mice, competing in six races with the winner of those six races competing in a final race to see which mouse earns the title of "The Fastest Mouse in the Midwest"! All the proceeds from this event will go directly to the Gateway Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and be used to fund important research, programs and services.. ...
SoutheastHEALTH Auxiliary Helps Fund Major Renovation of NICU (05/01/14)
SoutheastHEALTH Auxiliary has pledged $50,000 to help fund a major renovation of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Southeast Hospital, including installation of the NICVIEW webcam system. The 8-bed renovation will consist of single family stations, creating private areas for families to bond with their babies. The newborn nursery and family waiting area also are being renovated as part of this project, which is scheduled to be completed in late June...
Noon Optimist Donate $30,000.00 to Levi's Children's Charity (04/30/14)
The Cape Girardeau Noon Optimist donate $30,000.00 to Levi's Children's Charity presenting the check to Levi's grandmother , Viney Mosley during their weekly meeting. The Noon Optimist donation will sponsor the sand & water play area. pictured left to right Noon Optimist members Brock Alspaugh, Rodney Hurt, Pat Young, Phil Moore, Lonnie Lusk, Danny Dohogne and Cord Polen...
2nd Annual Scavenger Hunt May 10th Levi's Seek & Snap (04/30/14)
Join us Saturday May 10th at noon for fun, food, and prizes. Children under 10 are free with a paid adult who raises at least $25 in sponsorship. 1 adult per 5 children. Follow your treasure map to lot's of historic sites in downtown Cape, snap your picture when you find the treasurer. ...
Heartland Talent Showcase (04/30/14)
Heartland Talent Showcase Senior Division: Bailey Schnurbusch, Maria Drury, Kevin Harbison, Alyssa Robinson, and Mariah Adams
Hartland Talent Showcase (04/30/14)
Heartland Talent Showcase Intermediate division: Front row: Noah Orr, Amber Vandeven, Will Graham, Kelsey Landewee, Landon Schnurbusch, Lucas Hurley, and Madeline Essner. Back row: Connor Missey, Evan Missey, Mackenzie Barger, Mariah Dirnberger, Sylvia Kern, and Jennifer Hathaway...
Heartland Talent Showcase (04/30/14)
On Thursday, April 24 Christ Church of the Heartland hosted Heartland Talent Showcase first talent show of the season. Junior division contestants are Annabelle Rhodes, Evan Missy, Jacy LeGrand, Grace Morgan, Aston Reed, Elise Edwards, Victoria Collom, Tori Burger, Sienna Hahn, Grace Petzoldt...
Cape Girardeau Noon Lions Club Melvin Jones Award Winners (04/30/14)
Dr. Kyle Brost, Don Beckham, and Mel Van de Ven were awarded the Lions Club International Foundation Melvin Jones Award. They received the award for outstanding service to the Lions Club and community.
Pi Kappa Alpha Dads Day (04/30/14)
On Saturday, April 26, 2014, The men of the Epsilon Iota chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha at Southeast Missouri State University invited their dad's down for a fun day of golf and barbecue. Dads and their sons golfed until around 1 pm and competed in events such as the longest drive, closest to the pin, and lowest score. ...
Summer Art Academy at Southeast Missour State University (04/30/14)
The Art Academy Summer Art Workshops at Southeast Missouri State University are fun, engaging, and creative learning experiences in a wide variety of media for ages six through adult. University Art Professors and Master Art Educators focus on developing the student's creative processes and visual literacy skills through exploration and the creation of ideas. ...
Girl Scouts spruce up Born Learning Trail (04/29/14)
Girl Scout Troop 71120 painted activities for the Born Learning Trail at Capaha Park. The troop is working on their Bronze award. The trail is part of the Success By 6 school readiness initiative of United Way. Pictured from left are Grayson Jones, Alexandris Seabaugh, Mollie Davidson, Kaylei Sterling, Bailey Randol, Maria Riguez...
CAPETOWN-Local Assisted Living Community Receives Top Award (04/29/14)
Capetown Assisted and Independent Living by Americare recently received its company's Philosophy Award during the Americare's 2014 Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri. Capetown was selected from Americare's 102 Assisted living communities to receive the award based on exemplary quality in all four areas of the company's corporate philosophy: service to residents, service to employees, service to the community, and fiscal responsibility...
Medical Society Alliance Presents Donation to Registry (04/28/14)
The Cape Girardeau County Area Medical Society Alliance presented a check for $5,745 to the Be the Match RegistryŽ, the national registry of potential bone marrow donors, on Monday, April 28. The money, raised from two drives in January, will help fund future Be the Match registry drives. Since 2011, local registry drives conducted by the Alliance have added 362 potential bone marrow donors to the registry. SoutheastHEALTH has been a major sponsor of the local registry drives...
National Infant Immunization Week (04/28/14)
Parents' Power To Protect April 26th-May 3rd is National Infant Immunization Week. In conjunction with National Infant Immunization Week, the Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center is encouraging parents to take the time to ensure their children and all family members are adequately immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases. Giving babies the recommended immunizations by age two is the best way to protect them from 14 serious childhood diseases, like whooping cough and measles...
Butterfly (04/28/14)
Butterfly on some flowers
Lightning Storm Fire in Morley Missouri (04/28/14)
There was a house FIRE tonight In Morley at 318 Bronaugh Where, Beulah Dunnivan, her niece Nadine and THREE BOYS: Ethan 15, Lukas 11, AJ 10 lived. The house was struck by lightning and burned (pictures attached) I went down to see the family where all of them were safe and sound a few blocks away at Beulah's mom and Dad home. ...
Eagle Scouts Honored by Troop 16 in Cape Girardeau (04/26/14)
Sam Shaw and Riley Duncan of Troop 16 in Cape Girardeau, MO were honored as Eagle Scouts April 24, 2014 at the Elks Lodge #639. Sam's Eagle project consisted of building portable flower beds for the Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau and the Retired Priests Home in Perryville, MO. Riley's Eagle project was building storage shelves for LOVE, Inc, a Christian service organization located in Cape Girardeau. Congratulations to the new Eagle Scouts!...
Sandy Branch (04/25/14)
The creek behind our house.
"Ropey"...The Canadian Snowbirds' OTHER Ride! (04/25/14)
This Canadian-Licensed Beechcraft King Air dropped in for a quick visit last December. With the name "Ropey" painted on it's nose, and fierce "Shark Faces" on it's twin engines, the Liaison Aircraft for the Snowbird Team took fuel on it's trip to Texas...
Teach a boy to fish...fishing with daddy (04/25/14)
My grandson Jamey Golden, fishing with his daddy, Jeff Golden of millersville.
A New Partnership Provides the Best in OB/GYN Care (04/25/14)
Women First, a skilled and trusted obstetrics and gynecology practice, has partnered with Southeast Medical Group of SoutheastHEALTH to better serve patients. Joining the Southeast Medical Group from Women First are Chris Rosenquist, MD; Eric Morton, DO; Heather Cugini, MD; and Marianne Cook, APRN, BC-FNP. Women First of SoutheastHEALTH will remain in its current location at 1111 North Mount Auburn Road in Cape Girardeau...
Dr. Mike Cowan was recognized as FBLA Administrator of the Year (04/24/14)
Dr. Mike Cowan, principal at Cape Central was recognized as an FBLA Administrator of the Year at the 2014 Missouri FBLA Leadership Conference held on April 13th, 14th, and 15th in Columbia, Missouri. Dr. Cowan was nominated the Theresa Taylor, Cape Central FBLA adviser and Aaron Mehner, Cape Central FBLA president. ...
3rd place win by Ava Vogelsang (04/24/14)
Private art student of Brenda Seyer, Ava Vogelsang, won 3rd place in the Paducah Women's Club 79th Art Show.
2nd place win by Lauren Brown (04/24/14)
Private art student of Brenda Seyer, Lauren Brown, won 2nd place in the Paducah Women's Club 79th Art Show.
Private Art Students win at Paducah Art Show (04/24/14)
Carolyn Lohmeier, a private art student of Brenda Seyer, won 1st place in grades 3-5 at the Paducah Women's Club 79th Art Show. Lauren Brown won 2nd place and Ava Vogelsang won 3rd place in the same category. The art work will be on display at the Paducah City Hall until May 2, 2014...
2nd place art by Marty Riley (04/24/14)
Second Place winning art work by Marty Riley at the Paducah Women's Club 79th Art Show.
Paducah Art Show 1st place win (04/24/14)
Local Artist Marty Riley received a 1st place award in pastels at the Paducah Women's Club 79th Art Show. Marty also received a 2nd place in pastels in the show. The art will be on display at the Paducah City Hall until May 2, 2014.
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (04/24/14)
Chase is nine years old. He is neutered, declawed and housebroken. Chase is a very nice kitty. He is available for adoption at the Humane Society 573-334-5837. See more pets available at semopets.org.
Compassion Sunday 2014 (04/24/14)
Cornerstone Wesleyan Church, 210 East Outer Road in Scott City, will be hosting Compassion Sunday 2014 on May 4th, 2014. Please attend our 10:30 A.M. service to hear Steve Gehl, a local Child Advocate with Compassion International speak about Compassion International and child sponsorship opportunities. www.semochurch.org...
can you see me now? (04/23/14)
a squirrel stalking the bird feeder; he had already performed several acrobatics by the time he got to this tree
Castor River Shut-Ins (04/23/14)
This is at Castor River Shut-Ins, its Missouri's only know pink granite Shut-Ins.
Flash Gordon (04/23/14)
Flash Gordon is a Juliana mini pig and he recently celebrated his first birthday with a cake from Mississippi Mutts. He loves grazing in the yard and cuddling on the couch.
Wild, Weird, and Wonderful..."The Aircam" (04/23/14)
A winter visitor to our airport, this Aircam spent the night in our main hangar before it's pilot continued on his cold journey to New Mexico. There aren't many 3-Seat, Open-Cockpit, Twin-Engine Airplanes that I know of, so the Aircam is a rather unique flying machine in my book...
Dogwood Blossoms (04/22/14)
A show time for Dogwood
KICKS Students attend tournament to benefit St. Judes Children's Hospital (04/22/14)
On Saturday, April 5, 2014, seventeen students from KICKS-Kids In Christian Karate School, attended the Dan Chadd and Central Missouri Karate's Tournament to benefit St. Judes Children's Hospital. The tournament raised over $2,200.00 to benefit St. Judes. The annual tournament is held in St. Clair, Missouri. The students competed in Forms, Weapons, and Sparring, and brought home 51 trophy's total...
SoutheastHEALTH Offers Healthcare Summer Camps (04/22/14)
High school students will receive an up-close look at healthcare careers at SoutheastHEALTH's Healthcare Professionals camps this summer in Cape Girardeau. High school sophomores and juniors, who are considering healthcare careers, won't want to miss this unique opportunity...
Tulip (04/20/14)
Late tulip from my backyard
Pet Photo (04/20/14)
PET NAME: Ruger OWNERS: Paul and Marti Strickland Ruger is a seven month old Boxer. He loves to run outside carrying this ball; looks like a baby colt as he leaps and bounds.
Woodpecker drumming (04/20/14)
"Woody" drumming on the gutters of my neighbor's house; hope he finds a mate soon, although I have come to enjoy hearing him every morning while I'm out on the patio with my coffee.
Social Media Workshop Offered April 22 (04/18/14)
Franny Knight will lead a Social Media Workshop on Tuesday, April 22 at the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce from 8 to 11 am. The presentation will be geared towards small business owners and non-profit organizations and will include ways to incorporate social media into the business marketing strategy...
2014 Annual RSVP/VIC Recognition (04/18/14)
The Retired Senior Volunteer Program/Volunteer Intergenerational Center held its Annual Recognition on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the Eagles Aeries #3775 in Cape Girardeau. Several in attendance dressed in Mardi Gras attire based on this year's theme. Jason Wray, President and CEO of Creative Edge in Jackson, provided a two-part entertainment for the event...
Hornet says "HELLO !!!!" (04/17/14)
The rumbling you may have heard today around 1:45 wasn't an earthquake...it was this FA-18 Hornet, making laps around Runway 10 here at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport. The two-seat fighter shot three approaches before blasting up and out to the North...
Ortho Surgeon to Hold Seminar on Thumb Joint Replacement (04/17/14)
Arthritis of the thumb joint, as well as tendon tears and other injuries, can be extremely painful and keep you from performing everyday tasks such as gripping objects, typing and even driving. Thumb joint replacement at SoutheastHEALTH offers an effective solution...
Trivia Night (04/17/14)
TEAM UP FOR TRIVIA Proceeds benefit: Missouri Rush Soccer Club-SEMO Gather a group of friends and family and join us for a night of FUNdraising to support the Missouri Rush Soccer Club- SEMO! ATTENDANCE PRIZES 50/50 DRAWINGSILENT AUCTION Friday May 2nd, 2014...
Bird (04/17/14)
Seen this guy sneaking away.
American Cancer Society To Paint The Town Purple (04/16/14)
Cape Girardeau, MO -The American Cancer Society and SoutheastHEALTH are partnering to "Paint the Town Purple" in celebration of those affected by cancer. Cape County volunteer area groups, churches, and businesses have been working hard in the community fundraising to assist in providing patients programs and services in the county as well as supporting national research. ...
2014 Public Health Fair (04/16/14)
The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center celebrated National Public Health Week by hosting a Public Health Fair on April 15 & 16, 2014. The Health Fair provided the community with an opportunity to learn more about the services that are offered by the Health Center by viewing displays from the WICC Clinic, Environmental Department, Rural Health Clinic, Communicable Disease Clinic, Immunization Clinic, Daycare Consultants, and other Health Center services. ...
Flower (04/16/14)
I took this from a tree in my yard.
This is what I do! (04/15/14)
Ollie taking it easy as usual!
Legos of course! (04/15/14)
Trenton shows off his new Lego kit he got for his eighth birthday.
Egg Hunt (04/14/14)
Madison shows off ALL the eggs she collected at the Bethany Baptist Egg Hunt at Dennis Scivally Park
A Tulip for Madison (04/14/14)
Madison smells our first tulip of spring!
Bluebird feeding (04/12/14)
Bluebird enjoying a tasty meal of dried mealworms.
Cape Central Middle School Sixth Grade Students of the Month (04/10/14)
Cape Central Middle School sixth grade Students of the Month for April: (front row) Makenzie Figliolo, Morgan Hessenkemper, Megan Harding and Jake Coleman; (second row) Charles Hartline, Ivory Alexander, Alex Sanders and Kelandria Campbell; (third row) Tyler Helm, Nicholas Marston, Miguel Suchil and Kobe Gantt. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes the Students of the Month in its role as the Partner in Education for Cape Central Middle School...
Cape Central Middle School Fifth Grade Students of the Month (04/10/14)
Cape Central Middle School fifth grade Students of the Month for April: (front row) Brenden Coleman, Grayson Jones, Alyson Schroeder and Alex Cooper; (second row) Arionna Thomas, Emma McDougal, Hope Stafford and Elijah Wigfall; (third row) Landon Stewart, Te'Anna Burns, Abby Arbeiter and Nathan Caldwell. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes the Students of the Month in its role as the Partner in Education for Cape Central Middle School...
Peaches in bloom (04/10/14)
Peaches at Pioneer Orchard on SilverSprings Road are in full bloom.
Cape Central's Wind Symphony and Jazz One Band earn multiple awards (04/10/14)
Cape Central High School Wind Symphony and Jazz One band competed at the Heritage Festivals of Music in Chicago this past weekend. CHS Wind Symphony earned Silver and tied for 1st place in class 3A school division. CHS Jazz One Band received the Gold, Outstanding Band Award (which is the highest scoring band), and Adjudicator's Award (which is the judges favorite band). ...
Easter Egg Hunt for Adults to Benefit Southeast Hospice (04/10/14)
Want a precious pooch from Safe Harbor animal shelter? How about Cardinal baseball tickets or a framed 2011 World Series photo signed by Tony LaRussa? Maybe you'd enjoy a stay in Cancun, Mexico or use of a vacation condo in Florida. Want a one-of-a-kind, signed David Crowe photograph showing the remarkable rock formations of the ancient St. Francois Mountains? How about a three-night stay at the Atlantis Casino in Reno, Nev.?...
$15,000 in Scholarships Available from Hi-Tech Communications this year (04/10/14)
Graduating seniors may apply for a $500 scholarship by April 15th. Hi-Tech Communications Inc.a regional technology service provider is making available $15,000 annually to award qualifying high school seniors. to receive an application contact Vmosley@hi-techcom.com or call Viney Mosley at 573-450-9415 for more information...
CTC students win medals at 2014 Missouri State SkillsUSA Competitions (04/10/14)
Forty Cape Girardeau Career & Technology Center (CTC) students competed at the Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership & Skills Conference at Linn State Technical College in Linn, MO, recently, and 19 students received medals. Four of those students qualify to compete at the National SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City, MO, in June...
Thomas Benjamin Jackson, a dual-credit high school student studying in the Music Department in the School of Visual and Performing Arts has recently been accepted into the undergraduate Classical Guitar Programs at The Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University and The Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. ...
The Story of a Novel (04/09/14)
The story of how my novel, "The Byrds of Victory," got published is almost as involved as the book itself. I started writing the second novella, "The Fields Are Ripe for Harvest," in Glenwood Springs, Colo., in the mid-1970s, five or six years after going on wheat harvest through Texas and the Midwest to Montana. ...
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (04/09/14)
Missy Sissy is a 2 year old kitty. She loves to be held. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society 573-334-5837. See more pets available at semopets.org.
Pancake Supper Planned at Maple UMC Tuesday (04/09/14)
If tax day leaves you too worn out to cook, come to the Pancake Supper on Tuesday, April 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Maple UMC, corner of Cape Rock and Jean Ann Dr. The Methodist Men will do the cooking. The Fellowship Hall is completely handicapped accessible...
waterfall (04/09/14)
Found this small waterfall one day out on a hike.
Fall (04/08/14)
I took this photo back in Fall at Mingo.
Easter Egg Hunt for Adults to Benefit Southeast Hospice (04/07/14)
Easter eggs aren't just for kids. Southeast Hospice, in partnership wtih the SoutheastHEALTH Foundation, will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt for Adults on Saturday, April 12, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Bavarian Halle in Jackson. Adults, 21 years of age and older, can hunt for thousands of plastic eggs -- each of which will be a prize winner! Participants should bring their own Easter baskets and flashlights. ...
Beautiful Sunday (04/06/14)
Beautiful Sunday : Blue sky and white Bradford Pears at Cape Girardeau County Park South side
Sunset in Cape County (04/06/14)
Beautiful sunset in Cape County
Give Your Shoes Away...Your Extra Pair May Be Their First! (04/05/14)
It's estimated that 1.5 billion pairs of unused shoes are in the closets in homes across America. Starting tomorrow, and continuing all next week,you can drop off shoes at St. Andrew Lutheran Church and Marcy's Planet Shoes. Any size, any style or season...new or used. Just bring them!...
Divine Mercy Sunday and Pope John Paul II soon to be declared a Saint (04/04/14)
DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY April 27, 2014 Each year since the year 2000, the Catholic Church has marked the Second Sunday of Easter as "Divine Mercy Sunday". The origin and spread of the Divine Mercy message and devotion throughout the world is a fascinating story--it includes astonishing visions and revelations, miraculous answers to prayer and strong support from Pope John Paul II, who is known by many, as the "Mercy Pope"...
Daffodil blooming time #2 (04/04/14)
Daffodil blooming time #2
Daffodil blooming time (04/04/14)
Daffodil blooming time
Easter Week Services at First Pentecostal in Cape (04/03/14)
EASTER WEEK SERVICES Palm Sunday: April 13, 2014 We start our Easter week with themed Bible studies for all ages at 10 am on Sunday, April 13. The 11 o'clock service begins with an exciting 'Palm Waving Celebration' and a parade from the Bible Discovery Kids. Adults will enjoy a very special Palm Sunday message while children 5-11 will meet for Bible Discovery to take part in Bible Stories, music, puppetry and games, all planned to tell the wondrous story of Jesus...
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (04/03/14)
Tia is a 1 year old husky/lab mix. She is already spayed. Tia is available for adoption at the Humane Society 573-334-5837. See more pets available at www.semopets.org.
Venturing Crew 5 Boy Scout Stop for a Photo at Tom Sauk Mountain (04/02/14)
Venturing Crew 5 Boys Scouts, Harrison Ayers, James Scheller and Alex Huggins pose for a photo at Tom Sauk Mountain. Tom Sauk Mountain is the highest elevation in the state of Missouri. Venturing Crew 5 is open to boys and girls age 14 to 21.
Venturing Crew 5 Boy Scouts visit pet Kangaroo (04/02/14)
Boy Scouts Venturing Crew 5 stopped on March 29 to visit the pet Kangaroo of Darren and Karyn Brown of Fredericktown, MO. The scouts were enjoying a road trip to Elephant Rock and Tom Sauk Mountain. Those pictured are Harrison Ayers, James Scheller, Darryl Huggins, Asst. Scout Master and Alex Huggins...
HealthPoint to Host Kids Extravaganza Health & Fitness Fair (04/02/14)
Children will enjoy plenty of activities at the Kids Extravaganza Health & Fitness Fair on Saturday, April 26, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Southeast HealthPoint Fitness in Jackson. The event is free for kids, ages 2 to 12. The fair will feature a wide range of activities, including face painting, a bounce house and hands-on nutrition as well as information on summer youth programs, diabetes and dental health...
Southeast Cancer Center Hosts Journeys Support Group (04/02/14)
SoutheastHEALTH physical therapist Paula Stout will discuss fatigue, oncology rehab and lymphedema at the Journeys Cancer Support Group meeting on Tuesday, April 22, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Southeast Cancer Center in Cape Girardeau. The support group will meet quarterly, with each session focusing on a different cancer topic. The remaining sessions for 2014: "Understanding Cancer Treatment" on June 24, "Nutrition and Clinical Research" on Sept. 23 and "Celebrating Life" on Dec. 16...
Women First Partners with Southeast Medical Group (04/02/14)
Women First, an established obstetrics and gynecology practice in Cape Girardeau, has partnered with the Southeast Medical Group of SoutheastHEALTH, effective Tuesday, April 1. Joining the Southeast Medical Group from Women First are Eric Morton, DO; Chris Rosenquist, MD; Heather Cugini, MD; and Marianne Cook, APRN, BC-FNP. Women First of SoutheastHEALTH will remain in its current location at 1111 North Mount Auburn Road...
Cape Central's Duncan McKinley signs letter of intent with North Park University (04/01/14)
Duncan McKinley's soccer skills will pay off next year when he enrolls for classes at North Park College on a soccer scholarship! During his time at Cape Central High School, he started all 4 years. Additional honors include: In 2013 Duncan made the All-Tournament Team in the Carbondale Tournament, earned 1st Team All-District, 1st Team All-Conference, 3rd Team All-State...
Heroes Way Walk (04/01/14)
This is from the Heroes Way Walk 2014
New Shoes - Used Shoes - Old Shoes - Your Shoes! Soles4Souls Returns! (03/30/14)
Your extra pair may be their first! It's estimated that Americans have 1.5 billion pairs of unused shoes lying in their closets. Soles4Souls can use each and every one of these pairs to make a tangible difference in someone's life. So, clean out your closets, and drop off those shoes!...
Dolphin Day at the Airport (03/28/14)
Our airport hosted this HH-65 Dolphin helicopter for a fuel and lunch stop. The crew is taking the Coast Guard Helicopter back to it's home in Los Angeles. From Aviation Spectator: The HH-65 has been the Coast Guard's most prolific multi-mission aircraft for over 20 years. The HH-65 Dolphin is a twin-engined, single main rotor, MEDEVAC-capable, Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter operated by the United States Coast Guard (USCG). It is a variant of the French-built Eurocopter Dauphin...
University Athletes Donate $3,000 to Dig for Life (03/27/14)
Southeast Missouri State University presented a $3,000 check to Saint Francis Medical Center at the Pink Up Night women's basketball game on February 22. The donation goes to Dig for Life to fund free mammograms for local women who otherwise could not afford them. The donation will provide 30 mammograms...
Parker accepted at Indiana University (03/27/14)
Derek Parker has been accepted for graduate study in Human Computer Interaction Design at Indiana University's School of Informatics and Computing for Fall 2014. Derek is a senior at Missouri State University in Springfield MO majoring in Electronic Arts. Derek is the son of Michael and Tiffany Parker of Cape Girardeau and is a 2010 graduate of CHS...
State 4-H Conference Develops Local Young Leaders (03/26/14)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Caleb Aufdenberg, Zach Aufdenberg, Faith Boettcher, Charlie Carlton, Morgan Crutsinger, Amelia George, Katelyn George, Maggie Howe, Rachel Howey, Adam Koenig, Samuel Koenig, Michaela Lee, Dylan Muench, Steven Peters, Brent Seyer, Taylor Seyer, Andrea Slinkard, and Hailey Yates of Cape Girardeau County 4-H, were among the 350 people attending the 2014 State 4-H Teen Conference, March 22-23, at the Holiday Inn Executive Center and the University of Missouri campus. ...
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (03/26/14)
Lizzie is a 9 week old hound mix. She is adorable! Lizzie is available for adoption at the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri 573-334-5837. See more pets available at semopets.org.
Free Polo Clinic (03/26/14)
Little Egypt Hosts Free Polo Clinic Little Egypt Polo Club of Cape Girardeau will host a free polo clinic 9am Saturday Morning at Fox Run Stables on CR618. Wilbur O'Ferrall from the Polo Training Foundation is coming in from California to run the Clinic. ...
Sunset (03/26/14)
A nice sunset
River City Players presents "Quiet on the Set" (03/25/14)
River City Players opens the new season on April 3 with "Quiet on the Set." This is a full length comedy and will take place at Port Cape. The cast is a talented group of actors that has been rehearsing since February. Opening night is April 3 with a dessert bar at 6:30 and the show at 7:00. ...
Spring Fashion Meets Fundraising on April 8 (03/25/14)
Tickets are on sale now for Macy's fashion and fundraising event, "Fashion Focus: Tips and Trends," benefitting The Friends of Saint Francis. On Tuesday, April 8, from 6 to 8:30 pm at West Park Mall, guests will get a sneak peek of upcoming fashion trends and learn plenty of tips to freshen up wardrobes this spring and summer. ...
Saint Francis to Host Women's Heart Health Luncheon (03/24/14)
Saint Francis Medical Center and the Heart to Heart Committee are excited to present Zonya Foco, RD, CHFI, CSP, "America's nutrition leader," as the keynote speaker at the seventh annual Heart to Heart Luncheon on Friday, April 4. The event, which will feature exhibits and screenings prior to the keynote presentation, starts at 10:30 am at Drury Lodge, 104 S. Vantage Drive...
NFL Hall of Famer to speak in Jackson (03/24/14)
Flyer detailing event, "Men United for One Cause" 2014 Men's Conference.
NFL Hall of Famer Speaking in Jackson (03/24/14)
March 24, 2014- (Jackson, MO) --"Men United for One Cause" presents its 7th annual men's conference in Southeast Missouri! This 3 day conference convenes April 24, 2014 at 7:00 PM. The conference will be held at The Rock International Ministries, 502 W. Main Street, Jackson, MO...
White Doe (03/24/14)
Found this Doe one early day.
Southeast Missouri State University (03/23/14)
Entrance to Southeast Missouri State University from Broadway.
Troop 5 Boys Scouts Turn Out to Help Harrison Ayers with Eagle Scout Project (03/22/14)
Troop 5 Boys Scouts of Cape Girardeau helped Harrison Ayers with his Eagle Scout Project on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Cape Junior High School. Harrison's project was landscaping an area adjacent to the school's library. Scouts pictured are: Bennett Robinson, Teague Walters, Alex Huggins, Carson Retter, T.K. Babers and Harrison Ayers.(not pictured Tanner Smith)...
Fish and Chicken Dinner at Maple UMC Friday, March 28 (03/22/14)
Come enjoy an "All You Can Eat" Fish and Chicken Dinner, Friday, March 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the fully handicapped Fellowship Hall of Maple UMC, corner of Cape Rock and Jean Ann Drive. The dinner is sponsored by the Methodist Men of Maple. The menu is fried fish and chicken, slaw, hushpuppies, fries, homemade desserts, drinks. Price is $10 per person, with children under 12, eating free. Carry outs available. All are welcome...
Costumes for Christ (03/21/14)
Cape Comic Con 2014 opening day.
Beautiful day to fly a kite (03/21/14)
My husband Craig flying a kite with our grandkids Bailey and Lain Rees.
Sign Up Saturday Draws Large Crowd (03/21/14)
Southeast SportsCare and the Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation department partnered for the fourth annual Sign Up SaturdayŽ on March 9. The event drew around 1,100 parents and children to the Osage Centre to register for various sporting groups, clubs and activities. Sign Up SaturdayŽ also hosted free health screenings, fitness screenings and educational demonstrations throughout the day...
3rd Year in a Row - Thrivent Financial Named A 2014 World's Most Ethical Company (03/21/14)
THRIVENT FINANCIAL NAMED AS A 2014 WORLD'S MOST ETHICAL COMPANY BY THE ETHISPHERE INSTITUTE FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR Jackson, MO -- March 20, 2014 -- Thrivent Financial announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance, as a 2014 World's Most Ethical CompanyŽ...
Robin (03/21/14)
Found this Robin waiting for some food
Flash Mob Brings Smiles to Cancer Patients (03/20/14)
A "feel good" flash mob danced in the parking lot of the Southeast Cancer Center on Friday afternoon, March 14, to bring a little cheer to patients undergoing infusion therapy. The "mob" consisted of dance students from Southeast Missouri State University...
Regional History Day competition (03/20/14)
Olivia Floyd, St. Vincent De Paul 8th gr, participated in the individual exhibit category at the Regional History Day competition held at SEMO on March 14. Hundreds of Southeast MO junior and senior high students participated in this event.
Regional History Day Competition (03/20/14)
This is not to be printed but is a request for coverage. Hundreds of southeast Missouri students participated in this regional competition held at SEMO on Friday March 14. Please contact the history dept. at SEMO for the details. students participated in group and individual events including exhibits, papers, documentaries and websites. top three winners in each category advance to the state competition to be held on April 16th in Columbia, MO...
Advance to State Math Competition (03/20/14)
St. Vincent De Paul 8th graders Lt. to Rt. Hannah Dodson, Andrew West, Makenzi Kinder, Ms. Virginia Sander, Cassandra Caragine Regional competition held at Immaculate Conception School, Jackson on March 15
2014 4th & 5th Grade Girls Jackson Optimist Basketball Champions (03/20/14)
From left to right: Coach Rick Schmidt, Abigail Schiwitz,Erin Ireland, Hannah Wray, Kalei Schmidt, Olivia Nguyen, Isabel Vandeven, Asst. Coach Sean Ireland, not pictured Marissa Buehler.
Girl Scout Program Property For Sale (03/19/14)
GIRL SCOUT PROGRAM PROPERTY FOR SALE SACAJAWEA EAST-CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland (GSMH) is selling its Sacajawea East Program Center located in Cape Girardeau County. The property will be listed for sale on March 23, 2014 by Thomas M. Meyer, who will be marketing the property on GSMH's behalf...
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (03/19/14)
Shelby is a 4 month old golden retriever mix. There are 4 in this litter. They are available for adoption at the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri 573-334-5837. See more pets available at www.semopets.org
Train (03/19/14)
This a train one day in the fog
Snow Day Squirrel (03/18/14)
This little critter was taking refuge from the falling snow in our backyard tree.
Broadway Prescription Adds Poison Prevention Packaging (03/17/14)
National Poison Prevention Week, which occurs the third week of March, began in Cape Girardeau more than fifty years ago at Broadway Prescription Shop. It was created locally by original owner and pharmacist, Homer George, and designated to be a national observance by President John F. Kennedy. To mark the 52nd National Poison Prevention Week March 16-22, Broadway Prescription Shop now offers the Personal Pack, designed to reduce the chance of accidental poisoning...
P-51D Mustang "Hurry Home Honey" makes a fuel stop at Cape's Airport (03/17/14)
A visitor to our ramp last week, this P-51D Mustang stopped in for fuel and a sandwich for it's pilot. The 'D' model Mustang is identified by it's beautiful bubble canopy...more D's were produced than any other Mustang model. P-51's served in WWII, The Korean War, and with Air Guard Units throughout the 1950's, and with several other countries' air forces all the way into the 1970's...
St Charles Saint Patrick's Day parade (03/16/14)
Part of the crowd at the St Patrick's Day parade in St Charles. A lot of people and more than a little green.
St Louis at Night (03/16/14)
Night scene of St Louis the evening before the St Patrick's Day Parade.
First crocus of the season (03/16/14)
The first flowering crocus in my yard.
Ice cave on Lake Superior (03/14/14)
My husband and I visited Northern Wisconsin in February of this year. We took the 1 1/2 mile walk out on Lake Superior to see these breathtaking ice caves that are only accessible every few years.
Girls Scouts Celebrate 102 years in scouting. Proclamation signed by Mayor (03/14/14)
Starting from Left: Phoenix Schmidt, Audrey Dooley, center front in blue Portia Schmidt, Center back Khaliyah McBride-Harris, Mariel Bisher, Kate Buckley. March 12th, 2014, marks the 102nd anniversary of Girl Scouts of the USA, founded by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912 in Savannah, Georgia...
Bridge work (03/14/14)
This is how they inspect cables on the bridge.
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (03/13/14)
Lance is a 1 year old chihuahua mix. He is very friendly with adults but needs a home with no small children. He is available for adoption at the Humane Society 573-334-5837. See more pets available at semopets.org.
A Beautiful Sound (03/13/14)
Scott City Elementary School Honor Choir entertains Southeast Cancer Center staff and patients on Thursday morning, March 13, at the Cancer Center.
White Deer (03/13/14)
This is the white deer that has been seen in town
Camel Rock (03/13/14)
Camel Rock at Garden of the Gods in Herod, Il
Train Crash (03/12/14)
This is two trains that had crashed in May 2013 at Rockview Mo.
Old Barn (03/12/14)
This is a old barn i seen one day this winter.
Cape Central FBLA Students Compete at Districts (03/11/14)
Twenty six members of Cape Central High School's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter recently attended the 2014 District 15 FBLA Leadership Conference held on February 20, 2014 at the Southeast Missouri State University. FBLA is a career and technical student organization for all high school students participating in business programs. ...
SoutheastHEALTH Named a Fit-Friendly Worksite (03/11/14)
The American Heart Association for the third year in a row has recognized SoutheastHEALTH as a Fit-Friendly worksite for creating a culture of wellness in the workplace. That culture includes providing subsidized memberships and payroll deduction for employees who join HealthPoint Fitness, offering healthy food choices in the Hospital cafeteria and identifying designated walking routes...
Trivia Night Raises $800 to Benefit Relay for Life (03/10/14)
On Saturday, March 8, Relay for Life "Team Mabuce: Got Hope" raised $800 through its first ever Trivia Night. Relay for Life funds benefit the American Cancer Society and help to fight cancer of all types. Five teams competed in the 10-round, 100-question competition, which included questions about cancer. The "Steamboat Willies" team took top honors in the trivia competition...
River of Birds (03/10/14)
It's travel season again for migrating birds! On this day, hundreds filled the sky in a river-like formation spanning as far as the eye could see. Here, they stop for a brief rest and to grab a bite to eat.
Nice Fall day (03/10/14)
This was at Mingo
Cape Central High School FBLA District Leadership Conference (03/10/14)
Twenty six members of Cape Central High School's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter recently attended the 2014 District 15 FBLA Leadership Conference held on February 20, 2014 at the Southeast Missouri State University. FBLA is a career and technical student organization for all high school students participating in business programs. ...
Letter to the editor (03/09/14)
March 18th marks the 2nd anniversary of the death of our 3 year old grandson, Levi Collom. Levi died suddenly from what is medically termed Sudden Unexplained Death Syndrome or SUDC. Though the results are equally tragic, researchers think there are differences between SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) and SUDC, due in part to age. Both of these still not understood tragedies are devastating in their outcome...
A boy and his dog (03/09/14)
My Grandson Kai and his Great Dane Diesel, watching a little TV together! I believe they will be partners in crime as they both grow up! Well let's hope Diesel is done growing up in size! Just a lot of mental growing to do!
Granddaughter asleep with her pets (03/09/14)
Aurelia fell asleep on the couch at home after staying at Grandma and Grandpas house for a couple of days! I really think her pets missed her! Sugar and Zeus, pitbulls, Twinkel, the mini chihuahua, and Shimmy, the cat All had to curl up with her!
Tyra's Toy Drive (03/07/14)
Tyra West is representing Cape Girardeau in the Beautiful Me Productions Midwest State Pageant, and will be competing as Miss Cape Girardeau. Please help Miss Cape Girardeau show support for her community by donating your gently used or new toys on Saturday March 29th from 8am-2pm at LaCroix Church, located at 3102 Lexington Ave in Cape Girardeau. The toy drive will benefit local non profit organization Safehouse for Women...
Department of Defense Honors Missouri Department of Conservation (03/06/14)
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the Department of Defense, announced that Ronnie Thurston and Larry Frazier of the Missouri Department of Conservation, Southeast Region, were honored with Patriot Awards in recognition of extraordinary support of their employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve...
Apaches in the Snow (03/06/14)
A fully fueled Apache breaks away from our ramp, on it's way back to Whiteman Airforce Base.
March Ice (03/06/14)
Ice still on the bushes outside Academic on March 5, 2014.
Cape Girardeau Roller Girls Season Opener (03/06/14)
The Cape Girardeau Roller Girls (CGRG) kicked off the 2014 season with a mashup scrimmage on Saturday, February 22nd at A.C. Brase Arena. CGRG went big for their opener and rostered 18 skaters per team, rather than the typical fourteen. Skaters were mashed up between two teams; the "White Wolves" or the "Black Wolves"...
Cape Girardeau Roller Girls Season Opener (03/06/14)
The Cape Girardeau Roller Girls (CGRG) kicked off the 2014 season with a mashup scrimmage on Saturday, February 22nd at A.C. Brase Arena. CGRG went big for their opener and rostered 18 skaters per team, rather than the typical fourteen. Skaters were mashed up between two teams; the "White Wolves" or the "Black Wolves"...
Cape Girardeau Roller Girls Season Opener (03/06/14)
The Cape Girardeau Roller Girls (CGRG) kicked off the 2014 season with a mashup scrimmage on Saturday, February 22nd at A.C. Brase Arena. CGRG went big for their opener and rostered 18 skaters per team, rather than the typical fourteen. Skaters were mashed up between two teams; the "White Wolves" or the "Black Wolves"...
Cape Girardeau Roller Girls Season opener (03/06/14)
The Cape Girardeau Roller Girls (CGRG) kicked off the 2014 season with a mashup scrimmage on Saturday, February 22nd at A.C. Brase Arena. CGRG went big for their opener and rostered 18 skaters per team, rather than the typical fourteen. Skaters were mashed up between two teams; the "White Wolves" or the "Black Wolves"...
Cape Girardeau Roller Girls Season Opener (03/06/14)
Cheezy Poof making a donation from the Cape Girardeau Roller Girls to Room for One More.
Cape Girardeau Roller Girls Season Opener Recap (03/06/14)
The Cape Girardeau Roller Girls (CGRG) kicked off the 2014 season with a mashup scrimmage on Saturday, February 22nd at A.C. Brase Arena. After three months without a bout, the fans and skaters were ready to get back to the track with some hard-hitting action, and they definitely got what they wanted! CGRG went big for their opener and rostered 18 skaters per team, rather than the typical fourteen. ...
Show Me Center releases more tickets for Third Day concert (03/07/14)
More seats will be available at the Show Me Center when the rescheduled Third Day and Skillet concert takes place March 17, according to a news release from the venue on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University. Last weekend's winter storm forced postponement of show, which originally was scheduled Sunday night...
PES plans March 15 Craft Fair & Car Show (03/05/14)
Perryville Elementary School is ushering in the much-anticipated spring season with a giant party! PES will hold its fourth annual Craft Fair & Car Show hosted by Parents Involved in Education (PIE), on Saturday, March 15. The craft fair will feature over 30 vendors and the car show will include emergency vehicles, Air Evac helicopter, antique roadsters plus emergency vehicles like patrol cars and ambulances. ...
Apaches in the Snow (03/05/14)
Taking advantage of yesterday's sunny weather, three Apache Helicopters from Whiteman AFB dropped into Cape's Airport for fueling and a lunch break at Sandy's Place. At the time, the airport was still closed to fixed-wing aircraft, but was accepting helicopter traffic, and we fueled these guys when they arrived...
Elvis (03/04/14)
Elvis the camel invites you to come see him at the St Louis zoo. As the weather warms the animals get more active and it is a great time to visit them.
Beautiful sunrise and 11 degrees (03/04/14)
Beautiful sunrise and 11 degrees
Waiting for Seed (03/04/14)
A female Cardinal waits in the bush by my door for me to put out some seed. If you put out seed at the same time everyday , the birds will learn this and arrive at that time everyday.
Cape gets less snow than expected; sleet changeover delayed, areas to South got more (03/03/14)
Although 6 inches was forecast, Cape Girardeau got 2 to 3 inches of snow overnight, according to the National Weather Service in Paducah, Ky. Lead forecaster Greg Meffert said the predicted 4 to 6 inches was difficult to pin down because of when the sleet changed to snow. "It's very tough to call when you have mixed precipitation. I don't think we did too bad given the variable situation with the freezing rain, sleet and snow we had to deal with everywhere," Meffert said...
7 students from Keyboards & Kindermusik earn Gold Cups at music festival (03/03/14)
Cape Girardeau -- Seven students from Keyboards & Kindermusik Conservatory, a piano, keyboard and Kindermusik teaching studio in Cape Girardeau, recently earned Gold Cup awards from the National Federation of Junior Music Clubs. The Junior Music Festival was held on Feb. 15. To receive a Gold Cup, students must compete at a minimum of three years earning the top rating. A student can earn up to five Gold Cup awards...
Unihorns (03/03/14)
Spring is near! The antlers have begun to fall.
All Grandma's Grandbabies!! (03/03/14)
Madison poses with Kacie, Lucky, Molly and Max ALL Grandma Dotty's Grandbabies!
Madison with Olaf (03/03/14)
Madison built her first snowman...of course we named it Olaf!!
'"REFLECTIONS" (03/02/14)
I went for a 50/50 shot....and got it. The pond near my house rendered this photo. I got really cold taking it!!
Goldie (03/02/14)
My crazy cat keeping an eye on the family from the top of the refrigerator.
American White Pelican 2 (02/28/14)
American White Pelican at Horseshoe Lake, IL
1704 Big Bend Road (02/27/14)
Smoke coming out of the house.
1704 Big Bend Road (02/27/14)
Fire crews working on the fire at 1704 Big Bend Road
1704 Big Bend Road (02/27/14)
Facing North on Big Bend Rd, at a road block for fire crews to work on the fire
Books donated to Parents As Teachers (02/27/14)
Stephanie Ellinger, Cape Girardeau Public Schools' Parents As Teacher Coordinator with books donated by Success By6 United Way of Southeast Missouri. Books will be given to children participating in the P.A.T. program.
Shine Medical Aesthetics Donates $1,087 to Dig for Life (02/27/14)
Shine Medical Aesthetics, with the help of their clients, donated $1,087.50 for Dig for Life, Saint Francis Medical Center's program that provides free mammograms for local women who otherwise could not afford them. Shine donated 10 percent of proceeds from Pink Up Packages sold during the month of October...
Early morning sky (02/27/14)
Early morning sky