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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Community photos

Optimus Prime at TAG Truck Center - Sikeston (06/01/15)
Photo of OPTIMUS PRIME from Transformers Age of Extinction. This is the actual truck used in the movie and will be featured at TAG Truck Center, Sikeston on June 4th from 11a-2p.
Wildflowers growing in our pasture (05/31/15)
Wildflowers growing in our pasture on Route W north of Cape Girardeau.
Vaughn graduates from Kelly High School (05/28/15)
Brittney Vaughn was an early graduate at Kelly High School during the 2014-15 year. She is pictured with Dan Hecht, Principal.
Cape Girardeau Takes Win May 23 (05/28/15)
The Cape Girardeau Roller Girls prepare to take on the Southern Illinois Roller Girls before their win on May 23rd. Check us out at our next home game June 20th!
Scott City Youth Completes Eagle Scout Project (05/26/15)
Scott City Boy Scout, Dylan Hackler recently completed his Eagle Scout Project at Eisleben Luthern Memorial Cemetery located in Scott City. Dylan's project was the installation of three lighted flag poles and decorative pave stones allowing for the display of the American, Missouri and Lutheran flags. Dylan is the Grandson of Howard and Debbie Perr of Scott City, Mo. and is in Troop 5 of Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Organ Donation Awareness and Funds (05/26/15)
April is National Donate Life month. Many schools and businesses in the Southeast Missouri area brought organ donation awareness and even raised funds within this region during the month of April. Blue and green represent organ donation. Immaculate Conception School in Jackson, MO, participated in National Blue and Green Donate Life Day. ...
Thanks to Modern Woodmen (05/26/15)
Modern Woodmen matched the Chaffee Nutrition Center's fundraiser, the annual spring yard sale. $1,200 was raised at the yard sale and Modern Woodmen matched it with $1,000. Shown are Sue Slinkard, nutrition center head cook; Adam Elfrink, financial representative; Susie Pobst, nutrition center administrator; Lisa Powell; Tiffany Campbell, financial representative; and Sandra Whitmore...
13 Year Periodical Cicada (05/24/15)
Freshly molted 13 year periodical cicada before it darkens in color.
Dad's Headstone (05/22/15)
In memoriam of my Stepfather Leonard.
Emerged Cicada (05/20/15)
The emerged Cicada with prominent eyes.
Cicadas (05/20/15)
The Cicadas at the molt stage (shed their skins) on a nearby plant for the last time and emerge as adults. The exuvia, or abandoned exoskeleton, remains, still clinging to the bark of trees or plants.
Beth's Birthday Blueberry Pancakes (05/18/15)
Breakfast with family and friends for Beth's birthday. I can't tell you which one, 39, I think!!
8th Grade Graduation at Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO (05/18/15)
Guardian Angel School in Oran, MO, celebrated 8th grade graduation on May 16, 2015. The class was honored at a banquet in the school gym and then graduated at 6 pm Mass at Guardian Angel Church. The banquet was hosted by the 7th grade students and their parents. ...
BEFORE & AFTER (05/15/15)
The Cardinals' team just got bigger...
Yellow rose bud (05/14/15)
One of my yellow climbing roses'' on my back yard''
Tree transplant (05/14/15)
tree spade and trees
Sunrise before the rain (05/14/15)
Sunrise in late April.
Disney Magic @ Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO (05/13/15)
The boys in grades 7 & 8 performed a "Frozen" skit for the Disney Magic Spring Concert at Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO.
Disney Magic @ Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO (05/13/15)
Girls in kindergarten to 6th grade perform "Let It Go" for the Disney Magic Spring Concert at Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO.
Disney Magic @ Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO (05/13/15)
Boys in grades kindergarten to 4th grade sing "In Summer" at the spring concert at Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO.
Disney Magic @ Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO (05/13/15)
Students use chimes to play the music for "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" for the spring concert at Guardian Angel School, in Oran, MO.
Disney Magic @ Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO (05/13/15)
Students play recorders for "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" at the spring concert at Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO.
Disney Magic @ Guardian Angel School (05/13/15)
Disney Princesses at Guardian Angel School Spring Concert
Disney Magic at Guardian Angel School (05/13/15)
Guardian Angel School in Oran, MO conducted their Spring Concert on May 12, 2015. "Disney Magic" was in the air and was performed under the direction of Ms. Carrie Landewee. We had soloists, a "Frozen" skit, chimes, recorders, and many group performances. ...
Cape Central Middle School Sixth Grade Students of the Month for May (05/13/15)
Cape Central Middle School sixth grade Students of the Month for May, from left: (front row) Abbie Wilmarth, Ricki Vaughan and Rokerra Lewis; (second row) Mackenzy Glueck and Emma Huff; (third row) Connor Casey, Taliya Watson, Rachel Keele and Eli Newman; (fourth row) Mason Diamond, Hunter Keefer and Bella LeGrand. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as Central Middle School's Partner in Education...
Cape Central Middle School Fifth Grade Students of the Month for May (05/13/15)
Cape Central Middle School fifth grade Students of the Month for May, from left: (front row) Lauren LaMar, Constance Newsom, Manuel Perez and McKenzie Daniels; (second row) Akelia Pullen, Lindsey Cleek, Brejhene Dawkins and Mason Thorne; (third row) Kiana Newkirk and Katy Moody; (fourth row) Ethan McMillan, Chereke Lee-Vaughn, Tenaya Hulbert and Lynnica Harley. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as Central Middle School's Partner in Education...
tree frog (05/12/15)
Tree frog on our dining room window taken from the inside.
Robinson serves country in Air Force (05/12/15)
Lt. Col. Jon T. Robinson and his family are stationed with the U.S. Air Force an Ramstein, Germany, where he is deputy chief of operations and adaptive strategic planning. He is a 1991 graduate of Cape Central High School and a 1995 graduate of Southeast Missouri State Univeristy and is married to the former Carrie Ellen Nall; their chilcren are Ian Daniel 12, and Isaac Joseph, 9. He is the son of Nancy Nussbaum Robinson of Cape Girardeau...
Jackson Middle School Students of the Month for April (05/12/15)
Jackson Middle School Students of the Month for April, from left: (front row) Ben Petzoldt, MacKenzie Schubert, Michael Newman, Alexis Johnson and Kolten Kluesner; (second row) Principal Janelle Pope, Peyton Livingston, Kaitlyn Scott, Alice Mansell, Samemia Taylor, Micayla Tripp and Assistant Principal Mike Martin. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as a Partner in Education with Jackson Middle School...
The Tradition Continues (05/12/15)
Happy Graduate, Hannah Seesing recently graduated from University of Central Missouri with a BS in Aviation Management from the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies. Hannah is the daughter of Mark and Elizabeth Seesing and the granddaughter of J.T. and Joyce Seesing and B. Frank and Helen Jones. She becomes the third generation in the Seesing family to pursue a career in aviation...
Chonda Pierce in Cape (05/12/15)
A laugh a minute, with wit and humor, entertwined with sage advice.
Grand Canyon AZ (05/12/15)
Vacation to Grand Canyon may 4 2015
Moon before Sunrise (05/11/15)
I was able to capture this amazing image of the moon before sunrise on May 7th. I thought it looked absolutely beautiful with the natural glow.
Full Moon (05/11/15)
photo taken May 6, 2015
My favourite bakery in Lyon - Jocteur (05/11/15)
My favourite bakery in Lyon - Jocteur
Notre Dame de Forurvier (05/11/15)
The stunning and amazing Notre Dame de Fourvier, in Lyon, France.
Archangel House Champions (05/11/15)
The archangel house of Raphael at Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO won House Champions for the 2nd year in a row. The announcement was made on Monday, May 11 and was followed by a day of celebration. The students desks were decorated by the teachers, a candy treat was given to them, and the students were first in line at lunch. ...
River Sunrise (05/06/15)
Taken on May 3rd at Cape Rock Park. The sun is rising above the far off clouds at about 6:30AM while a barge is being pushed down a calm river.
P&G United Way donor gives back to community (05/05/15)
Justin Simms, a donor from P&G, recently won the $500 grocery grab as part of the Step Up Challenge through United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign. Instead of completing the grocery grab himself, he chose to donate two $250 gift cards - one to Salvation Army and one to Jackson Ministerial Alliance - to use at their food banks...
NEW ART IN AN HISTORIC SETTING (05/02/15)
NEW ART IN AN HISTORIC SETTING The Sainte Genevieve Art Guild will mount its first Garden Art Show at the historic Jean Baptiste Valle House May 16-17 during the town's Spring Garden Walk...a new art event staged in a structure that is more than two centuries old...
God Bless The Red, White, & Blue (05/01/15)
I took this picture of our daughter Debbie Williams, a teacher at CCS. It is a flag made by a teacher, Karen Horrell and students of Cape Christian School for the CCS Auction and honoring the Military with a program before the auction. Names of family members who were and are in the military, were written on the flag ...
Ms Robins's eggs (05/01/15)
This nest was made on top of our ladder in our carport. Two days after I took this my husband looked out and a big raccoon was stealing them from her nest. I was sad for the mother robin. I was looking forward to taking a picture of her and the baby robins...
Another pretty Missouri sunset (04/28/15)
Sunset, Tuesday, April 28
Brown thrasher nest (04/28/15)
Brown thrasher nest in our crab apple tree.
Cub Scout Pack 20 at Friends of the Park (04/27/15)
Cub Scouts from Pack 20 (sponsored by the Cape Evening Optimists) assisted at the annual Cape Friends of the Park event. The boys gathered trash, replaced mulch at a playground, and planted flowers at a park pavilion. The boys demonstrated their understanding of "citizenship" by contributing service and showing responsibility to their local community!...
Local Girl Scouts Earn Silver Award (04/24/15)
Girl Scouts from Troop 50112 have earned a top Girl Scout Honor, the Silver Award, through developing an Air Care Team. Grace Ward, Rileigh Chatman, Katherine Wade and Sydney Dittlinger worked together to educate local troops about the importance of the environment. They completed their project this spring by planting trees at a local conservation area...
Wonderful Wings (04/23/15)
The students at Oak Ridge Early Childhood Center enjoy playing long with the "Woodpecker, Woodpecker" song using rhythm sticks. As part of the wonderful wings theme they've also eaten like birds using chopsticks & noodles (robin), toothpicks & raisins (woodpecker), spoon & fish crackers (pelican). ...
Brock Kasten signs with Maryville University to run Cross Country & Track (04/21/15)
Pictured L to R Kim Kasten (mother), Brock Kasten, Coach Bill Davis (Head Coach for Notre Dame Cross Country and Track), Quent Kasten. Brock is a two time All-Conference and All-District runner for cross country and helped the team finish 2nd in State this past fall, and recently help break the school record for the Distance Medley Relay in track at the Kansas University Relays. Brock was also accepted into the Doctorate of Physical Therapy Freshman entry Program at Maryville University...
State 4-H Conference Develops Local Young Leaders (04/20/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Tyler Alsdorf, Caleb Aufdenberg, Zach Aufdenberg, Lauren Crutsinger, Morgan Crutsinger, Logan Rhodes, Riley Russell, Taylor Seyer, Andrea Slinkard, and Hailey Yates from Cape Girardeau County, were among the 342 people attending the 2015 state 4-H Teen Conference, March 28-29, at the University of Missouri and the Holiday Inn Executive Center. ...
Letter People of Guardian Angel School (04/20/15)
Guardian Angel School kindergarten students celebrated learning all the letters and sounds by wearing personally designed costumes on April 20. Pictured from left are: Blaine Jolley as Mr. Q, Dane Loper as Miss A, Porter Gadberry as Miss S, Weston Woods as Miss W, Westyn Keller as Mr. Z, Ellie Montgomery as Miss F, Eva LeGrand as Mr. M, and Jonah Dirnberger as Mr. B...
U.S. flag at Bellevue Street overlook (04/20/15)
US flag at Bellevue Street overlook
First Communion at Guardian Angel Parish (04/20/15)
First Communion Mass at Guardian Angel Parish, Oran, was on Sunday, April 19. Pictured are on front row: Aiden Scheeter, Michael Eftink, Bailey Hahn, Camden Hahn, and Parker Bryant. Back row: Katrina Kluesner, Principal; Sherry Mitchem, teacher; Rev. Randy Tochtrop, Pastor, and Sandi Hulshof, teacher...
PES Relay team raises $10,300 (04/20/15)
The Perryville Elementary School Relay For Life team presented a check for $10,300 to the American Cancer Society at the Perry County Relay For Life. The team plans and fundraises throughout the year to help fight the battle against all forms of cancer. ...
A beautiful foggy morning (04/19/15)
This was taken yesterday morning in McClure, IL.
The Flash (04/19/15)
With John Wesley (Flash) Cape Comic Con.
River Barge trys to run over Isle Casino (04/18/15)
Foggy Morning. I thought these had radar. Sleeping Captain?
Donation to Ovarian Cancer Research (04/17/15)
Big Al's Nite Club held a 20-year Reunion on April 4 at The Venue in Cape Girardeau. During the events, a fundraiser was held for Ovarian Cancer Research in Memphis, Tennessee abnd $1,300 was collected. Shown are: Kirby Ray, Rachel Cook, Big Al Bisher, DeeDee Wilson, Tysha Bortner and Mike Renick...
Donation to St. Jude (04/17/15)
Big Al's Nite Club 20-year reunion was held April 4 at The Venue in Cape Girardeau. A fundraiser was held during the event ant $1,300 was donated St. Jude Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Shown from left: Kirby Ray, Rachel Cook, Big Al Bisher and Mike Renick...
Chicken aprons (04/17/15)
The men and women of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Missouri wore their new chicken aprons for the annual chicken dinner on April 12. Wanda Gerler embroidered 75 aprons; roosters for men and hens for women.
Wyatt Glastetter Family Benefit a success (04/15/15)
A benefit was held at Stooges Restaurant in Jackson on March 29 for the family of Wyatt Glastetter, a 3-year-old boy who lost is battle with cancer. The family was presented $8,161. Shown are Ron Cook, left, and Stacy Glastetter, mother of Wyatt.
Ochs Employees Donate $3,825 to Dig for Life (04/14/15)
Ochs Furniture, Ochs Auto Sales and Ochs Rent-a-Car in Jackson and Perryville raised $3,825.58 for Dig for Life by donating a percentage of sales during the month of October. The funds will go to Saint Francis Medical Center to provide free mammograms to local women who otherwise could not afford them...
HAVCO Employees Donate $2,554 to Dig for Life (04/14/15)
HAVCO Wood Products, LLC., of Scott City, raised $2,554.70 for Saint Francis Medical Center's Dig for Life fund. Nearly 450 employees purchased pink T-shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and selected Dig for Life as the recipient. Dig for Life provides free mammography screenings for women who otherwise would not be able to afford them...
Sunburst (04/13/15)
Took this picture in the state of IL on our way home from WI.
Zoey (04/13/15)
Zoey, our 3 month old Australian Cattle dog enjoying the beautiful weather this past weekend.
Hope Children's Home Receives Donation (04/13/15)
On April 10, 2015, The Rushing Family Trust made a $1,500 donation to the Hope Children's Home. Commemorating the lives of C.W. "Woody" and Evelyn Rushing, the mission of The Rushing Family Trust is to make a positive difference in the lives of disadvantaged women and children, and others with extraordinary needs. ...
Youth turkey season 2015 (04/11/15)
Wyatt Lincoln bagged his first turkey opening morning of youth turkey season, weighing 20 pounds, 10 inch beard, and 3/4 inch spurs.
sunrise before the rain (04/09/15)
watched this beautiful sunrise before the rain started.
Lunar Eclipse (04/07/15)
It was amazing watching this lunar eclipse. what a beautiful sight.
Cape Central Middle School Sixth Grade Students of the Month (04/06/15)
Cape Central Middle School sixth grade Students of the Month for March, from left:(front row) Destiny Jones and Sophia Jones; (second row) Sa'Miya Johnson and Elizabeth Turk; (third row) Erika Hughes, Adrienne Vincent, Jocelyn King and Jenna McAbee; (fourth row) Paul Kitchen, Veronica Garrett, Grayson Jones and Kayleigh Turk. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as Central Middle School's Partner in Education...
Cape Central Middle School Fifth Grade Students of the Month (04/06/15)
Cape Central Middle School fifth grade Students of the Month for March, from left: (front row) Kenan Bell, Marsellas Odomes, Jacob Gary, Rileigh Stevens and Madason Wells; (second row) Alex Neikirk, Nicholas Stearns, Camille Malo, Katherine Ingram and Breiana Harris; (third row) Nate Margenthaler, Ethan Kight and Kiara Parker. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as Central Middle School's Partner in Education...
St. Paul Kindergartners "Light It Up Blue!" (04/05/15)
Students in Mrs. White's kindergarten class, at St. Paul Lutheran School, "Light It Up Blue" to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. The class dressed in blue and wore "blue" glow necklaces and bracelets to honor Ewan Macke, a classmate who has autism...
St. Paul Kindergartners "Light It Up Blue!" (04/05/15)
Students in Mrs. White's kindergarten class, at St. Paul Lutheran School, "Light It Up Blue" to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. The class dressed in blue and wore "blue" glow necklaces and bracelets to honor Ewan Macke, a classmate who has autism...
Cherry blossoms in SEMO #2 (04/05/15)
Cherry blossoms in SEMO #2
Cherry blossoms in SEMO #1 (04/05/15)
Cherry blossoms in SEMO #1
Seder Meal (04/02/15)
Guardian Angel School of Oran, MO participated in a Seder meal on Holy Thursday, April 2. The students, faculty, and staff sat in their archangel house groups with Father Randy Tochtrop and Jodi McVay at the head table. The Seder meal includes the retelling of the story of the Israelites liberation from slavery in ancient Egypt and partaking of symbolic foods. The food and preparations were made by Michelle Priggel and Robin Watkins...
Blessing of the Bikes - Cape County Style (03/31/15)
The 4th Annual Blessing of the Bikes will once again take place at Cape County Park, North at the flag on Saturday, April 4th at 9 am, rain or shine. All brands of bikes and riders are welcome to participate and start their riding season blessed with safety. Pastor David Thompson and American Legion Rider friends will provide the invocation and distribute Blessed stickers...
ARTESIAN WELL NEVER STOPS (03/30/15)
I TOOK THIS PICTURE OF MY HUSBAND GETTING ME A DRINK FROM THIS ARTESIAN WELL ON THE OTHER SIDE OF MARBLE HILL. WE WERE DRIVING OVER TO CASTOR RIVER AND STOPPED TO LET OUR GRANDSON AND HIS WIFE WHO WERE VISITING FROM WI, SEE IT. IT HAS BEEN FLOWING FOR YEARS AND YEARS. MY MOM AND I USE TO TAKE CONTAINERS TO FILL UP WITH THE WATER WHEN I WAS A GIRL...
Princess Tea Serves Up Royal Fun (03/30/15)
SoutheastHEALTH Foundation's Princess Tea drew more than 700 "little princesses" and family members on Saturday, March 28, in the two fairy-tale sessions combined. The tea was held at The Plaza by Ray's in Cape Girardeau. Cinderella and some of her princess pals sang, told stories and posed for photos with their new princess friends. Some "little princesses" also took advantage of beauty sessions fit for royalty. The event included sweets, tea and lemonade fit for anyone's palace...
JCPenney donates to United Way (03/30/15)
Employees of JCPenney donated $2,717 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Southeast Missourian (03/30/15)
Cape Starz 6th grade wins 1st place in the Kentucky Heat March Madness Tournament 5th grade wins 2nd place. Tournament was in Crofton, KY
Lutheran Family and Childrens Services Receives Donation (03/30/15)
On March 18, 2015, The Rushing Family Trust made a $1,000 donation to Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri. Commemorating the lives of C.W. "Woody" and Evelyn Rushing, the mission of The Rushing Family Trust is to make a positive difference in the lives of disadvantaged women and children, and others with extraordinary needs. ...
Make-A-Wish Receives Donation (03/30/15)
On March 20, 2015, The Rushing Family Trust made a $1,000 donation to Make-A-Wish Missouri. Commemorating the lives of C.W. "Woody" and Evelyn Rushing, the mission of The Rushing Family Trust is to make a positive difference in the lives of disadvantaged women and children, and others with extraordinary needs. ...
Safe House for Women Receives Donation (03/30/15)
On March 18, 2015, The Rushing Family Trust made a $1,000 donation to the Safe House for Women. Commemorating the lives of C.W. "Woody" and Evelyn Rushing, the mission of The Rushing Family Trust is to make a positive difference in the lives of disadvantaged women and children, and others with extraordinary needs. ...
Junior Achievement Receives Donation (03/30/15)
Todd Rushing, of The Rushing Family Trust, presents a $1,300 donation to Becki Arends, District Manager of Junior Achievement in Southeast Missouri. Commemorating the lives of C.W. "Woody" and Evelyn Rushing, the mission of The Rushing Family Trust is to make a positive difference in the lives of disadvantaged women and children, and others with extraordinary needs. ...
Bird watching (03/27/15)
Tiger wanted to get a closer look while Lilly stands guard.
Optimist Chili Day 2015 (03/26/15)
Walter Wildman, proud "Papaw" to three lovely granddaughters, carries on his tradition of "visiting" folks at Chili Day with his youngest grandbaby girl.
102 year old WWII Veteran (03/24/15)
102 Year old WWII veteran, Herbert Buchheit. (story to follow on "submit story"
Pink Magnolia at SEMO (03/22/15)
Pink Magnolia at SEMO
Guardian Angel Girls Varsity Basketball Team (03/19/15)
The Guardian Angel Girls' Varsity Basketball team won 2nd place in the tournament held at New Hamburg on March 18. They also placed 2nd in the Christian Youth League. Team members are: (l-r bottom) Connor Overfield, Allison Lynch, Mollie LeGrand, & Miranda Menz (middle) Katie Webb, Savannah Below, Sophia Gebhardt, Paige Overfield, & Kennedi McVay (top) Coaches Matt Kiefer and John Webb. Congratulations to the Lady Redwings!!...
First Spring Blooming Daffodil #1 (03/18/15)
First Spring Blooming Daffodil
First Spring Blooming Daffodil #1 (03/18/15)
First Spring Blooming Daffodil at Cape Girardeau County park Northside
Guardian Angel Varsity Girls' Basketball Team (03/18/15)
The Guardian Angel Varsity Girls' Basketball Team of Oran won the Consolation trophy at the Notre Dame Junior High Basketball Tournament. The finals were held on March 14. Congratulations Lady Redwings!
Greystone was razed on Monday, March 16, 2015 (03/16/15)
The elegant columns of Greystone rest alongside the rubble of this once stately home. The similarly doomed Ochs-Shivelbine mansion, in the background, stands alone for the first time in 94 years.
Singin in the Rain (03/15/15)
Madison enjoyed dancing and singing in the rain
Easter House (03/15/15)
Madison built an Easter house to help celebrate.
Perry County Historical Society grand opening/new office location (03/14/15)
Perry County Historical Society, President Trish Erzfeld welcoming the public to the new location of the Genealogical Research Library and Archive Center in the Perryville Area Higher Education Center on the 2nd floor at 108 Progress Drive. Billie Mills, the first president of the society/local historian and Nancy Moore another local historian/society member are seated to the left and both gave a short speech. ...
Congrats Dean! Fire Department Retirement (03/13/15)
Capt. Dean Lynn retired March 6 from the Cape Girardeau Fire Department after more than 33 years of service (since November 1981). Lynn was also recognized for his service during the March 2 City Council meeting. Congratulations, Dean!
Crocus (03/12/15)
First Spring Blooming Crocus in my front yard
4-Her's Participate in Livestock Judging and Grading Clinic (03/12/15)
Lanson Cox, Lauren Crutsinger, Morgan Crutsinger, Levi Jansen, and Shane Jansen of the Delta 4-H Club at the 2015 University of Missouri (MU) Livestock Judging and Grading Clinic in Columbia, MO. The event was held March 7th at the Trowbridge Livestock Center on the MU campus. ...
Cape County 4-Her Competes at State 4-H Meats Contest (03/12/15)
Columbia, Mo. -- One Cape Girardeau county 4-H member competed in the 2015 State 4-H Meat Contest Saturday, February 7 on the University of Missouri campus. Dylan Aufdenberg of the Tilsit 4-H Club competed in the Junior Judging Division. Aufdenberg placed 3rd in the 8-10 year old category. The event was held in the Eckles Hall meat lab and 4-H members were able to view a variety of classes plus identify 30 cuts of meat...
4-H summit engages teens in service, global education (03/12/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Cape Girardeau County 4-H members were among 150 youth and adults participating in "Bring the World Home!" -- the 2015 Youth Civic Leaders Summit at Windermere Conference Center, near Camdenton, March 6-8. 4-H members were joined by teams from 32 other counties, and groups representing Iowa and Illinois 4-H. ...
Majestic Cardinal (03/12/15)
This male cardinal was looking quite majestic while visiting the bush by my front door .
Promise of Spring (03/11/15)
The day after the snow and ice melted as the temperature climbed, these Crocus bloomed as a promise of better weather to come. I think we are all tired of the cold. Even the honeybees ventured out.
Ice Ghost (03/09/15)
Ice trying to "hang on" a little longer on the Water fountain near Cape Rock Overlook in Cape Girardeau, MO
Winter scene at Makanda, IL (03/06/15)
A peaceful winter scene of a small log cabin and a simpler time in Makanda, IL next to the Village Hall.
After a second winter storm at Dennis Scivally Park , Cape Girardeau (03/06/15)
After a second winter storm at Dennis Scivally Park , Cape Girardeau
snow drift (03/05/15)
looked outside after the snow & seen this snow drift on the side of the yard. It had several waves in it.
Neighbor helping neighbor (03/05/15)
Our Good Samaritan on Ford Drive. He just showed up and starts working! Bless him!
Rainy & Foggy Day # 2 (03/03/15)
Rainy & Foggy Day at South Cape County Park
Rainy & Foggy Day (03/03/15)
Rainy & Foggy Day at North Cape County Park
Food Bank donation (03/02/15)
Heartland Advanced Practice Nurses Network collected and donated $658 to the Southeast Missouri Food Bank. From left: Susan Jackson, MSN CNOR, APRN, FNP-BC, member of H.A.P.N.N.; Karen Green, chief executive officer, Southeast Missouri Food Bank; and Kim Keser, DNP, APRN, FNP-BE, President of H.A.P.N.N...
Do you want to build a snowman... (02/27/15)
This is my daughter, Aaliyah Brown and her Snowman.
yellow bellied sap sucker (02/25/15)
while looking outside at the snow, I watched this yellow bellied sap sucker walking across the yard.
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (02/25/15)
Macie is 4 months old. She is a beautiful, sweet kitty. Macie is available for adoption at the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri 573-334-5837. See more available pets at semopets.org.
Ice splendor (02/24/15)
As the temperatures climbed, this icicle began to form. What a beautiful site of nature.
Koenig Participates in 4-H Legislative Academy (02/24/15)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Joshua Koenig of Burfordville, Cape Girardeau County, was among the youth delegates who gathered at the state Capitol Feb. 16-18 for the 11th annual University of Missouri Extension 4-H Legislative Academy. The academy, presented by FCS Financial and Gamble & Schlemeier, brought more than a dozen youth from across the state to share 4-H stories and experiences with legislators, law firms, commodity groups and state agency leaders...
Amazing Grace (02/23/15)
Historic Pleasant Hill Presbyterian church in Fruitland, Mo.
Fun in the Snow (02/22/15)
Riding my Can Am in the snow. Photo by Miranda.
HUGS AND KISSES (02/21/15)
Our granddaughter, who lives in WI, sent some valentines that our great grandchildren had made. They sent their great-great Aunt Bernice Kagle 91, who is my sister in law, some. They made hands that reached around her and that was a hug and a little bag with candy kisses in it. It was "hugs and kisses" from Silas, Natalie, and Silas. I thought this was a sweet idea...
RED BIRD ON ICE (02/21/15)
I took this picture of a cardinal, out my kitchen window. He was sitting in our plumb tree as it was iced over.
Winter trees (02/21/15)
I love this old tree out in our yard. In the summer it's full and green. It the fall it is the prettiest yellow. In the winter, it holds such character about it every day outside our front window. I just really enjoy and appreciate this old tree...
Ice covered leaves (02/21/15)
This is a fun photo just showing how thick but detailed the rain froze last night.
iced chain link fence (02/21/15)
This is our chain link fence. It was covered with ice this morning and I thought it would take a really neat photo.
Icy Twig (02/21/15)
Ice on a tree at my house just as the temperature was rising.
Bluejay and Cardinal (02/21/15)
Bluejay and cardinal taken in our back yard
Commuter Blues (02/21/15)
Commuting to Southeast Missouri State University from Fredericktown is a bear. Thankfully I can enjoy the views today.
Snow Unbound (02/20/15)
Snowboarding at the old Courthouse.
Snow on the Rock (02/18/15)
Beautiful snow on Tower Rock!! Rare to see this scene considering the difficulty of getting back to the rock after a snowstorm and braving the cold wind and frigid temperature off of the Mississippi River!!
Snow Scene (02/18/15)
Old railroad bridge in Wittenburg, Mo.
Goals for Gold - Doing Something (02/18/15)
Believing Beyond -- The Nolan Weber Foundation was recently presented with a BIG Check from some boys with a HUGE heart. The SEMO Elite Bening Mazda Bombers (a U10 soccer team from Southeast Missouri), held a fundraising event last September in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the late Nolan Weber. ...
Still Standing (02/18/15)
Old barn still standing on Hwy. C in northern Cape County
No Snow Plow Yet (02/18/15)
Returning home from work on Monday Feb. 16th.
Missouri Pro-Life March 2015 (02/18/15)
A few of the 500,000 to 600,000 people at the Missouri March for Life in Washington D.C. on Jan. 23. The hope is that by Jan. 23, 2016, Roe v. Wade will be overturned.
Missouri Pro-Life March 2015 (02/18/15)
Lester Wells of Cape Girardeau and his sister-in-law Alice O'Connor of Cabool, Missouri, attended for the approximate 23rd time the Missouri Pro-Life March in Washington D.C. on Jan, 23. More than 600,000 people attended. The hope is by jan. 23, 2016, Roe v. Wade will be overturned...
Cross at St. John's UCC near Fruitland (02/18/15)
Cross in the snow at St. John's UCC near Fruitland MO
Valentine Night evening sunset 2015!! (02/17/15)
Valentine evening sunset, beautiful red glow in the sky.
Kambri (17months) Enjoying her first snow!! (02/17/15)
Kambri Courtney from Benton Mo enjoying her first snow!
The Barn (02/17/15)
My barn on My Husbands family farm
Fort A flag and Mississippi River Barge (02/16/15)
Flag flying over former Fort A (Limbaugh property) with barge traveling down the Mississippi River
Winter 2015 (02/16/15)
Creek under Cape Rock just below Snake Hill
Bluebird house (02/16/15)
Bluebird house waiting for spring.
The Big Snow (02/16/15)
This is the most snow we've seen since moving to Cape Girardeau about 5 yrs ago; 10.5" measured at a flat, non-drifted spot on our driveway.
Focus on the Lady (02/16/15)
Captured these two cardinals during our snowstorm on Monday
Taking turns (02/16/15)
Quite an interest in our feeder during Monday's snow storm
Live Ornaments (02/16/15)
Some cardinals and friends adorn a tree during Monday's snow storm
Flags flying at the National Guard Armory in Perryville (02/12/15)
Thursday February 12th, a blustery cold morning, the flags were flying at the National Guard Armory in Perryville.
Twins Ask for Donations to Humane Society for Birthday (02/11/15)
Connor & Collin White, twin sons of Kerry & Rebecca White, are shown delivering gifts to the Humane Society. Instead of receiving toys or other presents for their six birthday, the boys asked their friends to bring something that could be donated to the local Humane Society...
The sunset behind my house (02/10/15)
The sunset behind my house in Cape Girardeau
Oran Junior High & High School Students of the Montn (02/10/15)
January Students of the Month at Oran High School
Farmer receives Valentine (02/09/15)
WHILE CHECKING HIS CATTLE HERD EARLY LAST WEEK A FARMER'S VALENTINE WAS AS PLAIN AS THE NOSE ON HIS FACE. HAROLD SANDERS OF VAN BUREN, MO SAW ONE OF HIS CALVES WITH A VERY IDENTIFYING MARK IN THE CENTER OF ITS TINY FOREHEAD, A PERFECTLY SHAPED VALENTINE...
Now we gather... (02/07/15)
Mallards, Canadian geese, Trumpeter swan and Northern shoveler,
Wednesday's Sunrise (02/04/15)
This morning's sunrise beginning to glow.
Hump Day Sunrise (02/04/15)
The beginning of the sunrise this morning.
Full Snow Moon (02/04/15)
A shot of the full snow moon taken last night.
100 Days of School-1st Grade Guardian Angel School (02/03/15)
The Guardian Angel School 1st Grade class celebrated the 100th day of school on Monday, February 2. The students gave out 100th day stickers to 100 students, teachers, staff, etc. They made 100 link paper chains, wore hats with 100 stickers on them, and celebrated by eating a giant cookie decorated with "100" on it...
100 days of school-Guardian Angel School Kindergarten class (02/03/15)
The kindergarten class of Guardian Angel School of Oran celebrated the 100th day of school on Monday, February 2. The students in the class each brought 100 pieces of food that they combined to make a trail mix and then ate. They made and colored a caterpillar by counting by 10 to 100 and also made groundhog pictures to commemorate Ground Hog Day. They read books about the 100 days of school and then played the counting to 100 game...
KFVS12 donates to United Way of Southeast Missouri (02/02/15)
Employees of KFVS12 donated $18,320.74 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
PHS students create WWII dioramas (01/29/15)
Students in Mr. Josh Cole's history classes at Perryville High School recently created dioramas depicting trench warfare in World War I. Pictured are (from left) Nikiti Conklin, Victor Vandeven, Kaleb Worley and Wyatt Moritz. Students could use any material to construct their dioramas, and class discussions centered around the difficulties soldiers faced when spending months in the cold, wet and disease-infested trenches. ...
First Midwest Bank donates to United Way (01/28/15)
Employees of First Midwest Bank donated $1,285.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Is this my best side? (01/28/15)
This female Cardinal was posing for me as if to say is this my best side?
Riverbank Morn (01/28/15)
Riverbank at the foot of Cape Rock Park aglow with the rising sun.
sunrise before the rain (01/26/15)
I saw this beautiful sunrise right before the rain clouds took over.
Ice on the mississippi (01/25/15)
Ice chunks floating in the Mississippi river taken at cape rock
Battle of the Bulge (01/23/15)
Bastogne War Museum Memorial, Belgium.
US Bank proudly supports Hope Children's Home of Jackson, MO (01/21/15)
US Bank showed their continued support for the Hope Children's Home last week by presenting the organization with $1850.00. Other forms of support the bank has provided Hope with this past year includes a volunteer work day in May of 2014 as well as sending volunteers to the Hope Chest Clothing Closet located in downtown Cape to help sort a variety of items. ...
RM COCO donates to United Way (01/20/15)
Employees of RM COCO donated $5,056.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Rent One donates to United Way (01/20/15)
Employees of Rent One donated $4,335.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Notre Dame Tournament-Guardian Angel School (01/20/15)
The Varsity Boys Basketball Team of Guardian Angel School in Oran, MO won 2nd place in the Notre Dame Tournament in Cape Girardeau on January 18. The cheerleader squad won 1st place in the tournament, also. In Addition, Carter Dame & Kameron Dohogne both made the All-Tournament Team. The tournament, which consisted of 16 teams, was held January 10-11 and 17-18 at Notre Dame Regional High School. Great job Redwings!!...
Sunset' (01/18/15)
Another beautiful sunset
SEHealth Cancer Center supporting our deployed military R.E.D. Fridays (01/16/15)
My son is deployed with the 11th MEU. He is a LCLP with the Marines. On Fridays my co workers support the R.E.D. Fridays with me, REMEMBER EVERYONE DEPLOYED....AS WE ALL SHOULD. WEAR RED ON FRIDAY FOLKS, SUPPORT OUR MILITARY!
Happy 90th Birthday Myrtle! (01/16/15)
Myrtle M. Ochs Duvall of Perryville celebrated her 90th birthday party on Sunday December 21st 2014. She had 11 children and was married 50 years to Elders J. Duvall before his death in 1996.
Seniors brush up on natural gas safety at Ameren Missouri training session (01/16/15)
More than 40 seniors participated in an Ameren Missouri natural gas safety training session held this week at the Delta Community Center, discussing the proper use of gas appliances and preventive maintenance practices. Ameren Missouri's Dennis Bennett, above, provides training to emergency responders, excavators and other groups throughout the state to promote natural gas safety...
Discovery Playhouse receives $1,000 donation (01/15/15)
Discovery Playhouse received $500 from Ford and Sons Funeral Home and a matching $500 from the Funeral Directors Life Insurance Company. This donation will be dedicated to a new exhibit at Discovery Playhouse as part of their 2nd floor expansion. Pictured from left: Kevin Ford and Pam Pfanstiel, Ford & Sons Funeral Home; and Pansy Glenn, executive director Discovery Playhouse. ...
TRH Accounting donates to United Way (01/13/15)
Employees of TRH Accounting donated $2,944.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Great trip to Cape Girardeau with a side trip to Crystal City mine in December (01/13/15)
Kayak trip. Coming into a room that has an opening to the outside in a flooded tunnel of an old mine in Crystal City. Worth the trip! Great time!
Kayaking in a mine, approaching a chamber with an opening (01/13/15)
This shows a chamber with an opening to the right, so there is light (and cold air) coming in. The fog is at the top of the at the top in the distant room and is from cold air meeting the warm air in the mine. The mirror image at the bottom, is just that, the reflection from the crystal clear water...
Silhouette by opening, Crystal City mine kayaking (01/13/15)
By an air shaft it was pretty darn cold, but in the tunnels it was not.
Air shaft light behind (01/13/15)
An air shaft is behind us allowing light to show the tunnel. the water is absolutely clear.
Kayaking tunnel (01/13/15)
The water is so clear & the lights on the bottom of the kayaks are all you need. A flashlight was used to illuminate this passage.
Kayaking after Christmas 400 feet underground. (01/13/15)
We went kayaking after Christmas in an abandoned mine in Crystal City. There are NO lights in the 150 acres of clear as crystal spring fed tunnels, except those on the bottom or our kayaks. Oh my gosh this was sooooo fun. It is open to the public, but I had never known about it before...
Jackson Middle School Students of the Month for January (01/13/15)
Jackson Middle School Students of the Month for January, from left: (front row) Owen Boyer, Dalton Schroeder, Katelyn Miller and Destinee Monighan; (second row) Assistant Principal Mike Martin, Maddie Bell, Doug Cook, Jesse Yount, Ella Outman and Principal Janelle Pope. Not pictured is Caitlin Meinke. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as a Partner in Education with Jackson Middle School...
Notre dame robotics team wins again (01/11/15)
Notre Dame Cape robotics team wins again in St. Louis.
beautiful sunrise (01/09/15)
This is what I seen when I looked outside on this beautiful morning.
River City Rodders Supports CASA (01/08/15)
Danny Essner (left) and Jim Frank of River City Rodders present Linda Nash of CASA of Southeast Missouri, Inc. with a check to support CASA's mission of providing juvenile justice advocacy to child victims of abuse and neglect in Bollinger, Cape Girardeau and Perry counties...
Jesus' Birthday Party Cake (01/07/15)
See story with Jesus' Birthday Party.
Jesus' Birthday Party (01/07/15)
Guardian Angel School of Oran, MO honored Jesus with a birthday party on December 17 in the school gym. Students, church families, teachers, and staff all donated money that was used to purchase items for a family in need. Michelle Priggel, religion teacher, talked to the congregated students about the true meaning of Christmas. The school then celebrated with koolaid and a birthday cake for Jesus, made by parent, Laramie Bryant...
Isle Casino Cape Girardeau donates to United Way (01/06/15)
Employees of Isle Casino Cape Girardeau donated $12,280.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
First State Community Bank donates to United Way (01/06/15)
Employees of First State Community Bank donated $5,092.20 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Swans (01/06/15)
Swan photo taken at the lake.
Notre Dame's winning robotics team. (01/04/15)
Notre Dame's winning robotics team
Notre Dame robotics team wins top honors (01/04/15)
Joe Beggs member of Notre Dame's winning robotics team.
Last Sunrise of 2014 (01/04/15)
This was the beginning of the last sunrise of 2014. What a gorgeous sight it was!!
Last Sunrise of 2014 (01/04/15)
The last sunrise of 2014 proved to be a spectacular one!! It started out beautifully but then the red rays shot up through the clouds making it totally awesome!! Love it!!
Orion (12/31/14)
The constellation Orion seen over the Mojave Desert at Christmas
An Alexander Family Christmas (12/30/14)
We had a wonderful Christmas as usual. Lots of toys for the kids and lots of trash to pick up. We love seeing the joy on their faces! Love you Kiddos!!!!
Saint Francis Employees Donate $12,000 to Lutheran Family & Children's Services (12/29/14)
Saint Francis Medical Center employees presented a $11,975 donation to Lutheran Family and Children's Services. From left: Felecia Blanton, Power of Sharing Committee member; Melody Anderson, regional director of development, Lutheran Family and Children's Services; Christy Farrow and Jason Van de Ven, Power of Sharing Committee members...
Saint Francis Employees Donate $46,000 for Cancer Care (12/29/14)
Saint Francis Medical Center employees presented a $45,965 donation to the Saint Francis Cancer Care Fund to assist cancer patients with necessities they could not otherwise afford while undergoing treatment. From left: Jason Van de Ven, Power of Sharing Committee member; Dennis Van Asche, Saint Francis Cancer Service Line director; Mary Nespor, Saint Francis cancer navigator; Christy Farrow and Felecia Blanton, Power of Sharing Committee members...
Saint Francis Employees Donate $13,000 to Catholic Charities (12/29/14)
Saint Francis Medical Center employees presented a $12,951 donation to the Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri. From left: Jason Van de Ven, Power of Sharing Committee member; Kyle Schott and Tyree Chapman, Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri; and Christy Farrow, Power of Sharing Committee member...
Saint Francis Employees Donate $7,000 to Local Red Cross (12/29/14)
Saint Francis Medical Center employees presented a $7,798 donation to the Southeast Missouri Chapter of the American Red Cross. From left: Charles Puhls, Red Cross, Southeast Missouri Chapter, board chairman; Christy Farrow, Power of Sharing Committee member; Kate Struttman, disaster program manager, American Red Cross, Southeast Missouri Chapter; Sara Gerau, executive director, American Red Cross, Southeast Missouri Chapter; and Jason Van de Ven, Power of Sharing Committee member...
Saint Francis Employees Donate $6,000 to United Way of SEMO (12/29/14)
Saint Francis Medical Center employees presented a $6,134 donation to the United Way of Southeast Missouri. From left: Felecia Blanton, Power of Sharing Committee member; Nicholle Hinkle, director of Donor Relations, United Way of Southeast Missouri; Christy Farrow and Jason Van de Ven, Power of Sharing Committee members...
Saint Francis Employees Donate $24,000 to Local Safe House for Women (12/29/14)
Saint Francis Medical Center employees presented a $24,397 donation to the Safe House for Women. From left: Jason Van de Ven, Power of Sharing Committee member; Jessica Hill, interim director, Safe House for Women; Christy Farrow, Power of Sharing Committee member; Kim Dixon, shelter director; and Tameka Kyles, Safe House for Women board member...
The Bank of Missouri donates to United Way (12/29/14)
Employees of The Bank of Missouri donated $27,751.41 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Southeast Missourian donates to United Way (12/29/14)
Employees of the Southeast Missourian donated $20,504.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Jackson R-2 Schools donates to United Way (12/29/14)
Employees and students of Jackson R-2 Schools donated $21,321.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
First Missouri State Bank donates to United Way (12/29/14)
Employees of First Missouri State Bank donated $4,625.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Exel donates to United Way (12/29/14)
Employees of Exel donated $1,872.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign. This donation was matched by their corporate office for a total of $3,744.00.
Commerce Bank donates to United Way (12/29/14)
Employees of Commerce Bank donated $7,570.41 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Banterra Bank donates to United Way (12/29/14)
Employees of Banterra Bank donated $2,555.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
American Red Cross donates to United Way (12/29/14)
Employees of American Red Cross donated $250.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Her favorite Christmas present was wrapping paper! (12/25/14)
Her favorite Christmas present for her 1st Christmas was wrapping paper! She loved it and played with it longer than she did any other present.
Children shop thanks to CCPA donation (12/22/14)
Gary Elders, store manager of the Cape Girardeau Walmart Supercenter, receives a $1000 donation for Shop with a Hero from Sam Herndon of Cape County Private Ambulance Service. CCPA not only provides funding for the annual shopping event for needy children but also their volunteers participate during the event...
Children shop thanks to CCPA donation (12/22/14)
Gary Elders, store manager of the Cape Girardeau Walmart Supercenter, receives a $1000 donation for Shop with a Hero from Sam Herndon of Cape County Private Ambulance Service. CCPA not only provides funding for the annual shopping event for needy children but also their volunteers participate during the event...
Knights of Columbus Donates to Parkview State School (12/22/14)
Pat Hillman and Mark Kiblinger, representing the Knights of Columbus Council #11205, present a $1,592 check to members of Parkview State School. The donation represents monies collected from several fundraising activities throughout the fall by Council #11205...
The Holly and the Ivy (12/22/14)
Holly's birthday is Christmas Day. She loves to play in this ivy.
SoutheastHEALTH Receives $1,500 Donation (12/19/14)
U.S. Bank recently donated $1,500 to SoutheastHEALTH Foundation to fund scholarships for nursing students at SoutheastHEALTH College of Nursing & Health Sciences. Pictured from left: Ryan Wiley, assistant vice president of U.S. Bank in Cape Girardeau; Steven Green, Market president of U.S. Bank; and Sam Duncan of the Foundation...
Snow geese # 2 (12/18/14)
Thousands of Snow geese at Horseshoe Lake, IL
Snow Geese (12/18/14)
Thousands of Snow geese at Horseshoe Lake, IL
Trumpeter swans (12/18/14)
Trumpeter swans at Horseshoe Lake, IL
Cape Girardeau Public School Foundation receives grant from US Bank (12/18/14)
US Bank presented Cape Girardeau Public School Foundation with a $2000.00 check December 17, 2014. This grant is going towards helping fund innovative teaching in the classroom and after school programs known as The Great Teaching Grants Program. Pictured: Ryan Wiley, Vice President US Bank; Steve Green, Market President US Bank; Neal Glass, Assistant Superintendent Cape Girardeau Public School; Amy McDonald, Executive Director Cape Girardeau Public School; Dr. ...
US Bank donates $2000 to Jackson R-2 School Foundation (12/18/14)
US Bank presented Jackson R-2 School Foundation with a $2000.00 check December 17, 2014. The funds are going to help supplement the Teaching and Learning Grants program. Pictured: Kelly Waller, Foundation member Jackson R-2 School Foundation; Ryan Wiley, Vice President US Bank; Jim Ham, Vice President US Bank; Justin Keen, Foundation President Jackson R-2 School Foundation...
Three generations share birthday (12/18/14)
Wayne's best ever Birthday Gifts. Wayne, His daughter Tracy, and his granddaughter Lilyan were all born on December 19
St. Mary Cathedral (12/16/14)
St. Mary Cathedral of Cape Girardeau
US Bank in Cape Girardeau awards grant to St. Francis Medical Center Foundation (12/16/14)
Cassy Dameron, Branch Manager- US Bank and Christy LeGrand, MBA, Grants Administrator- St Francis Medical Center Foundation.
Garden Glow (12/15/14)
Part of the colorful light display in the reflecting pools at the Missouri Botanical Gardens as part of the Garden Glow decorations
Christmas in the Cabin (12/15/14)
Decorated tree seen through the window in the Missouri Botanical Gardens as part of the Garden Glow Christmas display.
Big Brothers Big Sisters donates to United Way (12/15/14)
Employees of Big Brothers Big Sisters donated $468.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
MidAmerica Hotels donates to United Way (12/15/14)
Employees of MidAmerica Hotels donated $3,130.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
CPU donates to United Way (12/15/14)
Employees of CPU donated $1,550.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
PolyOne donates to United Way (12/15/14)
Employees of PolyOne donated $6,754.75 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Alliance Bank donates to United Way (12/15/14)
Employees of Alliance Bank donated $4,592.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Garden Glow (12/14/14)
Decorated reflecting pool at the Missouri Botanical Gardens for the Christmas lighting around the park as part of the "Garden Glow"
Oran Dodgeball Tournament (12/11/14)
On December 10th, FBLA hosted its' annual Dodgeball Tournament with all proceeds donated to the local BackPack for Friday Program. Six teams representing faculty, community members and high school students participated in the fun evening of competition. In the end, the Average Joe's took the Championship Title. Over $300 was raised and donated to the local charity...
November Oran Students of the Month (12/11/14)
Oran Junior High and High School Students of the Month from left to right: Ashlyn McIntosh, Megan Henson, Avery Mitchem, Drew Reischman
October Students of the Month - Oran (12/11/14)
Oran Junior High and High School Students of the Month from left to right: Ashley Watkins, Sam Finnie, Leah Cauble and Shane Crites
September Oran Students of the Month (12/11/14)
Oran Junior High and High School September Students of the Month
Academy Sports + Outdoors donates 30 bikes and helmets to Blanchard Elementary (12/11/14)
Academy Sports + Outdoors gave 30 Barbara Blanchard Elementary students new bikes and helmets on Thursday, December 11 as part of their annual holiday donation program.
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (12/10/14)
Prancer is 8 weeks old. There are 8 in this litter of puppies. They are all adorable! Come on out and see the reindeer litter! They are available at the Humane Society 573-334-5837. See more pets available at semopets.org.
Teacher Reunion with former students (12/09/14)
Mrs. Faye Thoma Bertrand, who taught at the Blomeyer one-home school house in the 1950's with two former students, Margaret Chapman Heuring and Larry Hugh Chapman. She taught other family members, Mary Chapman Kinder (deceased), Billy Dale Chapman (deceased), Kenneth Chapman and Norman Chapman. The only child in the Chapman family that she did not teach was Sharon Chapman Bowen...
Rain & Foggy Day (12/09/14)
Rain & Foggy day in Mingo National Wildlife Refuge
Santa Time (12/09/14)
Santa greets 3-year-old Laikyn Williams after SoutheastHEALTH's Sounds of the Season holiday concert at Cape Bible Chapel on Sunday, Dec. 7, in Cape Girardeau. The concert annually raises money for the Southeast Cancer Center Patient Experience Fund, which aids cancer patients...
Jackson Middle School Students of the Month for December (12/08/14)
Jackson Middle School Students of the Month for December and school officials, from left: (front row) Herizahn Webb, Mallorie Coffee, Hunter Bilek and Riley Wiseman; (second row) Assistant Principal Mike Martin, Makenna Wessell, Liza Schell, Jeremy Brown, Nic Jiminez, Kyle Seabaugh and Principal Janelle Pope. Not pictured: Celena Looman. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as a Partner in Education with Jackson Middle School...
Holiday Dancers Perform at Sounds of the Season (12/08/14)
Dancers with the Academy of Dance Arts perform at a packed house at the Sounds of the Season concert on Sunday, Dec. 7, at Cape Bible Chapel. The concert benefits cancer patients through the Southeast Cancer Center Patient Experience Fund. The Sounds of the Season concert will air on KFVS and WQWQ television stations during the holiday season. ...
Barge Tows Loose on the Mississipi North of Wittenburg (12/08/14)
Took a plane ride with a friend yesterday. He had noticed several barge tows pulled over to the Mississippi's banks close to Cape, and wanted to see if he could find out why. Flying north toward Tower rock, we discovered that several coal barges had broken loose upstream from Wittenburg...
Gingerbread treehouse (12/07/14)
Just a sampling of the Mayfield annual gingerbread extravaganza!
Ford and Sons gives to Shop with a Hero (12/07/14)
Kevin Ford and Pam Pfanstiel of Ford and Sons Funeral Home give a $2000 donation for Shop with a Hero at Cape Walmart to Det. Keith Green of the Cape Girardeau Fraternal Order of Police Regional Lodge 51. The donation allows twenty children to shop during the event with each receiving $100 to spend while shopping with a local hero. The donation became part of an international movement which focuses on giving to others called Giving Tuesday...
Kiwanis Club of Cape Girardeau ready for Salvation Army Kettle Bell Ringing (12/05/14)
Kiwanis Club of Cape Girardeau are set for bell ringing at Walmart in Cape Girardeau, this Saturday, December 6, 2014. Pictured in front l-r, Sonny Minor, Jim Gosche, and Fred Ducharme. Back l-r, Dr. Jack Ruopp, Ernie Nordman, Randy Tingle, Ron Gosche, Matt Tanksley, Mike Anders, and Chris Adkisson...
Coca-Cola donates to United Way (12/04/14)
Employees of Coca-Cola donated $1,066.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Biokyowa donates to United Way (12/04/14)
Employees of Biokyowa donated $13,847.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
World's Largest Christmas Stocking Givaway (12/04/14)
Mikell Abraham,7, of Scott City won Nabisco's World's Largest Christmas Stocking given away during the Cape Walmart's Shop with a Hero event on December 2nd. Presenting the stocking to Abraham were Valerie Wondrick, Shop with a Hero event coordinator, and Bob Randolph of Nabisco...
Heroes to Needy Children (12/04/14)
Some of the local law enforcement, firefighters, and first responders who volunteer their time to help raise funds and shop with the needy children chosen for the Shop with a Hero event at Cape Walmart paused for a group picture.