[SeMissourian.com] Fair ~ 55°F  
River stage: 22.19 ft. Falling
Sunday, Mar. 29, 2015
Community photos

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.
Under the Christmas tree (12/03/14)
Ava, Millie and Sophie like being under the Christmas tree.
Virginia Felty 95th Birthday (12/03/14)
Virginia Summers Felty of Millersville celebrated her 95th birthday with her family on Nov. 23. A five-generation picture was taken with her daughter, Saundra Felty Sawyer Crader of Marble Hill, grandson Dean Sawyer of Whitewater, great-granddaughter Amber Sawyer Driskill of Knob Lick, MO and great-great-granddaughter Lilly Kay Driskill...
Santa after shopping! (11/28/14)
She wanted to (or maybe not..) take a break from shopping and meet santa
getting deals on black friday! (11/28/14)
Everyone else was getting great deals, so she decided she would too!
Manac Trailers USA, Inc. Donates Turkeys (11/27/14)
Manac Trailers USA, Inc. in Oran recently donated turkeys to the Chaffee Oaks Nutrition Center. The Nutrition center provides meals to senior citizens in Scott County. On behalf of the center's director Susie Pobst, Sandra Whitmore accepted the turkeys from Chuck Holbrook, Manac Trailers representative...
Big Bucks (11/27/14)
Andrew Nix, age 10, a 4th grader at Chaffee Elementary, bagged this 10 point buck on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the family farm. He is the son of Shawn and Jamie Nix of Chaffee. He is the grandson of Mick and Linda Wessel of Cape County and Tommy and Debbie Nix of Mansfield, MO...
Immaculate Conception school and US Bank collect items for deployed troops (11/26/14)
Pictured are Justin Jones, Branch Manager- US Bank Jackson, Brandon Sides,Universal Banker- US Bank Jackson and Specialist in National Guard 1137th MP Co; and students from Immaculate Conception school.
Wood & Huston donates to United Way (11/25/14)
Employees of Wood & Huston donated $5,552.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
1st Class Travel joins United Way 365 Circle (11/25/14)
1st Class Travel joined the Small Business 365 Circle by donating $365.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Broadway Prescription Shop donates to United Way (11/25/14)
Employees of Broadway Prescription Shop donated $2,008.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
CMS Sixth Grade Students of the Month for November (11/25/14)
Cape Central Middle School sixth grade Students of the Month for November, from left: (front row) Cal Brunkhorst, Justin McGill, Madelyn Sparks and Brianna West; (second row) Ryan Fitzgerald, Rian King, Keristane Monahan and Flor Salinas-Perez; (third row) Karsyn Connell, Hailee Bryant, Marisa Fields and Grace Sanders. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as Central Middle School's Partner in Education...
CMS Fifth Grade Students of the Month for November (11/25/14)
Cape Central Middle School fifth grade Students of the Month for November, from left: (front row) Jaylin Hamilton, Logan Mizicko, Jalee Spain, Ashley Simmons, Jalee Brumbaugh and Nataila Jones; (second row) Hannah Talley, Penelope Edwards, Joey Hazard and Annkelly Ndangam; (third row) Jazmine Spiller, Zach Marberry, Carly Edmundson and Quincy Anderson. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as Central Middle School's Partner in Education...
Trumpeter Swans (11/24/14)
3 Trumpeter Swans fly by duck blind where Jim Butler & Brian Anderson were hunting on 11/24. Swans are protected and cannot be harvested in Missouri
Pet of the week 11/23/14 (11/23/14)
This is Buck- our Morkie. He beat us playing cards at our campsite on vacationing the Smokey Mountains!
Wild Ducks # 4 (11/21/14)
Wild Ducks Season at Horseshoe Lake, IL # 4
Wild Ducks # 3 (11/21/14)
Wild Ducks Season at Horseshoe Lake, IL # 3
Wild Ducks #2 (11/21/14)
Wild Ducks Season at Horseshoe Lake, IL # 2
Wild Ducks 1 (11/21/14)
Wild Ducks Season at Horseshoe Lake, IL # 1
Smith completes basic training (11/21/14)
Samuel C. Smith recently completed basic training at Fort Benning, Ga., with the 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment, Foxtrot Company, earning a blue infantry shoulder card and expert marksman badge with an M4 rile. H e a l s o graduated from jump...
Jackson Senior Center donates to United Way (11/19/14)
Employees of Jackson Senior Center donated $112.35 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Clippard Elementary donates to United Way (11/19/14)
Staff and students of Clippard Elementary donated $2,381.43 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Cape Central Middle School donates to United Way (11/19/14)
Staff and students of Cape Central Middle School donated $1,744.97 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Cape Central Administrative Office donates to United Way (11/19/14)
Staff of Cape Central Administrative Office donated $3,943.25 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Alma Schrader Elementary donates to United Way (11/19/14)
Staff and students of Alma Schrader Elementary donated $3,697.20 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Elf Visits Festival of Holiday Trees (11/19/14)
"Buddy the Elf" Scott Givens, manager of HealthPoint Fitness in Jackson, greets NICU graduate Kamryn "Kami" Grace Spradling at SoutheastHEALTH Auxiliary's Festival of Holiday Trees on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Southeast Cancer Center. Kami's parents Kelly and Bert Spradling and grandparents Pam and Al Spradling served as honorary chairpersons for the event...
Prey before Eating (11/19/14)
Caught this visitor in my back yard. Wonder if it just finished a meal?
McDonalds RMHC Donates To St. Vincent De Paul School (11/18/14)
St. Vincent De Paul School in Cape Girardeau, MO, has received a grant for $2004 from Ronald McDonald House Charities to purchase iPads for the first grade classrooms. The technology will allow students to work at individual speeds to develop reading and math skills...
Cape Central Junior High donates to United Way (11/18/14)
Staff and students of Cape Central Junior High donated $4,619.93 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
United Parcel Service donates to United Way (11/18/14)
Employees of United Parcel Service donated $13,196.92 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Deer Season 14'' (11/18/14)
300 lbs. feral hog i took during deer season at Wappapello Lake!
Deer Season 14" (11/18/14)
4 point buck i killed at our cabin at wappapello opening day!
Federal Express donates to United Way (11/18/14)
Employees of Federal Express donated $831.48 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Fox 23 KBSI donates to United Way (11/18/14)
Employees of Fox 23 KBSI donated $1,282.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Gavin Brown Recieves the Rank of Eagle Scout (11/17/14)
A Troop 5 Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held, Sunday, November 16th at the VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau to honor Eagle Scout Gavin Brown. Gavin's family and friends where present to see him awarded the highest rank of The Boys Scouts of America by his Scout Master Joe Wolsey. The Eagle Scout Award is on average only presented to 7% of Boy Scouts annually. Gavin is the son of Mike and Liz Brown of Cape Girardeau...
McDonald's RMHC Donates to Student Santas (11/17/14)
The SEMO Student Santas of Cape Girardeau, MO, have received a grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities in the amount of $3000 to help support their endeavors with providing Christmas to needy families in the area. Clothing, food and toys are provided to families recommended by schools and social workers...
McDonalds RMHC Donates to Community Counseling Center (11/17/14)
The Community Counseling Center in Cape Girardeau, MO, has received a grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities in the amount of $3000 to support their childrens service program. The Center partners with the Cape Girardeau Public Schools district to provide outpatient services to area students...
Capaha Bank donates to United Way (11/17/14)
Employees of Capaha Bank donated $2,716.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Boy Scouts of America donates to United Way (11/17/14)
Employees of Boy Scouts of America donated $1,516.00 to United Way's 2014 campaign.
Franklin Elementary donates to United Way (11/17/14)
Staff and students of Franklin Elementary donated $2,138.02 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Community Caring Council donates to United Way (11/17/14)
Employees of Community Caring Council donated $2,938.00 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
MOTHER NATURE'S PAINTBRUSH (11/15/14)
Carl and I saw this beautiful handiwork of God when we drove out to Trail of Tears Park. I took this picture while looking across the Mississippi River into Illinois.
SoutheastHEALTH Honors Jackson Students of the Month (11/14/14)
Jackson Middle School Students of the Month for November, from left: (front row) Gracie Ballance, Avery Bauer, Jessica Parks, Averi Jordan, Hessah Almufleh; (second row) Assistant Principal Mike Martin, Hannah Edwards, Austin LaFave, Eli Lunsford, Leah Hess, Mary Calvin, Lacey Drury and Principal Janelle Pope. SoutheastHEALTH recognizes these students in its role as a Partner in Education with Jackson Middle School...
Blanchard Elementary donates to United Way (11/14/14)
Employees and students of Blanchard Elementary donated $2,115.66 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Lutheran Family & Children's Services donates to United Way (11/13/14)
Employees of Lutheran Family and Children's Services donated $738 to United Way of Southeast Missouri' 2014 campaign.
Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland donates to United Way (11/13/14)
Employees of Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland donated $301 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Horizon Screen Printing donates to United Way (11/13/14)
Employees of Horizon Screen Printing donated $1,300 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Old Town Cape donates to United Way (11/13/14)
Employees of Old Town Cape donated $1,000 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
FIELD OF WHITE GOLD (11/12/14)
I took this picture of a cotton field down by Miner, as Carl were driving back from Sikeston.
Jackson Junior High FCCLA Donates to Dig for Life (11/12/14)
Jackson Junior High FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) raised $300 for Dig for Life, Saint Francis Medical Center's program that provides free mammograms and other cancer support services for local women who otherwise could not afford them. ...
Veteran's Day-Freedom Corner (11/11/14)
Marines from Corporal Mason O. Yarbrough Marine Corps League provide the rifle salute for the Veteran's Day Service at Freedom Corner, Cape Girardeau.
Tow passing Cape Rock (11/10/14)
Taken last Saturday late afternoon
Jefferson Elementary donates to United Way (11/10/14)
Staff and students of Jefferson Elementary donated $3,596.86 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
Notre Dame Varsity Boys Cross Country Team 2nd Place, MSHAA Class 3 (11/08/14)
2014 NDHS Varsity Boys Cross Country (From Left to Right) Rudy McClellan, Brock Kasten, Michael Peters, Matt Gibbs & Tyler Pech proudly displaying the MSHSAA Class 3, Second Place Trophy they earned at the Missouri State Cross Country Championship in Jefferson City, MO Saturday, November 8, 2014...
First Dear (11/08/14)
Sonja Statler's first dear. Hunting with her Uncle Curtis on November 1st 2014
Montgomery Bank donates to United Way (11/07/14)
Employees of Montgomery Bank donated $13,684.92 to United Way of Southeast Missouri's 2014 campaign.
2014 persimmon harvest (11/07/14)
The same rule applies for persimmons that applies to fish--you catch them, you clean them. This kettle of persimmons yielded 17 cups of pulp for the freezer.
Maple UMC hosts Holiday Feast/Fest Saturday (11/06/14)
A Holiday Feast/Fest will be held Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Maple UMC, located at Cape Rock and Jean Ann Drive. Something different from the annual Holiday Bazaar is being offered and will feature a ham and bean dinner, complete with homemade desserts and drinks. ...
In-Flight (11/06/14)
Time to move on for these ducks on Horseshoe Lake
Cypress in the Fall (11/06/14)
Visit to Horseshoe Lake on Nov 6th
Ducks in Camouflage (11/06/14)
How many ducks can you find?
Big Bucks (11/06/14)
Pictured with their dad, Sid Atkins, Peyton and Kade Atkins pose here with the deer they killed during youth gun season. Peyton's deer was a 9 pointer and Kade's was a 7 pointer. The deer were killed on a farm near Leopold, MO.
Halloween baseball at Capaha Park (11/05/14)
Final fall practice for the SEMO Univ. baseball team.
Halloween at Capaha baseball diamond (11/05/14)
Final fall practice for SEMO Univ. baseball team.
Carolina Colors (11/05/14)
Last week of October, 2014, North Myrtle Beach Sunrise. Taken from the 8th floor balcony of the Beach House.
Early morning sun (11/05/14)
Taken outside of Advance Mo
Cape Firefighters, Police Support Southeast Cancer Fund (11/04/14)
Cape Girardeau firefighters and police officers showed up at the new IHOP restaurant on Monday, Nov. 3, in support of SoutheastHEALTH's breast cancer campaign. The restaurant donated 100 percent of its gross proceeds from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. to the Southeast Cancer Patient Experience Fund. Members of the Fire Department, pictured from left: firefighter Drew Goodale, Capt. Paul Breitenstein, Assistant Chief Mark Hasheider and firefighter Drew St. John...
SoutheastHEALTH, IHOP Partner for Healthcare (11/04/14)
Neonatologist Paul A. Caruso, MD, medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Southeast Hospital, poses for a photo with Obie, the Hospital's OB mascot, during an event at IHOP restaurant on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The owners of this new Cape Girardeau restaurant, Andy and Anissa Patel, donated 100 percent of gross proceeds from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. to aid the NICU and Southeast's Women's and Children's Services...
10 year old Bernie Fifth Grader Kagean Owens (11/03/14)
10 year old Bernie Fifth Grader Kagean Owens takes her first deer, a big doe on opening day of the 2014 youth season. Eat your heart out fellas.
Trenton and his scary friend Ollie!! (11/03/14)
Trenton and Ollie pose in their costumes on Halloween!!
Youth Deer Hunting (11/03/14)
Pierce Bisher killed at 6 point buck his first time deer hunting with his grandpa Roger Pierce in Cape Girardeau County.
First Deer (11/03/14)
Landen Carman age 9 of Kelso Missouri bagged his first deer Nov 2, 2014 in Scott County Missouri Youth Hunt
Fall in the Smokies (11/02/14)
Fall colors and a stream in the Smokies.
2014 Chaffee Homecoming Royalty (11/02/14)
2014 Chaffee High School Homecoming Royalty: Little Mr. Homecoming, Eli Nix; Homecoming King, Jake Perkins; Homecoming Queen, Megan Chisum; and Little Miss Homecoming, Madison Chapman.
Hunter's first deer (11/02/14)
Hunter Baker took his first deer on Saturaday Nov. 1, 2014. An 8 point monster!!
The Glenn House (11/01/14)
The color of the tree was vibrant in front of The Glenn House on a beautiful fall day
Youth Deer Hunt (11/01/14)
Mariel Bisher shot a 6 point buck. Her grandpa, Roger Pierce took her hunting for the youth deer hunt.
First deer (11/01/14)
Kaelyn Woodall shot her 1st deer on opening day of youth firearm season. She is 9 years old. She said she was so happy and can't quit smiling!
getting the team harnessed (10/30/14)
Jim Buzzards and his swampers getting the team ready to plow at Ron Benne's annual plow at East Cape plow last Saturday
this spring (10/30/14)
Not sure if this is the buck or the doe, It was early spring
Community Counseling Center receives $1000.00 from US Bank (10/30/14)
The Community Counseling Center in Cape Girardeau, MO received $1000.00 in funding support from US Bank this fall. Pictured left to right: Shannon Daniels, Senior Financial Advisor- US Bancorp; Mary Burton, Director of Fund Development- Community Counseling Center; Jim Ham, Vice-President- US Bank...
Albino Buck (10/30/14)
I saw the albino buck yesterday on my way to work on Old Sprigg (between Lexington and Bertling).
Guardian Angel 8th Grade Saints Program (10/29/14)
On Wednesday, October 29, the 8th grade class of Guardian Angel School, Oran, MO, presented a Saints Program in the church, under the direction of Michelle Priggel, religion teacher. The students had researched a favorite saint and then dressed like the saint and presented their research to the remainder of the school students, faculty and staff, and parents and grandparents. This is an annual event that is held a few days before All Saints Day, November 1, to honor the Saints...
Boys Scouts Build Fish Habitat at S-F Scout Ranch (10/29/14)
Troop 5 of Cape Girardeau Boy Scouts; Dylan Hackler, Alex Huggins and Garrett Auer earned the Fish and Wildlife Merit Badge on Sunday, Oct. 26th at S-F Scout Ranch near Fredericktown, Mo. These scouts helped construct about 25 fish habitat called SPIDER BLOCKS for use in Nims Lake located on the 5,200 acre ranch. ...
Harvesting the Sweet Potatoes (10/28/14)
Harvesting the sweet potatoes with Trenton Saturday afternoon.
Primrose Daycare visit to the Perryville Pumpkin Farm (10/28/14)
Primrose Daycare visited the Perryville Pumpkin farm on a cool cloudy day but that didn't dampen the spirits of the kids and their parents who helped the little ones pick their own pumpkins and rode the tractor pulled wagon to and from the pumpkin patch...