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Monday, May 4, 2015
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Local Family in National Contest (05/01/15)
A local family has entered their Jackson, Missouri home into a national contest for an exterior home makeover. Neil and Nikki Randol filmed a short video to highlight the reasons their home would benefit from a makeover and submitted it to the CertainTeed $100,000 Living Spaces Home Makeover Video Contest. ...
Rising Star/From Music Concerts to the Big Screen (04/30/15)
Cape Girardeau Native Brese Squires, Known to many as R&B Recording Artist ''Breeze" is Back with great News for his Fans and his Hometown. Brese will be Featured as the Muscial Guest Star in the New upcoming Movie ''Somewhere Between Arnold & Festus'' Directed By Non other than Super Movie Director: Dan Steadman..Movie will be out Soon this Spring early Summer. ...
SoutheastHEALTH Employee Excels in Boston Marathon (04/29/15)
Boston Marathon runner Laura Sheridan couldn't have had more enthusiastic supporters than her co-workers and patients at SoutheastHEALTH's Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab unit in Cape Girardeau. They watched the race live on streaming video on a computer monitor in Cardiac Rehab on Monday, April 20, and kept tabs on Laura's progress thanks to online data from digital checkpoints along the race route...
River City Players Auditions (04/28/15)
River City Players will be holding auditions for "Sleuth" on Sunday, May 3 at 4:00 p.m. and Monday, May 4 at 6:00 p.m. There are roles for two which can be male or female. No prep is needed. Auditions are being held at Port Cape 19 N. Water St.
Raymond Boos Earns Eagle Scout Rank (04/28/15)
Raymond Boos, Troop 16, was recognized at the Eagle Scout Court of Honor at the Elks Lodge #639 on April 23, 2015. Raymond refurbished the grounds and erected a flag pole at The River Heritage Museum in Cape Girardeau, MO as his Eagle project. Raymond is a Brotherhood Member in the Order of the Arrow, attended Florida Sea Base and received the Ad Altare Dei Award...
Fitness Plus to Celebrate Senior Health and Fitness Day (04/28/15)
Fitness Plus will host a Senior Health and Fitness Day on Tuesday, May 5, from 10 am to noon in the Health and Wellness Center Conference Rooms, 150 S. Mount Auburn Road (Entrance 8). Janet Anders, RD, LD, wellness dietitian, will present "Nitty Gritty Nutrition for Older Adults" starting at 10 am, and the health fair will take place from 11 am to noon...
CGRG Kicks Off 5th Home Season with Mashup (04/24/15)
On April 4, 2015 skaters from CGRG, Southern Illinois Roller Girls, Midstate Mayhem Roller Derby, and West Kentucky Rockin' Rollers, along with former CGRG favorite SheKill O'Neal now skating for Roughnecks Roller Derby in Tulsa, came together to launch CGRG's 5th season...
CWU May Friendship Day (04/23/15)
Area Church Women United will celebrate May Friendship Day on Friday, May 1, at Grace United Methodist Church. Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m., with a $5 donation suggested. "Journey of the Caregiver" will be the program, and the Annual CWU Scholarship will be presented. All are welcome. For more information contact Joyce Zschille at 243-4085...
Mother Earth Gives Back (04/22/15)
Today on Earth Day, Mother Earth gave us a reward of a sundog (halo around the sun). It was huge and had the colors of a rainbow!! Sundogs are created from ice crystals in the upper atmosphere. It lasted for at least 3 hours!! Loved it!!
New Inducted into Phi Eta Sigma (04/22/15)
Lexi New, freshman at Southeast Missouri State University, was recently inducted into Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. Phi Eta Sigma is a national scholastic honor society for first-year college students. There are over 365 chapters throughout the United States with more than 975,000 inducted members...
Cape County Tea Party Monthly Meeting (04/19/15)
PRESS RELEASE CAPE COUNTY TEA PARTY MONTHLY MEETING On April 21st, 2015 at 6:30pm, the Cape County Tea Party (CCTP) will hold its open monthly meeting at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The meeting is called the Third Tuesday Tea Time and is held on the Third Tuesday of each month to continue the work to complete our Mission as stated below...
27TH ANNUAL WALK MS (04/17/15)
It is not too late to register for Walk MS! Several hundred people are expected to raise more than $40,000 to support cutting-edge research and life-changing programs and services for people living with MS at the 27th Annual Walk MS event taking place on April 19th at Capaha Park in Cape Girardeau. Walk MS, is an opportunity for people living with MS and those who care about them to connect and join together to be inspired and raise critical funds for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society...
Oran FBLA Competes at State Leadership Conference (04/17/15)
From April 11-14, nearly 4,500 students grades 5-12, college students, and advisers, descended upon Springfield, MO for the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America -- Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference. Oran High School had 11 students in attendance, under the direction and support of adviser, Natalie Ries...
Girl Scout Brownies Troop 70038 Book Drive (04/17/15)
This past February, Girl Scout Brownies of Troop 70038 decided to host the "I love books" book drive as a community service project. It was important to show the girls they have the power to make a positive impact on our community, regardless of their age or size. ...
PACTC students qualify for Ford/AAA state finals (04/16/15)
Two students from Perryville Area Career and Technology Center are among the brightest young automotive minds in the nation, competing for millions of dollars in scholarships in the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills competition. Josh Medlin and Robert Blessing have qualified for the state finals competition, which instructor Tom Canter calls "the Super Bowl of automotive education events."...
Bollinger County Celebrates 25 Annual Mississippi River Valley Scenic Drive (04/16/15)
Area Celebrates 25th Annual Mississippi River Valley Scenic Drive Bollinger County invites you to visit our beautiful area for the 25th Annual Mississippi River Valley Scenic Drive on April 24-26, 2015. The events include outdoor recreation, food, history, dinosaurs, beautiful scenery, and lawnmower races. Brochures are available at the chamber office at 207 Mayfield Drive, Marble Hill MO. Hours of events varies by venue...
11 Annual Plow Days at Barks Plantation (04/16/15)
Come see or participate in the 11th Annual Ol' Fashion Plow Day taking place at Barks Plantation near Glen Allen, MO Saturday, April 18, 2015. See plowing demonstrations from 9am to 3pm, horses and mules, antique tractors are welcome. There are no admission charges to see the events. For hungry visitors there are Concessions on the grounds with lunch items available from 11:30am-2pm...
Arabian Nights (04/16/15)
Arabian Nights
Bollinger County Chamber Selects Rising Star Business of First Quarter (04/15/15)
The Bollinger County Chamber Rising Star Business of the first quarter is Hellebusch Mercantile. Kimberly & John Hellebusch opened their store at the junction of highway 51 north and M highway (5 miles south of Patton) on November 9, 2013. They are open Monday to Friday from 8:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00a.m-3:00p.m...
Bollinger County Chamber Selects Veteran Business of the First Quarter (04/15/15)
The Bollinger County Chamber Veteran Business of the first quarter is Elderland Meats. Elderland Meats (formerly Zalma Frozen Foods), located at the junction of State Hwy 51 & State Hwy E, One mile south of Zalma, MO, is owned and operated by Pam and Jerry Elder. ...
Bell Ringing Commemorates End of Civil War (04/15/15)
On April 9th at 3:15 p.m. the bell tolled from the steeple of historic Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church, joining with others in commemoration of the anniversary of the end of the Civil War. 'Bells across the Land: A Nation Remembers Appomattox' was an event observed and encouraged by the National Park Service...
Bell Ringing Commemorates End of Civil War (04/15/15)
On April 9th at 3:15 p.m. the bell tolled from the steeple of historic Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church, joining with others in commemoration of the anniversary of the end of the Civil War. 'Bells across the Land: A Nation Remembers Appomattox' was an event observed and encouraged by the National Park Service...
St. John's Lutheran Church Hosts Blessing of the Bikes Event (04/14/15)
St. John's Lutheran Church to Host Blessing of the Bikes St. John's Lutheran Church 158 Little Street, Pocahontas, Missouri will host a Blessing of the Bikes event, Sunday, May 17, 2015. The day's schedule of events includes a worship service at 10:00 am., a General Blessing of the bikes at 11:00 am., followed by individual blessings. Free lunch will be provided at 12:00 noon, including brats donated by Reis Meats of Pocahontas...
INTERNATIONAL GUITAR CHAMPION IN CAPE GIRARDEAU (04/14/15)
Mark Kroos Plays Two Guitar Necks at the Same Time April 2nd, 2015 (Charlotte, NC) -- First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau is bringing guitar champion Mark Kroos in for a concert on Wednesday, April 22nd at 6:30 PM. Admission is free but a love offering will be taken...
These Walls Did Talk! (04/11/15)
These Walls Did Talk! "If these walls could only talk", has been used many times by people when speculating about an old home or building that was built over 100 years ago or more. The walls of the historic Will Mayfield Administration and Classroom building did talk, and they have told the restoration team who some of the people were who walked the halls and attended classes there in the late 1800's and early 1900's. ...
Nordin / Sanders Family Reunion (04/09/15)
Nordin/Sanders Family Reunion Saturday, May 16th -- 3 p.m. American Legion Hall -- Chaffee, MO Chicken will be provided -- please bring a side dish and your own drinks. Share with your family and please contact Jeanna at 573-318-5117 no later than May 8th if you plan to attend to help know how much food is needed...
4th Grade Students take a trip to Jefferson City (04/08/15)
On April 2, 2015, Oak Ridge 4th Grade took a field trip to Jefferson City. They were able to tour the Governor's Mansion, the Capitol Building, and had a short amphibian presentation at Runge Nature Center. Our kids had a wonderful time and had been looking forward to this trip all year. ...
Saint Francis Recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience (04/07/15)
Saint Francis Medical Center has achieved the 2015 Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades. Saint Francis was identified as providing outstanding performance in the delivery of a positive experience for patients during their hospital stay, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This is fourth consecutive year Saint Francis has been honored with the Outstanding Patient Experience Award...
Cosmic Reunion Coming this Memorial Day (04/06/15)
Coming this Memorial Day: Cosmic Reunion, a 3 Day Arts + Music Festival 20+ Live Musical Acts including Tributes to: The Grateful Dead, Led Zepplin, Pink Floyd + Sublime Free Craft Vending -- Local Art to View + Buy, and Opportunities to Sell Your Wares...
Old McKendree Chapel Benefit Concert (04/06/15)
On April 26 at 6:30 pm, there will be a benefit concert for Old McKendree Chapel. The concert is free to the public and everyone is invited. There will be a mix of talent and music from area Christian musicians. We will have traditional and contemporary music both, and it will be a very fun and worshipful evening...
Mayfield Cultural Center Looking to Preserve Local History (04/06/15)
Looking back on the good ole days' can bring both enjoyment and inspiration. The Mayfield Cultural Center is asking you to look through your family's photographs and films that show life here in the county before 1930. They are seeking old photographs and historical items to be displayed during the upcoming 25th Annual Mississippi River Valley Scenic Drive and possibly for inclusion in a short film...
3 students from Keyboards & Kindermusik Conservatory earn Gold Cup awards (04/05/15)
Three students from Keyboards & Kindermusik Conservatory, a piano, keyboard and Kindermusik teaching studio in Cape Girardeau, recently earned Gold Cup awards from the National Federation of Junior Music Clubs. The Junior Music Festival was held on Feb. 21. To receive a Gold Cup, students must compete at a minimum of three years earning the top rating. A student can earn up to five Gold Cup awards...
Clean Your Way to Spring with MERS/Goodwill's Tips to De-Clutter & Donate (04/03/15)
Did you know? More than 70 percent of Americans engage in the annual tradition of spring cleaning, according to a 2013 survey by the American Cleaning Institute. But one of the most common dilemmas for spring cleaners is what to do with all that stuff...
Mingo's Assistant Refuge Manager has interesting pastime (04/01/15)
Mingo's Assistant Refuge Manager has interesting pastime By Kristin DeJournett-Simon Lindsey Landowski, assistant refuge manager at Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, grew up in Appleton, Wisconsin, where she developed a love of nature. "My parents would push us out the door in the morning and we wouldn't come back until that night. My dad was into the outdoors. We were always camping and doing things outside," she recalls...
Cape Central's Maggie Groshong signs letter of intent with St. Charles Community (03/31/15)
Maggie Groshong's softball skills will pay off next year when she enrolls for classes at St. Charles Community College on a softball scholarship!
DAR Chapter Holds Historic Meeting (03/29/15)
The Nancy Hunter Chapter DAR held its March 2015 meeting at the Oliver/Leming/Kellerman House (Flag House) in the same parlor where they met in March 1915--one hundred years ago. The Minutes from the 1915 meeting were read by the current secretary, Sue LaBruyere. More . . ...
ALMOST FAMOUS MURDER MYSTERY THEATRE OPEN FOR 2015! (03/29/15)
"Almost Famous Murder Mystery Theatre" is open for 2015! Calling the beautiful Lodge of the Ozarks' Crystal Theater home, Branson's alternative proves to be the city's best bet for an original one-of-a-kind experience like no other available in Branson! To kick off the 2015 season, "Almost Famous Murder Mystery Theatre" celebrates their sixth season in the Ozarks by hosting Area Appreciation for the month of April open to Stone, Taney, Christian, and Greene counties in Missouri and Boone county in Arkansas for $10.00 per ticket with valid driver's license.. ...
This Memorial Day Honor a Veteran by Helping to Build a Wall (03/27/15)
We have finally freed ourselves from the shackles of winter and the much awaited spring weather has arrived. Daffodils are starting to appear out of the greening grass in the yards, hills and roadsides of Bollinger County. Before we know it Memorial Day will be upon us...
Occupational Therapy Advocacy in Jefferson City (03/25/15)
On February 25th, 2015, a group of Maryville University occupational therapy graduate students from the Southeast Missouri area met with Senator Wayne Wallingford to discuss the Medicare therapy cap affecting occupational therapy services. Occupational therapists promotes functional independence in daily and meaningful tasks in a variety of age groups and diagnoses...
'Southern Charm' Trip to Benefit SoutheastHEALTH Projects (03/24/15)
SoutheastHEALTH Auxiliary will offer some "Southern Charm" this fall with a trip to Savannah and Jekyll Island, Ga.; Charleston, S.C.; and St. Augustine, Fla. Proceeds from the weeklong trip, scheduled for Oct. 10 through 16, will benefit SoutheastHEALTH projects...
Saint Francis Named Level II Stroke Center (03/24/15)
Saint Francis Medical Center has earned Level II Stroke Center designation, the newest component of the Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) System, from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). The statewide TCD brings together the 911-response system, ambulance services, and hospitals in a coordinated way to provide patients the right care, at the right place, in the right amount of time. ...
LOCAL CAREGIVER RECEIVES HONOR AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE (03/23/15)
Selma Summers, a Certifited Nurses Aid at Chaffee Nursing Center- skilled Nursing by Americare, recently received the "Hometown Hospitality" award at the company's annual Caregiver Conference held in St. Louis. Over 300 of Americare's top frontline staff attended the conference having been nominated by their peers and facility residents...
Auto Tire & Parts honored by Department of Defense for patriotic support (03/23/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO - Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, announced that Auto Tire and Parts was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of its employees serving in the National Guard and Reserves...
Family Video and Marcos Pizza lead the fight against Lymphoma Cancer (03/23/15)
Family Video, the nation's largest movie and game rental chain, is taking a leading role in the fight against Lymphoma. For the 4th year in a row, Family Video and Marcos Pizza customers are invited to Round It Up for Lymphoma in stores between March 13 and March 29. This year, they will surpass 4 million dollars! By simply rounding up transactions to the nearest dollar, Family Video customers...
Southeast Hospital Earns Level II Stroke CenteR Designation (03/23/15)
Southeast Hospital's excellent stroke care program has earned Stroke Center Level II designation through Missouri's Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) System. Designation as a Level II Stroke Center is further validation of Southeast's commitment to timely, definitive care that offers stroke patients the best outcomes for survival and recovery. Southeast also holds the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers...
Easter Season Celebrations at First Pentecostal of Cape (03/22/15)
Palm Sunday and Easter: Two Services you won't want to miss! First Pentecostal Church 3054 Lexington Ave 573-335-9291 Cape Girardeau, Mo 63701 www.fpccape.com [check the website for map] Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015 A special Palm Celebration, starts with a Palm March by the Bible Discovery Kids and ends with an inspiring message from pastor Faire. The service will also include special Music and exciting worship!...
Little Miss Cape Girardeau (03/21/15)
Tyra West, 8 years old from Cape Girardeau, MO, was recently crowned queen for Beautiful Me Productions. She was awarded the title "Little Miss Cape Girardeau", and will be advancing on to the Midwest State Pageant, held in Saint Louis April 10th-12th. ...
Magna-Tel, Inc. Continues Product Safety Leadership, Early Adopter of Industry's (03/20/15)
(Cape Girardeau, MO) (March 20, 2015) -- Magna-Tel, Inc. www.magna-tel.com, today announced it is among the first to achieve 'Product Safety Aware' status in the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) Product Safety Awareness Program. This means Magna-Tel, Inc. has met or exceeded the PPAI product safety training and education requirements...
The Delta Award at SIUC (03/20/15)
Please join the Friends of Morris Library to honor The Union County Historical and Genealogical Society and Museum with the Delta Award. Union County will present on the Union County history of migrants, South Pass, and artists. Date & Time: April 9, 2015 from 5-7 p.m...
New Salem United Methodist Women (03/18/15)
Joyce Brewer presided with 11 members present, There were 19 Sick and Shut-In calls made for the month of January. The Spring District Meeting will be held March 21 at Caruthersville. We sent a birthday card to Debbie Keeney, a Church Community Missionary Worker in Omaha NE...
Element 74 Donates Website to Options for Women (03/17/15)
Options for Women recently launched a new partner website, thanks to local business, Element 74. Element 74 generously donated their business services to make this launch possible. Options for Women is a local, faith based, charitable organization with a vision of seeing life valued and families strengthened and a mission of serving women and families facing unplanned pregnancy. ...
Cape County Tea Party Monthly Meeting - Candidate Forum (03/13/15)
PRESS RELEASE CAPE COUNTY TEA PARTY MONTHLY MEETING On March 17th, 2015 at 6:30pm, the Cape County Tea Party (CCTP) will hold its open monthly meeting at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The meeting is called the Third Tuesday Tea Time and is held on the Third Tuesday of each month to continue the work to complete our Mission as stated below...
Stunning Sunset (03/12/15)
The sunset was just stunning as the sun set low on the horizon as our temperatures started to warm after a couple of weeks in a deep freeze of winter.
A Devine Intervention (03/11/15)
On this day 67 years ago I was born at SE Missouri Hospital, it seems as though I was about 3 months premature. As I have been told I weighed only 3 pounds 8 ounces. I was immediately rushed to the NeoNatal Care Unit as it is called in todays terms. I was placed in an incubator and was there for 1 to 3 months, I lost weight down to 1 pound 8 ounces and my parents were told that I probably would not survive...
Soles4Souls March Madness Returns! March 22-29 (03/09/15)
Five years ago, Kermit "Moose" Meystedt helped our vision of Soles4Souls become a reality on our campus, and in our community. While he is known to many as a generous, faith walkin' man, and record-breaking basketball star, some may not realize his role to this mission project...
Greystone: Legacy Lost? (03/05/15)
Our city is one that has its own unique charm: a scenic river town with rolling hills and limestone bluffs; amidst the landscape are fine, distinguished buildings from a wide range of historical eras and architectural styles. Greystone, c. 1921, built and once owned by J. W. Gerhardt, is one such building, and is on the verge of--or perhaps already is--being demolished by SEMO University (the other being the Ochs-Shivelbine home, built by Theodore Ochs--the man who started Pioneer Orchards)...
Sikeston Teen Earns Eagle Rank (02/26/15)
Fourteen year old Christopher Palmer completed a service project for the Recreation Complex in Sikeston to help earn his Eagle Scout award. Christopher is a member of Troop 41 chartered by the Kiwanis Club of Sikeston and First United Methodist Church of Sikeston...
Lululemon Athletica is Coming to TNT Health & Fitness (02/26/15)
Lululemon Athletica is coming to TNT Health & Fitness this Saturday February 28th, 2015 from 12:45 to 3:00 pm. Lululemon will be set up at our studio 2502 Tanner Dr. Located in the same building as Lebounce. Lululemon makes technical athletic apparel for yoga, running, dancing, and most other sweaty pursuits. Hope to see you all at our studio Saturday!...
Volunteer host families for 15-18 year old exchange students needed (02/26/15)
The Council on International Educational Exchange, CIEE, is looking for volunteer host families for the 2015-16 school year. Students are 15-18 years old, speak English, have spending money, and have their own insurance. I am a local coordinator placing students in families at Cape Central High School, Jackson High School, Kelly High School, and Perryville High School. ...
Cape Central FBLA Competes at Districts (02/23/15)
Members of the Cape Central High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter recently attended the 2015 District 15 FBLA Leadership Conference held at Southeast Missouri State University. The District Conference hosted 13 Southeast Missouri high school and a total of over 320 students. Cape Central had 35 members compete and Brad Orenstein was elected District Secretary...
Southeast Hospice Seeks Volunteers to Help Others (02/23/15)
Do you have a desire to help others? Volunteer with Southeast Hospice and become part of a team that provides care, understanding and appreciation of terminal patients and their families. Southeast Hospice provides 12 to 15 hours of training for volunteers on everything from communication skills and family dynamics to grief and patient/family rights...
SE Mission Team Fundraiser Re-Scheduled (02/23/15)
Each year, the Southeast Mission Team, which includes United Methodist Churches and Sargent's Chapel (ELCA), sends a work team to Henderson Settlement in Southeast Kentucky, on the Kentucky/Tennessee border. Over the years, we have worked on homes building porches, adding rooms, painting, and assisting with basic home repairs. ...
Friends of Morris Library Annual Book Sale (02/23/15)
The Friends of Morris Library Annual Book Sale will be held in Morris Library (lower level) at SIU. It will be a two day event: Friday, March 20: - First Choice Sale - $10 entry fee - 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, March 21: - Book Sale - 10 a.m.-3 p.m...
Trivia Night to benefit Relay for Life (02/23/15)
On Saturday, February 28, at 6 pm, the Got Hope Relay for Life Team will host its second annual Trivia Night. The event will be held at the Fellowship Hall of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau, across from Arena Park. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the competition starts at 6 pm. ...
Governor Proclaims March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in Missouri (02/22/15)
Jackson, MO -- 2/20/2015 -- In an effort to raise awareness about colorectal cancer, Governor Jay Nixon proclaimed March 2015 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month -- a national movement to increase awareness and education about colorectal cancer and to spread the message that colorectal cancer is preventable, treatable, and beatable. Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month will be observed throughout March and will include events and outreach activities nationwide...
High Tea at the Hoover Center (02/20/15)
Friday, January 30, 2015 we hosted a traditional English tea party at the Hoover Center's Senior Alive Adult Day Program to celebrate National Hot Tea Month. Several types of tea and pastry were served, complete with cucumber sandwiches. We discussed the health benefits of tea, as well as the origins of the English Tea Party and proper tea party etiquette. The participants had a fabulous time and request that we have another soon...
It's WARM in MARGARITAVILLE this SATURDAY NIGHT! ENJOY! (02/20/15)
This Saturday evening St. Mary Cathedrall school proudly presents it's 25th annual dinner auction "MARGARITAVILLE!". Doors open at 4 pm at Ray's Plaza Conference Center, with dinner catered by Ray's at 5:30pm. Featuring Margaritaville themed food and beverages, the food will sure to please, as will music from the Southeast Missouri Steel Drum Band and Fanfare of St. ...
Kohl's Donates Over $22,000 to Youth Diabetes Care Network (02/18/15)
Kohl's Department Stores recently donated $22,374 to SoutheastHEALTH Foundation and Kohl's Youth Diabetes Care Network, a service of the Southeast Diabetes Center. Kohl's commitment is made possible through the Kohl's Cares merchandise program. Through this initiative, Kohl's sells $5 books and plush toys. All of the net profits from such sales benefit children's health and education programs nationwide...
Jackson FBLA Soars at District 15 Leadership Conference (02/17/15)
Members of the Jackson High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter recently attended the 2015 District 15 FBLA Leadership Conference held on February 9, 2015 at Southeast Missouri State University. Chance Ziegler, senior and part of the FBLA officer team at JHS, presided as District President...
Jackson FBLA Soars at District 15 Leadership Conference (02/17/15)
Members of the Jackson High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter recently attended the 2015 District 15 FBLA Leadership Conference held on February 9, 2015 at Southeast Missouri State University. Chance Ziegler, senior and part of the FBLA officer team at JHS, presided as District President...
Cape County Tea Party Monthly Meeting (02/16/15)
PRESS RELEASE CAPE COUNTY TEA PARTY MONTHLY MEETING On February 17th, 2015 at 6:30pm, the Cape County Tea Party (CCTP) will hold its open monthly meeting at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The meeting is called the Third Tuesday Tea Time and is held on the Third Tuesday of each month to continue the work to complete our Mission as stated below...
Marketing coordinator (02/13/15)
Ste. Genevieve Cardiologist Named to New ABIM Board Matthew S. Bosner, MD, FACC, Director of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Imaging at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, been appointed to serve on the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Subspecialty Cardiology Board. The term is January 1, 2015-June 30, 2018...
New Salem United Methodist Women (02/13/15)
The New Salem United Methodist Women, Daisy MO met February 2, 2015 at the church with 12 members present. Joyce Brewer, president presided and led the with the collect. Roll call was answered by "Whats the sweetest thing that has happened to you". We mailed Valentine cards to the Elderly in the community and sent a Birthday Card to a Deaconess in the North Alabama Conference...
Jackson FBLA Raises Awareness for March of Dimes (02/12/15)
The Missouri FBLA primary state service project is to work to raise money and awareness for March of Dimes. This year, Jackson FBLA passed the baby bottle to raise funds during National FBLA Week. Fundraiser efforts began with passing the bottle at the District 15 FBLA conference on Monday and continued throughout the week. An educational flyer was developed and posted in the business hallway. And, Thursday, FBLA members were encouraged to wear purple in support of March of Dimes...
Ruth Page School of Dance Announces Cape Girardeau Audition Date - March 7 (02/12/15)
Auditions for the Annual Four Week Professional Dance Program Take Place at Southeast Missouri State University from 2:30 -- 4 p.m. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO -- The Ruth Page School of Dance, located at 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, announces the Cape Girardeau audition date for its four week 2015 Summer Intensive Program taking place June 22 -- July 17. ...
Jackson FBLA Hosts Career Fair (02/12/15)
On Friday, January 16th, the Jackson Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America held their annual Sixth Grade Career Fair at the Jackson Middle School. FBLA partnered with 21 businesses while over 450 students toured the various business stations, learning about careers found in the workforce today. ...
Introduction to Centering Prayer Offered at St. Mary's Church (02/11/15)
Introduction to Centering Prayer Offered at St. Mary's Church Centering Prayer is the life's work of Thomas Keating, an eighty something year old Christian monk who lives in Snowmass, Colorado. Centering Prayer is a quiet type of prayer which Keating says is a prayer of consent, consent to the presence and action God within us and in our daily lives...
The Delta Challenge (02/11/15)
The Delta Regional Authority and the Missouri Innovation Corporation at Southeast Missouri State University are partnering to bring the Delta Challenge to Cape Girardeau! The Delta Entrepreneurship Network aims to identify, nurture, and support entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship support organizations in the DRA region. ...
Girl Scout Cookie Program Continues with Direct Sales (02/11/15)
Celebrate National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend February 27-March 1 Girl Scout Cookie delivery has begun! If you didn't connect with a Girl Scout to place an order, or just want more, don't worry! From now until March 15, 2015, area Girl Scouts will continue to sell Girl Scout Cookies through direct sales, including door-to-door and at cookie booths outside area merchants...
Preventing Colorectal Cancer: Free Seminars in March (02/10/15)
Colorectal cancer is deadly. Only lung cancer kills more Americans each year than this largely preventable disease. Colorectal cancer does not discriminate. This disease affects men and women equally. Those diagnosed with the disease often experience no noticeable symptoms...
Belladona Salon & Spa Named to the Salon Today 200 by Salon Today Magazine (02/03/15)
Belladona Salon & Spa in Cape Girardeau, Missouri owned by Linda Springs and Becky Davidson recently was named to the SALON TODAY 200 by SALON TODAY magazine, the top business publication for salon and spa owners. The magazine's 18th annual SALON TODAY 200 issue profiled the selected salons in its January 2015 edition. ...
Southeast Churches Band Together for Mission Work in Appalachia (02/02/15)
Each year, the Southeast Mission Team, which includes United Methodist Churches and Sargent's Chapel (ELCA), sends a work team to Henderson Settlement in Southeast Kentucky, on the Kentucky/Tennessee border. Over the years, we have worked on homes building porches, adding rooms, painting, and assisting with basic home repairs. ...
Darla Hemmann Promoted to Partner at Brown Smith Wallace (01/29/15)
ST. LOUIS (January 29, 2015) Darla Hemmann has been promoted to Partner, Tax Services at Brown Smith Wallace. Hemmann has more than 20 years of public accounting experience. Her areas of concentration include rental real estate, family wealth, manufacturing, distribution and other professional services industries...
Cape Central's Sarah Kitchen signs letter of intent with Fontbonne University (01/28/15)
Sarah Kitchen's softball skills will pay off next year when she enrolls for classes at Fontbonne on a softball scholarship! During her time at Cape Central High School, she was All-District, All-Conference, All-Region and Academic All-State. "Sarah is a leader both on and off of the field. ...
Pohlman wins Voices of Democracy Contest (01/26/15)
Kathy Dillahay of Perryville VFW Post 4282 presents a $125 check to Phoebe Pohlman, winner of the 2014 Voices of Democracy contest. Phoebe, a sophomore at Perryville High School, is the daughter of Paul and Jane Pohlman of Perryville. The theme for this year's essay was "Why Veterans are Important to our Nation's History and Future." Entrants must compose an original 3-5 minute essay and record it. ...
St. Mary LOTSA Cash Raffle continues (01/23/15)
The St. Mary Cathedral School Home and School Association is continuing its annual Lotsa Cash raffle! Pictured is $500 cash winner Mr. Chris Gullette, the most recent lucky and happy winner. Lotsa Cash is a progressive raffle, so his ticket and the tickets of each and every winner to date remain active through each drawing and throughout the entire raffle, all the way up to the big drawing held at the St. ...
Fisheries Management Biologist (01/21/15)
Trout harvest begins February 1st at Rotary Lake CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. -- Anglers get ready! Trout may be harvested from Rotary Lake in Jackson beginning February 1st. According to Fisheries Management Biologist, Mike Reed, of the Missouri Department of Conservation, fishing has been very good this winter. "If warmer weather continues we should have an excellent opening to the trout harvest season," said Reed...
LaCroix United Methodist Church Donates Water Purification System to Amen Center (01/21/15)
LaCroix United Methodist Church Donates Water Purification System to Amen Center The LaCroix UMC church has an outreach for improving water systems both overseas and in this country. They have recently helped the Amen Center resolve a serious well water problem. The Amen Center, located on Route N five miles west of Delta, is a Christian Based inter-denominational crisis and restoration center...
Pikes from Southeast Missouri State Attend Fraternity Executive Conference (01/20/15)
MEMPHIS, TN -- On January 8-11, 2015, members of Epsilon Iota Chapter joined more than 500 Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity undergraduate officers from across the United States and Canada at the annual PIKE University Chapter Executives Conference at the historic Peabody Hotel...
SEMO HOG thanks the community (01/18/15)
The SEMO Chapter Harley Owners Group would like to extend thanks to the community for their continuing support. Last year through community efforts, fund raising efforts, and poker runs, we were able to donate funds to Toys for Tots, Breast Cancer testing, and other charitable events...
SoutheastHEALTH Auxiliary Donates to NICU Project (01/16/15)
The SoutheastHEALTH Auxiliary presented a $21,000 check to SoutheastHEALTH on Thursday, Jan. 15, at the group's Winter Meeting & Luncheon at Southeast Hospital. Coupled with earlier donations, the Auxiliary has given $51,000 over the course of the past year to help fund the recent Neonatal Intensive Care Unit expansion and remodeling project at Southeast Hospital. ...
Cape County Tea Party Monthly Meeting (01/16/15)
On January 20th, 2015 at 6:30pm, the Cape County Tea Party (CCTP) will hold its open monthly meeting at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The meeting is called the Third Tuesday Tea Time and is held on the Third Tuesday of each month to continue the work to complete our Mission as stated below...
Former CHS Student Publishes Contemporary Romance Novels (01/15/15)
Lyssa Layne, formerly Alyssa Holyfield, will be at Hastings in Cape Girardeau on Saturday, January 17 from 2-4PM autographing books. Layne is a 2001 Cape Central graduate and now resides in St. Peters, MO. She has self-published four contemporary novels...
2004 silverado 2500HD "big champagne" (01/13/15)
Seen the truck and thought "that would look good jacked up". Turns out I was right
Commerce Bank Donates to Blanchard Elementary School (01/13/15)
Commerce Bank donated $2,000.00 to Blanchard Elementary School for the purchase of iPads to be used as learning devices.
VFW Post 3838 & Ladies Auxiliary Award Ceremony (01/11/15)
Sunday, January 11, 2015 VFW Post 3838 & Ladies Auxiliary recognized Voice of Democracy, Patriot's Pen, Teacher of the Year, Law Enforcement Awards. Winners are: Voice of Democracy 1st Place Emily Cannon, Jackson High School Patriot's Pen 1st Place Etienne S. Soto, Trinity Lutheran School...
St Mary Dinner Auction - Margaritaville! (01/11/15)
In the next few weeks St. Mary Cathedral School will proudly present its 25th annual Dinner Auction -- "Margaritaville!". To be held this year at Plaza Conference Center on February 21, 2015, it will be catered by Ray's of Kelso, featuring delicious theme oriented fare such as Jamaican Chicken and Key Lime Pie. ...
Local Track Star goes Pro (01/09/15)
Cape Girardeau native and Track and Field standout, William Shell, has signed a professional contract with Brooks for the 2015 professional track season and has been selected to receive the Special Achievement Ward from the Missouri Sports Hall of fame this year for being named 2014 CoSIDA/Capital One All-American of the Year. Other achivements include:...
Annual Girl Scout Cookie Program Begins! Girls Become Young Entrepreneurs (01/08/15)
It's the tastiest time of the year -- Girl Scout cookie time! Now through mid-March, Girl Scouts will go door-to-door and set up booths at local merchants to sell eight delicious varieties: Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, Peanut Butter Patties, Peanut Butter Sandwich, Shortbread, Thanks-A-Lot, Lemonades, and Cranberry Citrus Crisps. ...
Southeast Hospital Delivers More Than 1,000 Babies in 2014 (01/08/15)
Southeast Hospital experienced no shortage of babies in 2014. A total of 1,027 babies were delivered at the Hospital last year, including 17 sets of twins. August was the busiest month, with 105 deliveries at the Cape Girardeau hospital. The number of deliveries rose by 14 percent over the previous year, says Director of Maternal Child Services Sheila Beussink, MSN, RN, NE-BC...
SoutheastHEALTH Foundation to Host Princess Tea (01/07/15)
SoutheastHEALTH Foundation will host a Princess Tea on Saturday, March 28, at The Plaza by Ray's in Cape Girardeau. Queens, fairy godmothers and everyone in the kingdom are invited to bring their favorite princess to a fairytale tea. Two sessions will be offered: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m...
Starting Point Offers Weight Management Class (01/07/15)
Starting Point will hold an informational meeting on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. at HealthPoint Fitness in Cape Girardeau. This is a great opportunity to learn more about this successful, weight-management program. This free session will focus on the Starting Point class that will be held on Tuesdays at 4:15 p.m., starting on Feb. 17...
Bluegrass returns to Fruitland (01/05/15)
Bluegrass and Banjo's will be ringing at the Bavarian Halle by Drury Inn on Jan 22, 23, 24th as the annual Bootheel Bluegrass Festival returns for its' yearly event. Thursday night will be an all gospel night with a special appearance by Mountain Faith, an award winning band from the mountains of North Carolina. ...
SoutheastHEALTH Presents Sportsmanship Award (12/31/14)
SoutheastHEALTH presented its Sportsmanship Award to Scott County Central High School boys basketball player Matthew Blissett at the 2014 Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament on Tuesday night, Dec. 30, at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. The annual award recognizes a student who displays success on the court, in the classroom and in the community...
SoutheastHEALTH Welcomes Mike Nichols as New Chief Information Officer (12/30/14)
SoutheastHEALTH welcomes Mike Nichols as its new Chief Information Officer. Nichols brings over 20 years of technology experience, including enterprise system implementation, best practices, budgeting, strategic planning and aligning technology with organizational priorities...
SoutheastHEALTH Marks 1,000th Delivery This Year (12/29/14)
Jason and Christina Taylor of Lilbourn, Mo., received a special surprise for Christmas. Christina gave birth to a son, John Luke, on Wednesday, Dec. 24. It was the 1,000th delivery at Southeast Hospital this year. John Luke weighed 6 lbs., 12 oz., and was 19.5 inches long. "He is our Christmas blessing," Christina says, adding that the delivery date had been projected for Jan. 12, 2015...
Havco Wood Products Donates Toys (12/29/14)
The employees of Havco Wood Products once again this year participated in the Toys for Tots program and collected over $1500 worth of toys. Jason Ledure, center, accepts the Commander's Award from the Marine Reserves' Toys for Tots coordinator.
SoutheastHEALTH 'Angels' Bring Christmas Cheer (12/22/14)
Christmas is a little brighter this year for clients of SoutheastHEALTH's Hospice, Building Blocks and Home Health programs thanks to the Angel Tree program. SoutheastHEALTH employees donated wrapped presents to about 80 clients across the southeast Missouri region who were in need of basic necessities such as diapers, coats, socks and even a car seat...
Jackson FBLA Goes to New Orleans Leadership Conference (12/19/14)
On Thursday, November 20, members from the Jackson High school chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America left Jackson to head to New Orleans for the National Fall Leadership Conference. The members were gone for four days. They left November 20 and returned November 23. ...
Cape Central's Chase Hagerty signs letter of intent with SEMO (12/17/14)
Chase Hagerty's baseball skills will pay off next year when he enrolls for classes at Southeast Missouri State University on a baseball scholarship! During his time at Cape Central High School, he pitched all 4 years, receiving the following honors: All Conference 1st Team 2014, All District 1st Team 2014, Valle Catholic All-Tournament Team 2014, SEMO Conference All-Tournament Team 2014, All Conference Honorable Mention 2013 and 2012, and All District Honorable Mention 2012...
Slumberland Furniture Helps Make "Homes for the Holidays" for Area Families (12/17/14)
Slumberland Furniture Helps Make "Home for the Holidays" for Area Families with Donation of Beds this December Mattress and box spring sets to be donated to local nonprofits This holiday season, Slumberland Furniture provided families in need with new beds through its annual Making Homes for the Holidays program. On December 6, Slumberland donated approximately 27 mattress and box spring sets, frames, sheets, and quilts to families in need throughout the community...
No Strings Attached (12/16/14)
With less than two weeks to go, Christmas is definitely in the air! With Christmas parties and programs going on, Santa appearances around town and last minute Christmas shopping to do, you can't help but feel festive this time of year. It is that "good cheer" we sing about in Christmas carols. ...
Kyle Bader Painting Selected for National Exhibit (12/16/14)
Kyle Bader was recently selected as one of the 70 artists nationwide for the St. Louis Art Guild Ann Metzger Memorial National All Media Exhibition. The juried exhibit opened November 1 and continues through Jan. 4, 2015 at the Two Oak Knoll Park Gallery in Clayton...
HDSA Christmas Party (12/13/14)
Sixty-five children and children-at-heart attended the 8th Annual Family Christmas Party hosted by the Heartland Down Syndrome Association on Saturday, December 6. Families enjoyed sandwiches, pizza, and lots of delicious treats shared by the families. Santa stopped by to visit with the children, and each child had the chance to sit on Santa's lap and receive a gift...
Cape County Tea Party Monthly Meeting - ChrisTTTTmas ParTTTTy (12/12/14)
PRESS RELEASE CAPE COUNTY TEA PARTY ChrisTTTTmas ParTTTTy Instead of our regular monthly Third Tuesday Tea Time (TTTT) meeting at the Cape Public Library, the members of the Cape County Tea Party, Friends, EVERYONE is invited to join in fellowship and fun to celebrate Christmas and be thankful for all the gifts we continue to enjoy!...
Oran FBLA Hosts Career Fair (12/11/14)
During the fall semester the Oran High School FBLA chapter has been busy working on many service and educational activities to benefit local families and students. Each October the FBLA organization organizes the Junior High/High School Career Fair. ...
How to Survive the Holidays with a Child with Autism (12/11/14)
December can be a stressful month for just about anyone. There's Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year's Eve, not to mention all the shopping trips for presents and holiday meals. Many families have the additional challenge of guiding a child with autism through the myriad tensions of the season...
Christmas 'ELF' (12/10/14)
After my Doctor's appointment, I drove through the Chick fil. When I drove up to the window for my order, I was told it was paid for. How? I asked. I was told the car ahead of me paid for my order. I would like to thank this Christmas Elf for her generosity this time of year...
Sounds of the Season Draws Sellout Crowd (12/09/14)
SoutheastHEALTH Foundation's 19th annual Sounds of the Season benefit concert drew a sellout crowd on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Cape Bible Chapel. "We had to reuse tickets at the door just before the show started," says the Foundation's Sam Duncan. In all, more than 800 tickets were sold. Foundation board member and Southeast Ambassador Bob Matthews proclaimed Sounds of the Season as the "best one ever."...
Howie the cat ornaments being sold to benefit retired greyhounds (12/08/14)
Busch Pet Products is selling it's 2014 Howie the cat ornament to benefit retired racing greyhounds. All proceeds from the sale of the commemorative ornament will go to the Greyhound Pets of America-Cape Girardeau Chapter. There are a limited number of ornaments available and they are $5 each. ...
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AIDS Holiday Project Seeks Family Sponsors (12/08/14)
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AIDS Holiday Project Seeks Family Sponsors The Southern Illinois AIDS Holiday Project is working to meet the needs of 150 low-income households impacted by HIV / AIDS in the 22 southern-most counties of Illinois. Additional family sponsors are needed to help make this project a success...
New Salem United Methodist Women (12/08/14)
December 3, 2014. The New Salem United Methodist Women's Unit met at the Church Fellowship Hall with 14 members and 11 husbands and Pastor Steven Koerner as guests for a catered meal for their Christmas Party. We are giving donation to the Southeast Missourian for gifts for the Elderly for Christmas and a donation to Hope House in Jackson, MO...
Southeast Hospice, Building Blocks Program Receive Blankets (12/05/14)
Students in the Social Work Practice III class at Southeast Missouri State University donated 50 blankets to SoutheastHEALTH's Building Blocks/Nurse-Family Partnership and 45 blankets to Southeast Hospice on Friday, Dec. 5. The students crafted the colorful blankets, starting in September...
SoutheastHEALTH Receives $13,000 Donation from IHOP (12/05/14)
Andy and Anissa Patel, owners of the new IHOP restaurant in Cape Girardeau, recently donated $13,000 to SoutheastHEALTH Foundation -- $7,000 for breast cancer patients through the Southeast Cancer Center Patient Experience Fund and $6,000 for Southeast's new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and its Women's & Children's Services...
More LOTSA Cash winners! (12/02/14)
Money is being given away weekly to lucky LOTSA cash ticket holders! On Sunday November 23 Mrs. Lil Blattel won $100 and Mrs. Vilet Roberts was the fortunate $500 winner. And on November 30 Mrs. Kristi Stout won $100! Remember- there are lotsa more opportunities to win Lotsa Cash!!! St Mary Cathedral School will be giving away a total of $15,000 before the upcoming annual dinner auction, to be held February 15, 2015. ...
Soprano Patti McPheeters Will Perform at Sounds of the Season (12/01/14)
Sikeston, Mo., soprano Patti McPheeters will be one of the featured singers at the SoutheastHEALTH Foundation's Sounds of the Season benefit concert on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Cape Bible Chapel. McPheeters, who began her singing career at age 10, is best known for her soprano solos. She has been a featured soloist at many church functions and numerous weddings and funeral services...
Calling all Past Boy Scout Troop 311 Alumni (12/01/14)
Boy Scout Troop 311 invites all 311 Alumni to join us on the 311 Bus for the Jackson Christmas parade, Sat, Dec 6 at 3:30 pm. Meet at the bus at 3 pm for line up around Jackson High School building A. Call Will Sandin 573-382-2292 or Kevin Teegarden 573-270-7678 with questions...
Thanksgiving (11/27/14)
Happy Thanksgiving everyone. There is much going on right here close to home that might give us cause to lose hope or pause and ask why, but I am reminded there are things all around us, but usually further from home that are much worse than this. It seems we don't pay as much attention if it isn't quite so close to home. ...
Sounds of the Season Concert Set for Dec. 7 (11/24/14)
Enjoy the Sounds of the Season holiday concert by some of the area's most talented individuals and groups under the direction of Jerry Ford on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Cape Bible Chapel. Seating will begin at 1:30 p.m. with entertainment by the Jackson High School Hand Bell Choir. ...
Running FUNdamentals (11/24/14)
Running FUNdamentals, a free program, sponsored by HealthPoint Fitness and HealthPoint Rehab in collaboration with the local Run for God team, will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at HealthPoint -- Cape. The session will focus on rehab, fitness and nutrition. It also will include a question and answer session. Pre-registration is required. To register, go to SEhealth.org/Events...
JANO Writng Challenge (11/22/14)
To the news staff: Please publicize. Many thanks, Toni Somers Assistant Publicity Coordinator, JANO 2015 txlaughinggull@gmail.com JANO 2015 PRESS RELEASE Calling all writers everywhere! Coming up in January you have an opportunity to start gearing up for a productive writing year in 2015. ...
Festival of Holiday Trees Raises Funds for NICU (11/19/14)
The SoutheastHEALTH Auxiliary's Festival of Holiday Trees netted more than $10,000 to benefit Southeast Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit and the NICVIEW webcam system, a secure video link for parents and family members to keep a close eye on their infants in the unit...
Southeast Hospice Honors Volunteers (11/19/14)
Southeast Hospice honored its dedicated volunteers at its 19th annual appreciation banquet on Thursday, November 13. Volunteers Nancy Kester of Cape Girardeau and Rita Aunspach of Perryville, Mo., received Cherub awards. Guardian Angel awards were presented to Mark Kiblinger of Cape Girardeau and Jean Mueller of Frohna, Mo. Melody Green of Burfordville, Mo., and Tina Bles of Cape Girardeau received Gabriel awards...
LOTSA CASH weekly winner! (11/18/14)
This week's big prize winner for the LOTSA Cash raffle is Mr. BD Breunderman from Cape Girardeau, Missouri! Mr. Breunderman received $100 recently when his name was drawn from the raffle barrel at St. Mary Cathedral School, where every weekend through 2/15/2015 a lucky ticket holder will take away prizes ranging from $100 - $500, with a grand prize of $10,000 being awarded at the annual St Mary Dinner Auction 2/21/2015! To buy a ticket contact any St Mary School family, the St Mary School office (335-3840) or the Church office,or you can purchase raffle tickets at either Guy's Big and Tall or Knaup Floral. ...
A Season of Need (11/18/14)
As another holiday season approaches, we are again reminded of the needs of children. There are many events that assist children with basic essential needs such as canned food drives and volunteer coat drives, toy drives, and other initiatives which are organized to assist the most vulnerable among us, our children, through the holiday season. ...
Believers Ballpark dedicated to Nolan Weber (11/18/14)
Photo taken Saturday, November 8th at the Dedication of Believers Ballpark. This is a wiffleball field that was developed by some friends and teammates of Nolan Weber. It is located behind Fruitland Community Church (who allowed their land to be used for this purpose). ...
Saxony Lutheran High School FFA Charter Signing Ceremony (11/17/14)
On December 1st, 2014, Saxony Lutheran FFA will host a Charter Signing Ceremony and an Officer Induction. All family of the Saxony Lutheran FFA members are welcome to join, as well as all supporters of the FFA. Saxony will be the first private high school in Missouri to be chartered. Please come to this free event on December 1st at Saxony Lutheran High School in Jackson, Missouri. For more information please email SaxonyLutheranFFA@outlook.com. Thank you and God Bless!...
Horizons Enrichment Center (11/17/14)
Despite their own disabilities, participants of the Horizons Enrichment Center, a program sponsored by Southeast Missouri State University,College of Health and Human Services,Department of Human Environmental Studies, reach out to area nursing homes in an effort to make the Thanksgiving season a little brighter for the residents and their families...
Cape County Tea Party Monthly Meeting - Candidate Forum (11/14/14)
PRESS RELEASE CAPE COUNTY TEA PARTY MONTHLY MEETING On November 18th, 2014 at 6:30pm, the Cape County Tea Party (CCTP) will hold its open monthly meeting at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The meeting is called the Third Tuesday Tea Time and is held on the Third Tuesday of each month to continue the work to complete our Mission as stated below...
Jackson Junior High School Student of the Term - Term 2 (11/13/14)
The following are the recipients of the Student of the Term Award for Term Two at Jackson Junior High School in Jackson MO. These students have been nominated by a teacher or an administrator for going beyond JJHS student expectations in and out of the classroom with consistent work ethic and citizenship...
FIRST BIG LOTSA CASH WINNER! (11/13/14)
The first winner of the weekly LOTSA Cash raffle at St Mary Cathedral School is Mr. Jim Keusenkothen! Lotsa Cash is a progressive raffle, so each weekly winning ticket is put right back into the drawing and could win again and again. The big cash prizes of $2000 2nd prize and $10,000 grand prize will be awarded at the school's upcoming annual dinner auction in February 2015, but weekly prizes of either $100 or $500 will be awarded until that time...
New McKendree United Methodist Women November 4, 2014 (11/07/14)
New McKendree United Methodist Women General Meeting November 4, 2014 The New McKendree United Methodist Women met Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the church fellowship hall with 14 members and 4 guests present. The meeting was called to order by Vice President Doris Dace after which the unit recited the UMW Purpose...
15th Annual Veterans Honor Service (11/07/14)
15th annual Veteran's Honor Service, Sunday, Nov 9th at 11 am at First Pentecostal Church 3054 Lexington Ave. Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 The service consists of several components, tributes and participating professionals and Service support groups including, musical homages by Trumpeter Larry Herron [Army Veteran] a Flag Line by the Patriot Guard Riders, an antique military vehicle display by the SEMO Military Vehicles Group, an M.I.A. ...
March of Dimes Honors SoutheastHEALTH's Jane Unterreiner (11/07/14)
SoutheastHEALTH's Jane Unterreiner has received the Devoted Efforts Award from the Southeast Missouri Division of the March of Dimes. Unterreiner, nurse navigator for Women's & Children's Services at SoutheastHEALTH, received the award at the March of Dimes' Signature Chefs Auction on Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Plaza Conference Center in Cape Girardeau...
Cape Girardeau County 4-Her's Compete in State Public Speaking Contest (11/05/14)
Four Cape Girardeau County 4-Her's participated in the State 4-H Public Speaking Contest on October 4, 2014 at the University of Missouri campus in Columbia. Those participating include Anthony Kobak, Joshua Koenig, Samuel Koenig, and Renee Peters, all are members of the Tilsit 4-H Club...
Scouting for Food (11/05/14)
For Immediate Release Greater St. Louis Area Council, BSA November 3, 2014 Contact: Christine Dieckmann, Director of Marketing and Communications O: 314-256-3030, C: 314-660-9042 Scouts To Deliver 30th Annual Scouting For Food Bags Saturday ST. LOUIS, Mo. ...
"Dracula" Opening Thursday Night..... (11/03/14)
River City Players last show of the season "Dracula" will open this Thursday at Port Cape in the Yacht Club. This has been a great season for RCP and you don't want to miss our last show. The production is being directed by Tana Howard and co-directed by Patti wicks. ...
Youth Hunt a success!! (11/03/14)
Cousins, Nathaniel Woods and Porter Gadberry from Oran both killed their first deer on opening morning of youth season! Nathaniel Woods is 9 years old from Oran. He went deer hunting with his Dad, Darin Woods and killed a big doe!! Porter Gadberry is 6 years old from Oran. He went hunting with his Dad, Andy Gadberry and his Papa, Terry Gadberry for his first time. He made the perfect shot and killed a doe!!...
Karen Wilkinson (KP) Benefit (10/30/14)
Karen Wilkinson, better known as KP, was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in June of this year. Since then she has under gone chemo and has had a mastectomy of the right breast. Medical bills are piling up. Not to mention living expenses from not being able to work. ...
Herbst bowls first 800 series (10/29/14)
Charlie Herbst scored an 800 series on October 15, 2014 at West Park Lanes. The scores included 300-278-234 for a total score of 811. This is Herbst 2nd sanctioned 300 game and first 800 series. He has been a member of the River Eagle Budweiser Bowling Team, Big 8 League since 1980...
Democratic Central Committee's Resolution (10/29/14)
The Cape County Democratic Central Committee at it's meeting Tuesday night passed a resolution unanimously to oppose Amendment 3 that is on the ballot on November 4th. Mr David Larson who is treasurer of the 'No On 3' committee was the guest speaker. Mr Larson spoke on the ramifications and potential costs to local districts and control of local education being administered by legislators and other problems with Amendment 3...
Halloween Weekend Fun (10/28/14)
Take a sneak peak at this weekend in Bollinger County. Special sales, Halloween celebrations, bluegrass music, and trick or treat costume barrel races. Bollinger County has a wide variety of fun in store for you! The Mustard Seed Boutique Purse Sale...
15th Annual Veteran's Honor Service at First Pentecostal of Cape (10/27/14)
15th Annual Veteran's Honor Service, Sunday, Nov 9th at 11 am at First Pentecostal Church 3054 Lexington Ave, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 The service consists of several components including music, speeches, tributes and displays. There will be honored guests from several participating military service support groups, including the SAR, DAR, VFW, American Legion, DAV, Patriot Guard Riders and the Society of the Descendants of Washington's Army at Valley Forge. ...
DAV Needing Volunteers (10/27/14)
I am the Hospital Service Coordinator for the Disabled American Veterans Poplar Bluff office. The DAV is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting local veterans. Among other things, the DAV provides transportation for local veterans to their healthcare appointments. ...
SoutheastHEALTH Hosts NICU Reunion (10/27/14)
More than 150 NICU "graduates" and family members celebrated at SoutheastHEALTH's NICU Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 25, at Discovery Playhouse in Cape Girardeau." SoutheastHEALTH neonatologist Paul A. Caruso, MD, and members of the nursing staff greeted the families who had a great time exploring the child-friendly exhibits, including Southeast's "Healthy Beginnings" OB exhibit where kids displayed their "doctoring" skills. A "prince" and several "princesses" added to the festivities...
Catholic Social Ministries Purchases Truck (10/24/14)
St. Mary's / Old St. Vincent's Catholic Social Ministries recently purchased a truck to help with the day to day operations of their food pantry in Cape Girardeau. The truck was purchased entirely with private donations from generous individuals and businesses in the community. ...
Battling Breast Cancer: A Free Presentation (10/24/14)
When it comes to battling breast cancer, you have questions. We have answers. SoutheastHEALTH will host a presentation on "Battling Breast Cancer: Why We Do What We Do!" on Monday, Oct. 27, at HealthPoint -- Cape from 5 to 6 p.m. Sarah Colwick, MD, of Cape Girardeau Surgical Clinic, and James C. Mosley III, MD, of Southeast Hematology/Oncology will be the featured speakers at this "Bravest Wear Pink" event. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served...
Gary Sander Retires after 25 years (10/22/14)
Roger Lang of Byron L. Lang, Inc. is proud to present Gary Sander, a driver for the company, an award for over 25 years of dedicated service and 3.5 million miles of accident free driving. Mr. Sander is still employed part-time and along with Byron L. Lang, Inc. is proud to volunteer his services to help in the "Semo Share Fest", a Christian based program, in which he will take 30,000 lbs. of rice to Sedalia MO to be distributed for the needy...
Fall Festival & Fair in Cape Girardeau (10/21/14)
Come join Mount Auburn Christian Church on Friday, October 31 from 6pm-8pm for our Fall Festival! Come enjoy FREE food & games, a bounce house, & much more! Dress up, eat some cotton candy & popcorn & have a safe family friendly Halloween. Mount Auburn Christian Church is located at 930 N. Mt. Auburn Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO. For more information contact the church at 573-803-2050 or www.mtauburncc.org...
New Licensed Real Estate Agent (10/21/14)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/21/14 SOTO Property Solutions Employee becomes Licensed Real Estate Agent Cape Girardeau, MO, October 21, 2014 -- SOTO Property Solutions would like to announce that Jessica Farrar has recently become a licensed Real Estate Agent and Realtor. Jessica can now help clients create and manage wealth through real estate...
Fall events in Bollinger County for Oct. 24-26 (10/20/14)
For weekend fun visit Bollinger County! Enjoy dinosaurs, Halloween fun, lawn mower races, hay rides, fish supper, cosmic bingo, and more! Bollinger County Museum of Natural History Dino Day Date: Oct. 25 Museum Hours: 12pm-4:30pm Phone: 573-238-1174...
Dino Day (10/20/14)
October is International Dinosaur Month. Join us at the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History in Marble Hill on Saturday, October 25 to celebrate dinosaurs. Brian Phillips will present a workshop on "Dinosaur Anatomy" from 1:30-3:30 pm using clay as a visual aid in explaining aspects of dinosaur anatomy...
Maple Methodist Men to Host Pulled Pork Dinner (10/20/14)
The Maple United Methodist Men will host an All-You-Can-Eat Pulled Pork Dinner, Friday, Oct.24, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Maple UMC, corner of Cape Rock Dr. and Jean Ann Dr. Proceeds from this dinner will go to benefit the Methodist Men's Group Ministries and the Fish Food Pantry. Price for the dinner is $8 per person and children 12 and under eat free...
Rainbow Trout Stocking at Jackson's Rotary Lake (10/20/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The annual winter trout fishery at Jackson's Rotary Lake begins Nov. 1, marking the opening of Missouri's winter trout season in lakes around the state. According to MDC fisheries management biologist, Mike Reed, approximately 1,900 trout, as well as a number of 'lunkers', will be stocked in Jackson's Rotary Lake prior to the opener...
Book Signing at Hastings to benefit Melainas Magical Playland (10/16/14)
Dr. Greg Pursley is having a book signing of his book "A New Kind of Normal" at Hastings this Saturday, October 18th from 1-3 pm. The book talks about his son Izaac who was born with dwarfism and how his family grew together through the tough times they have faced...
Cape County Tea Party Monthly Meeting - Candidate Forum (10/16/14)
Press Release: On Oct. 21st, 2014 at 6:30pm, the Cape County Tea Party (CCTP) will hold its open monthly meeting at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The meeting is called the Third Tuesday Tea Time and is held on the Third Tuesday of each month to continue the work to complete our Mission...
Gary Sander Retires after 25 years (10/16/14)
Roger Lang of Byron L. Lang, Inc. is proud to present to Gary Sander, a driver for the company, an award for over 25 years of dedicated service and 3.5 million miles of accident-free driving. Mr. Sander is still employed part time and along with Byron L. Lang, Inc. is proud to volunteer his services to help in the "Semo Share Fest", a Christian based program in which he will take 3,000 lbs of rice to Sedalia, MO to be distributed for the needy...
Attends summit (10/16/14)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Richard R. Cuba, CFP,CWS October 16, 2014 rick@cubafinancialgroup.com RICHARD R. CUBA, CFP,CWS ATTENDS SUMMIT FOR INDEPENDENT ADVISORS Richard R. Cuba, CFP,CWS recently attended the Financial Services Institute (FSI) Advisor Summit in Washington, DC. Registered Representatives from around the country attended the Summit...
National School Lunch Week Recognized at Jackson R-2 (10/15/14)
(Jackson, MO) -- The Jackson R-2 School District recognizes National School Lunch Week on behalf of the School Nutrition Association, October 13-17, 2014. The theme, "Get in the Game with School Lunch" will feature events and activities that promote the importance of balancing healthy eating with physical activity and exercise...
Notre Dame Freshman place at State (10/15/14)
Notre Dame's two Freshmen, Sarah Bell (from Jackson) finished 3rd Place, while Allison Bray ( from Cape) finished 8th place at the MO State Golf Tourney. Senior, Mattie Buessink finished 30th. Great Job Girls
LOTSA CASH tickets on sale again!!! (10/13/14)
Again for this 2014-2015 school year, St. Mary Cathedral Home and School Association is proud to present "Lotsa Cash", our annual progressive raffle! Once again $20 will buy a chance at winning $10,000 cash, with the final winning ticket to be drawn at the annual St. ...
family fun day (10/13/14)
Event: family fun day Time : 10 am to 2 pm where: at first baptist church in scott city. addres: 1102 2nd street west scott city, mo. behind casey general. one block up. call church at 1573-264-2214 for directions everyone welcomed. we have free foods, games, bouncey house, music, puppet shows...
Fresenius Medical Care Hosts Open House At New Sikeston Dialysis Facility (10/10/14)
Fresenius Medical Care North America, the nation's leading network of dialysis facilities, invites the community to attend an Open House celebration on October 23 at its new dialysis clinic in Sikeston. The facility will enable Fresenius Medical Care's local team of expert medical professionals to better serve the area's growing dialysis community...
"Everybody Counts" in the Jackson R-2 School District (10/09/14)
(Jackson, MO) Everybody Counts is the theme of the Jackson R-2 School District Disability Awareness Week (DAW) program, October 6-10. During the designated week, the Jackson R-2 School District and the Jackson community hosts events to promote the understanding of students with disabilities, realizing the importance of every person regardless of ability...
"SOCKTOBER" Helping the Local Homeless Keep Warm (10/08/14)
SOCKTOBER begins at Vintage Marketplace with helping our local community keep the homeless warm, with donations of socks!(Hats,Mittens,Hoodies and Scarves are needed too). Socktober is a great way for individuals to make a difference in someone else's life. ...
My Favorite Fossil Art Contest (10/07/14)
Enter our Fossil Day art contest at the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History on October 18. The art contest is a part of our National Fossil Day Celebration. Contest is open to all children 18 years and under. Submit your art work of your favorite fossil to the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History (you may include its habitat or surroundings or you may feature only your fossil in the art work)...
Harlem Wizards Coming To Jackson October 13 (10/07/14)
Come join us for an evening of Tricks, Hoops, and Alley-Oops hosted by the South Elementary PTO! Don't miss this fun-filled, high flying & interactive community event featuring the world famous Harlem Wizards basketball team as they take on the Jackson Jammers, a team of teachers, principals and community leaders from the area...
Chamber Announces Businesses of the Third Quarter (10/06/14)
The Bollinger County Chamber of Commerce selects a Veteran Business/Organization and a Rising Star Business each quarter. Veterans must have stood the test of time and been in business for a minimum of 5 years and or Rising Star must have been in business for at least a year...
Local Volunteer Serving as Girl Scout National Delegate (10/06/14)
LOCAL VOLUNTEER SERVING AS GIRL SCOUT NATIONAL DELEGATE Laura Klipfel, Cape Girardeau, is one of nine delegates representing Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland at Girl Scouts of the USA National Council Session. Every three years, Girl Scouts gather together for the National Council Session and Convention to energize the Movement, celebrate accomplishments, and chart the future. ...
The Making of Dinosaurs (10/05/14)
Brian Phillips instructed participants in a fun afternoon of creating dinosaur models at the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History in Marble Hill on Saturday, September 27, 2014. The program was a part of the museum's annual Smithsonian Museum Day activities...
Jesse D. Farrow Graduates From Universal Technical Institute (10/03/14)
Lisle, Ill. (October 3, 2014)- Today, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the nation's leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, is proud to announce the graduation of Jesse D. ...
Easter Seals Midwest to Present Fall Institute on Autism Spectrum Disorders (10/01/14)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- October 1, 2014 -- Easter Seals Midwest will present its annual Fall Institute on Autism Spectrum Disorders on October 15, 2014 at the Miner Convention Center in Sikeston, and on October 16, 2014 at the Holiday Inn in Poplar Bluff. All with an interest in learning more about autism are invited to attend...
In Loving Memory (09/30/14)
A loving soul has answered God's call to come.We miss you Mom your life was fill with sunshine beams of love touched all our heart's And made it hard for us to part.We miss your voice your sweet embrace, your precious smile your angel face. Are hearts are sad, but this we know. ...
Bravest Wear Pink! (09/30/14)
SoutheastHEALTH has teamed up with the Cape Girardeau Police and Fire departments to promote breast cancer awareness throughout the month of October. As part of the month-long, "Bravest Wear Pink" campaign, Cape police and firefighters will wear special, pink T-shirts and participate in a number of community events, including the Southeast Missouri State University Homecoming parade...
Smokey Bear Visits Museum for Fire Prevention Day (09/29/14)
Smokey Bear to Visit the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History As part of the Museums Fire Awareness Day, Smokey Bear will be visiting the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History in Marble Hill, Missouri on Saturday, October 4, 2014, from 1:30pm until 2:00pm. October is Fire Awareness Month...
1st Annual Horseshoes 4 "everyday" HEROES Tournament (09/29/14)
The 1st Annual Horseshoes 4 "everyday" HEROES Tournament was held on Saturday, September 27, at the Al Friga Farm. Proceeds benefitted the Retired Senior Volunteer Program/Volunteer Intergenerational Center Golf Tournament in providing services to our veterans, military and other organizations needing everyday heroes (our volunteers). ...
Jackson Masonic Lodge Holds Installation (09/26/14)
Excelsior Lodge #441 AF & AM of Jackson, MO held its 143rd Annual Installation of Officers on Saturday, September 20, at the Masonic Temple in Jackson. Darryl L. Spurlock, of Jackson, was installed as Master for the 2014-2015 term. Mr. Spurlock is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert L. 'Bud' & Mary Ann Spurlock of Sikeston...
Southeast Medical Plaza Opens in Stoddard County (09/26/14)
Southeast Medical Plaza in Dexter, Mo., opened its doors to the public with grand-opening ceremonies on Wednesday, Sept. 24, marking completion of the new, 15,000-square-foot medical office building at Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County. More than 300 people toured the medical office building, which adjoins the front of the hospital. It houses 27 examination rooms,a large procedure room, separate adult and pediatric waiting areas, digital X-ray and lab services and a conference room...
Old McKendree Day at Old McKendree Chapel (09/25/14)
The Old McKendree Day celebration is right around the corner. It's a great time to spend an afternoon with family and friends. So come on out on Sunday, September 28 at 3:00 PM and listen to good music & a good message! East Prairie UMC will be providing the music and the message will be given by Rev. David Conley, pastor of Centenary UMC...
Eleventh Annual Multi-County Women's Conference (09/24/14)
Time's running out, only 23 more days and the conference will take place. Call today & register to attend!! Conference Theme: "THE INVINCIBLE WOMAN" Fit, strong, healthy...mind and body Keynote Speaker: Daniel Domjan, M.D. Topic: "It's A Miracle"...
Maple UMC Fish and Chicken Dinner (09/22/14)
Maple United Methodist Men will hold an all-you-can-eat Fish/Chicken Dinner on Friday, September 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the church fellowship hall which is handicapped accessible. The menu is fish and/or chicken, fries, slaw, hushpuppies, homemade desserts and drink. Cost is $10 for adults. Children under 12 are free. Carry-outs are available. The church is located on the corner of Cape Rock and Jean Ann Drives. For additional information, please call the church office at 335-6890...
Mississippi Million $ Row (09/20/14)
THE MISSISSIPPI MILLION $ ROW WILL BE IN TOWN ON 24th September Olympic medallist and charity boss John Pritchard is rowing the entire length of the mighty Mississippi in a traditional Victorian skiff to raise $1m for Right To Play - a challenge that will mean rowing up to 30 miles a day for almost 90 days to cover the 2300 miles...
Fall Festival & Fair in Bollinger County (09/19/14)
Bollinger County Celebrates Fall Festival Weekend The Bollinger County Fall Festival Weekend brings a wide variety of excitement and fun to the county. Sept. 25 - 27 - The Fall Festival events lineup begins on Thursday, September 25 with a Gospel concert performance by The Gipsons and Janie Brown and The Chestnut Mountain Gang. ...
Facebook / Twitter Training (09/19/14)
Facebook / Twitter Training Free training in Twitter / Facebook This Saturday -- 09/20/14 9:00am at Cape Public Library Facebook and Twitter are invaluable Social Media tools for use in Keeping our Republic. Join your fellow citizens this Saturday 9:00am at the Cape Public Library to receive training on these two Social Media Applications (ie. web sites)...
HBRA Barrel Races at Rockin JK Arena (09/19/14)
Rockin JK Arena hosts the Heartland Barrel Racing Association. Rockin JK Arena Marble Hill, MO Trainers at 2 p.m., Show at 4 p.m. Trainers EF $4 PeeWee(8 & under) EF $4 Youth 3D (16 & under) EF $12 Adult 4D (17 & over) EF $12 Open 5D EF $20 *PeeWee contestants cannot compete in the Youth class, but may compete in Open. No monetary payback in PeeWee -- prizes only...
Field at Shawnee Park Sports Complex Dedicated (09/19/14)
Only two of Parks and Recreation's more than 35 city-wide sports fields have been dedicated to a specific person or contributor. Softball field number one at the Shawnee Park Sports Complex was dedicated to the late Cary Flanagan. In recognition for their many contributions to the department, programs, and sports leagues in Cape Girardeau, the Cape Noon Optimist Club received on Sept. 17 the distinction of being the second to receive a field dedication in their honor (field 13)...
LOCAL STUDENT PARTICIPATES IN 75TH SESSION OF MISSOURI BOYS STATE (09/18/14)
Tyler Layne Rogers participated in The American Legion Boys State of Missouri June 14-21 on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Tyler was selected based on his leadership, citizenship, academics, and character during his junior year at Scott City High School...
Benefit for Carrie Phillips Holder (09/17/14)
Benefit for Carrie Phillips Holder, Saturday, October 4, at Hiney Hut in Scott City, MO. Fried Chicken Dinner starts at 1:00 p.m. Corn Hole Tourney starts at 2:00 p.m., register by 1:30 p.m. 50/50 Raffle Silent Auction from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Prayer Balloons will be released at 7:00 p.m...
Dina MO Art Contest (09/17/14)
The Bollinger County Museum of Natural History is having an art contest on September 27, 2014. Children 18 years and under can enter their art work of Dina MO, the Missouri state dinosaur, in our Dina MO art contest. Entries may be in the medium of your choice; drawing, painting, sculpture, college, carvings, paper mache, etc...
3rd Annual Celebration of Life a Success (09/16/14)
The third annual Celebration of Life event was held Sunday, September 14 at Discovery Playhouse in Cape Girardeau. This event is held to celebrate the short life of Levi Stephen Collom, who passed away at 3 years old from unknown causes, and is held on or near his birthday every year...
Scouts Kick Off Annual Popcorn Sale (09/16/14)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Scouts in the Greater St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will be popping up all over neighborhoods this month as they kick off their popcorn fundraiser. As Girl Scouts are known for their cookie sales, the annual popcorn sale is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Boy Scouts...
Scouts Kick Off Annual Popcorn Sale (09/16/14)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Scouts in the Greater St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will be popping up all over neighborhoods this month as they kick off their popcorn fundraiser. As Girl Scouts are known for their cookie sales, the annual popcorn sale is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Boy Scouts...
Local student participates in 75th Session of Missouri Boys State (09/16/14)
Logan Alexander Bader participated in The American Legion Boys State of Missouri June 14-21 on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Bader was selected based on his leadership, citizenship, academics, and character during his junior year at Jackson High School...
Anniversary Celebration (09/16/14)
The First Pentecostal Church of Cape Girardeau will be conducting special anniversary services September 21st in honor of their pastor and wife, Rev. and Mrs. Darrell Faire. This month will mark their fifteenth year of faithful service to the church...
I'm Not Lucky, I'm Blessed (09/14/14)
I have written and published a book about a true testimony of faith and love, as our family witnessed miracles and learned to never give up HOPE! The nightmare seemed endless as this newly diagnosed disease, cancer's cousin, plagued our child...then to find out there was so much more to it. The prognosis, the treatment, the helplessness we felt as we watched our child fight for their life, was agonizing. Just when we thought we could take no more--we found out how lightning could strike twice...
Cape County Tea Party Monthly Meeting (09/12/14)
On September 16th, 2014 at 6:30pm, the Cape County Tea Party (CCTP) will hold its open monthly meeting at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The meeting is called the Third Tuesday Tea Time and is held on the Third Tuesday of each month to continue the work to complete our Mission as stated below...
Jackson Firefighters Participate in 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb (09/11/14)
Jackson firefighters climbed "stairs" at HealthPoint Fitness in Jackson on Thursday, Sept. 11, to honor the New York City firefighters who died 13 years ago in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. About a dozen Jackson firefighters wore 50-pound weight vests while on the StairMaster to reflect the weight of the turnout gear that the New York firefighters were wearing when they died. Some Jackson firefighters wore turnout gear while climbing the "stairs."...
The Brother's Walker Band at Hemman Winery (09/11/14)
The Brother's Walker Band will be performing September 14 from 3pm-5pm at Hemman Winery in Brazeau, MO. The duo has appeared on the Emmy Award winning tv show "The Voice". We at Hemman Winery are very excited that they will be performing live on our stage. Although not quite as big as the stage on "The Voice", The Brother's Walker will give an outstanding performance...
2014 Morris Library Constitution Day Celebration (09/10/14)
Morris Library is hosting an educational event on Sept. 17th, 2014. Please add this to your calendar and as Public Service Announcement if possible. This is free and open to the public. Thank you! 2014 Morris Library Constitution Day Celebration Security, Privacy and the Fourth Amendment...
Fitness Plus Celebrating 10th Anniversary with Open House, Demo Day (09/10/14)
On Saturday, September 13, Fitness Plus will celebrate 10 years of fitness and wellness with a community open house from 9 am to noon. During the event, guests can tour the award-winning facility and try group exercise classes for free. Twenty-minute demonstrations of more than 10 different classes will be offered between 9 am and noon, including yoga, RIP, PiYo, step, cycling and more. ...
New Salem United Methodist Women (09/10/14)
New Salem United Methodist Women met at the home of Jackie Kurre Sept. 3, 2014. Vice President, Mrs. Kurre led the unit in prayer and the UMW Purpose with 10 members present. Roll call was answered by telling about our favorite fall activity. There were 15 sick and shut-in calls for the month of August...
Social Advocacy Expert to be in Cape on Friday (09/08/14)
The Cape Girardeau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will host Helio Fred Garcia on Friday, September 12, for "Standing on the Side of Love and Effective Use of Social Advocacy." Mr. Garcia has taught crisis management at NYU for 25 years. He is executive director of the Logos Institute for Crisis Management & Executive Leadership, and is a board of trustees member of the Starr King School for the Ministry in Berkeley, CA, the Interfaith Alliance Foundation in Washington, DC., the World Conference of Religions for Peace, and the New York-based human rights organization Freedom to Marry. ...
Jesse James Day (09/05/14)
Join us at the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History Saturday, September 6 for Jesse James Day. At 1:00pm Dianne Moran will do a living history first person character portrayal of Zerelda James Samuel; Jesse James' mother. Ms. Moran is a well known presenter with the Missouri Humanities and does wonderful character presentations...
11th Annual Multi-County Women's Health Conference (09/03/14)
REGISTERATION IS NOW OPEN TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE Conference Theme: "THE INVINCIBLE WOMAN" Fit, strong, healthy...mind and body Keynote Speaker: Daniel Domjan, M.D. Topic: "It's A Miracle" When: Friday, October 17, 2014 Where: Tanner Street Church of God...
Schweer Family Reunion (09/02/14)
The annual Schweer family reunion for the descendants of George Albert and Emma Marie (Friedrich) Schweer will be held on Saturday, October 18 at St. John's United Church of Christ near Fruitland, MO. Meat will be provided. Please bring a covered dish to share (main dish, salad, vegetable, or dessert), table service for your family, lawn chairs, kids, and grandkids. The meal is planned for noon. A collection will be taken to cover the cost of food and use of the church...
AUDITIONS SET FOR 'Dracula' (08/31/14)
River City Players will be holding auditions for the last show of the season on Sunday, September 7, 1:00 p.m. at Port Cape. The play is Crane Johnson's "Dracula." There are roles for 3m and 3f with the 7th being played be either one. Also backstage people are needed. No prep is needed as this will be a cold reading. If you have an interest in community theatre then now is the time to come out and give it a try. The show dates are November 6,7,8,9...
Rockin JK Arena Barrel Race (08/29/14)
Rockin JK Arena will have special Labor Day Barrel races on Monday, September 1. Rockin JK Arena is located on CC Hwy North of Marble Hill. Call 573-238-5987 for more information or directions. Trainers will be at 10a.m.The main show is at noon. Trainers - entry fee $5.00...
Marble Hill Optimists Rodeo (08/29/14)
Are you ready for rodeo excitement? The Marble Hill Optimists rodeo is this Saturday, August 30 at the Marble Hill Optimists Horse Arena located on Highway 34W (behind the Marble Hill fire station on the road between Marble Hill and Glen Allen.) Slak at 10a.m. Performance 7p.m...
Patton Lions Lawn Mower Races (08/29/14)
Start your engines!!! Exciting lawn mower racing this Labor Day Weekend at the Patton Saddle Club located on Hwy 51- 1 Mile North of Jct. 51 & 72. Have an exciting evening and help the Patton Lions Club raise some funds for their youth programs, vision services, and community emergency needs. Time trials start at 5pm and races start at 6pm. Only $5 per car admission to watch the races...
Inspire Tomorrow's Leaders, Join Girl Scouts (08/28/14)
A question I'm often asked is "What do girls gain through their participation in Girl Scouts?" This question brings back memories of when I was a young Girl Scout. I've been a Girl Scout since I was seven years old. Every Tuesday afternoon, I couldn't wait until school was over and I could go to my Girl Scout meeting to see what fun thing we were trying next. ...
Good turnout for Rough Road Rescue microchipping at Buchheits' 80th Anniversary (08/27/14)
PERRYVILLE, Mo - Aug. 16 Rough Road Rescue held a microchipping event at Buchheits' 80th anniversary celebration at the Perryville location. Community members were invited to bring their pets to be microchipped for a small donations of $25.00. All microchips were preregistered for no additional cost...
Mental Health Speaker Comes to SEMO Campus in November (08/27/14)
I am the President of To Write Love on Her Arms U-Chapter here at SEMO. Our main goal is to provide hope to those struggling with depression, anxiety, addiction, suicide, eating disorders, along with many other topics relating to mental health. We work to spread as much awareness on mental health as we possibly can. ...
Labor Day Weekend in Bollinger County (08/27/14)
Enjoy all types of activities from history and exhibits to duck and lawn mower races, rodeo and barrel races, country music concert, tractor pull, a movie, boutique sale, and farmers market! Aug. 28-Sept. 1 - The Bollinger County Museum of Natural History will be open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from noon-4:30pm for the Labor Day weekend. ...
Montgomery Bank thanks teachers (08/27/14)
Monty and Jackson Branch Manager, Connie Werner, present a $250 gift card to Olivia Riley, teacher at Perry County Middle School. Area teachers were asked to comment on Montgomery Bank's Facebook page for their chance to win. Olivia was one of three teachers chosen to win the gift cards as the bank's way of thanking our teachers and wishing them the best on the upcoming school year!...
Kirchdoerfer places third at State 4-H dairy judging contest (08/25/14)
Megan Fry, Matthew Owings and Tyler Kirchdoerfer finished first, second and third, respectively in the senior division of the Missouri State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest held August 16th at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. Twelve points separated the top three finishers...
Hot Dog Day at SoutheastHEALTH (08/19/14)
Mike Kohlfeld grilled some 3,800 wieners for SoutheastHEALTH's annual Hot Dog Day on Tuesday, Aug. 19. Mike was aided in the hot job on the huge, wood-fired grill by SoutheastHEALTH employees Scott Givens and Bruce Collier. A member of the SoutheastHEALTH Board of Directors, Mike used ash lumber to fuel the fire. "It burns real hot and there's not as much smoke," he notes...
Indoor fun in Bollinger County (08/19/14)
You can spend a day at The Bollinger County Library. The library is a great place to get good books but they offer many other things to do as well. If you need internet access or just like to do some research on your favorite topic the library provides over 20 computers for your use. ...
Civil War living history day (08/19/14)
A Civil War Living History program with Jerry Lutes of Stones River National Battlefield and crews/cannons from Porters Battery will take place at the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History on Saturday, August 23, 2014. The primary focus of this program will be to demonstrate and discuss the use of artillery during the civil war, with programs on the hour. ...
1st Annual Horseshoes 4 "everyday" HEROES Tournament (08/19/14)
WORK -- WORK -- WORK!!! Where is the fun? Who is always looking for fun things to do on the weekend? YOU! How About REDNECK HORSESHOES???? RSVP/VIC (a not-for-profit organization that finds volunteers for local agencies from young people to those retired) is hosting a new fundraiser. ...
SoutheastHEALTH Receives Champions for Life Award (08/19/14)
The American Red Cross presented SoutheastHEALTH with the Champions for Life Award on Monday, Aug. 18, for its efforts to secure blood donations. Scott Caswell, CEO of the Missouri -- Illinois Region of the Red Cross, presented the award. Southeast was recognized for reaching bronze level status in blood donations. SoutheastHEALTH hosted five Red Cross blood drives in 2013, collecting a total of 186 pints of blood...
Inclusive education seminar offered (08/16/14)
Heartland Down Syndrome Association has partnered with the Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis to bring internationally known speakers Patti McVay and Laurie Packl to Cape Girardeau. This training is available to educators, parents and any other interested individuals who want to make a difference in the education and lives of children with special needs. ...
You're being watched (08/15/14)
Do you want the government to know when you turn on your blender? How about the temperature of your air conditioner and heater? Do you want the government to know when you run the exhaust fan in your bathroom? How about the temperature in your refrigerator?...
Dr. Pursley to host book signing at Hastings 1-3 PM (08/13/14)
This Saturday, August 16th Dr. Greg Pursley will be having a book signing at Hastings book store in Cape Girardeau, MO. Dr. Pursley's Book "A New Kind of Normal" and his family have recently been featured on the cover of the Southeast Missourian. This will be a great opportunity to hear his story and meet the author and his family...
Undiscovered treasure (08/13/14)
Recently my husband and I drove down to Cape Girardeau from Lebanon, MO to attend the musical "Little Women" performed by Acting Out! The show was fantastic. I wish we had such a group at home. Acting Out! is an amazing fledgling theater group in the Cape Girardeau, MO area. ...
Open meeting with River City Players (08/12/14)
River City Players Community Theatre will be holding an open meeting on August 20 in the Yacht Club at Port Cape for anyone that has an interest in becoming a member. We welcome everyone of all ages and from anywhere in the region. Experience is not a requirement. ...
Democrats 2014 festival (08/11/14)
The Cape County Democratic Central Committee will be having it's 2014 festival on Saturday, August 23rd at the Eagles Banquet Center 321 N Spring in Cape. Hospitality hour will be at 6:00 PM with dinner served at 6:30 pm and speakers will begin at 7:00 PM. The featured speaker this year will be Secretary of State Jason Kander. Tickets for the event can only be purchased in advance and are $20 each. For more information or purchase of tickets contact Mike Masterson at 651.4009 or 225.5169...
Fishing Whitewater River (08/10/14)
The water was just right as we shoved off in our canoe, The sky was partly cloudy giving us relieve from the heat and the water was nice and cool. We started catching fish right off the bat with me landing a large mouth bass over 22" long. Wish we would have had a scale. ...
Knights Of Columbus BBQ Cookoff (08/08/14)
The 3rd annual Knights Of Columbus BBQ COOKOFF was held by Council 6420 in Scott City on July 25th/26th.Below is a list of winners and the sponsors of each contest. Pork Steak sponsored by K-103: Winner- From the Rooter to the Tooter. Bloody Mary sponsored by K-103:Winner-Smokin Butts and Kickin Ashes...
New Salem United Methodist Women (08/07/14)
The New Salem United Methodist Women met August 6, 2014 at the church fellowship hall. Shirley Grebe, President, called the meeting to order with 9 members repeating the UMW Purpose . Roll call was answered by telling about a teacher we had in school...
The State Historical Society of Missouri to roll out Center for Missouri Studies (08/06/14)
The State Historical Society of Missouri President Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. announced today that the Society is creating a "Center for Missouri Studies" this fall. The Center, to be administered from the Society's headquarters in Columbia, will extend the Society's mission to promote and disseminate the study of Missouri's history and culture...
Burgfeld joins Meadow Heights schools (08/04/14)
Sarah Burgfeld, of Jackson, MO, has been selected as the new Agriculture Education instructor for Meadow Heights RII Schools and new advisor for Meadow Heights FFA Chapter. Burgfeld is a 2011 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, with a bachelor's of science degree in High School Education - Agriculture Education and a member of the Missouri Vocational Agricultural Teacher's Association (MVATA). ...
An Act of Kindness (07/31/14)
After a torrential rain that we had this past Wednesday(07-23-2014)one of our local Fire Stations answered a rescue call in a small neighborhood to save a Tabby kitten from what could have been little Tabby's demise. The kitten was lost in an approximate 100 ft. line of sewer pipe & these courageous men of Fire Station N0 4 saved the day. That's right, Tabby was set free & quite possibly saved from one of it's "13" lives!...
1st Annual Horseshoes 4 "everyday" HEROES Tournament (07/30/14)
Come on out to the Al Friga Farm located on Highway 77 between Chaffee and Oran (off of County Road 248) to the 1st Annual Horseshoes 4 "everyday" HEROES Tournament on Saturday, September 27 beginning at 10:00 a.m. (Banners and Signs will be posted so you can easily find your way!)...
Patton Lions lawn mower races (07/29/14)
Patton Lions Club Lawn Mower Races in Patton, MO. The next race will be August 2, 2014. These exciting races take place at the Patton Saddle Club on Hwy 51N - 1 Mile North of Jct. 51 & 72. Always a thrill! Admission to the races is only $5 per car. Time trials at 5 p.m., races start at 6p.m. Food and refreshments are available. No coolers or alcohol please. Proceeds will be used for youth programs, vision services, and community emergency needs...
Faith & Family & Freedom Day (07/29/14)
The 3rd annual Faith & Family & Freedom Day will take place on August 2, 2014. This year's lineup will include a day of fun, food, and entertainment in Magnolia Park in Marble Hill. Activities start at 9a.m. Taking the stage at 2pm will be THE LESTERS from ST Louis. ...
Huge weekend planned in Bollinger County (07/29/14)
Bollinger County has big plans for the weekend of August 2, 2014. Yard sales will dot the country side along the Highway 51/34 route and in Bollinger County towns. There will be around 40 registered yard sale sites and many more who have not registered. Most sales will start around 7a.m. Get out early and have a fun filled day!...
Chateau Girardeau Honored by Department of Defense (07/28/14)
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Area Chairman Matt Jenkins honored Lynne Spriggs, CEO/Administrator for Chateau Girardeau, with the Department of Defense ESGR Patriot Award, and the ESGR Above and Beyond Award, in recognition of their extraordinary support of employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve...
Four Lady Raiders earn academic honors (07/25/14)
Four Lady Raiders earn academic honors Daily American Republic Four Lady Raiders have been selected to the 2014 Academic All American Team Taylor Friend and Brittany Hagler of the softball team and Anna Vogt of the basketball team each exceeded a 3.7 GPA and earned the Exemplary Academic Achievement Award...
4-H members achieve 10,000-hour hunger service goal, keep going (07/25/14)
4-H members across Missouri contributed over 10,500 hours of service to fighting hunger in their communities last year. 4-H clubs and individual youth organized food drives, planted community gardens, hosted dinners, made public presentations, and promoted the Invest an Acre program as part of a yearlong 4-H campaign to find solutions to hunger through service...
Fish/Chicken Fry Friday, July 25, Maple UMC, (07/24/14)
Maple UMC's United Methodist Men will host an all-you-can-eat Fish/Chicken Fry, Friday, July 25, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The dinner will be held in the fully handicapped church Fellowship Hall, corner of Cape Rock and Jean Ann Drive. The menu will include fish, chicken, hushpuppies, slaw, fries, drinks and home made desserts. Price is $10 and children under 12 are free...