Oak Ridge 3rd Graders Learn Preparedness
Recently, the 3rd grade class at Oak Ridge Elementary School took part in the American Red Cross Pillowcase Project. The program emphasizes the importance of developing an emergency communications plan, fire evacuation plan and emergency contact cards...
Four indicted in connection with Anna home invasion
ANNA, Ill. -- An Illinois grand jury indicted four Missourians on felony charges in connection with a July 10 home invasion and armed robbery in Anna, a prosecutor reported Thursday. Anthony T. Sample, 36, of Jackson; Wesley M. Jones III, 28, of Cape Girardeau; Jenna A. Young, 27, of Oak Ridge; and Lakisha S. Bernachi, 19, of Cape Girardeau were indicted on one count each of home invasion and armed robbery, according to a news release from Union County State's Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds...
Our Generous Community
The Oak Ridge United Methodist Church presented the Oak Ridge R-VI Schools Foundation a check for $52,870.42. Due to the economy and small membership, it became necessary to sell the church and its contents. The remaining congregation voted to give the proceeds to the community in the form of scholarship funds to the Oak Ridge Schools Foundation. Two $750 scholarships were presented at the most recent graduation...
SE MISSOURI WORK TEAM 10% TUES @ GORDONVILLE GRILL
The Southeast Missouri District Work Team will be going to the Henderson Settlement in Frakes, Ky., on a work Mission Trip April 21-27, 2013. To help pay for the project(s) material expenses and as a community service, Gordonville Grill will donate 10% of its sales on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, to the Southeast Missouri Work Team's project. ...
Oak Ridge FCCLA Toy Drive
Every year, the Oak Ridge FCCLA club participates in several charities and community service projects. Last year, the school collected over 1,200 books to be donated to the patients at the Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. This year, Katie Newell and Emilie Beard collected toys to be taken to Cardinal Glennon.They collected an outstanding amount of 275 toys! In order to collect this many toys, Katie and Emilie took donations from the friendly customers at Big Lots, employees at Rubbermaid, FCCLA members of Jackson High School, and students and faculty attending the Oak Ridge school district. ...
Snowy morning in Oak Ridge, MO
Pond and trees behind our house after the 12/28/2012 snowfall.
Christmas Tournament: Leopold thwarts Oak Ridge's upset bid
The fired-up Wildcats remained undefeated by defeating Oak Ridge 69-34.
Oak Ridge R-VI receives $10,000 grant
Oak Ridge R-VI School District receives $10,000 grant to support physics research District named winner in America's Farmers Grow Rural Education℠ OAK RIDGE, Mo. (Oct. 12, 2012) -- High school students in Oak Ridge R-VI can now advance their scientific studies through a new physics research course. ...
Roll cloud July26
Southeast Missouri Food Bank @ Sedgewickville UMC
The Southeast Missouri Food Bank will be at the Sedgewickville United Methodist Church on Friday, June 29, 2012, with the food distribution beginning at 6:00 pm. The Sedgewickville UM church and recreational hall is located in Sedgewickville MO on Route K off of Highway 72 West between Millersville and Patton! Community is invited! Contact 573-866-2573 with questions. The purpose of the Food Bank is to deliver help and hope to the hungry...
Mia Friese Donates Pet Supplies to Humane Society
Mia Friese has her 7th birthday party at Discovery Playhouse on April 28, 2012 and requested pet supplies instead of birthday presents. Mia donated these pet supplies to the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri.
Oak Ridge FBLA Districts
Shelby Mangels and Jordyn Aden 1st Business Presentation, Dustin Oehl, 1st Accounting and Personal Finance, Audrey Hunt 3rd and Taylor Bock 5th in Accounting. Oak Ridge had 3 of the top 5 in this event!! Hunter Seyer received 5th in Business Communication, Kyle Rohde 6th in Computer Problem Solving, Austin Wunderlich 6th in Cyber Security, Amanda Lappe and Chelsea Kirn 5th in DTP, Jake LeGrand 7th in Intro to Business, Jacob Light 4th and Lance Rohde 6th in Sports Management, Corvin Schoen 7th Job Interview, A-Rae McClellan, Tyler Maintz, and Nicole Newsom 5th Business Ethics, and Ben Stewart 8th Hospitality Management.. ...
Oak Ridge FBLA Advances to State Competiion
Congratulations to Shelby Mangels and Jordyn Aden for placing 1st at FBLA Districts in Business Presentation. Their task was to create a presentation over the dangers of texting and driving to a prom or graduation audience. Dustin Oehl placed 1st in Personal Finance and Accounting. They will be advancing to state competition in April...
Oak Ridge FCCLA supports Cardinal Glennon Hospital
Katie Newell, Emilie Beard, and Shelby Mangels, members of the Oak Ridge FCCLA club, hosted a book drive to bring some cheer to the children at Cardinal Glennon Children's hospital in St. Louis. Items collected included 1,283 books, 403 movies, and 13 games. ...
Young Abe Lincoln
Never before seen photo of a young Abraham Lincoln.
2011 Caney Fork Antique Tractor Ride
149 tractors were featured in the annual Caney Fork Antique Tractor Ride which was held on Sunday, September 4. Photo was taken prior to the tractors departing on a 27-mile ride near Oak Ridge.
"NEW BEGINNINGS" A Picnic in the Park
Cape County Board for the Developmental Disabled, hosted Picnic for the Developmental Disabled Citizens of Cape County.
2011 District 3 Champion Baseball Team, the Oak Ridge Bluejays
Pictured front row (l to r): Cody Hahs, Andrew Puchbauer, Stephen Bolen, Cody Myers, Lucas Rohde, Jake LeGrand, Hunter Seyer. Back Row (l to r): Coach Patrick Friga, Jacob Hengl, Jake Light, Kelby Brown, Brett Thomas, Lance Rohde, Kyle Rohde, Dakota Zoellner, Caleb Johnston, Asst. Coach Terry Smith...
Search and Rescue dogs and their handlers were NAPWDA (North American Police Work Dog Association) certified. Claire Stadt and Ms Molly, Jennifer Glenn and Quizzie, Rachel Ziebell Ralston and Eyrin,and Christa Tucker and Taz.
Oak Ridge recognized for distinction in performance
The Oak Ridge R-VI School District was recognized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a school district with Distinction in Performance. The banquet was sponsored by the Southeast Missouri Regional Professional Development Center at Southeast Missouri State University on April 14, 2011. ...
Youth in Government Day
Corporal Jeff Bonham and high school students Amanda Wunderlich from Oak Ridge and Trevor Ross from Notre Dame touring the evidence area at the Cape Girardeau Police Department for Youth in Government Day.
Hoover Center Visits Azalea Farm
The Hoover Center participants enjoyed a field trip to the Pie Bird Cafe in Fruitland and the Pinecrest Azalea Farm near Oak Ridge on April 7. Many beautiful trees and daffodils were in bloom, but they were about two weeks early for the Azaleas to be in bloom. ...
Oak Ridge FBLA Qualifies for State Competition
Four FBLA members qualified and will be advancing to FBLA state competition April 17-19 in Columbia, MO. To qualify for state, a member must place 1st in a performance event or 1st or 2nd in a written event; except in Jacob Light's situation, the 2nd place competitor stepped down, so the achievement gets passed on to the next placed competitor. ...
Superintendents study state funding formula
Kevin Dunn, left, superintendent of the Perry County 32 School District, Senator Jason Crowell, Representative Donna Lichtenegger, Dr. Gerald Landewee, superintendent of the Oak Ridge R-VI School District, Dr. Jim Welker, superintendent of the Cape Girardeau School District, and Dr. ...
Ronald McDonald House Charity donates to Oak Ridge
Oak Ridge Elementary School has received $5,000 from the Ronald McDonald House Charities to purchase ten new computers. The new computers will allow the students to use updated software, such as the Reading Renaissance program, that the current systems cannot utilize...
Save the Boobies! Sport Pink
Support Pink! Stay Healthy!
Austin Hahs Wins 1st Place in Demo Derby
Austin Hahs won his first Demolition Derby 1st Place Trophy at the Cape Fair. He said, it's taken him six years and he's finally got a 1st Place Win. He won 2nd Place at the St. Genevieve County Fair in July.
Lining Up for the Feature Race at Cape Fair
Austin Hahs and rider, Jon McMillan, in Car #18 as they are lining up for the Cape Fair Demo Derby Feature Race and ultimately win the Derby.
The "Before" Picture of Austin Hahs' Demo Car
Austin Hahs and Jon McMillan (rider) and the winning Cape Fair Demo Car before the Derby!
6th ANNUAL CANEY FORK ANTIQUE TRACTOR RIDE
Lee Unterreiner on his Farmall A
6th ANNUAL CANEY FORK ANTIQUE TRACTOR RIDE
David Roth on a Farmall Super H owned by Roger Seabaugh
6th ANNUAL CANEY FORK ANTIQUE TRACTOR DRIVE
David Seabaugh on his 1600 Oliver
Benton Neighborhood Day
Meet Dusty, one of our K-9 members with Scott County Search and Rescue K-9 unit, enjoying the kids at the Benton Neighbor Day. The unit enjoys taking the dogs to community events, the kids enjoy the dogs and as Dusty makes it very clear,the dogs love it! Thank you Benton for inviting us to share your day!...
Molly, Dusty, and Kenya
This is Molly, Dusty, and Kenya. They are 3 of the K-9 members of the Scott County Search and Rescue. They want to wish everyone a wonderful 4th of July and to remind everyone to be safe.
Rallying for St. Jude
Organizers of the WarChild Motorcycle riding group pause for a moment during the 5th Annual Rebel Yell Rally held on Friga's Farm outside of Oran on June 4th, 5th & 6th. The Rally provided camping, live bands, venders, food and refreshments for hundreds of visitors. ...
Miss Molly training for Search and Rescue
Molly is 8 months old and training to be a Search and Rescue dog with Scott County Search and Rescue. She is doing great and loves working. She trains in differant locations. This picture is taken at Maintz Wildlife in Cape Girardeau County.
Perryville handles Oak Ridge 8-2 in wacky affair
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- It's safe to say the Perryville baseball team's previous six victories had little resemblance to its seventh victory of the season Friday. Playing in a full-moon phase and strong winds from an approaching weather front, the Pirates took a detour through the Twilight Zone in an 8-2 victory over Oak Ridge...
Oak Ridge Prom 2010
Emily Ruch, Kelsey Brown and Lauren Meyer
Pinecrest Azalea Gardens in full bloom
The gardens are in full bloom
N/B just below Cape Bridge
I do not have PMS!!
These eagles were fighting over a fish carcass.