Published Sept. 26, 1988.
Two thousand red, white and blue balloons rise into the sky as a crowd of over 1,000 people watches during a kick-off ceremony Sunday at Riverfront Park for the implementation phase of the Vision 2000 strategic plan. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 11, 1988.
Sgt. Randy Roddy of the Cape Girardeau Police Department assists Cub Scout Benjamin Lowrance with recording the serial number of his bicycle during a bicycle safety program for the scouts at Alma Schrader School. Roddy stressed that stolen bicycles which are recovered can be returned to their owners with a computer check of the serial numbers. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 5, 1978.
Cape Girardeau’s City Council conducted its first public meeting in the new City Hall at 401 Independence St. Mayor Paul W. Stehr took note of the occasion. “I think we have something here that the City Council is proud of, and I think the citizens will be too,” he said. Above, James McDonald, a citizen with a problem concerning approval of a minor subdivision plat, addresses the council. From left to right at the new oval bench are: Councilman Oliver A. Hope, Councilman Howard C. Tooke, City Manager W.G. Lawley, Mayor Stehr, City Clerk Verna Lee Landis, City Attorney Robert C. Fisk, Councilman Robert K. Herbst, and Councilman Samuel L. Gill. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 1, 1988.
Members of the Cape Girardeau Ford & Sons American Legion baseball team gathered Sunday following their District 14 title. Kneeling, from left, are Eric Greaser, Kevin Dry, Rhett Pierce, Bryan Greaser, Rex Rust, Steve Goodman, Scott Smith and Michael Bowers. Standing, from left: manager John "Doc" Yallaly, coach Truman Smith, Eric Smith, Paul Lynch, Bobby Friese, Colin Patterson, Greg Smith, Keith Inman, Shawn King, Damon Davie,Tim Hopper, Greg Dohogne and coach Bill Bohnert. (Marty Mishow ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 3, 1993.
Doc, a six-year-old Belgian horse, shows his teeth with help from his owner, Teresa Meier, to students at Franklin Elementary School Thursday at an exhibit of livestock animals by members of the Cape Girardeau County 4-H clubs. The members talked about life on the farm. Sheep, pigs, horses, bunnies, chickens, a goose and a dairy cow all visited the school. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 24, 1993.
Mud and straw is the recipe for making bricks the old-fashioned way for youngsters taking part in the Marketplace 29 A.D. Vacation Bible School sponsored by First Baptist Church. Melvin Gateley, left, assists Phillip Coleman with a brick mold. Church members working with the program dressed as biblical characters. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 28, 1956.
Sunny Hill's fleet of trucks delivers milk daily in Cape, Jackson, Illmo-Fornfelt, Ancell, Chaffee, Delta, Advance and to Anderson Air Activities at Malden, Missouri. (G.D. Fronabarger ~ Southeast Missourian archive)