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Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
Pet photos

Jazzy is a feisty Hava-poo who loves shoe laces and tennis balls but hates when her mom makes her wear dresses.

Kandi Kai is 2 1/2 years old, Lhasa Apso/Havanese. I got her a few weeks before my Mom passed away, and is named after...

Sophie playing
Sorry I give up. It was me! It was me!

Sophie all worn out
Sophie after a hard day of play. She passes out aanywhere.

My little princess
My little princess!

Sophie getting into mischief
Sophie getting into mischief.Who could be mad at that sweet and innocent face.

My Pitbull Alice
My beautiful Pitbull Alice, very loyal and gentle, my big baby.

Ernie is glad spring has come
Ernie hates winter. This was taken in April. He's ready to go fishing.

My best friend, Boss
This is Boss. I saved him from the Sikeston Humane Society 6 years ago. He is the best decision I've ever made.

Elmer & Riku
My furbabies: Elmer, a Golden mix, and Riku, a husky. They make the best brothers!

Best buddies! Rizzo and Dixie
Couch thieves! Rizzo was adopted from Silverwalk Hounds rescue.

Molly and Max people watching
Molly (right), and her buddy, Max from Dallas, love to people watch

Stormy and Luly
Stormy and Lulu on the patio enjoying a sunny day.

My Beautiful Puppy Gracie
This is my dog Gracie. She is a golden retriever mix. I love her with all my heart.

This is our labrador retriever, Charlie. We adopted Charlie five months ago from the Human Society have watched him...

Your photos

Aaron Palmer ~ 08/28/14
sunrise over the river
What a dive!
Michelle Flath - photo taken by Joe Hobbs ~ 08/27/14
Jackson diver doing a dive during the SEMO Conference Mega Meet on Tuesday at the Cape Pool.
Passion flower
Randy Black ~ 08/26/14
I spotted this Passion Flower growing along our creek east of Jackson. The Passion Flower is a wildflower native to southern Missouri.
Life is amazing!
Laura Schmitt ~ 08/25/14
Great Grandpa Arnold Kapfer with his Great Grandson Caleb Schmitt. Yes, They have the same hat!
'Catch of a Lifetime' groom's cake
Emily Blattel, The Cake Mom & Co. ~ 08/25/14
Rainbow trout groom's cake for an avid fisherman. Hand carved cake covered in fondant and airbrushed. Fins and tail are made of fondant and airbrushed/hand painted. Plaque is fondant hand painted to look like wood. Servings: about 15
Three Boy Scouts receive rank of Eagle Scout
Paula Huggins CPA ~ 08/25/14
Boy Scout Troop 5 of Cape Girardeau held a Court of Honor Sunday August 24th at the VFW Post 3838. Three scouts were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. The recipients were Dylan Max,(son of Bill and Deanna Max) Harrison Ayers(son of Van and Nancy Ayers) and Cody Crowell(son of Bill and Jamie Crowell)...
Watch Parts buck 110 by Garett Finney
Garett Finney ~ 08/24/14
A custom Buck 110 with real watch parts. This is a steampunk knife. The bolsters are engraved with a matching pattern and the blade is mirror polished.
Lego art
Gordon L Haycraft ~ 08/24/14
Monarch butterfly on a milkweed plant made out of Legos. Display of Lego art was in the Climatron at the St Louis botanical gardens.
The Curtain
Gordon L Haycraft ~ 08/24/14
The Curtain formation in Meramec Caverns.
Old Town Cape receives $2,000 from US Bank
Amanda Baert ~ 08/22/14
US Bank donated $2000 to Old Town Cape Inc. to help aid in the revitalization of downtown Cape Girardeau. From left are Nick Burger, - Commercial Relationship Manager, US Bank; Kevin Taylor- Development & Resources Coordinator, Old Town Cape; Marla Mills, Executive Director, Old Town Cape; Steve Green-Market President, US Bank...
Clymene moth
Randy Black ~ 08/21/14
This is a Clymene Moth. It is sometimes called the Jesus Moth or the Crucifix Moth. I took the picture on the side of my red truck.
Groom's cake
Nicole Huff ~ 08/20/14
Old Ford Truck grooms cake. All edible and airbrushed to look rusty.
Rosette wedding
Nicole Huff ~ 08/20/14
Ombre rosette cake
Ruffle wedding cake
Nicole Huff ~ 08/20/14
Elegant ruffled fondant Wedding Cake. Lots of decorating hours but so worth it!
Spongebob's happy home
Nicole Huff ~ 08/20/14
Characters made from modeling chocolate, both tiers cake with all edible decor!
Perfect book cake
Nancy Hadler ~ 08/20/14
Nickie Farrar of Nickie's Cafe and Sweets in Altenburg made this custom cake, "F is for Friends" for the recent book review meeting of the Frohna Friendship Circle -- of course, a take on the Sue Grafton book series that includes "A is for Alibi" and "V is for Vengeance."...
Bachelors club
Glenn Schneider ~ 08/20/14
Took this photo around dusk on Aug 3rd in a Cape Girardeau bean field.
Willy Wonka cake
Tom Romano ~ 08/20/14
A friend of mine in the UK makes amazing cakes. She made this one for her daughter. Her name is Kerry Burnell
US Bank supports Big Brothers Big Sisters
Amanda Baert ~ 08/20/14
US Bank proudly presented Big Brothers Big Sisters this week with funding support for their ABCToday program in the amount of $1100.00. Pictured: Jim Ham-Vice President, US Bank; Cassy Dameron- Branch Manager, US Bank; Ashley Beggs- Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters; Nick Burger- Commercial Relationship Manager, US Bank...
Bright Summer Floral Cake
Emilyl Blattel, The Cake Mom & Co. ~ 08/20/14
This bright wedding cake features three tiers of lemon, white velvet and chocolate cake - with raspberry filling between each layer - covered in rich vanilla buttercream. The floral cascade is made of nearly 50 hand-made gumpaste peonies, roses, rose buds and hydrangea blossoms matching the wedding's floral arrangements and colors...
30th birthday cake
Amy Simpson ~ 08/20/14
This is a 30th birthday cake that was made by Jennifer Yarbro with The Cake Mom and Co for my husband's surprise birthday party.
Love In Bloom
Renee Bennett ~ 08/19/14
taken at The Rose Garden in Cape Girardeau
Last bit of summer fun in Florida
Jennifer Farnham ~ 08/19/14
Our trip to Destin, FL to visit grandma was a blast. It was the best way to end summer.
Strike up the band
Mark Bliss, SoutheastHEALTH ~ 08/19/14
Dennis Stroughmatt's band plays some foot-stomping Creole music at Tunes at Twilight on Friday night, Aug. 15, at the Common Pleas Courthouse Gazebo in Cape Girardeau. SoutheastHEALTH is a major sponsor of the popular concert series.
One of these is not like the other
Glenn Schneider ~ 08/16/14
Caught these two on Old Sprigg
Vapor trails at sunset
Glenn Schneider ~ 08/16/14
Skyline with jet's vapor trails visible against sunset
What is going up the Mississippi River on the barge?
Mary A. Kiefer ~ 08/14/14
Another picture of what looked like a rocket ship being moved by a barge on the Mississippi River near Seventy Six Conservation Area in Perry County on August 13th.
Looks like a rocket ship being moved by a barge on the Misissippi River
Mary A. Kiefer ~ 08/14/14
This picture was taken at the Seventy Six Conservation Area in Perry County on August 13th, it looked like a rocket ship on a barge going upstream towards St. Louis. My grandson thought it was really cool.
Albino deer
Jackie T ~ 08/14/14
View out my back window
Ready for the first day of 5th grade
Proud parents, Ron and Laura Stroder ~ 08/14/14
Weston Stroder boarding the bus in Jackson for the first day of 5th grade and a wonderful school year!
Lotus leaf
Chat Wonn ~ 08/14/14
A beautiful lotus leaf at Horseshoe Lake, IL
Jenny Doan of The Missouri Star Quilt Company
Donna Irwin ~ 08/13/14
Sheryl Winschel of The Golden Needle and The River Heritage Quilt Guild recently hosted Jenny Doan from The Missouri Star Quilt Company, Hamilton, MO. Jenny gave a trunk show program and taught a workshop to 80 area quilters. Pictured from left to right are: Sheryl Winschel, Jenny Doan,...
Southeast Convenient Care celebrates one-year anniversary
Mark Bliss, SoutheastHEALTH ~ 08/13/14
Southeast Convenient Care at 2432 E. Main Street in Jackson celebrated its one-year anniversary with a barbecue on Tuesday. SoutheastHEALTH Vice President of Physician Services Matt Shoemaker, DO, donned an apron and chef hat to grill some burgers for the walk-in clinic staff. Pictured with Dr. Shoemaker from left: Julie Schoolfield, Toni Ellis, Brandy Quade, Judy Baker, Minyo Ticer, Jennifer Lang and Janel Hitchcock. Convenient Care is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week...
Snack time for the triplets
Don and Jean Norman ~ 08/13/14
This Mama deer brings her triplets up to our sunporch every day.
The Humane Society's Featured Pet
The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri ~ 08/13/14
Bo Duke is a 9 month old Great Pyrenees. He is available for adoption at the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri 573-334-5837.
Southeast Hospice receives donation for new program
Mark Bliss, SoutheastHEALTH ~ 08/12/14
Thrivent Financial City of Roses Chapter has donated more than $1,000 to Southeast Hospice to help establish a life review program. Through the program, Hospice volunteers will create videos of Hospice patients recalling memories and significant events in their lives. ...
SEMO Sizzle 4th/5th grade girls basketball team
Matt Rubel ~ 08/11/14
SEMO Sizzle 4th/5th grade girls basketball team recently completed a 21-2 summer by winning the gold medal at the Show Me State Games. They also won the Ozark District AAU Tournament in St. Louis and finished 5-0 at the Summer Break Shootout in Springfield, Ill. Pictured from left to right: Hailey Burnett, Tori Rubel, Leah Jansen, Lexi Rubel, Mia Foote, Rachel Margrabe. Not pictured: Sarah Brennan and Avery Ford...
Boy Scout Venture Crew 5 whitewater-rafting on the Ocoee River in Tennessee
Boy Scout Venture Crew 5 of Cape Girardeau recently rafted on the Ocoee River in Tennessee. Those pictured are ASM Van Ayers and Venture Scouts Harrison Ayers and Bennett Robinson. Venture Scouting is open to boys and girls ages 14 to 21 who enjoy outdoor activities and fun...
Notre Dame Regional High School receives $1,500 in support from US Bank
Amanda Baert ~ 08/11/14
US Bank proudly supported Notre Dame Regional High School last week with $1,500.00. Pictured: Tony Buehrle- Development Director, Notre Dame Regional High School and Nick Burger- Commercial Relationship Manager, US Bank.
US Bank fights hunger with the Southeast Missouri Food Bank
Amanda Baert ~ 08/11/14
US Bank donated $1,200.00 to help the Southeast Missouri Food Bank fight the ongoing epidemic of hunger. Approximately 50,000 individuals benefit from this organization every month, and US Bank is proud to contribute any way possible. Pictured: Missy Rice-Chief Administrative and Programs Officer, SE Missouri Food Bank and Jim Ham-Vice President, US Bank...
Foggy morning
Sandra Latham ~ 08/11/14
This was taken in McClure on a foggy morning
Uncle Sam in the tractor parade in Perryville on July 26th, 2014.
Mary A. Kiefer ~ 08/10/14
Uncle Sam (Leland Unterreiner)of Perryville, MO riding in the tractor parade on a beautiful Saturday morning (July 26th). I took this picture as the tractor parade was passing our home on U.S. Highway 61 south of Perryville.
Reflections on Apple Creek
Judy Newell Ruppel ~ 08/09/14
Sky reflecting in Apple Creek
Chester Girl Scouts donate blankets to tiny patients at Saint Francis
Emily Blattel, Saint Francis Medical Center ~ 08/08/14
Girl Scout Troop 8231 in Chester, Ill., made blankets for babies in Saint Francis Medical Center's Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) as a service project. Several of the girls, along with their troop leaders, visited the Level III NICU to donate their baby quilts and learn more about how Saint Francis cares for its tiniest patients. ...
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis inside
Chat Wonn ~ 08/07/14
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis inside
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Chat Wonn ~ 08/07/14
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Saint Louis Art Museum
Chat Wonn ~ 08/07/14
Saint Louis Art Museum, Forest Park, St.Louis
Boy Scout landscapes Scott City Senior Nutrition Center
Boy Scout Dylan Hackler recently completed his Life Scout Project by landscaping and updating around the sign for the Scott City Senior Center. Hackler has successfully earned the rank of Life Scout with the completion of this project. He also received a donation of a cherub statue from Trees and Trends of Cape Girardeau. Dylan is the grandson of Howard and Debbie Perr of Scott City, MO and is in Boy Scout Troop 5 of Cape Girardeau...
American Queen/Rock Art/ Bill Emerson Bridge
Pics By Lucy ~ 08/06/14
A view of the American Queen while visiting Cape Girardeau, that shows local artists' rock art, and in the background, a view of the Bill Emerson bridge
Lighthouse at sunset
Laurie Markham ~ 08/05/14
This photo was taken of the lighthouse at sunset at Tybee Island, Georgia.
Cape Girardeau Public Library Bike Winners
submitted by the Cape Girardeau Public Library ~ 08/05/14
Bike donations were from UCT Council 534, VFW Post 3838, VFW Post 3838 Ladies Auxiliary and the Friends of the Library Foundation. Back Row: Diane Jamieson, Sandy Prichard, Joe Wolsey, Ronnie Cunningham, Bert and Jobyna Daume. Front Row: Maggie Graham, Luke Horrell, Kylie Creech, Justice Burton, Jaylynn Terry and Vincent Strohmeyer...
Giant's Causeway
Gordon L Haycraft ~ 08/04/14
A close-up photograph of the lava formations that formed in columns in the Giant's Causeway on the coast of Northern Ireland.
The Giant's Causeway
Gordon L Haycraft ~ 08/04/14
Thousands of years ago as lava was forced to the surface it cooled in mostly hexagonal shapes forming columns. This is a view showing various heights of the columns. The Giant's Causeway is on the northern shore of Northern Ireland and is steeped in local mythology regarding its formation.
Procter and Gamble Donates to United Way's Read to Succeed Program
Heather Brune ~ 08/04/14
Procter and Gamble plant managers Elia Lopez and Darrick Johnson present a $5,000 check to Nancy Jernigan of the United Way to support the Read to Succeed Program during the 2014-2015 school year.
ASA champions
Aaron Palmer ~ 08/04/14
This is the 2014 ASA State Champion Team; the game took place in Cape Girardeau Mo, 8-2-14.
Purple water lily
Chat Wonn ~ 08/04/14
Purple water lily in Forest Park St. Louis.
Pink water lily
Chat Wonn ~ 08/04/14
Water lily in Forest Park St. Louis,
Girls at great-grandma's house
Diana Palmer ~ 08/03/14
After looking through the barn they chose to take a walk to the pond. How sweet they looked!
Summer sunrise
Stan Crader ~ 08/03/14
Photo taken late July.
Queen of the Mississippi
Renee Bennett ~ 08/01/14
The Queen of the Mississippi steamboat making its way up the river for a stop in downtown Cape Girardeau.
American Queen
Laura Holmburg ~ 08/01/14
The American Queen makes its way up river to stop at Cape Girardeau Mo.
Sunset July 30
Randy Black ~ 07/31/14
This is the sunset from our front door between Cape Girardeau and Fruitland.
Red Skies at Night
Linda Farrar ~ 07/31/14
I almost missed this sunset last night (7/27/14) and our trees blocked some of it, but it was still a beautiful sight.
Afternoon on Ormond Beach, Fla.
Layna Kirchner ~ 07/30/14
Afternoon on Ormond Beach, Fla. 2014
Sunrise on Ormond Beach, Fla.
Layna Kirchner ~ 07/30/14
Vacation pictures of Ormond Beach, Fla. 2014
Davis DA-2 Homebuilt Aircraft Visits Cape's Airport
Kim Stricker ~ 07/30/14
This cute little Davis DA-2 visited Cape's airport this past weekend, its pilot stopping for lunch at Sandy's Place on his way home. The DA-2 is a classic homebuilt 2-seater, designed in the early 1960s. It carries its pilot and a passenger at 110 mph, with a range of 450 miles...
Nesting and resting
Gordon L Haycraft ~ 07/29/14
Sea birds resting and nesting in the Cliffs of Moher in County Galway, Ireland. These sea birds fly by the thousdands along the coast and land on the side of the cliffs to rest.
The Cliffs of Moher
Gordon L Haycraft ~ 07/29/14
The Cliffs of Moher, where County Galway meets the Atlantic Ocean in Ireland. These spectacular cliffs reach over 700 feet straight up and extend for about 8 kilometers along the coast.
Summer sunflowers
Laura Holmburg ~ 07/29/14
A sunflower is opening on a warm summer day, from a recent trip to my friend Debe's garden.
Night Lights
Laura Holmburg ~ 07/29/14
Night time view of the bridge on the Mississippi River Front at Cape Girardeau Mo
Pride At sunset
Renee Bennett ~ 07/29/14
Sunset seen from Cape County Park North
Beautiful Flowers at Junior High
Ruth Smith ~ 07/28/14
Back to school is not a happy thought for some students but maybe the beautiful wave petunias around the information sign at Cape Junior High will make it easier to accept.
Nectarines at Pioneer Orchard
Shirley Beggs ~ 07/27/14
Nectarines for sale
Six-Foot Lily
Marian White ~ 07/25/14
Vivian "Todd" Jackson stand beside a backyard lily that is at least six feet tall. This is the first summer the plant has grown this big
Irish Garden
Gordon L Haycraft ~ 07/25/14
The walled garden at Glenveagh Castle in Glenveagh National Park, Ireland. The gardens all across Ireland are fabulous.
August 2014

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