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MissionFest: Find Your Way To Give

Oct 25, 2012

Two years ago, Cheryl Mothes visited Haiti to help survivors of that Caribbean nation’s devastating earthquake.

Mothes, a financial planner at Edward Jones in Jackson, says the trip changed her life and was one of the most important things she had ever done.

She is now one of the organizers of MissionFest, a local event being held at the Osage Center on Saturday, October 27, 2012, that will allow participants to learn more about local and international mission opportunities that are available. 

Cape Girardeau County Celebrates Bicentennial

Oct 25, 2012
Jacob McCleland / KRCU

Cape Girardeau County recognized its bicentennial with a special presentation after Thursday’s County Commission meeting.

The original Cape Girardeau County was far larger than the one we know today.

Cape Girardeau County was born on October 1, 1812.

It was one of the first five counties in Missouri. The others were Ste. Genevieve, St. Louis, St. Charles, and New Madrid.

Cardinals Lose, Giants Even Series 3-3

Oct 21, 2012
St.Louis Cardinals take a 2-1 lead 2-1 in the series by beating the Nationals 8-0 Tuesday.
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Pitcher Ryan Vogelsong dominated the St. Louis Cardinals through 7 innings Sunday night as the San Francisco Giants beat the Cards 6 to 1.

The Giants win forces a decisive Game 7 in the National League Championship Series Monday night in San Francisco. The winner of tonight’s game will advance to the World Series against the Detroit Tigers.

Vogelsong was masterful as a he struck out a career-high 9 batters and allowed only one run.

Semo Celebrates Homecoming

Oct 21, 2012
Southeast Missouri State University celebrated its homecoming this Saturday.
Samantha Rinehart / KRCU

Southeast Missouri State University celebrated its homecoming this Saturday.

The theme for the 2012 homecoming festivities was “Going Places with Southeast.”

The day began with the All Alumni Breakfast and was immediately followed by the annual parade down Broadway.

Jeni Eason is a junior at Southeast. She says she has attended the parade, as well as the football game and tailgating events, since her freshman year. 

However, the parade remains her favorite tradition.