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HOOPS for Life 5K
July 26

The Fifth Annual Hoops for Life 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, July 26. This year has an included 1.6 mile Power Walk. You can register online or download registration by clicking here. Click here for the Hoops for Life website. 


Corvettes in Cape: Featuring the Corvette Caravan
August 26

If you love cars this event is definently for you! Main Street in downtown Cape Girardeau, MO will be having colorful, powerful, and fast Corvettes parked along its streets for the public to see. Watch the Corvette Caravan and then join in the festivities and fun! Click here for more details.

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Paved Drag Strip Coming to Bonne Terre

River Campus Summer Arts Festival Announces Event Lineup

Planning for the Premiere of Gone Girl

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SEMO District Fair Grandstand Entertainment
By Emily Barlow

From smashed up cars to some of the greatest rock ballads of all time, the grandstand entertainment scheduled for this year's SEMO District Fair is a force to be reckoned with. Check out all of the fun you can expect from the grandstands as well as ticket sales information here.




       
Nashville Getaway Not About the Music!
By Wes Wade
 
From the former plantation housing some of America's finest racehorses to a tavern pedaling through the street, Nashville has quite a unique culture. While it is primarily known for music, it has so much more to offer! Click here to read more.








         
Veteran Surprised By Family and Community
SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN

A Scott City man was in awe after he added all of the checkmarks he needed to his bucket list this past weekend. What he thought was a surprise camping trip turned into a much bigger surprise as he was away. Click here to read how a community came together for one of our own.


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A Hop and a Hamburger Away: Mary Janes Burgers and Brews
By Wes Wade

Impressed by not only the quality of the food, but also the selection and staff, my recent visit to Mary Jane's Burgers and Brews was well worth it! Read more here.





                           
Budweiser Clydesdales Bring Joy to Many
By Staff Writer

It's no secret that the Budweiser Clydesdales were recently in the area. The iconic team's visit left a lasting impression that man will remember for years to come. From a home delivery of a case of beer to seeing them interact with each other, you can read about their visit here.

 
     
Farmer's Markets in the Region
By Emily Barlow

With a new season comes new produce and goods at the farmer's markets! Don't know where to find the markets in the area? Click here and look no further!










      

                        

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