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Cape Central High Photos

Ken Steinhoff, Cape Girardeau Central High School Class of 1965, was a photographer for The Tiger and The Girardot, and was on the staff of The Capaha Arrow and The Sagamore at Southeast Missouri State University. He worked as a photographer / reporter (among other things) at The Jackson Pioneer and The Southeast Missourian.

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Slow-Moving Golfer

Ridge Road - Jackson - Mailbox 08-09-2014Mother and I were on one of our usual left-and-right, up-and-down, no-destination-in-mind rambles when we ended up on Jackson’s aptly named Ridge Road. It turned out to be a picture-rich road that you’ll be seeing more of.

We had just passed the Bent Creek Golf Course, and I must have been looking hard to the right or in the mirror when my peripheral vision caught a pedestrian on the left side of the road. I slowed and started to wave him across when I noticed that this guy was NOT going to cross the street anytime soon.

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