Archive of month: April 2022

Shakespeare-inspired works

Curated by: Kayla Thompson, Adult Services, Cape Girardeau Public Library April 23rd is Shakespeare Day. This day is believed to be the day that Shakespeare was both born and died. In honor of good old William, here are some Shakespeare-inspired stories that can be found at the Cape Girardeau Public Library! Hamnet: a Novel of […]

meet along the way: Mary Koeberl Rechenberg

By Mary Koeberl Rechenberg This story was first published in the January 2021 issue of “The Best Years (TBY).” Reading the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder at the age of nine gave me reason to believe my life was pretty special. After all, she wrote about many things I could relate to from my own […]

meet along the way: Mildred Wilson

By Kristin Thomas This story was first published in the March 2021 issue of “The Best Years (TBY).” Mildred Wilson of Sikeston, Mo., has always enjoyed physical challenges and competitions. Throughout the past three years, she has competed in a Tough Mudder and a Conquer the Gauntlet race. She knows what it takes to train, […]

meet along the way: Autumn Abernathy

This story first appeared in the May 2021 issue of “The Best Years (TBY).” Autumn Abernathy of Jackson was experiencing abnormal headaches, numbness and tingling, and none of the doctors she saw about it could tell her why. Her counselor  suggested she take up an activity she loved to do as a child. Abernathy liked […]