Southeast Public Radio Airing Series of Local History Stories

Photo of a paddle boat on the Mississippi River

Southeast Public Radio will begin airing a new series of oral histories by community members.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Jan. 24, 2007 — Southeast Public Radio will begin airing a new series of oral histories by community members.

“River Tales” is a collection of stories about the history of Southeast Missouri, told by a variety of different people such as Mike Shane, news anchor with KFVS-TV; Don Greenwood, local artist; Frank Nickell, director of the Center for Regional History at Southeast Missouri State University; the Rev. John Harth, pastor of Guardian Angel Parish in Oran, Mo.; and more.

The 13-part series will begin at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 28, during “Going Public” with an encore presentation at 7:35 a.m. Wednesday mornings during “Morning Edition” on 90.9 FM, KRCU, and 88.9 FM, KSEF.

“River Tales” is produced in cooperation with the Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau.