Classic Creole: A Celebration of Food and Family

Ann Cuielette talks about her collection of New Orleans family recipes and stories. The book is published by Southeast Missouri State University Press.

Shawnee Park Center

KRCU visits the new recreation facility located in the Shawnee Park Complex.

Retired Secret Service agent talks about threatening speech

Southeast graduate Paul Nenninger discusses protecting the President and investigations in the age of digital communication.

Blizzards, drought, and La Niña

Atmospheric scientist Tony Lupo says that Missourians can except a stormy spring. The summer could bring a prolonged dry spell.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Shawnee Park Center

Cape Girardeau’s Recreation Division Manager Scott Williams gives us a tour of the new Shawnee Park Center, which is slated to open on March 28. 

The facility will house a gym, workout areas, activity rooms and other amenities. It will be the first of its kind on Cape Girardeau’s South Side.

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Classic Creole: A Celebration of Food and Family

Ann Cuiellette grew up in a large New Orleans family whose mother prepared fresh Creole foods each and every day. Actually, to say that Ann grew in a “large” family is something of an understatement; she is the twelfth of thirteen children.

Ann Cuiellette has authored a new book that combines her family’s Creole recipes and stories from her childhood in New Orleans, entitled Classic Creole: A Celebration of Food and Family. The book is published by the Southeast Missouri State University Press.

Ann Cuiellette spoke with KRCU's culinary correspondent, Tom Harte.

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Friday, March 11, 2011

Threatening speech

Paul Nenninger in the KRCU studios.

Retired Secret Service agent Paul Nenninger joins Jacob McCleland to talk about threatening speech and protecting the President.

Nenninger is a Southeast graduate who protected every U.S. President between Gerald Ford and George W. Bush.

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The interview will broadcast Sunday, March 13.

Blizzards, drought, and La Niña

Dr. Tony Lupo. Photo courtesy of the University of Missouri.

Winter is finally giving way to spring. After the winter that we had, a lot of Missourians are ready to move on to some warmer weather … and hopefully a little less dramatic. 

But will that really be the case?

Dr. Tony Lupo is the chair of University of Missouri’s atmospheric science program. He says that a lot of it depends on where live.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Lt. Com. Corey Pritchard

Lt. Commander Corey Pritchard is a U.S. Navy fighter pilot and a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University.

He visited campus for Alumni Week, and dropped by the KRCU studios to talk with Jacob McCleland.

Pritchard discusses his rural Missouri background, how Southeast helped him prepare for his career, his role in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and his training at Top Gun.

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In Cold Pursuit: My Hunt for Tim Krajcir

Tim Krajcir brutally murdered nine women in late 1970s and early 1980s in Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Paducah, and Pennsylvania.

Krajcir’s murders went unsolved for over two decades, until Carbondale Detective Paul Echols and Cape Girardeau Detective Jim Smith cracked the case.

Echols has written a new book, entitled In Cold Pursuit: My Hunt for Tim Krajcir. He spoke to KRCU's Jacob McCleland.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Prosecuting Saddam

Larry Ferrell talks to KRCU's Jacob McCleland about his role in the prosecution of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

Ferrell is an Assistant U.S. Prosecuting Attorney and Southeast Missouri State University alum.

He tells his story of how he offered guidance to Iraqi prosecutors and the relationship he formed.

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