Officers honored at Cape Girardeau city council meeting

Officers honored at Cape Girardeau city council meeting

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - The City Council met on Monday evening, September 16.

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Four officers were honored for the work in saving a woman who was being chased by a man with a gun in February of 2019.

Sgt. Brian Blanner, Cpl. Cody Farrow, Officer Tanner Hiett and Officer Cody Owens were all honored for their roles in saving the woman.

The woman, who was shot several times, was reported to be in good condition.

The 2019 Cape Corvette Caravan organizers were also recognized for bringing near 800 Corvettes to Cape Girardeau and bringing nearly $180,000 to restaurants, businesses and hotels for the one-day event. Nearly 1,600 people showed up for the event.

The Corvette Committee is already working on getting an even larger rally in the next few years.

The Cape Catfish were also recognized for their record-setting season. Mark Hogan, Cindy Gannon and Jim Limbaugh led the catfish to win more games this season than any other team in the Prospect League history. At Monday night’s Cape City Council meeting, the trio was honored for their work in bringing the team to town and setting up a first-class baseball field in Capaha Park.

Jim Limbaugh also thanked the team’s co-owners Andy and Anissa Patel for their support in the baseball venture.

A Cape Central Baseball Softball Complex renovation update was also proposed at the meeting.

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