Today in History
(National News ~ 09/03/18)
Today is Monday, Sept. 3, the 246th day of 2018. There are 119 days left in the year. This is Labor Day. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 3, 1939, Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand declared war on Germany, two days after the Nazi invasion of Poland; in a radio address, Britain's King George VI said, "With God's help, we shall prevail." The same day, a German U-boat torpedoed and sank the British liner SS Athenia some 250 miles off the Irish coast, killing more than 100 out of the 1,400 or so people on board.. ...
Out of the past: Sept. 3
(Out of the Past ~ 09/03/18)
A brief but fierce lightning and wind storm struck Cape Girardeau and environs last night, causing at least one house fire and more transformer fires, downing power lines and trees all over the city, and flooding out cars on many streets; power is still out this morning in northern, southern and downtown sectors of the city...
Cape Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday
(Submitted Story ~ 09/03/18)
Ruth Hunter Wilson celebrated her 100th birthday Friday at the Capetown Assisted Living facility where she has lived for the past ten years. Over 50 family members, friends, fellow residents and staff were on hand to wish her the best. She was born Sept. 1, 1918 in New Madrid County, one of 10 children, and grew up in East Prairie...
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