- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)47
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)42
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)3
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
Out of the past 7/22/06
25 years ago: July 22, 1981
About 200 Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. customers turned out at two Public Service Commission hearings in Cape Girardeau Tuesday to express their strong displeasure with a company request for a 73 percent rate increase affecting basic line access, equipment, connections and operator-assisted long distance rates.
KENNETT, Mo. -- The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents authorizes awards of contracts totaling nearly $3.7 million, including $2.3 million to a Perryville, Mo., construction firm, for construction of the planned 46,000-square-foot addition to the university's Magill Hall of Science; Kiefner Brothers Inc. of Perryville receives the general construction contract from among seven firms that bid on the project.
50 years ago: July 22, 1956
The Rev. A.T. Wilkinson, former superintendent of Baptist Missions in the Cape Girardeau Baptist Association, will retire Aug. 1 as superintendent of missions in the Gentry and Northwest Association; he and his wife plan to move back to their home in Cape Girardeau, at 923 N. West End Blvd.
The Rev. T.S. Bess, who was ordained in 1916 at Old McKendree Chapel by Bishop E.R. Hendrix, has retired from active church work.
75 years ago: July 22, 1931
Within another two weeks, the first of this season's Southeast Missouri watermelon crop will be on the market; the outlook is especially favorable for a larger yield and better quality crop than last year.
A drawing for box seats at Houck Field Stadium for the coming Teachers College football season will be held Thursday evening at the administration offices in Academic Hall; the price of box seats will be $35 for the season, which is $2.50 cheaper than last year and includes six home games, one more than last season.
100 years ago: July 22, 1906
The remaining members of the National Guard of Missouri, here for their annual encampment, depart; the steamer City of Memphis returns the First Regiment to St. Louis; other outside companies of the Sixth Battalion depart north and south by afternoon trains.
The warm weather makes the outdoor evening service on the Common Pleas Courthouse lawn popular with church-going people; the Rev. T.J. Duvall, pastor of the Baptist Church, has charge of the service.
-- Sharon K. Sanders