- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)43
- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)49
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Neighbors mystified over why man was killed by state trooper (05/03/16)20
- River Ridge Winery changes hands (05/02/16)
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Statement: Man says cops’ good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- 'American Pickers' visits Poplar Bluff (04/29/16)
Out of the past 1/12/07
25 years ago: Jan. 12, 1982
Federal revenue sharing, more specifically the prospects of no federal revenue sharing in the future, dominated a meeting last night between officials from area communities and 10th District Rep. Bill Emerson; many towns, including Cape Girardeau, depend on the revenue sharing program and count on money received through the program in their operating budgets.
State Rep. Jerry Ford files as a Democrat for Congress for the new 8th District, posing a general election contest for Rep. Bell Emerson should both win nominations in the primary election.
50 years ago: Jan. 12, 1957
The Missourian and State College will join forces this spring to sponsor a Southeast Missouri-Southern Illinois Science Fair, one of three in the state and the first outside the two major metropolitan areas.
The Rev. Nicholas Hirtz of Campbell, Mo., now completing his seminary training, will be the first priest ordained in the new Springfield-Cape Girardeau Diocese; Bishop Charles H. Helmsing will conduct the ordination ceremony April 6 at St. Mary's Cathedral.
75 years ago: Jan. 12, 1932
Federal prohibition agents, under the personal direction of deputy administrator Jefferson Davis of St. Louis, center their attack on Pemiscot County as one of the biggest liquor drives Southeast Missouri has ever known is launched; 10 agents, assisted by seven officers of Pemiscot and Dunklin counties, launch raids shortly before 8 a.m., striking simultaneously at numerous sites and arresting 15.
A watch in his pocket stopped a bullet fired at William R. Cooley, 65, tollkeeper for the Cape Girardeau Bridge Co., at midnight Monday when a bandit attempted to hold him up at the tollhouse.
100 years ago: Jan. 12, 1907
The management of the local telephone exchange announces that the new phone directories are ready for distribution; they can be had at any drugstore in Cape Girardeau.
The Daily Republican reports the depth of mud at locations in Cape Girardeau: Main Street, 3 inches; upper Broadway, 4 inches; Haarig, 3 1/4 inches; Mill Town, 5 inches, and Donnebrook, no bottom.
-- Sharon K. Sanders