- 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
- 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
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Hopper Road to close for months during construction of Veterans Drive (04/27/16)9
Out of the past 2/3/07
25 years ago: Feb. 3, 1982
After opening in the morning despite an unexpectedly heavy snowfall, the Cape Girardeau Public Schools are forced to call off classes at 11 a.m., an almost unprecedented course of action; Southeast Missouri receives 4 to 8 inches of snow.
Voters in the Jackson School District yesterday approved one bond issue and rejected another; a $1,090,000 bond issue to finance additions to the junior high and West Lane Elementary schools won approval, while a $410,000 bond issue to finance construction of an addition to the high school gymnasium failed.
50 years ago: Feb. 3, 1957
Paced by the projected State College building program, construction in Cape Girardeau, based on known projects, appears headed for a $13,015,037 total in 1957; last year the city's general construction amounted to $2,314,086.
T.P. Estes and Gary T. Estes have sold the former Valet Cleaners, 1027 Broadway in Cape Girardeau, to Nelson Patrick.
75 years ago: Feb. 3, 1932
Construction begins on a brick building at the southwest corner of Clark Avenue and West Broadway, which will house the plant of the Cape Girardeau Memorial Art Co., a newly formed concern for the manufacture of monuments, tombstones and kindred memorial products.
R.R. Bedwell has been reappointed highway engineer for Cape Girardeau County; the County Court made the appointment after considering five applications for the position; the others seeking the job were H.E. McBride, A.R. Wingett, W.A. Bowers and Fred Hartle.
100 years ago: Feb. 3, 1907
Capt. H.H. Miles of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly policeman at Cape Girardeau, is here visiting old acquaintances; the captain looks fine and healthy; he is now in the saloon business.
Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Mack of Paragould, Ark., arrive in Cape Girardeau in the afternoon and are the guests of Mrs. Mack's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Weber; C.A. Mack is one of the wealthiest citizens of Northeast Arkansas, being in the general merchandise and banking business.
-- Sharon K. Sanders