- 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 7/28/07
25 years ago: July 28, 1982
A plan, formulated by Cape Girardeau County Emergency Preparedness director Brian Miller, to use Jackson School District buses in times of "grave emergency" has been given approval by the Jackson school board.
Jackson Chamber of Commerce members and area farmers tour the LaPierre-Sawyer Handle Factory in Jackson; the visit is part of the annual farm and business tour sponsored by the chamber and the Cape County Pork Producers; the handle factory has been operating in Jackson for more than 80 years.
50 years ago: July 28, 1957
A revival in one of the world's largest gospel tents is being conducted in Cape Girardeau by the Rev. Gayle Jackson of Sikeston, Mo.; the meetings are being held nightly in the tent on Clark Avenue, one block south of Broadway; the revival is being sponsored by the First Assembly of God Church.
Neighbors and friends of the Ola E. Turner family surprise Mr. and Mrs. Turner in the evening at their home and present them a farewell gift; the Turners, 200 N. Boulevard, will move about Aug. 10 to a home they are building in Advance, Mo.
75 years ago: July 28, 1932
Last night, a "flock" of grasshoppers invaded Jackson, and the horde is still present this morning, although in diminished numbers; the insects covered the sidewalks and lawns in thousands.
T.J. Mulkey and O.E. Stotler have purchased the Red Hot Coal Co. from H.H. Piatt; the business, at 335 William St. in Cape Girardeau, is open for business under the same name.
100 years ago: July 28, 1907
In the absence of the pastor, the Rev. E.T. Adams, the Methodist Church congregation hears layman B.G. Shackelford at the morning service and the Rev. W.H. Whitnell of Oran, Mo., in the evening; the congregation continues to worship at Common Pleas Courthouse, while its church is being constructed.
At a meeting of the American Society of Equity, the farmers' organization, at Jackson yesterday, it was decided to appoint a committee with powers to acquire subscriptions and build a warehouse at Jackson; that town is recognized as the central grain-shipping point in the county.
-- Sharon K. Sanders