- 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 copsí 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 12/4/03
10 years ago: Dec. 4, 1993
Jess Hopple of 2700 Bloomfield Road files a nominating petition for Cape Girardeau's Ward 6 city council seat; it's Hopple's second try at the council; in 1991, he filed as a candidate, but was declared ineligible because he hadn't been a resident of the city for the requisite four years prior to the 1992 election.
Employees of Procter & Gamble are on diaper duty at work this holiday season.
25 years ago: Dec. 4, 1978
The dismissal of 10 production employees has prompted a filing by Teamsters and Chauffeurs Local 574 of an unfair labor practices charge against Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Jackson, which shut down bottling operations two weeks ago.
A man who escaped from the Bollinger County jail at Marble Hill little more than a week ago broke out of the Cape Girardeau County Jail in Jackson Sunday, but was recaptured the same night.
50 years ago: Dec. 4, 1953
Webster Society, for 62 years one of the leading men's social organizations at State College, will pass on Saturday; active members will be absorbed into the national membership of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
Adolph Reisenbichler, 62, who farms a mile northeast of Pocahontas, sustained a severe wound in his left thigh yesterday when a boar hog attacked him.
75 years ago: Dec. 4, 1928
A budget of $713,500 for the next biennial period, including $150,000 for a new library and museum building, will be sought by Teachers College at the legislature.
Sheriff-elect Nat Miller Snider will maintain two offices when he takes over his duties Jan. 1; one will be at Jackson and the other in the Common Pleas Courthouse in Cape Girardeau.
-- Sharon K. Sanders