- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- 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)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)35
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Out of the past 12/15/03
10 years ago: Dec. 15, 1993
About 6,400 students dialed in their classes for spring semester at Southeast Missouri State University during month-long successful startup of telephone registration.
Cape Girardeau city officials are fine-tuning initial draft of "request for proposal" document aimed at attracting developers of riverboat gambling operation in city.
25 years ago: Dec. 15, 1978
Field of city council candidates continues to grow with addition of candidate number eight, Walter S. Hearnes.
Nominations of seven district residents have been made to Gov. Joseph P. Teasdale for consideration as members of Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents: Sydney R. Pollack, Dr. John T. Crowe, James W. Herod and Mrs. Loretta Schneider, all of Cape Girardeau.
50 years ago: Dec. 15, 1953
Fire and smoke causes heavy damage at Sunset Motor Co., 2119 Broadway, early in evening; firefighters from Stations No. 1 and 2 battle flames for nearly two hours before bringing them under control.
Missouri cotton growers, concentrated in lower counties of district, vote overwhelmingly for marketing quotas on 1954 crop and thereby approve continuance of price supports at 90 percent of parity.
75 years ago: Dec. 15, 1928
Rouse Construction Co. of Cape Girardeau was low bidder among 11 other firms for construction of pavement on 9 1/4-mile strip of Highway 61, from end of pavement south of Cape Girardeau to William Creek bridge, three miles east of Jackson.
L.C. Blattner has been re-elected president of Cape Girardeau County Fair Association; J.A. Rigdon was elected vice-president; W.F.D. Batjer was re-elected secretary, and Herman Bremmerman was again made treasurer.
-- Sharon K. Sanders