- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)47
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)42
- 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)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)3
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
Out of the past 12/26/03
10 years ago: Dec. 26, 1993
The Rev. Simon Perkins, native of Evansville, Ind., is new pastor at St. James A.M.E. Church; Perkins has served 40 years as pastor in African Methodist Episcopal Church in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Indiana, Ohio and New York.
Seven Southeast Missouri State University students will serve legislative internships in Jefferson City next semester: Dylan Dunavan, Angel Woodruff, Shelia Higgs, Karen Golden, Tonya Scherer, Kimberly Green and Nathan Green.
25 years ago: Dec. 26, 1978
Thirty-fourth annual University High Classic tips off in morning at Houck Field House.
Charleston, Mo. -- Former Missouri Gov. Warren E. Hearnes, in compromise with Internal Revenue Service, agrees to pay $3,087 in back federal income taxes; IRS had originally sought $15,500.
50 years ago: Dec. 26, 1953
Hard freeze made ice surface of lagoon at Capaha Park just right for skating yesterday.
Frisco Railroad, with bow to nostalgic souls who miss steam whistles, is replacing raucous horns on its diesel engines with mechanical whistles designed to give them pleasing sound of old steam device.
75 years ago: Dec. 26, 1928
With fair weather and temperature far above seasonal average, Christmas observance in Cape Girardeau this year lacked some of zest naturally occasioned by colder weather, but celebrations in churches, homes and at social functions were carried out successfully.
George W. Cross, who was largely responsible for sale of one section of Cape Girardeau Northern Railroad to Missouri Pacific, was allowed $10,000 for his services as receiver of road by Judge O.A. Knehans in Common Pleas Court Monday.
-- Sharon K. Sanders