- 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 9/15/07
25 years ago: Sept. 15, 1982
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- While Delta-area residents Monday voiced strong opposition to the merger of Delta and Chaffee school districts, about 50 residents participating in a hearing at Chaffee register their support for the consolidation move.
It appeared yesterday's attendance at the SEMO District Fair was going to be excellent, but then came the rain; Arena Park was drenched by a thunderstorm that brought with it strong winds early in the evening.
50 years ago: Sept. 15, 1957
The first new church dedication for the Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic Diocese is conducted by Bishop Joseph E. Ritter, archbishop of St. Louis, at the new Sacred Heart Church at Willow Springs, Mo., in Howell County; pastor of the church is the Rev. Raymond B. Orf.
The music committee of Centenary Methodist Church has announced the appointment of Doyle Dumas as the new choir director; he will replace William Ewing, who resigned after two years of service.
75 years ago: Sept. 15, 1932
About 250 presidents and secretaries of school boards in Cape Girardeau County and others interested in the public school system gather in Jackson to elect a board to direct school redistricting; members of the board are H.R. Stevenson, Elmer Kinder, John Statler, John M. Slagle, J. Fred Wilferth and Robert Keller.
Two motor trucks hauling sugar are tied up in Cape Girardeau under provisions of the new state law requiring operators of trucks to have Public Service Commission permits.
100 years ago: Sept. 15, 1907
Acknowledging that the success of Cape Girardeau's Chautauqua has been due to the efforts of evangelist Lincoln McConnell, and knowing his great popularity locally, the closing of the event is made a grand rally in McConnell's honor.
The Cape Girardeau Capahas defeat the Millersville club at Jackson, 3 to 1; a wrangle over a long fly over the left field fence in the eighth inning all but breaks up the game; after consulting with the players and 400 spectators, the captains and umpires settle the dispute in 30 minutes and play continues.
-- Sharon K. Sanders