- 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 9/27/07
25 years ago: Sept. 27, 1982
Vice President George Bush will visit Cape Girardeau on Thursday, the special guest at a fund-raising luncheon for U.S. Rep. Bill Emerson; the vice president's airplane, Air Force Two, cannot land at the municipal airport because of weight limitation; instead, Bush will land at Blytheville Air Force Base, Ark., and will take a helicopter from there to the Cape Girardeau airport.
The first of a series of debates between U.S. Rep. Bill Emerson and Democratic challenger Jerry Ford is held in the evening at Mineral Area Junior College in Flat River, Mo.; while Emerson defends the Reagan economic policies, Ford attacks them, calling the 1981 Recovery Act "a blueprint for bankruptcy."
50 years ago: Sept. 27, 1957
A 1957-1958 municipal budget that anticipates expenditures will exceed income and which, as the largest in Cape Girardeau's history, is $83,688.12 more than the 1956-1957 budget, was adopted yesterday by the city council; the budget provides for expenditures of $693,223.45 and income of $661,346.
Effective Oct. 21, Standard Oil Co. will establish a new district sales office in Cape Girardeau with Clare E. Beatty as manager.
75 years ago: Sept. 27, 1932
Goebel & Herbst are finishing painting the front of the Fox Broadway Theater and of the Osterloh book store; the work started yesterday; the fronts are being painted apple green; the building had previously been painted brown.
A permit is issued by the Cape Girardeau city engineer for a new brick dwelling in Rockwood Place; the dwelling, designed by local architect Jules Reither, will cost $5,000 and will measure 49 1/2 feet by 44 1/2 feet; the building will be erected by C.J. Reisenbichler on a lot west of and adjacent to that of Harry I. Himmelberger.
100 years ago: Sept. 27, 1907
Coach Wells, the new director of athletics at the Normal School, arrived here yesterday; he is an athletic-looking young man, modest and pleasant in demeanor; he will take over the coaching duties of Coach Elder.
Mrs. Benjamin G. Davis has returned with her daughter from their trip to the East; Judge Davis will return to Cape Girardeau on Monday.
-- Sharon K. Sanders