- 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)48
- 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 10/29/07
25 years ago: Oct. 29, 1982
Kroger Sav-on, one of the largest food stores in Cape Girardeau, will shut its doors at the close of business Nov. 27, officials at Kroger's corporate offices in St. Louis announce; the closing is almost 60 years to the day after Kroger opened its first store here.
Cape Girardeau Municipal Court Judge Vernon A. Auer, who has presided over the city's municipal court for more than 30 years, will retire at the end of December.
50 years ago: Oct. 29, 1957
Judge Randolph Weber, the third Southeast Missouri man to sit on the Federal District Court bench in Cape Girardeau, presided over his first session of court in the southeastern district yesterday; he succeeds the late Judge Rubey M. Hulen.
LUTESVILLE, Mo. -- Voters of the Bollinger County School District ballot in a special election, turning down the issuance of $400,000 bonds that would have financed the construction of a combined high school and grade school.
75 years ago: Oct. 29, 1932
Southeast Missouri's only homemade lion hunt, staged two weeks ago on an island near Commerce, Mo., may be re-enacted; Denver M. Wright of St. Louis, while in Cape Girardeau, says he has been offered a contract by a large motion picture corporation to stage the hunt exactly as it occurred and where it took place.
Bringing into play the big guns of the state campaign, Southeast Missouri Democrats assemble at Houck Field House to hear addresses by Judge Guy B. Park, candidate for governor; Sen. Harry B. Hawes and Bennett C. Clark.
100 years ago: Oct. 29, 1907
The first bowling contest of the season took place at the Broadway alleys last night, the brewers and bottlers of the Cape Brewery meeting to settle bragging rights; the bottlers -- H. Herbst, Al Kimmick, E. Heneke, W. Henninger and Sam Kimmick -- came out on top.
A bulletin is posted at the Frisco shops announcing that on Nov. 29, the employees' special train will be discontinued between Cape Girardeau and Chaffee, Mo.; many employees feel it is another bluff on the part of management to force them to take up residence at Chaffee.
-- Sharon K. Sanders