- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)36
- 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 11/11/07
25 years ago: Nov. 11, 1982
A large American flag, which can be seen from a long distance, is raised over Cape County Park, as use of the new war memorial is inaugurated; the memorial, funded by seven local organizations, will be dedicated on Memorial Day.
Veterans Day in Cape Girardeau is marked by its annual parade along Broadway; speaking at the ceremony which follows is Associate Circuit Judge A.J. Seier.
50 years ago: Nov. 11, 1957
Veterans Day; following a parade organized by the American legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Disabled Veterans groups, a memorial service is conducted at the band shell in Capaha Park; guest speaker is Roy Carver of Jefferson City, American Legion state service and finance officer.
Voters in the R-4 school district north of Cape Girardeau Saturday turned down a proposal to issue bonds amounting to $150,000 which would have permitted construction of a new central grade school.
75 years ago: Nov. 11, 1932
The heaviest November snow in 40 years struck Cape Girardeau late yesterday, continued into the night and for hours hampered traffic on streets and highways; six inches of snow were recorded.
Armistice Day is observed in Cape Girardeau with a religious service in the morning sponsored by the Ministerial Alliance at Grace Methodist Church; the American Legion stages a program in the afternoon at Courthouse Park; it's followed by a parade out Broadway to Houck Field House, where the Teachers College and the Carbondale, Ill., teams meet on the gridiron; the two battle to a scoreless tie.
100 years ago: Nov. 11, 1907
Word is received from St. Louis that a special session of federal court will be held in Cape Girardeau Nov. 19; the main intention of the court is to settle the August Ruesskamp matter; the Ruesskamp property on Broadway is wanted by the government for a federal building.
J. McElroy, the electrician, has been awarded the contract to furnish and install all the electrical fixtures in the new Jackson courthouse.
-- Sharon K. Sanders