- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- 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)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)35
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Out of the past 11/25/07
25 years ago: Nov. 25, 1982
After weeks of speculation concerning the fate of Southeast Missouri State University football mentor Jim Lohr, the ninth-year coach's job is apparently safe for at least one more year.
Cape Girardeau Fire Chief Charles Mills says he is making some changes to the dormitory and restroom facilities at the main fire station to accommodate the city's first female firefighter; Mary Mosebach, 29, will be required to sleep in the dorm of the fire house when on duty.
50 years ago: Nov. 25, 1957
Two armed bandits -- one described as tall, suave, handsome and with a steady stream of talk, the other blunt and outspoken -- bind and gag four employees and a customer of the Capaha Loan and Finance Co., 18 N. Spanish St., and flee with $277.90 in cash.
LUTESVILLE, Mo. -- Fire destroyed the Lindy Choate establishment in Lutesville yesterday afternoon; loss is estimated at about $11,500; the Lutesville and Marble Hill, Mo., firemen fought the fire for two hours and had assistance from the Jackson city fire department.
75 years ago: Nov. 25, 1932
Bringing a year's search to an end, four prohibition agents Wednesday seize a large floating still and pre-holiday supply of moonshine whisky in the Mississippi River two miles north of New Madrid, Mo., and arrest three men; officers confiscate 115 gallons of finished whisky.
The Central Tigers bagged another victory yesterday, when they trounced the Jackson Indians, 46-0; led by their dashing captain, Walt Metje, the Bengals bowled over the county seaters with clocklike precision.
100 years ago: Nov. 25, 1907
Cape Girardeau's water famine, which has plagued the city since Saturday, seriously interfered with the students at Albert Hall yesterday; it was the day for their annual foot baths; not to be deprived of their ancient custom, the students, led by the upper classmen, marched with pitchers down Broadway to the river, filled them with water, and then marched back again.
The Frisco train master has ordered the labor train between Chaffee, Mo., and Cape Girardeau removed.
-- Sharon K. Sanders