- 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 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 1/6/08
25 years ago: Jan. 6, 1983
New Cape Girardeau County prosecuting attorney Larry Ferrell is developing a plan for a major case squad; agencies having representatives on the squad will be the prosecutor's office, the Cape Girardeau Police Department, the Jackson Police Department, the sheriff's department, the university security department and the Highway Patrol.
With reservoirs on the Missouri River already full from unusually wet weather in December, county presiding judge Gene Huckstep is concerned that Southeast Missouri residents could face heavy flooding this spring; the county is preparing for possible floods by stockpiling sand and sandbags.
50 years ago: Jan. 6, 1958
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Burton J. Gerhardt Construction Corp. of Cape Girardeau has been awarded the contract by the Chaffee Chamber of Commerce for the reconstruction of Unit No. 2 of the Sports Specialty Shoemakers plant, which was destroyed by the recent tornado.
The first Democrat to enter a county race, Billy W. Rose files for the party nomination for county collector; he is now serving in the office, having been appointed Nov. 18 to fill a vacancy created by the death Nov. 9 of Robert Kirkpatrick.
75 years ago: Jan. 6, 1933
BENTON, Mo. -- His automobile stalling, Judge Leonard McMullin, a member of the Scott County Court, jumps in a plane at Sikeston, Mo., and flies to Benton, Mo., becoming the county's first flying judge; other judges, John W. Heeb and Peter Gosche, say they'll stick to their automobiles.
Cape Girardeau automobile license tags in 1933 will be stickers; instead of the metal plates which have been used in past years, the city has adopted the use of paper stickers, bearing the license number, to be pasted on the inside of the windshield.
100 years ago: Jan. 6, 1908
Linder Miller of near Jackson comes over to Cape Girardeau to bring Rosebud Snider to the Normal School; she spent much of her holidays at home in bed with the measles.
Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Durnell of Fairfield, Ill., are in Cape Girardeau visiting his brother, A.N. Durnell, and family on North Frederick Street.
-- Sharon K. Sanders