- 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)31
- 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 2/24/08
25 years ago: Feb. 24, 1983
Sen. John C. Danforth has recommended that Cape Girardeau lawyer Stephen N. Limbaugh Sr., be appointed a U.S. District judge for the Eastern District of Missouri; emphasizing his trial experience and the time he has spent in federal and state courts, Danforth refers to Limbaugh as "a member of one of the outstanding families of the Missouri bar."
The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents faces a long agenda; among other actions, the board accepts a resolution of cooperation between the school and the city of Cape Girardeau pertaining to the proposed development of a multipurpose building.
50 years ago: Feb. 24, 1958
Ice which dropped the Mississippi River downstream from Cape Girardeau most of last week moved out over the weekend, permitting normal traffic on the stream, but a new obstacle looms -- a falling river stage. The stage today is 6.7 feet, as compared to 12.5 feet at the height of the gorge.
Elmer R. Schaper, active for many years in Cape Girardeau County farm programs, files for the Democratic nomination for county treasurer;.
75 years ago: Feb. 24, 1933
Cape Girardeau city officials are considering applying to the Reconstruction Finance Corporation for a $6,000 loan for a self-liquidating project; however, the problem facing the city is the putting up of collateral adequate to meet the conditions of the loan; the money would be used in a city relief project.
Frisco agent John F. Neal says a special round-trip fare of $41.45 to Washington, D.C., will be offered by the railroad for the Roosevelt inauguration ceremonies.
100 years ago: Feb. 24, 1908
At an early hour, a large grey wolf slips into Chaffee, Mo., and attacks four people; one is so severely bitten he is taken to St. Louis to receive treatment at the Frisco hospital and probably at the Pasteur Institute.
Julian Miller, son of W.H. Miller, of the trust company, brings over a big load of law books from Jackson and is busily engaged in opening his offices in the Himmelberger-Harrison building; young Miller has formed a partnership with I.R. Kelso, one of the best lawyers in Southeast Missouri.
-- Sharon K. Sanders