- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)44
- 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
Area digest 07/21/04
Man reported missing from Cape care center
Cape Girardeau police are looking for a man who is believed to have walked away from the Ratliff Care Center at 717 N. Sprigg St. Vernon Gerler, 58, has not been seen since 9 p.m. Thursday. He is diabetic and does not have insulin with him. He also needs medicine for high blood pressure, said his brother, Edgar Gerler of Jackson. Vernon Gerler is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs about 185 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark Hawaiian shirt and dark khaki pants. Anyone who has any information is asked to call the Cape Girardeau Police Department at 335-6621.
Governor's wife visits Cape to give out videos
First lady Lori Hausen Holden visited Cape Girardeau on Tuesday to present the Kids Korner Daycare and Infant Center with "Baby Einstein" videos, which are to be distributed among low-income parents in the area. The videos were donated by Walt Disney Co., First Artist and Holden, partnered with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the Department of Social Services.
-- From staff reports