- 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
- Neighbors mystified over why man was killed by state trooper (05/03/16)20
- 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 cops’ good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- 'American Pickers' visits Poplar Bluff (04/29/16)
Out of the past 8/6/04
10 years ago: Aug. 6, 1994
Trail of Tears State Park north of Cape Girardeau is one of five sites to be certified this year as historic site along Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.
By virtue of single write-in vote he received in Tuesday's primary election, Cape Girardeau County Interim Sheriff Leonard Hines could have authority to nominate himself, or someone else, to run on Libertarian ticket for sheriff; Hines made it clear when Norman Copeland announced his retirement earlier this summer, however, he had no intention of running for job.
25 years ago: Aug. 6, 1979
Mary Kasten of Cape Girardeau is appointed to Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents; she is only second woman to be so named; she fills vacancy left by resignation last month of Dr. William L. Tomlinson Jr., of St. Louis.
Even though there may not be consolidation election in Illmo and Scott City as originally planned, vote to decide Illmo-Scott City School District busing issue will take place Tuesday; issue will decide if pupils at Illmo-Scott City school living within mile of school may ride buses to classes.
50 years ago: Aug. 6, 1954
Petitions requesting county court to set aside portion of County Farm property as site for Missouri Girls' Town has been drawn and will be placed into circulation within next few days; project is sponsored by Missouri Federation of Women's Clubs.
R.B. Goodwin of Jackson was apparent winner over A.S. Reed of Cape Girardeau in close Republican contest for clerk of Circuit Court; count of absentee votes decided race.
75 years ago: Aug. 6, 1929
Rain amounting to 1.25 inches early in day brings untold relief to wide, drought-stricken area in Southeast Missouri; farmers coming into Cape Girardeau for Dairy Day program say soaking rain is worth thousands of dollars to corn.
Hundreds of people from Southeast Missouri gather in Cape Girardeau for Dairy Day program at Courthouse Park and to witness awarding of 10 dairy cows; principal speaker at Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event is A.J. McDowell, dairy superintendent for Frisco Railroad.
-- Sharon K. Sanders