- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- 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
- 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)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Man accused of pointing BB gun at Chaffee resident (04/26/16)2
Out of the past 6/19/08
25 years ago: June 19, 1983
Cape Girardeau lawyer Stephen N. Limbaugh, nominee for the federal bench, is scheduled to appear Wednesday in Washington, D.C., before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee for his confirmation hearing; Limbaugh is slated to become a judge in the Eastern District of Missouri.
Donna Hanschen, project director for Riverfest, says the two-day event attracted more than 40,000 people to downtown Cape Girardeau, despite a downpour Saturday.
50 years ago: June 19, 1958
A big sycamore tree is uprooted by crews preparatory to removing the Walker Creek bridge on Kingsway Drive, which has served as a bottleneck for floodwater and causing the Galladay Addition to flood; the old bridge, built in 1911, will be replaced with a longer span.
E.G. Gramling, owner and operator of the St. Charles Hotel, is honored for 57 years as a mason; a delegation from the Caruthersville (Mo.) Lodge 461 comes to Cape Girardeau to present him with a 50-year pin.
75 years ago: June 19, 1933
The Cape Girardeau City Council orders city counselor Frank A. Lowery to draft a new plumbing ordinance, which will establish a plumbers examining board; the question is brought up when E.A. Polack, W.H. Meystedt and Clarence Hunze, plumbers, appear before the council to protest paying license fees, when others doing plumbing work in the city are getting by without a license.
When Charles Stiver of the Cape County Club shot 18 holes in par of 70 strokes, or nine holes in 35 each, Sunday in a match with the Paducah, Ky., club on the local course, it was believed to have been the first time in the history of the club that this has been done.
100 years ago: June 19, 1908
The Mississippi River reaches the 32.5 feet mark at noon and is still climbing; the main track of the Frisco Railroad, which runs along the river, is covered with water from in front of the new poultry house at the corner of Themis Street to Merriwether Street.
Allan, Palmer and Byrd Oliver return from Chicago, where they attended the Republican national convention; during the convention, William Howard Taft was chosen on the first ballot to be the Republicans' nominee for president of the United States.
— Sharon K. Sanders