- 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
Results close for Bollinger County races
In Bollinger County, 1,939 Republicans and 418 Democrats voted in the primary. On the nonpartisan ticket, 375 people voted.
For District 1 commissioner, Republican Larry P. VanGennip narrowly beat Terry Wiseman, by a margin of 442 votes to 401 votes.
Democrat Andy "Bud" Wisener received 47.3 percent of votes for District 2 commissioner, beating Fred Long and Lindsey Davis. Wisener will face Republican Steve Jordan in the general election. Jordan received 68.5 percent of the vote, defeating Kelly D. Francis.
In the Republican race for assessor, Ronda Elfrink secured the primary win. Elfrink received 997 votes to Nonie Cowell's 642 and Micah Bristow's 177 votes. Elfrink will compete against Chester Hayes in the general election. Hayes ran unopposed in the primary.