- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)47
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)42
- 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 9/18/04
10 years ago: Sept. 18, 1994
The Rev. Neal O. Zeilinger is installed as pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church; conducting installation ceremony is the Rev. Dennis Hallemeyer, assistant to Bishop Charles H. Maahs.
Sandi Hendricks has been hired as minister of education at Grace United Methodist Church; Hendricks and her family have lived in Cape Girardeau since 1986.
25 years ago: Sept. 18, 1979
MOUNDS, Ill. -- First teachers' strike in history of Meridian Community Unit 101 closes classes for 1,256 elementary and high school pupils here; meanwhile, district is seeking court restraining order to end walkout.
Police are conducting homicide investigation into death of Deborah Martin, 24, whose body was found yesterday morning inside Mother Earth plant store on Broadway; but authorities aren't ruling out possibility that she died accidentally; autopsy should help determine cause of death.
50 years ago: Sept. 18, 1954
SEMO District Fair, playing its most successful stand since its revival in 1940, ends in evening on spectacular note of the Auto Swenson Thrillcade, which in past years attracted greatest grandstand crowds of exposition; another huge crowd was on grounds yesterday, but fell short of Thursday's total; Friday's paid attendance was 9,444.
James A. Finch Jr., Cape Girardeau attorney, has been elected president of University of Missouri Board of Curators, succeeding Powell B. McHaney of St. Louis.
75 years ago: Sept. 18, 1929
Seventy-first annual Cape Girardeau County Fair opened yesterday at Fairground Park with record first day attendance; gate receipts were about three times as great as on first days the previous three years; approximately 1,250 people paid admission to park, and thousands of school children were admitted free, as well as numerous teachers from Cape Girardeau schools.
Interest in establishing airport in Cape Girardeau is expressed by E.B. Gray of Curtiss Flying Service of St. Louis, who is in town displaying Curtiss-Robin monoplane at Fairground Park.
-- Sharon K. Sanders