- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)48
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)43
- 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
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Statement: Man says copsí good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
- 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
- River Ridge Winery changes hands (05/02/16)
Out of the past 9/30/04
10 years ago: Sept. 30, 1994
Nearly two dozen doctors made Cape Girardeau home this year thanks to aggressive recruitment campaign, but waiting rooms are far from empty; recruiting efforts are barely keeping pace with demand.
25 years ago: Sept. 30, 1979
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Jackson Route 2, and Christ Lutheran Church of Gordonville hold their Mission Festival at latter church; Dr. Allan Buckman, who served as missionary in Nigeria, is guest speaker.
Suzanne Priest, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Priest of Cape Girardeau, is crowned Notre Dame Varsity Queen.
50 years ago: Sept. 30, 1950
George C. Hensley, veteran city letter carrier, makes his last delivery of mail to homes he has served for long time; he retires from active duty, after 32 years of continuous service.
75 years ago: Sept. 30, 1929
For perhaps last time in Cape Girardeau, circus parade winds its way through streets of town; several thousand Girardeans and visitors line streets to see Sparks Circus street parade.
Working from about 2:30 until 7 p.m. in continuous yo-yo marathon, Larry Blaylock, 15, of Cape Girardeau, broke all local records Saturday, spinning toy 13,221 consecutive times.
-- Sharon K. Sanders