- 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 11/29/04
25 years ago: Nov. 29, 1979
Storing shotguns and rifles in gun racks in the back windows of pickup trucks may be convenient for hunters, but it's also a temptation for gun thieves; Cape Girardeau police report that about a dozen pickups have been broken into in the past few weeks, and guns on the racks inside stolen.
A fire at Pioneer Orchards in Jackson Saturday morning destroyed a metal warehouse and between 4,500 and 6,000 bushels of apples stored inside; Stanley Beggs, owner, estimates the total damage at around $500,000.
50 years ago: Nov. 29, 1954
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dr. L.W. Feltz, his wife and their seven children leave for a trip to Australia; it will be a Christmas celebration and homecoming there; Mrs. Feltz is from Townsville, Australia, and was the former Irene L. Creedon; she met her husband while he was in military service, being a captain and on duty as a medical officer.
The largest crowd ever to see a parade in Cape Girar-deau packs the streets in the evening for the annual Salute to Santa Claus Parade sponsored by the Retail Merchants Association; police estimate the crowd at between 12,000 and 15,000.
75 years ago: Nov. 29, 1929
Cape Girardeau and Southeast Missouri are in the grip of the most severe cold wave of the season; the temperature dropped to 10 degrees above zero, 10 degrees lower than the previous low mark recorded a week ago today; the cold wave follows a snow storm which fell over a wide area Thanksgiving Day.
State Sen. Russell L. Dearmont of Cape Girardeau is appointed assistant attorney for the Missouri Pacific Railroad; he will take his position with the company Jan. 1.
100 years ago: Nov. 29, 1904
The Houck railroad will be completed from Cape Girar-deau to Oak Ridge, a distance of 20 miles, this week; on Dec. 12, regular train service will be inaugurated, two trains each way every day.
Gus Sander, a well-known carpenter, while working on the roof of a new house in the Painter Addition, slips and falls to the ground; he lands on a wheelbarrow, breaking his left arm at the elbow.
-- Sharon K. Sanders