- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)43
- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)49
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- River Ridge Winery changes hands (05/02/16)
- 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 cops’ good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Hopper Road to close for months during construction of Veterans Drive (04/27/16)9
Learning briefs 12/21/04
Area students graduate with honors from SMSU
The following local students were among 1,196 to graduate with honors from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo., during winter commencement ceremonies: Kristin Cox of Cape Girardeau, magna cum laude; Amanda Crouch of Jackson, magna cum laude and Bradley Mirly of Jackson, magna cum laude.
Fifth-grade class marks reading achievement
During the past four months, fifth grade students in Susan Loenneke's class at Egyptian Elementary School have read and passed comprehension tests for 1,540 books. The feat is part of an accelerated reader program at the school. Students took part in a special reception to commemorate their achievement.