- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)41
- 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 6/25/09
25 years ago: June 25, 1984
The Cape Girardeau County Court takes under advisement a request from Drury Development Corp. for county participation in the multipurpose building project; the action comes after a representative of the Drury firm asks the court to appropriate $735,000 for the construction of the multipurpose building at any site.
Mysie Keene receives the R.A. Fulenwider Meritorious Community Service award from Jackson Mayor Carlton Meyer during the Jackson Chamber of Commerce banquet.
50 years ago: June 25, 1959
Community business leaders last night voted 60-1 to establish an industrial development corporation; the plan envisions the purchase of a large tract of land within 10 miles of Cape Girardeau for development into an industrial area.
Anna O'Hara, who taught the past four years in a private school for mentally disabled children at Ste. Genevieve, Mo., and Agnes Walls, who was on the faculty at Jackson for the 1958-1959 academic year, have been engaged to teach at the Training Center for Handicapped Children to open in September in the former County Home.
75 years ago: June 25, 1934
Rain, varying from a light shower to a near cloudburst, brought relief in varying degrees to Cape Girardeau County and other parts of the area yesterday; Jackson, Fruitland, Pocahontas and Oak Ridge were hit by storms of cloudburst proportions; Cape Girardeau was on the fringe of the storm, receiving 0.34 inches.
Wheat threshing has been started in Cape Girardeau and other Southeast Missouri counties; the new grain is selling for more than 80 cents per bushel and is of good quality.
100 years ago: June 25, 1909
L.J. Albert Jr. has announced to his friends he has completed arrangements for accepting a job with the Commercial Trust Co. of St. Louis; he and his family will leave Cape Girardeau soon; for years, Albert was cashier of the Sturdivant Bank.
The cornice stones on the Federal Building that are being installed are the heaviest in the building; some of them weigh as much as three tons.
-- Sharon K. Sanders