- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)40
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Ray's of Kelso, Plaza by Ray's to change ownership; Fonn to buy enterprise (04/20/16)3
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
Out of the past 5/26/10
25 years ago: May 26, 1985
The Rev. Marshall H. Ervin of Rushville, Ill., is guest speaker at Maple Avenue United Methodist Church during the morning worship service; Ervin is a native of Cape Girardeau, and Maple Avenue is his home church.
The congregation of the Allenville Baptist Church celebrates its annual homecoming with a basket dinner in the afternoon; a worship service follows, with the Rev. Al Brown bringing the message.
50 years ago: May 26, 1960
Final work on the floodwall project along Water Street is awaiting a cessation of the rain and a lower stage of the Mississippi River; rain has kept the fresh fill on the land side of the wall in a muddy condition; replacement of the cobblestones on the former wharf space can't begin until the river falls several feet.
Women enrolled in State College this summer will occupy a second of the four units of the new Dearmont Quadrangle and possibly the upper floor of another unit.
75 years ago: May 26, 1935
Dedication services are held for the new basement building of the Nazarene Church, South Park Avenue and Merriwether Street in Cape Girardeau; Dr. J.C. Morrison of Kansas City, Mo., general foreign missionary secretary for the Nazarene Church, delivers the main address.
Tribute is paid to the memory of those who had a part in bringing the Civil War and other wars to an honorable end, at Memorial Day services conducted at Old Lorimier Cemetery; a brief address is given by Judge Lee L. Bowman.
100 years ago: May 26, 1910
Joseph Gelvin, the Sedalia, Mo., florist who is putting up a big wholesale and retail florist and seed business in Cape Girardeau, has secured the Ellis property on William Street, into which he will move his family until he can have a new residence built; he has also purchased a fine lot at Ellis and William streets for his big greenhouses.
The work of remodeling the Haman building on Broadway has begun; C.J. Haman is having two rooms on the ground floor of his building made into one large room, to be used as a shoe store; the upper story of the building will be used by Haman as a residence.
-- Sharon K. Sanders