- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)47
- 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 cops’ 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 (05/01/16)
Out of the past 6/18/10
25 years ago: June 18, 1985
Plans to open a Pasta House restaurant in West Park Mall are announced by Mercantile Bank and Trust Co. of Cape Girardeau, which will provide the construction financing; the 3,800-square-foot facility will be near the Venture store in the mall.
Last night's Cape Girardeau City Council study session turned into a gripe session as council members used the occasion to complain about everything from the condition of the old Marquette Hotel to the appearance of the city's parks.
50 years ago: June 18, 1960
Mayors of several communities, shippers and travelers who depend on the service urged the Interstate Commerce Commission yesterday to continue passenger service between St. Louis and Memphis, while Frisco Railroad, petitioning to have the two trains dropped, cited them as "drones in the economic bee hive"; the tug of war over train service continues in the Federal District Courtroom this morning, but is expected to come to a close near the noon hour.
The assessed valuation of real estate and personal property tax in Cape Girardeau County is $53,403,194, an increase of $2,129,128 over last year.
75 years ago: June 18, 1935
The Cape Girardeau County Court yesterday fixed county licenses for beer and whiskey establishments: for selling 3.2 percent beer, $25 per year; 5 percent beer, $35; and for selling liquor in the original package, $50.
The Cape Special Road district has purchased a motorized road oil distributor; the big machine will be used as soon as roads become thoroughly dry and the weather is hot, says district engineer D.M. Scivally.
100 years ago: June 18, 1910
Edward F. Regenhardt, the newly appointed U.S. marshal, is expected home on the noon Frisco train Monday, and his friends have arranged to meet him at the station; a band will play "See the Conquering Hero Comes," "Hail to the Chief" and other appropriate hymns.
A number of young ladies are entertained by Mary Burrough at her home on Bloomfield Road in honor of Marguerite Oliver and Elizabeth Davis, who have just returned from school.
-- Sharon K. Sanders