- 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 10/29/10
25 years ago: Oct. 29, 1985
There is no longer a Ramada Inn in Cape Girardeau; Drury Industries Corp. here, which has operated a Ramada Inn at the intersection of Interstate 55 and Route K since the hotel was built in 1969, has changed the name of the hotel to Drury Lodge.
Trumpeter Maynard Ferguson and his band will return to Cape Girardeau next month for a special benefit performance to help the Central High School Band meet a fundraising goal that will enable it to participate in the 1985 Fiesta Bowl Parade.
50 years ago: Oct. 29, 1960
In an effort to thwart the Mississippi River's attempt to cut a new main channel south of the traffic bridge, a maintenance unit of the Corps of Engineers is throwing a stone dike across and old wooden piling and connecting to it a screening dike heading upstream to divert the flow; had the river been allowed to cut a new channel, facilities on the Missouri shore in south Cape Girardeau would have been left high and dry.
The new terminal building of the Cape Girardeau Municipal Airport has an eating place for travelers; this week Wimpy's Skyway opened for business in the northwest corner of the lobby.
75 years ago: Oct. 29, 1935
Declaring the Civilian Conservation Corps to be "one of the most important accomplishments of the federal government," Robert C. Fechner, national director of the CCC, in an address in Cape Girardeau yesterday predicted that the government will make every effort to make the corps permanent.
A thief is operating again, having stolen an expensive bronze historical marker off a boulder at Cape Rock in Cape Rock Park; the marker was chiseled off the rock.
100 years ago: Oct. 29, 1910
Louis Hoffman and Percy Dormeyer of Jackson drove over last night to take in the first entertainment of the Lyceum course at the Normal School; a song recital was given by Madame Frieda Langendorff, assisted by Guy Callow on violin and Kurt Wanieck on piano.
The last session of the teachers' meeting is held in the morning, with 225 members of the association present, as well as a large number of visitors.
-- Sharon K. Sanders