- 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 (05/02/16)
Out of the past 1/13/11
25 years ago: Jan. 13, 1986
The Mississippi River remains closed to traffic in a three-mile stretch north of Cairo, Ill., due to a barge accident yesterday that resulted in the sinking of one of 15 coal-laden barges; Coast Guard officials are determining if there is sufficient room in the channel to allow barge traffic to resume.
Missouri Department of Conservation workers, who responded to 18 brush fires last week, yesterday responded to a fire which burned 18 acres of grassland and an area of timber near Longtown, Mo.
50 years ago: Jan. 13, 1961
Harrison & Richard Co. of Cape Girardeau is given a contract to build the two-story wing needed for the Community Hospital in Sikeston, Mo.
The last possible point of breach in the multimillion-dollar levee system protecting thousands of acres of fertile Illinois farmland directly across the Mississippi from Cape Girardeau will be closed under a $492,830 contract; a substandard section of the Clear Creek back levee will be brought up to the same standard as the rest by the S.W. Hardwick Co. of Beardstown, Ill.
75 years ago: Jan. 13, 1936
Plans for Cape Girardeau's National Guard armory are approved in the district Works Progress Administration office in Sikeston, Mo., and will be dispatched at once to the Missouri office of the WPA.
A 1936 model Plymouth coupe owned by Irvin Hecht was stolen last night from its parking place in front of the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hecht, 404 Bellevue St., and is found abandoned early today on Washington Avenue; it is the 15th auto stolen and recovered here in six weeks.
100 years ago: Jan. 13, 1911
The three newspapers in Jackson have been in a row over county finances, and only the inauguration of a new County Court has put an end to the onslaught upon the county treasury; The Cash-Book, a Democratic paper, has been giving the Herald and The Volksfreund, both Republican in leaning, the very dickens because the latter have been getting more county printing funds than the Cash-Book.
Florence Martin of Charleston, Mo., mother of Mrs. Dr. M.A. Grissom, has moved here and will occupy one of the new Grissom flats on Spanish Street.
-- Sharon K. Sanders