- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)43
- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)49
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- River Ridge Winery changes hands (05/02/16)
- 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
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Hopper Road to close for months during construction of Veterans Drive (04/27/16)9
Best bet: "The King's Speech"
"The King's Speech," opening today in Cape Girardeau, appears ready to rule over the Academy Awards with a leading 12 nominations. The film, which tells the story of England's King George VI overcoming a debilitating stutter in an age of radio addresses, earned nods for best picture, best actor (Colin Firth), best supporting actor (Geoffery Rush), best supporting actress (Helena Bonham Carter), best director and best screenplay along with nominations in technical categories. In addition to "The King's Speech," other best picture contenders showing in Cape Girardeau are "127 Hours," "Black Swan," "The Fighter" and "True Grit." For more details on these films, turn to At the Theaters on Page 15A.
-- From staff reports