- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- 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)39
- 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
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- 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)
- Man accused of pointing BB gun at Chaffee resident (04/26/16)2
Out of the past 3/7/11
25 years ago: March 7, 1986
Republicans filled the Arena Building last night for the annual Lincoln Day celebration; keynote speaker was Richard McIntyre, who was involved in the controversial 1984 Indiana Congressional race in which the Democrat incumbent was seated after Indiana had declared McIntyre the winner.
Missouri Attorney General William Webster says he expects to establish a branch office in Cape Girardeau County during the latter half of this year to handle consumer fraud complaints.
50 years ago: March 7, 1961
A Delta post office break-in and an attempted break-in of a tavern there last night continued the wave of lawlessness in the district that since Saturday night has resulted in 15 burglaries; at the post office, thieves knocked the combination off a safe and tried, unsuccessfully, to punch it with a screwdriver.
Perkins and Will, a Chicago architectural and engineering firm specializing in school and hospital construction, will design a proposed new junior high school for Cape Girardeau; a contract was signed last night at a school board meeting.
75 years ago: March 7, 1936
Concrete is being poured for the footings of the new Knights of Columbus building in the 300 block of South Spanish Street; the foundation work will be completed next week, and bricklayers hope to begin erecting the walls within another two weeks; architect for the structure is A.F. Lindsay.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hecht announce they have purchased the dwelling of the late Mr. and Mrs. John H. Himmelberger at the northwest corner of North Sprigg and Bellevue streets; they will remodel the 12-room brick structure and will move there during the early part of summer from 404 Bellevue St.
100 years ago: March 7, 1911
The Cape Girardeau Water and Electric Light Co. has given notice to the city of an application for a new 25-year contract.
F.A. Kage has completed his "Citizens Ticket" for the spring election for city officers, five of the names chosen for places on the ticket being incumbents; on the ticket are F.A. Kage, for mayor; Willis Martin, marshal; Edward Willer, collector; W.H. Huters, assessor; R.H. Whitelaw, city attorney; Rudolph Bahn, police judge; and Louis Stein, treasurer.
-- Sharon K. Sanders