- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)31
- 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
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- 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)3
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
Matthews - Essner
Ted and Valarie Matthews of New Baltimore, Mich., announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Marie Matthews of Cape Girardeau, to Blake Alan Essner. He is the son of Dennis and Becky Essner of Kelso, Mo.
Matthews is a 2005 graduate of Glenwood High School in Chatham, Ill. She received a bachelor of science degree in recreation from Southeast Missouri State University in 2009, and expects to receive a master of public administration from the university this fall.
Essner is a 2005 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School. He received a bachelor's degree in biomedical science from Southeast, and expects to graduate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry in 2014.
An Aug. 6 wedding is planned at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso.