- 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
- Neighbors mystified over why man was killed by state trooper (05/03/16)21
- 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
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- 'American Pickers' visits Poplar Bluff (04/29/16)
Out of the past 4/28/12
25 years ago: April 28, 1987
Heading Cape Girardeau, a group of high school students sees first hand how city government operates; 18 juniors, nine each from Notre Dame and Cape Central high schools, are spending the day with city officials and department heads during the fourth annual Optimist Youth City Government Day.
Motorists have an unusual roadway companion as a house travels the streets of Cape Girardeau; traveling up to 10 mph, the house is moved from the 1400 block of North Kingshighway to North Main Street by Johnson Moving Co. of Sikeston, Mo.
50 years ago: April 28, 1962
Work along the 15.5-mile route of Interstate 55 between Fruitland and Scott City has returned to full motion after the winter layoff; Irvin H. Garms, president of Potashnick Construction Co., Inc., says grading the still somewhat muddy roadbed resumed about 10 days ago.
Two Sikeston, Mo., girls, friends who reside within a block of each other, are winner and runner-up in The Missourian Spelling Bee held at Central High School; Martha Bess wins the contest, while Mary Beth Leible comes in second.
75 years ago: April 28, 1937
While entertaining Dr. C. Oscar Johnson, distinguished St. Louis minister, here yesterday, Judge I.R. Kelso called in a few local friends and pressed his request for a tabernacle meeting to be conducted by Johnson and Homer Rodeheaver; for a long time, Kelso has been trying to interest Johnson in such a meeting, believing he could duplicate the great meeting held here in 1926 by the late Billy Sunday and Rodeheaver.
A new building to house Campbell Mattress Co. is nearing completion on South Hanover Street, just south of Independence; the building replaces an old frame structure.
100 years ago: April 28, 1912
BENTON, Mo. -- Construction of a new $10,000 Methodist church will be started about the first of May, according to the pastor, the Rev. J.C. Denton; the building will be of pressed buff brick, which resembles marble; Moore and Beasley of Campbell, Mo., are the contractors.
The Rev. J.F. Lawson begins his work as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Cape Girardeau.
-- Sharon K. Sanders