- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)42
- 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)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- 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
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)26
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Out of the past 6/11/12
25 years ago: June 11, 1987
Area residents were shaken by an earthquake yesterday evening that measured 5.5 on the Richter scale; the epicenter of the quake was near Lawrenceville, Ill., where there was significant damage.
A new 1,200-square-foot park shelter and concession stand has been built at Shawnee Park; the Cape West Rotary Club, in cooperation with the Cape Area Youth Soccer Association, donated the structure to the city.
50 years ago: June 11, 1962
SEATTLE, Wash. -- With flags whipped by a stiff, cool breeze, the Cape Choraliers sing "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" to open Missouri Day on the colorful grounds of the World's Fair.
A record 323 district high school pupils enroll for the Senior High Band Camp, the second in a series of music camps at State College this summer; it will be held through Friday at the new Brandt music building.
75 years ago: June 11, 1937
Cape Neon Sign Co. has secured a permit to install an electric sign at 42 N. Main St. for the Western Auto Supply Co.; the sign will measure 4-by-6 1/2 feet and will cost $50.
Beginning next week, the municipal swimming pool will be open for 1 1/2 hours three mornings each week for the children from the Smelterville playground.
100 years ago: June 11, 1912
Policeman John Macke protests against a recent newspaper article regarding the conduct of undesirable women on the downtown streets; he asserts there is no misconduct during his time on duty, which is from 11 p.m. until 11 a.m. the next day; in justice to this officer, The Daily Republican reports he is making it hot for many women who have been occupying rooms in the downtown district, clearing out a number of them and keeping a close eye on those who remain.
Five Overland, Mo., automobiles are brought down on the steamer Cape Girardeau, three for the Southeast Motor Car Co. and two for Richards and Doyle of Advance, Mo.
-- Sharon K. Sanders