- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- 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)35
- 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 7/22/12
The "Spirit of Southeast," Southeast Missouri Hospital's new Bell Long Ranger II air ambulance helicopter, paid a visit to Scott City yesterday to meet with police and emergency medical personnel there and the North Scott County Ambulance Service; the air ambulance service is scheduled to begin Aug. 3.
The Cape Girardeau Area Commerce and Growth Association, formed about a month ago, seeks to provide a regional approach to regional problems; about 26 business and civic leaders in the Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Chaffee, Mo., and Scott City area are participating in the association.
Assembled at the municipal swimming pool Friday, 1,129 Jehovah's Witnesses attending the Courageous Ministers District Assembly being held here watched a mass baptism of 52 new members of the denomination.
About 2,500 people -- employees and their families -- attended the annual International Shoe Co. employees' picnic yesterday afternoon in Capaha Park; Eddie and Vi Keys and their children provided the musical entertainment.
An extensive program of repair work has been started at the Teachers College with a view of completely modernizing the school; interiors of virtually all the buildings will be redecorated; the steps leading from Academic Hall south have been taken up and reset, and repairs are also being made to others.
The Jackson School Board has decided to inaugurate bus service for those boys and girls living in the northern part of the county who wish to attend the high school there next fall.
At the public meeting at the courthouse, the actions of the majority faction of the school board are severely criticized and the actions of the representatives of the American Book Co. strongly condemned; the four school board members who voted for a list of textbooks unsupported by the district's superintendents and principals fail to attend the gathering, sending their lawyers to the meeting instead.
The National Guard boys from Company K of Cape Girardeau and Company F of Jackson have returned from the state encampment at Nevada, Mo.
-- Sharon K. Sanders