- 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
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)37
- 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 9/27/12
The third annual Outdoor Worship Service is celebrated by the congregation of Good Shepherd Lutheran Chapel at Cape County Park South; the theme of the day is "How Our World Looks to God."
Sixty-five couples, celebrating their fifth, 25th and 50th years of marriage, are honored at an afternoon Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral; officiating is Bishop John J. Leibrecht.
The R.B. Potashnick Co. of Cape Girardeau was the sole bidder for the construction of a four-lane Highway 61 thoroughfare in Cape Girardeau; the job will involve widening the highway from two to four lanes from the north city limits to the south city line.
The Arkansas Best Freight Line, with headquarters in Fort Smith, Ark., is negotiating with Delta Motor Line Inc. for the purchase of its properties; the transaction depends largely on approval by the Interstate Commerce Commission; Delta acquired the properties of Kimbel Truck Lines here from George Kimbel in 1958.
W.J. Kies announces the deadline to raise $75,000 for the construction of a manufacturing plant for Superior Electric Products Co. here has been extended to Wednesday; $11,500 more is needed to reach that goal.
George J. Vandeven of Cape Girardeau, for 3 1/2 years manager of the national re-employment district office here, has been appointed veterans' placement representative for Missouri; in his new post, Vandeven will coordinate with all public employment offices to obtain employment for veterans on the basis of their qualifications for available jobs.
Henry Wilhelm, 81, a prominent farmer living about five miles northwest of Jackson, in the Schoenbeck neighborhood, met a serious accident yesterday while attending the fair; he was leaving the floral hall and slipped coming down the stairs; he fell heavily, sustaining a compound fracture of one hip.
The racing at the fairgrounds is about the best ever seen here; two of the races are closely contested and a third is close enough to make it a great exhibition for lovers of fast nags.
-- Sharon K. Sanders