Out of the past 11/10/12

Saturday, November 10, 2012

1987

Councilman Curt Smith announces he will not seek reelection; his term, along with the four-year terms of councilmen David Barklage and Peter HIlty, will expire in the spring of 1988.

Commissioners of the Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority have agreed to investigate the possibility of constructing a boat-launching ramp near the port facility; both commissioners Marty Potashnick of Sikeston, Mo., and C.B. Taylor of Morley, Mo., have been asked by interested individuals to include the ramp in plans for the port.

1962

MARYVILLE, Mo. -- Cape State College Indians end a perfect conference season at Maryville, winning 40-14 over a stubborn, winless team which only trails 20-14 going into the final quarter; the Indians are football champions of the Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association for the eighth time, fifth in the past eight years; they'll close out their season next Saturday at Houck Stadium against Murray State of Kentucky.

The Cape Girardeau Central High's football team closed in on the North Division championship yesterday with a convincing 32-0 win over Charleston, Mo., while challenger Perryville, Mo., was upset at Chaffee, Mo., 6-0.

1937

Rush H. Limbaugh, a Cape Girardeau attorney, has been elected to membership of the Board of Trustees of Southeast Missouri Hospital; he was named for a one-year term, succeeding Russell L. Dearmont.

CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mississippi County is to have a new jail to replace the little, crumbling structure across the street from the county courthouse; voters Tuesday approved a bond issue of $45,000 with which to build a modern jail.

1912

John Hunter of Morley, Mo., slipped in and won the Regal automobile that was given away after the Elks Club's minstrel performance Friday night at the Grand Theater.

Wade Kochtitzky comes up on the Gulf train from the southern counties, where he has been on drainage matters.

-- Sharon K. Sanders

Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration: