- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- 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)7
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)38
- 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 2/3/13
A five-year, $26.8 million capital improvements program is being considered by the Cape Girardeau City Council; many of the 63 projects would be financed with a proposed capital improvements sales tax.
Howard G. Bock, a retired Cape Girardeau schoolteacher, has filed for the Cape Girardeau Board of Education, completing a slate of six candidates; the other hopefuls are Dr. Patrick Ruopp, Jacklyn Clark, Dr. Robert G. Fox, John Eck and Harold Haas.
A progress report issued by St. Andrew Lutheran Church shows membership has increased from 226 communicant members in 1960 to 305 at the end of 1962; total giving rose from $36,046 to $42,594 in the same period.
Dr. Thomas S. Messer, professor of the Baptist Chair of Bible, which serves State College, has been commissioned to write the adult Sunday-school lessons for the Baptist Sunday School board for 18 weeks in 1965.
After considerable effort, the icy waters of the Mississippi River gave up another victim late yesterday; Herman M. Macke, a World War veteran and shoe factory worker, drowned when his motor car plunged into the river despite Macke's desperate attempt to stop its headlong dash down the Water Street wharf; nine hours after the accident, the car with its victim still in the front seat was raised from the river.
In reply to a suggestion that the out-of-town owners of the Cape Girardeau traffic bridge sell the span to the county, the owners said, "We are not interested in selling."
A committee of concerned citizens is contacting those eligible to sign the saloon petition for the former Boston store location at Broadway and Main Street; the committee hopes to persuade them not to sign the petition to keep a saloon from being established on this prominent business corner.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Henry Schulte, who formerly directed athletics at the Cape Girardeau Normal School, has been chosen assistant coach of the football and track teams of the University of Missouri; in recent months, he assisted coach Fielding Yost at Michigan University.
-- Sharon K. Sanders