- 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)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)39
- 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
People & accomplishments
Uzoaru clears personal best at Florida A&M
Central High School graduate Marisa Uzoaru has climbed to new heights in the long jump this season at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Fla.
Uzoaru, a junior, recently cleared 5 feet, 10 inches at the Sprint Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn. The jump tied her for second in the 46-woman field and made the provisional qualifying standard for the national championships.
A 1999 graduate of Central, Uzoaru was a state qualifier in the triple jump and high jump. Her best jump while a member of the Central team was 5-6.
On scholarship, Uzoaru also runs cross country at Florida A&M, where she is a biology major.
Wills fires hole-in-one at Kimbeland Country Club
JACKSON, Mo. -- Jim Wills of Cape Girardeau carded a hole in one Monday at Kimbeland Country Club.
Wills used a pitching wedge to ace No. 12, a par 3 playing 90 yards. Witnesses were Paul Strickland, Jerry Parker, Steve Wells, Daryl Sanders and Blake Kimbel.