- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)43
- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)49
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- River Ridge Winery changes hands (05/02/16)
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Statement: Man says cops’ good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Hopper Road to close for months during construction of Veterans Drive (04/27/16)9
religion briefs 4/27
Gospel singing slated at church
Shiloh Baptist Church in Villa Ridge, Ill., will host a gospel singing at 7 p.m. May 4. Featured guests will be the Gloryroad Travelers and others.
Jackson church to hold songfest on May 5
Immaculate Conception Church of Jackson, Mo., will hold the first of several scheduled Songfests May 5 at the church.
The songfest will include music by the entire music department: adult choir, youth chorale, two handbell choirs, cantors, the I.C. brass, woodwinds and guitarists. The performance will be at 2:30 p.m.
The concert is free. Doors open at 2 p.m. A reception will be held afterwards.
Church Women United to celebrate friendship
The Church Women United of Cape Girardeau will celebrate Friendship Day at 6 p.m. May 3.
The host church will be Evangelical United Church of Christ. Refreshments will be served during a "happy hour" and Betty Fadler will entertain on the piano.
The service at 6:30 p.m. is called "Sharing our Stores, Healing our Hearts, Celebrating God's Love." Meta Siemers will lead worship.
Ministry mails checks to race riot survivors
TULSA, Okla. -- A Tulsa ministry has mailed reparation checks to 131 survivors of a 1921 race riot, most of whom were children when whites laid waste to black neighborhoods with guns and torches.
The Tulsa Metropolitan Ministry Reparations Gift Fund, an interfaith coalition, disbursed $28,000 in checks to the elderly survivors.
--From staff, wire reports