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Monday, July 28, 2014

Looking Back 10/20

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - C.R. Burnham of El Dorado, Ark., is the new manager of the Southern Stores branch in Sikeston. He came here Oct. 3 to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Bob Tyrone.

40 years ago

MALDEN - In races at Malden raceway Oct. 11, the 1948 Anglia driven by James Satterfield of Sikeston was winner of the A/G X class. Other winners were Jack Vines of Sikeston in a 1964 Dodge. He won the Stock Eliminator. The K/S stock class was won by Larry Lindsey of Sikeston.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The introduction of the EAGLE Program for academically gifted students and the construction and scheduled completion of the new Middle School on Salcedo Road highlight the beginning of the 1984-85 year for the Sikeston R-6 School District.

10 years ago

BERTRAND - There is lots to see along the pumpkin trail at Mueller's Farm Market in Bertrand. Children from around the area have hiked the trail to view various Bible scenes as well as other nursery school rhymes created from pumpkins and gourds. Appointments are recommended for the Pumpkin Trail.

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NEW MADRID - Construction is nearing completion of a building to serve as the clubhouse at the New Madrid Country Club. The $178,000 building, which replaces one destroyed by fire earlier this year, will include multiple-purpose areas which provide room for dining, a bar, kitchen, restrooms and receptions. A screened-in porch, located off the back of the building, is designed by Sikeston architect John Sargent to offer a view of the golf course and swimming pool. Sargent said the 3,600-square foot building should be completed by the end of October.