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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Looking Back 2/26

Thursday, February 26, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. J.R. King quietly observed their 50th wedding anniversary at their home here recently.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The Beatles may have spread their wings and gone on their raucous flight back to Merry Old England, but the memory lingers on. Especially for those who attended the meeting of the Junior woman's Club at the Mid-Towner Monday night. Following the usual business meeting, there was the usual entertainment program, but this time, completely unusual, four of the members staged a hilarious "take off" on the Beatles that was uproarious. They even looked like the Beatles. They were Mrs. Robert Crenshaw, Mrs. Ronald Carmody, Mrs. Ronnie Phillips and Mrs. Bob Dyer.

20 years ago

MINER - Four business and residential service technicians will operate out of the new American Telephone ad Telegraph service facility and warehouse located in Miner. The building is a central warehouse for phone equipment for Southeast Missouri.

10 years ago

ORAN - The framework of Zalma's dream season came crashing down Tuesday with 5:56 remaining in the first quarter. During the game, four players hit double figures for the Braves (21-6) and a total of seven contributed. However, the story line was set in stone through Scott Central's pressure defense in the face of Zalma's noted three-point shooters. Scott Central will face Richland on Thursday night for the district championship.

EAST PRAIRIE - City Administrator Kathie Simpkins announced to the City Council Thursday evening that the Basic 911 Emergency Service was to officially be placed in operation this morning.