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Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Looking Back 3/24

Thursday, March 24, 2005

60 years ago

MORLEY - Teen Town was held at the Morley High School gym Saturday. Young people ages 13-19 were especially invited. Soft drinks and other varieties of food were served. Dancing was featured and a large crowd attended.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Victoria Heckemeyer, a junior in the College of Education at Missouri University, is the assistant director and choreographer in the 22nd production of Savitar Frolics, musical comedy skits. It will go on stage April 1, 2 and 3 in the Jesse Auditorium.

20 years ago

BLODGETT - Throughout the day Saturday the sound of hammers pounding and the buzz of the saw could be heard in this small town, and while construction of a new home is nothing out of the ordinary, this one was termed the "gospel in action." Twenty members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon) gathered Saturday to help a fellow church member, Mark Fitchpatrick, rebuild the family home which was destroyed by fire Feb. 12.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs opened their season Thursday with a less-than-stellar game, falling 11-0 to the visiting Lady Hawks after five innings. According to George Hale, Sikeston softball coach, the loss could be summed up in just one inning, the "fateful fifth." In the fifth inning, Kelly scored seven runs, ending the game.

NEW MADRID - The New Madrid Central girls softball team won a pair of games this week, beating Bernie 18-17 in 10 innings then stomped Malden 26-1.