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Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Looking Back 2/16

Monday, February 16, 2004

60 years ago

NEW MADRID - Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Moore are the parents of a son born Monday at St. Francis Hospital in Cape.

MORLEY - Ensign Thomas H. Lett, 19, was seriously injured in an airplane crash Friday in Florida. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.H. Lett of Morley were advised of the accident Friday from the Navy.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - An evening of food, fun and fellowship was enjoyed by about 45 members of the 12-14 year department of the First Baptist Church and their guests. Highlight of the evening was the crowning of the king and queen and their alternates. Dr. Gerald Smith, pastor, crowned Jannette Merideth queen; Jim Carnet, king; Mary Jane Copy, princess; and David Childers, prince.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Community Booth at Kingsway Mall was busy Saturday. Job's Daughters' bake sale was declared a "big success" by Dora Plymate, guardian, who reported over $140 was raised for charity.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - First grade students from Southwest Elementary School recently presented John Chadd a $200 donation for the benefit of the Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Center. Pennies were collected by the students as part of their celebration of the 100th day of school.

SIKESTON - The Lady Bulldogs came up with three of their best quarters of basketball on Monday night, unfortunately they had to play a fourth. Converting six Sikeston turnovers into easy points, Doniphan turned a 10-point fourth-period lead into a 26-point bulge in a matter of minutes en route to a 65-40 win.