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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Looking Back 4/15

Thursday, April 15, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - The Hale's Jewelry and Optical Co. will move from its present location at 100 E. Front St. on Saturday to the Dunn Hotel building on East Malone, formerly the location of the Internal Revenue office. C. Clarence Scott will move his insurance office into the room to be vacated by Hale's

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston's Bulldogs were given 11 unearned runs here yesterday afternoon at VFW Stadium, and they used them to rout the visiting New Madrid Indians by a lopsided 15-1 score. Tony Spear was the winning pitcher.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The first Little Mr. and Miss Sikeston contests, sponsored by the Sikeston Junior Woman's Club, drew 28 contestants and many parents, grandparents and friends to the Sikeston Middle School Friday night. State Rep. Dennis Ziegenhorn crowned 5-year-old Elizabeth Kenser as Little Miss Sikeston. She is the daughter of Fred and Patti Kenser. Five-year-old Matthew Wilson was crowned Little Mr. Sikeston. He is the son of Mike and Tanya Wilson.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - James Reynolds quickly became friends with one of the puppies at the Sikeston Bootheel Humane Society. The Humane Society conducts its summer fund-raising party each year. All proceeds from the event will be used to construct a new animal shelter.

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SIKESTON - Five students from Sikeston Public Schools placed in the Junior Division of the 38th Annual Regional Science Fair, conducted recently in Cape Girardeau. The winners are: Trina Swogger, freshman; Cami Todt, freshman; Laura Jennings, seventh grade; Kenan Carraway, freshman; and Joey Myers, freshman. Myers won his award in the Senior Division of the fair.