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Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

Looking Back In Time

Thursday, November 1, 2001

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Pledges and donations of $1,331.46 assured today continuance of the hot lunch program in the public school here this year.

SIKESTON - A daughter was born Thursday at Sikeston General Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Shelby.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Ronald Lee, city collector, in his report of collections for October, shows a total of $46,415.54 received from all sources of taxes, real estate and licenses.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Construction work on the 28-unit low-income housing project, located at the corner of Linn Street and North Ingram Road, progressed at a rapid pace during the favorable weather this week.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Megan Swinney, Jennifer Haynes and Roxanne Thomas performed a ballet routine to the song, "Lydia Rose" during the recent Patti and Gerrie Ann Simmons Dancers annual recital. Kelly Carraway and Marcy Swogger performed a jazz routine to "Twilight Zone."

SIKESTON - Sikeston's Tiger Boyd could be one of two players sharing the spotlight when the Bulldogs travel to Poplar Bluff tonight. Boyd ranks first in area rushing statistics. The game will also likely have significant bearing on the Class 4A District 1 race which winds up next Friday.

SIKESTON - Ushering in the month of November is the Standard Democrat Calendar Girl Tracy Tinnin, daughter of Terry and Mary Beth Lee of Sikeston. She is a 1991 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School and is currently attending the University of Mississippi.