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Looking Back 4/26

Monday, April 26, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Notice! This is to tell my friends and customers that I am now operating the station located at Jack's Y - Steve Schroff

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SIKESTON - Announcement has been made that the store name of the Western Auto Associate Store has been changed to Southern Stores, effective immediately. R.F. "Bob" Tyrone continues as manager of the store with the same personnel.

40 years ago

BENTON - Miss Judy K. Haws was crowned Farm Bureau Queen Saturday at the Community building commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Missouri Farm Bureau.

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MORLEY - Death struck six times on Sikeston area highways over the weekend. Three were killed near Morley Saturday night and three died in a crash near Hayti. Three cars were involved in both accidents.

20 years ago

SCOTT CITY - The appointment of Thomas E. Cooley as executive director effective June 1 was announced Friday by the Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority Board of Commissioners.

10 years ago

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Several local people participated in the Special Olympics, conducted recently at the Abe Stuber Complex in Cape Girardeau. Participants were: Dorothy Ostrander, 100m walk, softball throw; Danny Dobrynski, standing long jump, softball throw; Mark Townsend, 400m dash, 100m dash, softball throw; Kathy Sisney, 50m dash, 100m dash; Ronnie Green, softball throw; Sharon Dean, 50m dash, 100 m dash; Teresa Brown, softball throw, 100m walk; and John Henry Patterson, 50m dash, 100m dash and 400m run. They were sponsored by Individual Dynamics.