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Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Looking Back In Time

Wednesday, August 29, 2001

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston's Millers came through with a three-hit attack in the ninth inning against the Dexter Red Sox Sunday to win 6-5.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Safe driver awards were presented to six of nine drivers in the Dairy Service Division of Potlach Forest Inc. at a special fish fry awards dinner at the PFI service building Saturday night.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Most schools in the four-county area are in session, and while most are reporting declines in enrollments, some are reporting slight increases. The largest change in enrollment was experienced by the SEMO Christian Academy, which nearly doubled this year over last year.

SIKESTON - David and Jonell Schaefer are parents of a daughter, Alana Jo, born Aug. 17 at Missouri Delta Community Hospital.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The announcement Friday by the Brown Group of the impending closure of Brown Shoe Co. in Charleston has had a chilling effect countywide as the soon-to-be unemployed are faced with finding jobs in an already distressed county.

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SIKESTON - The new Junior Women's Club members are Lisa Basham, Susan Collier, Lori Aduddell, Caroline Shell, Lori Davis, Beth Reynolds and Tonya Rettig.

KELSO - The Kelso Board of Trustees, working with the Bootheel Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission, plan to map out zoning for the community.