[Nameplate] Fair ~ 84°F  
High: 92°F ~ Low: 73°F
Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking Back 2/3

Tuesday, February 3, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Several hundred pilots-to-be were happy enough to serenade the gate keeper Sunday night, but 75 boys were so pleased that they are still singing praise to Mrs. Paul Brewer and the dates she arranged for the underclass tea dance at the Armory Sunday. Blondes from Cairo, brunettes from Charleston, redheads from Sikeston and angels from heaven all descended to attend the affair.

SIKESTON - Fuel oil ration stamps are valid through Feb. 7.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Ronald Lee, city collector, in his report of collections for January, shows a total of $46,850.12 received.

SIKESTON - BULLDOG BARKER: Sikeston High School and Middle School orchestras will attend the QuadState Orchestra Festival in Paducah on Monday.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Rehearsals are under way for the Sikeston Little Theater production of "Don't Drink the Water" starring Steve Beydler, Erma Braswell, Debbie Engram and Jim Wenneker.

NEW MADRID - Alderman races have developed in New Madrid in Wards 1 and 2.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Despite a split opinion among city councilmen, airport contractor Perry Joliff will see a 5 percent increase in management fees when his new five-year contract is signed.

LILBOURN - Seventh grade students named to the second quarter honor roll at Lilbourn Elementary School are: Marques Binion, Jamie Ferguson, Angela Ganus, Sharaye Grandberry, Cory Hampton, Erin Lange, Tricia Lara, Kore Longdyke, Brooke Miller, Paul Roberts, Fallon Smart and Tony Truelove.