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Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Looking Back 9/20

Monday, September 20, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - A lawn party and wiener roast was given in honor of Linda Lou Humphrey's 6th birthday at her home on Greer Street Friday.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston got its heaviest rain during the period from 7 a.m. Thursday to 7 a.m. today in at least a decade. Gauges at the official weather recording station here showed a total of 4.49 inches of rain fell with the usual flooded streets and yards.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Kenny Rogers United Cerebral Palsy Center Annual Charity walk has been planned for 10:30 a.m. Oct. 13 beginning at the Kingsway Plaza Mall. A goal of $20,000-$30,000 has been set. All money from the walk remains in the three-county area to provide direct services for children served by the center, according to the sponsors.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston Public Schools recently presented law enforcement officers with drug grant funds. Attending the presentation were: Scott County Sheriff Bill Ferrell, representing the SEMO Drug Task Force; Sikeston Public School President Glen Pinkerton; and Sikeston Department of Public Safety Chief Jim Leist and DARE Officer Shirley Porter. The SEMO Drug Task Force received $5,000 and the DARE program was given $15,000.

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PORTAGEVILLE - Graduating with academic distinction while completing a specialist in education degree with a major in educational administration was Grace Smith of Portageville. Smith was congratulated by Dr. Kala Stroup, president of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.