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Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

Looking Back 1/5

Monday, January 5, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - If your income for 1943 does not exceed $3,000, we will prepare your Income Tax Return for only $2. Lawson Business Service

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The wedding of Miss Joan Maurice, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Dovers of Sikeston, to Lloyd Allen Knuckles will be Jan. 9 at the Delmo Missionary Baptist Church at 7:30 p.m. The engagement of Miss Mary Rita Hann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Hann, to Arcel Knuckles, is announced. The prospective bridegrooms are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Herschell Knuckles of Morehouse.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - DPS Director Tom Posey submitted his resignation Monday, effective Jan. 31.

DEXTER - The annual Man of the Year and Woman of the Year awards will be presented during the Dexter Chamber of Commerce Banquet scheduled at 7 p.m. Monday at the Hidden Trails Country Club.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - When downtown Sikeston began to revitalize, four female business owners want to be a part of it. Erika Becker already was there with her piano shop in the spacious former Buckner-Ragsdale building on Front Street. She was joined by Personal Expressions, owned by Theresa McGill; Carol's Cards and Gifts, owned by Carol Holman; and Joy's Bridal and Formalwear, owned by Joy Gooch. All of the businesses are under one roof. Sounds confusing, but it isn't, according to Becker. "All our businesses compliment each other," she said.

CATRON - Liza Retz was one of 39 contestants competing for the title of 1994 Missouri Farm Bureau Queen. She represented the New Madrid County Farm Bureau.