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Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

Looking Back 2/22

Sunday, February 22, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs, playing without the services of four members of the starting team, went down in defeat to the Poplar Bluff Mules in a game there Tuesday. The score was Poplar Bluff 29, Sikeston 22.

40 years ago

Feb. 22, 1964

SIKESTON - Dr. Jesse W. Page, a graduate of Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, has joined the staff of the Ferguson Clinic as a practicing physician, specializing in internal medicine.

20 years ago

PORTAGEVILLE - Marshall Dial is a listener. Not only does he listen through the stethoscope as he takes blood pressure for elderly friends, but he listens with his heart as well. Although he says he doesn't deserve the title of Good Neighbor, a lot of people would disagree. Dial, director of the New Madrid County Library, uses his time off to visit with the sick.

10 years ago

NEW MADRID - Quick action by workers apparently saved a man trapped to his chin by tons of grain in an accident early Monday. Mike Campbell, 34, of Parma, was apparently checking soybeans in a bin at Cargill Grain Co. when an air pocket caused him to sink in the grain, a spokesman with the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department said. After being trapped for about three hours a suction device enabled rescue workers to remove enough of the soybeans from around Campbell to pull him to safety.

SIKESTON - The Delta Community Concert Association held their membership kickoff drive and announced the upcoming concerts Monday night at Ramada Inn. Linda Norton is membership chairperson and Doris Livingston is secretary.