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Looking Back 2/4

Wednesday, February 4, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. George L. Dye have returned from New Orleans, La., where the former has been employed with the government.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston is going to get a new post office. The Post Office Department will advertise for bids on a new post office for Sikeston on Feb. 10. The building will be located on the south side of North Street.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Maurice L. Hinton, Sikeston Power Plant superintendent, met with the Municipal Board of Utilities Wednesday night to review 983 developments and offer a few projections for 1984. He said the recommissioning of the Coleman Plant, which went on line in June 1983, added 10 jobs and has been a definite asset to the city's power production.

MINER - The Young Republicans met Jan. 19 to discuss and finalize plans for Lincoln Day, set for March 10. at the Ramada Inn.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - When Mayor Chuck Leible opened Wednesday night's public hearing o Sikeston's cable television needs, only one man was present to represent the city's subscribers. But Don Webb had plenty to say about Falcon Telecable's operation here. The public hearing was necessitated by the controversial Cable Television Act of 1992, which resulted in a standoff between cable companies and networks late last year. Webb said he had problems with the channels offered by Falcon and the poor reception on some channels.

SIKESTON - Dick Inman and Keith Bess took turns cooking up tamales during the Sikeston Lion's Club 18th Annual Chili, Chili Dog and Hot Tamale Day on Wednesday at the Eagles Club.