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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Looking Back 11/29

Monday, November 29, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston will embark on its part in the Sixth War Loan Drive Wednesday, and as usual, attempt to make its quota, which is set at $284,000 in a few hours by a citywide canvass. This drive is under the leadership of A.F. Veasman.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Harvest Symphonies was the theme used in the fourth annual W.S.C.S. bazaar of the First United Methodist Church held Tuesday in the church basement. Several hundred homemade items were available to the public, including handicraft and needlework, clothing, canned foods and many decorating items for the Christmas season.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Having a governor - or soon-to-be governor - leading a worship service with his gospel singing and witnessing is certainly not common. But the unusual situation, and the somewhat extra effort required, did not keep Missouri's future governor and his singing partner from sharing their ministry in a local church Sunday. Governor-elect John Ashcroft and Circuit Judge Max Bacon returned to the First United Methodist Church for the seventh consecutive year on Sunday to percent their faith in song and witness.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Citizens of the month were chosen at Matthews Elementary in Sikeston for the month of October. Those students were: Rebecca Akins, kindergarten; Michael Cartwright, first grade; Jamie Woodard, second grade; Ben Pyles, third grade; Chris Jackson, fourth grade; Heather Bom, fifth grade; Natalie Ganter, sixth grade; Matthew Younger, seventh grade; Josh Sexton, eighth grade.

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CHARLESTON - A breakfast with Santa, sponsored by the Junior Study Club, is scheduled for 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Scout Cabin.