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Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Looking Back in Time at Feb. 14

Friday, February 14, 2003

SIKESTON - Auxiliary Carmen L. Botter writes to friends that she tremendously enjoys her work in the women's Army Auxiliary Corps. She is stationed in Jacksonville, Fla., and is in the Aircraft Warning Service.

SIKESTON - Scout awards given at the First Methodist Church Sunday by the pastor, Dr. Lester McGee, included nine God and Country Awards to Boy Scouts and a God and Country Award to Girl Scout Pam Marsh. Boy Scouts receiving the award were Billy Marsh, Dennis Shain, David Baber, Tom Davis, Mike Gallagher, Danny Cannon, Allan Seabaugh and David Meyers.

SIKESTON - After fielding several questions from the audience, the Sikeston City Council Monday night set the date for a public hearing on the proposed City Hall relocation for Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.

SIKESTON - Authorization to get state approval for a summer school program and the resignation of a teacher were approved Monday afternoon by the Sikeston R-6 Board of Education.

10 years ago: Feb. 14, 1993

MALDEN - East Prairie won its fifth straight ball game Thursday, moving to .500 for the first time this season with a 50-32 win at Malden. East Prairie is 7-7; Malden drops to 1-13.

SIKESTON - At the age of 40, Donald Knoth has seen it all in the U.S. Postal Service. He's been a delivery analyst in Springfield. He's been an officer-in-charge in West Plains. And, Friday, surrounded by family and friends, he became "master of the post" for Sikeston. "I thought the postal service would be a career," said Knoth, "but I didn't imagine I would ever become a postmaster. To be master of the post - that's an honor."