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Looking Back 2/9

Sunday, February 9, 2003

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Ray Duncan is recovering from injuries sustained recently in a fall from scaffolding at the Bank of Sikeston. In a 10-foot tumble he sustained a fracture of the left wrist and bruises.

40 years ago

BENTON - Scott County landowners are making a concerted effort to establish a Soil and Water Conservation District, K.M. Streeter announced today. Streeter, who farms in Sylvania Township near Painton, went on to say that petitions have been completed in Kelso, Commerce, Sylvania and Richland townships and it is expected the other four Scott County townships petitions will be completed in time for consideration by the State Soil District Commission at its Feb. 11 meeting.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Eight candidates will compete Tuesday for the two seats which will become vacant in April on the Sikeston City Council.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Drop by drop water forms a puddle, a lake, an ocean. Step by step the Public Water Supply District No. 1 of Scott County is spreading out to bring water to its residents. Construction is nearing completion on a $565,000 project to provide public water to residents of West View, Ridgeview and Pecan Groves subdivisions, the Tanner and Salcedo communities and along Salcedo Road.

SIKESTON - Their concerns may be on a smaller level than adults, but children have problems too. During 1993 National School Counselors Week, Feb. 106, local guidance counselors are hoping to encourage youngsters to visit their offices. The purpose is to recognize school counselors and the important role they play.