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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Looking Back in Time at Dec. 31

Tuesday, December 31, 2002

SIKESTON - Mrs. Wade Malcolm will be installed next Thursday as worthy matron of the Order of Eastern Star in a joint installation at the Odd Fellows Hall.

CHARLESTON - A.J. Drinkwater Jr., president of the Southeast Missouri Council, Boy Scouts of America, has made his appointments for committee chairmen to serve the 14-county area. Appointed were: Thurston Hill of Dexter, John Downing of Malden, L.M. Standley and Edward Matthews Jr. of Sikeston, J.D. Faulkner and Jim Collier of Kennett and Ross Blomeyer of Bloomfield.

20 years ago: Dec. 31, 1982

WAPPAPELLO - With the onslaught of rain to this area recently, rivers, streams and lakes have reached record levels. One of those is Wappapello.

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Degrees were conferred during winter commencement exercises Dec. 12 at Southeast Missouri State University. Sikeston graduates include: Alice Baker, Brenda Carter, Shirley Coleman, Rebecca Crowley, Christy Greenlee, Gorma Hartlein and Patricia Keefer.