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Looking Back 10-13

Sunday, October 13, 2002

60 years ago

SIKESTON - The Rev. E.W. Bartley, pastor of the Methodist Church will remain in Sikeston another year, according to appointments read Saturday by Bishop John C. Broomfield at the closing session for the St. Louis Conference at the United Methodist Church in St. Louis.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Miss Marjorie Lambert has enrolled in the Poplar Bluff Board of Education Practical Nursing Program. The class will start Oct. 15. Mrs. Barbara French is the instructor.

20 years ago

NEW MADRID - Christian Hunter and Chad Hunter were selected to share the Most Valuable Player Award from the New Madrid Little League Football Program. The young men were selected by the referees for the award.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The 1993 Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Telethon will have a new date and place. The event, which will mark its 12th year, is scheduled for March 13 and 14 at the Sikeston High School Field House. Tom Nunnelee, entertainment chairman for the 1993 telethon, said the decision to move to the newly renovated multipurpose building was made after it was suggested by Dr. Robert Buchanan, school superintendent, and the R-6 School Board. "We feel like it will be a good move, a real step forward," said Nunnelee.

SIKESTON - Girls from all over Southeast Missouri gathered in Sikeston to participate in the 1992 Cotton Carnival Queen Pageant. The winner was Amy LaFerney of Malden. Other winners were first runner-up Charla Chilcutt of Dexter; second runner-up Danelle DeReign of Caruthersville; third runner-up Alana Nichols of Dexter; fourth runner up Natalie Glenn of Dexter; and fifth runner-up Julie Rodgers of Morley.