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Looking back 12/12

Sunday, December 12, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - The Caruthersville Tiger avalanche moved into Sikeston Friday at the local field house and rolled over Perryville with the force of a bowling ball scattering a set of 10 pins. When the north conference champion Pirates limped off the field, they were on the short end of a 26-0 score.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The new Motor Bank of the Bank of Sikeston on South Main Street opened for the first time this morning.

20 years ago

CHAFFEE - David Little, 4, and Tara Eichhorn, 5, were crowned Little Mister and Miss Santa during a pageant conducted Saturday. David is the son of Chuck and Paula Little and Tara is the daughter of Ronnie and Sandy Eichhorn, all of Chaffee.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - When Allen Hatchett dished the ball to James Harris for an easy layup at the 6:44 mark of the second quarter in Friday's championship game of the Sikeston Invitational, it meant more than Sikeston's first lead of the game. It meant the Sikeston program - at least for this season - had turned the corner. The Bulldogs powered up with a 6-point win and ran away with the crown.


SIKESTON - A law beginning Jan. 1, 1995, will aid law enforcement agencies in tracking sex offenders. According to Senate Bill 693, any person convicted of a sex offense since July 1, 1979, must register with the chief law enforcement official of the county and city where he or she resides. "We should have had this a long time ago. It will no doubt help law enforcement track offenders who could be suspects in crimes that resemble their past offenses," said DPS Capt. Bob Gee.