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Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Looking Back 6/1

Sunday, June 1, 2003

60 years ago

SIKESTON - "Save by Sacrifice" is the slogan of National Flag Week, which begins next Tuesday, June 8, and which has for its primary purpose this year the raising of a hundred million dollars in war bonds and stamps, "above and beyond" normal purchases for the week. John G. Powell was named Sikeston chairman by Mayor G.W.H. Presnell.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - More than a score of people were at the Airport Thursday afternoon to participate in ribbon cutting ceremonies that symbolized the opening of a new taxiway. Holding the ribbon for the ceremony were Marilyn Grojean and Karen Abernathy.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - National Cancer Survivor's Day was celebrated Sunday with the American Cancer Society's move-along-a-thon (Making Strides Against Cancer) at Veteran's Park. The fund-raiser for the Scott County Unit of ACS brought in approximately $1,800.

10 years ago

LILBOURN - Summer Fun Days 1993 will return with a carnival and array of pageants June 15-19.

SIKESTON - Southeast Elementary School recently announced their second semester spotlight awards for first and second graders. They are: Kayla Crocker, Donnie Tisdale, Jeffery Beck, Lavonda Mosby, Dava Poyner, Mandy Lou Harris, Ashley Davis, Steven Brandy, Katie Hornback, Mark Sawyer, Tyana Rowe, Starr Hardin, Jerrod Lewis, Sarah Banks, Melvin Taylor, Wes Gardner, Lela Glass, Margo Allen, Ashley Powell, Courtney Log, Tyler Moore, Mary Matthews, Ashley Becker, Tanner Fritz, Whitney Chasteen, Shawna Crabtree, Heather Conn, Jeromey Wheelis, Tara Couch, Patrick Ellis, Rick Doles, Mecole Lewis, Ray Williams, Jennifer Harris and James Scott.