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Thursday, March 4, 2004

60 years ago

ORAN - Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Green and daughter, Margaret, were business visitors in Cape Girardeau Saturday.

SIKESTON - Billy Northington, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Northington of Sikeston, suffered a broken collar bone Friday in a collision with another boy while playing at school.

40 years ago

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Richland's fabulous unbeaten Rebels won their 33rd straight game of the season here last night by defeating the Senath Lions 80-67 in the first round of the state Class M Tournament at Houck Field House.

20 years ago

March 4, 1984

POPLAR BLUFF - Despite the worst winter and spring flooding since 1945, followed by a summer of severe drought, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wappapello Lake reports that the number of visitors to the lake increased in 1983. Fishing was good during the year, particularly during the summer months.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - While she may not be Irish, Michelle Manley's green eyes and red hair make her look ready for St. Patrick's Day on March 17. The Sikeston High School senior was third runner-up in the Miss Sikeston pageant and is the daughter of Charles and Janette Manley. Michelle enjoys chemistry and choir and said she will pursue a career in the medical field.

SIKESTON - When it comes to getting people involved in the Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Center Telethon, organizers are getting crafty. The 1991 telethon will offer local craft makers the opportunity to assist the center while displaying their wares to a Bootheel television audience during a craft fair at the March 12-13 telethon.