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Looking Back 3/26

Friday, March 26, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Dunagan and son, Danny Lee, who went to Compton, Calif., last July have returned to Sikeston to live. Mr. Dunagan will again have charge of the butcher shop at Putnam's Market.

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SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Fred Woodyard of Bosworth have moved to Sikeston and are residing in the Keith Apartments on North Ranney. Mr. and Mrs. Woodyard are parents of Mrs. Billy Keith and have visited on numerous occasions.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Shield Life and Accident Insurance, a subsidiary of the Christian Foundation Life Insurance Co. of Little Rock, Ark., will locate its home office in Sikeston.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - At the annual breakfast meeting this morning at the Rustic Rock Inn, the Sikeston Educational Foundation re-elected all directors and officers and heard the report of the resident. David E. Blanton was elected president; Dr. W.M. Critchlow, vice president; Mrs. Sherman Grant, secretary; and J. T. Palmer, treasurer. Directors reelected are: F.X. Schumacher, Kendall Sikes, Henry Bartholomew, Mrs. Charles Barnett and Mrs. Charles D. Matthews III.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Dr. Stephen Williams, D.V.M., hosted the grand opening of his Animal Health Center on Sunday. Making a guest appearance was former 1990 Miss America, Dr. Debbye Turner, D.V.M. Turner was a classmate of Williams at the University of Missouri.

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NEW MADRID - Kay Rebstock was elected president of the Southeast District of the Missouri State Teacher's Association. She represents teachers from 75 Community Teachers Associations.