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Looking Back 3/24

Wednesday, March 24, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mrs. J.F. Wallace is in receipt of a letter from her son, Pfc. Junior B. Wallace, stating that he had been moved from North Africa to India, and that he had received 40 letters at one time.

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ORAN- Mrs. Linnie Sturgeon Sheets of St. Louis visited Mrs. Gleason last week.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Tomorrow at 6 a.m. the polls open in Sikeston's four wards for the first of four elections to be conducted this year - in this primary city election to select from three candidates, two of whose names will be on the ballot for the regular city elections April 7. Candidates are: Don Pasaka, Arthur Ziegenhorn and Vodril "Red" Kirby.

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SIKESTON - Attorney Manuel Drumm will speak at "The Law in Missouri and You" workshop Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the public library.

20 years ago

DEXTER - The City Council Monday night granted a $13,000 donation for promotion of the city to the Dexter Chamber of Commerce. A request for financial assistance was made to the city council by Ed Riley, Chamber president, earlier this month. The request was tabled while council members reviewed the Chamber's budget and reported back to the council. The decision was unanimously approved by the council.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Since the Scott County Chapter of the Red Cross is only minimally active, the Cape Girardeau County Chapter will come help prepare for the flood threat.

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CHARLESTON - The R-1 School District Board of Education unanimously approved the floor plan for the new auditorium designed by architect Harold Porterfield of Poplar Bluff.