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Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Looking Back 3-16

Sunday, March 16, 2003

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Temperatures remained low with weather observer Harry Young reporting three inches of snow on the ground last Saturday. Snow last Friday was reported at 1.05 inches.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The Retail Committee of the Sikeston Chamber of Commerce approved today the E.J. Noerper Advertising Agency for a special Easter promotion April 4 through April 14. This special promotion is centered around free fun rides for youngsters with tickets being procured from participating merchants.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston City Council and the four council candidates met for a special work session Thursday night to discuss the tentative 1983-84 budget. The work session was designed to let council members review the 1983-84 budget and ask questions on format and expenditures.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Scott County Central seniors Johnny Avance and Mike Johnson accepted the Class 1A state championship trophy from MSHAA official Jerry Waddle of Dexter Saturday night in Columbia. The Scott County Central Braves defeated Green City 72-51 to capture their 12th state championship and the eighth in the past nine years.

SIKESTON - Many exhausted volunteers and officials woke up with broad smiles this morning after this weekend's 13th Annual Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Telethon. There was plenty to smile about. As the telethon went off the air at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, the event had raised approximately $145,406. "This year's telethon was fantastic," said a weary but grateful John Chadd, director of the center. He said the donations will be used for several items, including expansion of the center.