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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Looking Back in Time at March 14

Friday, March 14, 2003

SIKESTON - Robert Mow Jr., who has worked at the Bank of Sikeston the past five and a half years, has resigned to accept work with the Farm Security Administration in accounting and auditing.

SIKESTON - The outstanding soldiers for 1962 of Sikeston's National Guard unit are SP4 Raymond G. Glaus Jr. and SFC Glenn Robert Jones.

SIKESTON - Community support for the Sikeston Youth Rally Friday night has been gaining momentum rapidly this week, according to Randy Riley, steering committee chairman for the 7 p.m. event at the Sikeston High School Field House.

SIKESTON - April 8 has been set as the closing date for the Sikeston branch Office of the Small Business Administration, according to Bob Andrews, SBA's district director of St. Louis.

10 years ago: March 14, 1993

SIKESTON - The Big Friend/Little Friend volunteers are once again gearing up for their annual local celebrity roast slated for March 31. This year's target is Robert Scott Matthews Sr., local businessman and entrepreneur.

SIKESTON - An official for the 14th Annual Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Telethon summed up the first four hours of the event Saturday in one word: "Great. It went really good," said Terry Jackson. "At 1 p.m. we were at $33,552, which was ahead of last year. It was just great and we were having a good response. The VIP workers have been great." At 3 p.m. Saturday, Mike Jensen, telethon chairman, noted the telethon was 10 percent ahead of last year's donation amount. "It has just been phenomenal! We received a lot of money we weren't even expecting from groups. It has really been surprising."