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Looking Back 5/12

Thursday, May 12, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Rex Theatre May 17-18, "The Constant Nymph" with Charles Boyer and Joan Fontaine. Malone Theatre, "Irish Eyes are Smiling," with Dick Haymes.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston's first annual Crazy Day Sale will be held on May 20 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Crazy Day Sales will find merchants and clerks alike dressed in the craziest attire in many of the Sikeston stores. The Trade Development Merchants have gone crazy to supply the bargains you have been looking for.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston Public Schools Board of Education will host the 84th commencement exercises for 270 seniors at 7 p.m. June 4. The commencement program will be at the Sikeston Public School Stadium. The ceremony will begin with the traditional "Pomp and Circumstance." The evening scripture will be delivered by the Rev. Ronald Shrum of the Miner Baptist Church. The Rev. LaVerne Wilson of the First Church of the Nazarene will give the evening message. The Senior Choir, directed by Gordon Beaver and accompanied by Sandy McGee, will perform the traditional senior selections, "It's Time for Moving' On" and "Time is My Friend." Senior Class President Rick Shultz will present the speakers for the ceremony.

10 years ago

CHARLESTON - Steps are being taken to decrease the ever-growing problem with illegal dumping and to punish those responsible in Mississippi County. Sheriff Larry Turley and Prosecuting Attorney Teresa Bright met Thursday with the Missouri County Commission on the status of combatting illegal dumping in the county. Currently there are five cases involving six persons charged with illegal dumping. According to Ms. Bright, fines of up to $1,000 and/or a year in jail can be assessed upon conviction.

SIKESTON - Former Denver Broncos football player Steve Fitzhugh will be the guest speaker for the third annual Sikeston High School Baccalaureate service sponsored by the Sikeston Area Ministerial Alliance. The program is scheduled May 21 at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Parish Center.