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Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Looking Back 1/4

Tuesday, January 4, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON -Misses Sue Tanner and Alice VanHorne returned this Monday to William Woods College in Fulton, after spending the holidays with their respective families.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The No Extension edict of the city manager has evidently been taken seriously by car owners and there has been the usual mad last-minute rush to get a city auto license before the deadline at 5 p.m. today. Ronald Lee, city collector, reports some 500 stickers were sold yesterday and that between 400 and 500 have been sold every day this week. As of 8 a.m. today, it was reported about 70 percent of the anticipated total has been purchased. Usually about 5,300 auto licenses are sold annually. Thus far 3,100 have been sold.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - In his Keeping in Touch column, Sen. Jack Danforth said, "A reporter asked me to name the number one issue for Missouri in 1985. My answer was that the federal deficit is the most important issue facing Missouri and the nation."

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The Delta Area Missouri Council of the Blind recently donated large print calendars to the Miner Nursing Center to assist the visually impaired residents. Attending the presentation were: Mary Martin, activity director; Kevin Johnson, Junior Council member; and Leisa Wasson and her guide dog for the visually impaired, Penny.

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NEW MADRID - The New Madrid Eagles Club will host a pool and dart tournament each Tuesday night.