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Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Looking Back 5/14

Friday, May 14, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Cleonard Coats have sold their home at 237 E. Gladys to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Reynolds of Pharris Ridge, who will move there in about two months.

40 years ago

LILBOURN - A total of $5,067.50 in high school and college scholarships will be awarded to 48 students by the Delmo Housing Corporation at its annual meeting at Lilbourn.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston Planning and Zoning Commission members approved a revised city sign ordinance and tabled action on a preliminary plan for development of Hunter Acres West during Tuesday night's meeting at the City Administration Building. The City Council repealed the sign ordinance in January and instructed a sign ordinance committee to prepare a new ordinance. The ordinance, which will now be submitted to the City Council for consideration, carried recommendations of committee members and area businessmen who attended meetings to design the ordinance.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Students who attended morning classes at Sikeston Kindergarten and received the Good Citizenship Award for April included: Eveny Williams, Angelinta Whitner, Blair Shipps, Meredith Null, May Chitwood, Adrian Johnson, Stephanie Raymond, Vickey Clark and Alex Romine.

BENTON - Despite threatening skies in southeast Missouri Saturday, Mother Nature failed to cancel the regular season opener for the third week at the Missouri International Racepark.

NORFOLK, Va. - Marine Capt. Mitchell E. Cassell, son of Earlene Cassell of Charleston, Mo., was recently augmented from the Reserves to regular active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps.