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Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Looking Back 6/10

Thursday, June 10, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Four boys from the 1944 graduating class are to report for induction at Jefferson Barracks Tuesday. The boys, who will go from Jefferson Barracks to Washington University for a three-month course, are: Bill Colwick, Bot Mitchell, Lee Matthews and Chris Porter.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - A new city fogging machine was placed in operation for the first time last week and a ward can be soaked in three to four hours, says City Manager W. Raymert Miller.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - A ceramics supply and gift store has opened at 412 Hardin St. Owned by Hazel Hopkins, the firm offers finished and custom-made gifts as well as supplies for creating ceramic pencils. A dry brush class will open June 26.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The Little League has announced the winners of the annual Burger King Dollar fund-raiser. Richie Cooper, first place winner, received a bicycle from Freshour Cycle. Michael Hopper, second place winner, received a Bulldog jacket from Sikes Sporting Goods. Brandon Eldridge and Robbie Barbre, third and fourth place winners, received four tickets to the St. Louis Cardinals from Bo Ralph Distributing Company.

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NEW MADRID - Reigning over the Eaglefest are Robert Blake Burton, the 4-year-old son of Sherri and Robert Burton of New Madrid and Stephanie Rudnicki, the 4-year-old daughter of Steve and Lisa Rudnicki of Canalou. Brittany Masterson, daughter of Russell and Bridgett Masterson of New Madrid, is first runner-up; Rebecca Akins, daughter of Andy and Nan Akins of Sikeston, is second runner-up; Nicholas Blake Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark White of Marston, is first runner-up; and Hunter Schuerenberg, son of Rick and Leah Schuerenberg of Sikeston, is second runner-up.