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Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Looking Back 2/2

Wednesday, February 2, 2005

60 years ago

NEW MADRID - A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clay Hunter of New Madrid Saturday at St. Francis Hospital.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - At its regular meeting Monday night, the city council voted to make a firm offer to the General Services Administration for the purchase, by the city, of the post office building soon to be vacated when the post office moves into its new quarters. The city manager, W. Raymert Miller, was directed to write a letter making an offer of $20,000 for the property, as is, and if the government accepts the offer, Mayor Harry E. Dudley and the city clerk, John Vaughn, were authorized to enter into the necessary contracts.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Development Council approved a $69,364 budget for 1985-86 and awarded Dean Pollard Productions of Sikeston the bid for creation of a $2,700 industrial recruitment video presentation for the Sikeston Development Council at Thursday's meeting.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The February Standard Democrat Calendar Girl is 18-year-old Jennifer McDowell, the daughter of Eddie and Christy McDowell of Sikeston. Upon graduation from Sikeston Senior High School, she plans to attend Southeast Missouri State University majoring in broadcast journalism. McDowell was second-runner up in the Miss Sikeston contest.

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POPLAR BLUFF - Mandy Rose, a freshman at Three Rivers Community College, was named to the fall semester Dean's List. The freshman student, who carries a 4.0 grade point average, is the daughter of James and Linda Rose of Matthews. She graduated from New Madrid County Central High School.