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Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Looking Back 11/10

Sunday, November 10, 2002

60 years ago

SIKESTON - The sophomore class held its Halloween party Saturday night at the high school gymnasium. Bruce Hampton announced the winners of the contests. The queens were: Rosemarry Proffer and Mildred DeMarris; most concealed, Betty Wayne Cummins; most original, Martha Stevens; and most comical, Dorothy Lewis and Tony Lanier.

40 years ago

BENTON - Sikeston and Scott county voters went to the polls Tuesday and proceeded to indicate the advance predictions to the results - the Democrats won all along the line by substantial majorities; countywide voter registration was overwhelmingly adopted and the Constitution Convention and four Constitutional Amendments were all defeated.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - James Eaves of Bernie was the winner of the 19-inch color television set offered by Dan Taylor Chevrolet Inc. The drawing was part of the Oct. 28 special sale the dealership offered to area customers. Presenting the television were Joe Brunner and Robert Morris.


BENTON - Judge Les D. Lankford (D) of Chaffee won the race for state representative in Tuesday's election.

10 years ago

Nov. 10, 1992

CHARLESTON - The community honored those who have sought to make Charleston a better place to live during the annual Woman of the Year and Community Service Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Business and Professional Women's Club Thursday evening. Carmelita Rolwing was this year's Woman of the Year. Others honored were Bob Graham, 1992-93 Educator of the Year; David Renaud, Outstanding Farmer; Virginia Young, Businesswoman of the Year; and Don V. Moxley, Public Service Recipient.