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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Looking Back 3/11

Friday, March 11, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Vane W. Brannock of Sikeston Sunday at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Construction has begun on a microwave tower in Sikeston that will make the city a vital link to a communications chain extending from St. Louis to Memphis, Tenn., according to John Donoho, Southwestern Bell manager.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Football Cardinal Big Red Line Cheerleaders were in Sikeston Saturday to promote the Fifth Annual Kenny Rogers United Cerebral Palsy Telethon, which is scheduled April 27-28 at the Chaney-Harris Cultural Center.

SIKESTON - Could it be that gasoline prices in Sikeston are declining? Many residents have complained for the past three years that gas in Sikeston is higher than in the surrounding areas, and many have traveled to other towns in order to buy at lower prices. A sign showing prices of 99.9 cents for regular and $1.04.9 for unleaded was spotted in Sikeston on Friday.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston American Legion Post 114 is joining other Legion posts around the state and nation in endorsing the constitutional amendment to ban flag desecration. A press conference is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Legion Post with Congressman Bill Emerson announcing his support of the amendment.

BENTON - Scott County Commissioners have chosen an investment banking company to provide the financial expertise necessary to handle the bonds for the proposed jail. A.G. Edwards & Sons Inc. Investment Banking was awarded the job.