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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking Back 5/16

Monday, May 16, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Four hundred Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of the Sikeston district representing 14 troops and five packs, will take part in the Boy Scout and Cub Circus to be presented on the Sikeston football field tomorrow night.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston County Club held its annual golf tournament at the Club's course Sunday. Several Sikeston men came out on top of the day's action. The team of Steven and Moll finished with an 87 to take third place in class C Competition. Two other Sikeston men, Scott and Bowman, teamed up to shoot a 75 and won second place in Class B.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Pride Award, sponsored by the Quality of Life Committee, was given to The Accent Shop for improvements made to the business during the last few years. The award was given at the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce membership meeting held Thursday at Fisherman's Net. Gary Whitworth of the Quality of Life Committee, presented the award to Shirley Kegley of the Accent Shop.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Mayor Terry Bryant signed a proclamation declaring May 14-16 as Emergency Medical Services Week, honoring those who dedicate their lives to the well-being of others. Emergency medical services teams consists of physicians, nurses, medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters and many others. Present for the signing were Jeff Bissel, Kathy Rapert, Pam Eldridge and Charles Groshong.

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SIKESTON - The Sikeston Middle School sixth and seventh grade bands, directed by Pat Curry, will present their annual spring concerts today. The sixth grade band will perform "Dry Bones," themes from "Jurassic Park" and "I Will Follow Him." Selections by the seventh grade band will include "Raider's March," "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?" from the Disney movie "Lion King" and "A Patriotic Trilogy." The spring concert by the Sikeston Senior High Band, directed by Ed Cowan, will immediately follow.