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Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Looking Back 6/27

Sunday, June 27, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Clay Mitchell and son, Jack, spent last weekend in St. Louis on business. While there, they visited with their son, Bob Mitchell, a student in the A.S.T.P. Army Air Corps Reserve, at Washington, D.C.

SIKESTON - Mrs. Paul David Malone entertained a group of little tots and their mothers Wednesday on the lawn of Mrs. Charlie Moore's home in honor of the second birthday of her son, Pat Malone.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The Shepley for Governor rally in Sikeston, held Saturday in Malone Park, astounded those present from Bootheel counties when upward of 4,000 persons turned out to greet the candidate and his caravan, including musical entertainers.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Scott County unit of the American Cancer Society planning committee met Wednesday at the Sikeston Country Club to discuss plans for an upcoming social event. The event, tentatively scheduled for the end of August, will be a fund-raiser to support ACS programs. The funds raised will be used in Scott County for needed services such as promoting public education for early detection, diagnosis.

10 years ago

VANDUSER - The Petite Miss contest was conducted during the Vanduser Survivor Days. The title went to Rosanna William, 8, daughter of Danny and Regina Williams. First runner-up was Laura Botkin, 7, daughter of Michael and Tina Botkin of Vanduser. Second runner-up was Brittany Godwin, 7, daughter of Marty and Sherry Godwin of Vanduser.

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SIKESTON - The Food Giant Corporation recently made a donation to the Scott County Transit System. Steve Everly, Food Giant district manager, presented the check to Sue Sharp for the Scott County Transit System.