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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking Back 6/3

Thursday, June 3, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Pfc. Trentis R. Stovall of the U.S. Marines has had a change of address, which probably indicates he is now at sea somewhere.

SIKESTON - Bill York, the 18-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. York, will leave Saturday to report to Jefferson Barracks for induction into the Army Air Forces.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The largest Brownie Summer Day camp, with 109 registered, is now in progress this week in the Clayton Park at the western city limits, from five Sikeston units. The camp director is Mrs. John L. Doggett.

20 years ago

PUXICO - A third tie has resulted between incumbent John Roach and challenger Ronnie Looney in a contest for a spot on the Board of Aldermen in this community. On Tuesday 168 voters went to the polls and split their votes 84-84. This marked the third tie which has occurred in two months in the city's race for alderman. The first election was held April 3, with a vote of 87-87; the second election was May 1 with a 96-96 split between candidates. The only relief, according to Capps, is another runoff election.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The winners of the St. Francis Xavier Christian Living Award for March are: Tiffany Ables, Betsy Bowers, Abbi Wrather, Bethany Deuster, Matheu Henry, Mary Catrino, Paul Tellow, Jay Leible, Brittany Belt, Richard Paylor, Brian DeLisle, Scott Elsey, Zed Hagen, David Chinnadurai and Jessica Ham.

SIKESTON - Kayla Crocker took a home run cut at the ball during action this week in the Sikeston girls softball league. Crocker plays for the DeCota Electric team in the summer league.