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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Looking Back 1/27

Thursday, January 27, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Earl "Little Man" Lambert has sold the Motel Cafe on Highway 61 South to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Holmes. Lambert will report for military service soon.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Mrs. Bob Dyer of the Junior Women's Club presented to the Kiwanis Club Tuesday night an outline of their next project, "The Fillies." Mrs. Dyer explained that it is an amateur Broadway show with local talent under the supervision of a professional producer. It will be April 9 and 10 at the Middle School Auditorium.

20 years ago

CHARLESTON - A consent decree was handed down Wednesday by U.S. District Court Judge H. Kenneth Wangelin directing the County Commission to make certain improvements in the Mississippi County Jail. The suit was filed in March 1982 by Alanzo Patterson, individually, and on behalf of other inmates of the jail at that time, challenging the conditions of confinement in the jail.

10 years ago

NEW MADRID - A town meeting to discuss the MO-GRO II Retail Market and Tourism Study prepared for the city of New Madrid will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at the City Council Room, 560 Mott St. The meeting will cover plans for downtown revitalization, existing retail market analysis and specific recommendations as they related to business and tourism.

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VANDUSER - The filing deadline for three positions on the Board of Trustees for the Village of Vanduser has been set for 5 p.m. Tuesday. The three positions are for two year terms.