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Looking Back 10/8

Friday, October 8, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - High School news: The initiation of the new Red Peppers was enjoyed by everyone. The following became Red Peppers: Wilma Foster, Wilma Pixley, Nadine Fox, Betty Sizemore, Geneva Murphy, Arvella Vaughn, Janet Trousdale, Shirley Pensel, Ann Newsom, Jane Schillig, Alice Martin, Ruth Tidwell, Ann Schulte, Sue Dement, Mary Lee Cotton, Eugenia Blanton and Betty Waldman.

40 years ago

BENTON - John Bollinger of Benton has been selected as Scouter of the Month for October by the Okeechobee District Committee, according to Jim Beard, district chairman.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The announcement that Sikeston's utility rates should remain steady thought the remainder of 1984 and up until 1986, highlighted Wednesday's meeting of the Board of Municipal Utilities.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Molly Pfefferkorn spiked the ball despite a blocking attempt by a Caruthersville defender Monday night at the Field House. Charity Goodman stood ready to assist. Sikeston rallied from behind to beat the Lady Tigers 15-13, 15-7 and improve to 4-10 overall.

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SIKESTON - Sikeston Department of Public Safety Fire Division personnel are touring Sikeston schools discussing fire safety as part of Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 3-7. PSO James Donner demonstrated the tools of the trade to Kindergarten students this week.