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Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Looking Back in Time at Oct. 8

Tuesday, October 8, 2002

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Vernon Dorrough has resigned as Sikeston city mail carrier to enter other work, Postmaster Pleas Malcolm announced today. Atridus Thrower, who has served as substitute carrier, has succeeded Dorrough and Rex Martin has taken Thrower's place.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Wilkerson are the proud parents of a baby boy born at Missouri Delta Community Hospital.

DEXTER - Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Miller were hosts for an all-day meeting of the Dexter Garden Club Oct. 2 at the Greenhead Lodge southeast of Dexter.

20 years ago

MINER - Cable TV rate increases, water service extension and a pay increase for a Miner police officer were on Tuesday night's agenda for the Miner Board of Alderman meeting.

10 years ago

Oct. 8, 1992

EAST PRAIRIE - Little Mr. and Miss East Prairie, chosen Thursday night, were featured in Friday afternoon's Homecoming parade. Winners were: Little Miss East Prairie, Dawn Childers, 3-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Childers; Little Mr. East Prairie, Jason Brown, 4-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Brown; first runners-up Andrea Glenn, 5-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Glenn and Chris Clinard, 4-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Clinard; and second runners-up were Megan Presson, 5-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Presson and Denny Wilson, 5-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilson.

EAST PRAIRIE - Inter Tech Inc. in East Prairie held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday. The company specializes in providing job training and job placement with a goal of assisting clients with career sustaining positions.