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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking Back 1/9

Sunday, January 9, 2005

60 years ago

MORLEY - Mr. and Mrs. Dick Williams are parents of a baby girl born Friday. She has been named Dianne.

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ORAN - Miss Thelma Steele visited with her brother, Woodrow, and family in St. Louis from Wednesday until Sunday last week.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The Missouri Delta Community Hospital will now have two hermetic drainage pumps to be used for emergency patients, a gift from the Sikeston Square and Compass Club. The money for the new pumps was the proceeds from the annual fish and chicken barbecue of the Square and Compass Club. The new machines will be used on post operative patients requiring continued abdominal drainage. The Square and Compass Club previously presented the hospital with a poison control center.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston City Council members have approved an amendment to the city's flood plain ordinance which enables Sikeston to continue in the National Flood Insurance Program. The council was forced to decide the much-discussed issue Monday night in order to meet the Jan. 17 deadline set by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

10 years ago

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Matt Milbach scored 14 points and Stanley Perkins tossed in 10, as Sikeston's freshman basketball team made it a clean sweep of Cape Central, 47-40, Thursday night.

SIKESTON - From a field of 16 contestants, Brooke McDonald, the 13-year-old daughter of Duke and Pat McDonald of Sikeston was recently crowned Miss Cougar in Rector, Ark.