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Looking Back 5/8

Wednesday, May 8, 2002

60 years ago

SIKESTON - The senior play will be "Good Morning" this year. It will be presented May 19. Cast members are: Billy Grant, Russell Wilson, Betty Buckles, Betty Limbaugh, John Hahn, Bob McCord, Kay Sutton, Joe Arbaugh, Charles Mitchell, Mary Lankford, Imogene Carmody, Beauton Harper, Anthea Moore and Castor Alsup.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Miss Carolyn Gardner will be presented with the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award at commencement exercises.

SIKESTON - The Bernie Mules baseball team takes a 19-2 record into its state tournament game with Cape Central at VFW Stadium today. Opposing the Mules will be standout hurler Steve Mosley. Bernie has emerged as the surprise team of the tournament.

20 years ago

ST. LOUIS - Eight members of the Sikeston track team qualified for sectional competition at the district track meet here. Sikeston finished fourth in the 14-team field, its best finish in several years.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The daily routine at the Myron and Marla Hawes home has settled but is still hectic because triplets demand time and attention. Clay, Emma and Madeline arrived March 1, 1991. The toddlers have mastered teething, walking and are well on their way to talking.

SIKESTON - Sikeston sprinter Stafford McClellon completed a perfect handoff to teammate Tim Washington, who anchored the Bulldogs' 800 relay team at Friday's SEMO Conference meet. Sikeston, which won the event in 1:310.05, also won the overall competition.