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Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Looking Back In Time

Wednesday, September 5, 2001

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Matthews have sold their six-room residence at 118 Maplewood Drive to Franklin Moore. Mr. and Mrs. Matthews have moved to Miner Switch, where they have purchased Malcolm's store.

STEELVILLE - Sikeston's Chicks administered a 13-0 defeat to the Steelville All-Stars in a game played here Friday night.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Dewavon Adams, 223 W. Gladys St., has reported to the city police that somebody got into his garage and stole a red Go-Cart, valued at about $75.

20 years ago

BENTON - Nichole Bollinger, daughter of David and Ann Bollinger of Benton, celebrated her first birthday on Aug. 23 with a trip to Grant's Farm in St. Louis. On Sunday, cake was provided at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bollinger in Benton, who are her grandparents.

SIKESTON - Now playing at the Malco Trio Cinema are "Raiders Of the Lost Ark," starring Harrison Ford; "The Empire Strikes Back;" and "Arthur," starring Liza Minelli and Dudley Moore. "Student Bodies" is playing at the Mall Theater.

10 years ago

BENTON - The 1991 Little Mr. and Miss Neighbor Day winners were crowned Friday night at Benton. Whitney Dunigan was crowned queen and Trey Simmons is king. First runners-up are Brandy Smith and Tyler Atchison; and April Sanders and Tyler Menz are second runners-up.

SIKESTON - City council members are again considering an upgrade of the 911 emergency system but are concerned about public misconceptions about the proposed upgrade.