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Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Looking Back In Time

Wednesday, September 12, 2001

60 years ago

SIKESTON - There is an unconfirmed rumor going around that one of the football squadmen tossed Miller Moll the other day by mistake after grabbing for a football.

40 years ago

DEXTER - Miss Janet Triplett, 16-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Triplett, was crowned Miss Dexter at the junior high school auditorium before a capacity crowd of more than 750 persons. Selected as attendants were Miss Cindy Worley and Miss Mary Lou Graves.

20 years ago

Sept. 12, 1981

LILBOURN - Sigma Tau chapter of Beta Sigma Phi has received a three-star rating for the 1980-81 sorority year, the highest rating attainable in the international sorority.


SIKESTON - Nineteen items are scheduled to come before the Sikeston City Council when it meets in regular session at 7:30 p.m. today in the city administration building.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Longtime Sikeston resident Dale Forbis, 39, has returned to the staff of the Standard Democrat as associate editor. Forbis was sports editor of The Daily Standard from 1977 to 1979 and was employed by the newspaper for six years. He has more than 21 years media experience, mostly in radio.


SIKESTON - James Leist was sworn in as Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Monday morning. Mayor Bill Burch performed the swearing-in duties and welcomed Leist as the new director at the ceremony conducted at City Hall. "I have really been impressed with the way people have treated me," Leist said. He got a chance to meet some of the DPS personnel with an inspection at Firehouse No. 2 Monday morning. "They looked great. It was quite a sight with the equipment pulled out. I was very impressed when I walked in and saw them."