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Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Looking Back In Time

Monday, September 17, 2001

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Congested conditions in the Bailey School were solved as a result of Tuesday night's school board meeting. There was a rezoning of elementary school areas that will send 35 pupils now attending the school to the South Grade School.

40 years ago

BLODGETT - Edward Lee Jolley III celebrated his second birthday recently with a party at his home.

SIKESTON - With the 9th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo half-way through the four-day run, those who may have missed either of the first two performances should by all means make certain they see at least one of the remaining presentations.

20 years ago

CHAFFEE - Former Scott County Deputy Sheriff Jerry Wolsey, 29, officially has begun his duties as police chief of Chaffee.

SIKESTON - South Side Oil Co. and Frisco Smoke House, both housed in the same building on Highway 61, were burglarized Monday, according to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety.

10 years ago

CHARLESTON - A special ceremony commemorating the signing of the U.S. Constitution - Bells Across America - is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday on the courthouse lawn with the invocation offered by the Rev. Gerald Penn, pastor of the Assembly of God Church.

SIKESTON - The City of Sikeston Municipal Utilities will save more than $280,000 under an insurance contract awarded at a special meeting. Mitchell Insurance Company of Sikeston won the contract with a bid of $163,507. The policy primarily covers the Sikeston Power Plant.