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Looking Back 8/8

Sunday, August 8, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mrs. Glen Keher will leave this Tuesday for Florida to join her husband, Ensign Keher, who is training at Port Pierce, with the amphibious branch of the Navy. Mrs. Keher has been a ground school instructor at the Missouri Institute of Aeronautics for the past year, the only woman instructor in this Army flight training area.

40 years ago

BENTON - Because the interest aroused by the hotly contested race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination between Lt. Gov. Hilary A. Bush and Secretary of State Warren E. Hearnes and the equally torrid battles being waged by candidates for Scott County offices, some observers predict that Tuesday's primary election will bring out a bigger than usual number of voters.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Barbara Cuff of Kennett accepted the keys to a 1984 Dodge Aries from Keith Ziegenhorn of Ziegenhorn Insurance after sinking a hole-in-one at the Sikeston Country Club. Cuff's ace was on the 161-yard 10th hold, a par-3. She was competing in the Elizabeth Arden Charity Golf Classic.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - More than 20 potential players participated in the junior high football camp, which concluded Friday. Sikeston varsity assistant football coach Brent Keefer stressed fundamentals of the game during the camp.

SIKESTON - Modern Floor Coverings conducted a ribbon cutting recently to mark the grand opening at their new location at 2014 E. Malone Ave. The store's open house will include an area drag car show and skydivers.