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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Looking Back In Time

Friday, January 25, 2002

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston Mayor G.W.H. Presnell said he has received no official information about daylight savings time from the federal government. President Roosevelt signed legislation that will move clocks ahead one hour starting Feb. 9 at 2 a.m.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Missouri Delta Community Hospital Administrator Harold Jones takes on a new persona for the Little Theatre play production, "No Time for Sergeants." The play will be presented at the Middle School gymnasium Feb. 8-9. Jones plays the part of General Bush.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Missouri Delta Community Hospital is starting a program to aid in emergency care. The Vial of Life is a small plastic container that would be kept in the refrigerator. The container holds special medical information for use by emergency care professionals.

10 years ago

JEFFERSON CITY - In his new role as spokesman for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Sgt. Terry Moore usually juggles reporters' questions. But Moore has also ducked bullets during his first weeks on the job. His patrol career began on the road as a trooper for five years in Pemiscot and New Madrid counties.


SIKESTON - The Elks Club recently made a $500 donation to the Veterans' Memorial Park Committee to become a sponsor or the new park.


CHARLESTON - Mississippi County Commissioners on Thursday were rolling up their sleeves and tackling budget requests in preparation for the Jan. 30 adoption of the 1992 operating budget. County officials have submitted their requests and commissioners, after conducting other business, met individually with office holders.