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Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Looking Back 11/25

Monday, November 26, 2001

60 years ago

SIKESTON - A large bird appearing to have a silver breast and silver-tipped wings was observed flying east over Sikeston early Thursday afternoon by Mrs. C.H. Cooper. The bird, which was not a hawk, was flying at a high altitude.

SIKESTON - Charles B. Tanner has won the right to wear the coveted "Golden Wings" of a Naval aviator after 10 months of intense flight training.

40 years ago

ANNISTON - Five Anniston High School students, all members of the band, have been selected to attend the 14th Annual Quad-State Band Festival at Murray State College in Murray, Ky. They are Mike Glenn, John Williams, Gary Burton, Connie Nolen and C.D. Smith.

20 years ago

CHARLESTON - The Mississippi County Ambulance Service received two new emergency help units. the $12,500 Life pac 5 units will be in operation by Jan. 1. They were paid for through a countywide fund drive.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Members of American Legion Henry Meldrum Post 114 and the Ladies Auxiliary have donated their time and money to help the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce and the downtown merchants.

CHARLESTON - Revisions and updating of Mississippi County's Emergency Management Plan are under way, Ed Kissinger with the Emergency Management Agency in Jefferson City, informed the County Commission Thursday.

BENTON - The 1991 winner of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Service Award was Dr. David Morris of Sikeston. Alice Aufdenberg presented a plaque to Morris.