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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking Back In Time

Monday, January 14, 2002

60 years ago

SIKESTON - An application has been filed with the Federal Communication Commission for a license to operate a radio station here. The application was made by Dupree "Pete" Medley, manager of the Malone and Rex Theaters, theater owner O.W. McCutcheon and Harold Sudburry, manager of KLCN radio station in Blytheville, Ark. The three men seek the permit as partners. Property at the South Y has been leased for the 250-watt daytime-only facility.

40 years ago

MATTHEWS - Friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Proffer attended the reception held at their home Sunday. The Proffers were honored on their 50th wedding anniversary.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Valerie M. McMullin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Parker, braved below-zero temperatures to spend 15 minutes flipping, flopping and turning in midair on her back yard trampoline. Weather watchers say the local temperatures dived below zero at night and barely cleared the mark during the daytime.

POPLAR BLUFF - The Three Rivers Community College Raiders are ranked number one in the recent basketball poll.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston Mayor Bill Burch had plenty of family support at a press conference Monday afternoon where he announced his candidacy for the 27th District of the Missouri


SIKESTON - Perryville led just 23-13 after the first quarter. That's when things got ugly for Sikeston's girls basketball team. "After that, they ran away with it," said Sikeston coach Barbara Ice, whose team fell 100-29 to the state-ranked Perryville squad.