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Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Looking Back In Time

Thursday, December 27, 2001

60 years ago

SIKESTON - After being closed for five days, the Coffee Shop at the Dunn Hotel opened Tuesday morning under the managership of Frank Armstrong. He has had 11 years experience in the catering field.

SIKESTON - The heaviest rainfall of 1941 fell during a 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. Tuesday. The 3.55 inches of rain sent small streams out of their banks and left water standing on city streets.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Earl Alberson, 217 Sikes Ave., observed their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 24 with a family dinner at Cyrus Restaurant.

20 years ago

JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Christopher Bond says his second time around as the state's chief executive has proved to be more challenging and more enjoyable than his first stint as governor.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Students ages 3-6 at Discovery School recently donated gifts to the Standard Democrat Community Christmas Campaign. According to publisher Mike Jensen, the campaign was a success, assisting several families in the Sikeston area.

SIKESTON - The P.M. Kindergarten received their good citizenship awards for good behavior at school. Receiving the awards were Garret Watson, Jacob Marsh, Danielle Lowe, Katie McClendon, Sara Bauks, Jacob Moore, Barbara Morris, Bobbie King, Amanda Quinlan, Lashea Flowers, Cody Allen, George Doneley, Candy Brewer, Latavia Flye, Katie Heeb, Dustin Kelly and Jordan Dillender.

SIKESTON - Two upcoming vacancies for the City Council will require a decision from the voters in April.