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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Looking Back In Time

Monday, November 12, 2001

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Election of the Twice-A-Week Sikeston Standard to membership of the Associated Press, foremost news organization of the United States and noted for its long records of accuracy and impartiality in the news, was announced today by Col. C.L. Blanton Sr., publisher.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Marion C. "Jack" Johnson, chief of the Sikeston Fire Department, has submitted his resignation, effective Nov. 30, 1961, to W. Raymert Miller, city manager. The resignation will be accepted, Mr. Miller said, but the naming of a successor will not be made until later.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Resignations from two educators were accepted Monday afternoon by the Sikeston R-6 Board of Education. Board members expressed regret in accepting the resignations of Richard Powell and Cindi Baker.

SIKESTON - The Bootheel Resource Conservation and Development Council has brought over $600,000 into the six-county area for technical help and construction of erosion control work along drainage ditches.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Receiving recognition for a job well done is rewarding, but to be ranked highest in your field is quite another. Dr. Robert Buchanan, superintendent of Sikeston Public Schools, was named Outstanding Administrator of the Year in the State of Missouri. The award was presented to Buchanan on behalf of the Missouri State Teachers Association.

SIKESTON - Members of the Sikeston Eagles Auxiliary recently presented a donation to representatives of the Stoddard County Children's Home in Bloomfield. The members include Gay Billman, Dimple Malloy, Delores Knuckles and Betty Childers.