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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking back 8-16

Friday, August 16, 2002

60 years ago

SIKESTON - A son was born Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Largent; and a son was born on Monday to Mr. and Mrs. Gene Bowman.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Six of the 10 Kiwanis Clubs of Division 13, Mo-Ark District, Kiwanis International, were represented Tuesday night at the annual family party and district caucus held on the lawn of the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Kirk.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Friday the 13th held true to form for the second performance of the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo. But T.G. Sheppard came on and wooed his audience, helping them to forget the problems that plagued the show after electrical and technical problems at the beginning were corrected. The "unabashed King of Honky-Tonk," Marion Franklin "Mo" Bandy Jr., appeared in Sikeston Saturday night at the third performance of the 30th annual Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Steve Borgsmiller wants to see Sikeston expand and develop into a commercial and industrial power and he says that is possible without losing the city's conservative, family-oriented atmosphere. So what's the key? "Aggressiveness, teamwork and a strong hard-work ethic," said Sikeston's new city manager.

SIKESTON - Gena Davis lives for the fact that you can teach an old dog new tricks. She's a master certified dog trainer. And she couldn't be happier and has opened a training business in Sikeston.