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Looking Back 6/28

Monday, June 28, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - The Rustic Rock, a highly popular local eating place opened Saturday after being closed for several weeks. It is under the management of Mrs. C.H. King, former owner of the Palace Cafe and the City Drug Store. Associated with King will be Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd of Michigan.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The Rev. Joseph H. Wagner of the First Methodist Church will be one of among 42 delegates from Missouri to attend the quadrennial South Central Jurisdictional Conference of the Methodist Church at Dallas, Texas, June 29 to July 2.

20 years ago

EAST PRAIRIE - An acting city clerk was appointed during a brief meeting of the City Council Thursday evening, annual liquor licenses were approved and an executive session followed the regular meeting. Dorsie Bradley, who serves as secretary for the Municipal Court, was appointed acting city clerk until the July 24 meeting of the council.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - King's Highway Daughters of the American Revolution recently elected officers for 1994-96. The officers are: Shirley Whiffen, vice regent; Joy Ghersi, regent; Mrs. E.W. Bartley, chaplain; Machele Wilson Williams, parliamentarian; Mrs. John P. Sargent, historian; Mrs. E. Eugene Dement, treasurer; Mrs. Hal F. Robertson, secretary; and Mrs. John L. Whitten, librarian. Elected registrar was Mrs. Kenneth Hopwood.

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SIKESTON - Groner's Fireworks will again assist the Sikeston Bulldog Booster Club by donating a percentage of sales to the group. Fred Johnson, senior high school basketball coach, helped Jim Groner sell fireworks.