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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Looking Back 4/27

Sunday, April 27, 2003

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Howard Eugene Robertson, nephew of Mrs. Fannie Arnett of Sikeston, has been reported as a prisoner of the Japanese government in the Philippine Islands.

40 years ago

RISCO - Walter Dale Landers, a junior at Risco High School and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lander Jr. of Lilbourn Route One, has been selected as a delegate by the Future Farmers of America to tour Europe next August.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston High School Drama Club presented a $595 check to the Chaney-Harris Cultural Center Monday afternoon. The money is to help pay for overhead lights to be used for future productions. Present for the donation were Robert Murrell and Steve Cecil, drama students; Lynn Colley, Chaney-Harris Board member; and Susan James, high school drama director.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Thursday's matchup between the undefeated Dexter Bearcats and the Sikeston Bulldogs didn't live up to its billing. In fact, it didn't come close. Paced by a six-RBI outing from first baseman Shay Borders, the Bulldogs thumped Dexter 10-4 at VFW Memorial Park.

BENTON - Scott County Sheriff Bill Ferrell said that due to manpower considerations, Saturday visiting hours for inmates at the Scott County Jail will be changed, effective May 1. In the past, Saturday visiting hours have been held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This will change, with the new visiting hours on Saturdays scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Ferrell said the change may even help some who work until noon on Saturdays and had difficulty making it for the old visiting hours. In addition, it will allow jail personnel to get the noontime meal out of the way prior to visits beginning.