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Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014

Looking Back 10/3

Sunday, October 3, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - A powerful Bulldog line, with the presence of three fleet backs, Rogers, Arnold and Walker, and fine team direction and blocking by halfback Greer, combined to give the Sikeston High School football team a splashing victory over East Prairie Friday by the score of 26 to 0 to make a running start in what promises to be a lively season.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Sgt. Eugene Harris of the State Highway Patrol and his wife celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary and today the sergeant is receiving congratulation on having completed 25 years of service to the patrol.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - A large crowd turned out to watch the 40th Annual Cotton Carnival Parade Saturday in downtown Sikeston. Floats competed for $100 in each of four categories. The Sikeston Nutrition Center senior citizens float won the theme category. The Women's Division of the Chamber of Commerce was the winner in the business category.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Brittany Paige McDonald, daughter of Duke and Pat McDonald of Sikeston, was chosen the Junior Miss Queen of the Delta Fair in Kennett. First alternate was Ashley Battles, 14, daughter of Tony and Elaine Pursell of Dexter; and second alternate, Rochelle DeLisle, 14, daughter of John and Celia DeLisle of New Madrid.

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SIKESTON - The September Best Citizens for the Sikeston Kindergarten Center were recently announced. They are: Emily Taylor, Madeline Nowell, Lindsey Mercer, Logan LaPlante, Ryan Maddox, Randy Smith, Gerald Howard and Logan Hampton.