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Looking Back in Time at April 6

Sunday, April 6, 2003

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Seniors named to the third quarter honor roll include: Billy Anderson, Mary Evelyn Chapman, Jan Cummins, Ann Draughon, Joy May Edwards, Bill Foley, Patty Ruth Gentle, Phyllis Harris, Vera Hendley, Frank Stevens, Shirley Shainberg, Alice Van Horne, Edwin Webster and Carolyn Wellecke.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Dr. C.F. Eisenbach of Sikeston received the Golden Award of the Grand Lodge, Order of Elks, Wednesday night at Chaffee. He received the award by the virtue of his having been designated Elk of the Year by his lodge, the Chaffee Lodge No. 1810.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - After some discussion and in a split decision, the Sikeston City Council adopted a new fuel pricing policy for the airport. Council members Doggett, Conley, Ferrell and Thompson voted yes while Councilman Bridger voted no. Bridger asked that the issue be put on the April agenda.

SIKESTON - Councilwoman Mary Doggett, a six-year council veteran and former mayor of Sikeston, attended her last council meeting Monday night. Mrs. Doggett was presented a plaque by Mayor Marion Thompson for her service to the council.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Clann Wolf members are used to teasing. When they slip on their kilts and other Celtic garb, they open themselves to public critique. But it's worth it, according to co-founder Bill Palmer. Once people stop laughing, they learn about a people whose descendants heavily dot the United States. According to Palmer, Clann Wolf is a "Celtic reenactment organization dedicated to getting rid of al the myths abut Celtic people, especially the Scots."