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Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Looking Back 2/9

Wednesday, February 9, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Pfc. David Lair, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. F.D. Lair Sr. of Sikeston, was slightly wounded in action, according to word received by his grandparents this week.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Rob Mitchell, one of the best all around athletes that Sikeston has had in recent years, signed his letter of intent with line coach Al Onofrio, of Missouri University last night to accept a full football scholarship.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Members of the Sikeston Industrial Club, Sikeston Development Council and guests gathered at the Ramada Inn Thursday night for an informal meeting to honor new members into the Sikeston Industry Club. John David presented Jerry Conn a "super bowl" award for his participation in the move of Media Press to the shell building on Wakefield in Sikeston. Bernard Price, who was unable to attend, will also be presented an award. David spoke on economic development and stated that more than 80 percent of all new jobs come through the existence of local plants.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Cub Scout Pack 240 toured the Department of Public Safety recently to get a first hand look at how police officers work. During one stop on their tour, Officer Shirley Smith explained the procedures officers used when arresting criminals.

SIKESTON - Because the Scott County Health Department will be moving to 919 E. Malone, the immunization clinic scheduled for Tuesday will be canceled. The next immunization clinic will be from 8-11 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. on Feb. 21.