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Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Looking Back 10/4

Monday, October 4, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Still retaining enough of a teen-age appearance to confuse most people all of the time has led to Mrs. Ida Mae Collins, 30-year-old mother of two children, attending the Sikeston High School as a sophomore without attracting the immediate publicity that such a rare event merits.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - John McMullin III pledged Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Washington University.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Area merchants and residents should be aware of counterfeit $100 bills being distributed in the area, according to the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce. Last week, Wal-Mart in Dexter was notified by the Federal Reserve of a $100 bill of the 1974 series which was counterfeit. This morning, Bank of Sikeston received a call concerning a counterfeit bill which was sent in by the institution last week. The serial number is H53007347A of the 1977 series.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Unique Physique for Women, a new fitness facility for women located at 209 Southland Drive, conducted a ribbon cutting Sept. 24. Attending the event were: Linda Grubbs, Shirley Kirkland, Beverly Parker, Jamie Crowell, Gary Heavin, co-owners Cheryl and Carrie Parker, Karen Matthews, Scott Matthews and Nancy Reiman.


SIKESTON - In an effort to raise money for the American Cancer Society's Jail and Bail fund-raiser, several Sikeston residents who have been named to the Most Wanted list have turned themselves in to the proper authorities. The individuals will be jailed on Thursday and donate all their bail money to the ACS. Participating are: Jamie Ralph, Steve Mosley, Mary Helen Johnson, Joe Heckemeyer, Deloris Knuckles, Paul Causey and Greg Turnbow.