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Looking Back 3/30

Wednesday, March 30, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Clarence Scott has bought William Jones' interest in the Sikeston laundry.

SIKESTON - An independent baseball team for Sikeston was organized at a meeting Wednesday with Gene Buckles chosen as manager. Bud Schrader will be the coach and Jack Harrison, secretary-treasurer.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Eighteen girls from Sikeston High School will attend Missouri Girls State June 13-19 at Columbia. They are: Carolyn McCord, Elaine Dockins, Sandra Odum, Cecilia Holman, Deidre Harber, Jeannie Winters, Linda Hill, Mary Leible, Judith Matthews, Kay Choate, Patricia Hamby, Lana Dacus, Marsha Greene, Patty Lewis, Martha Bess, Judith Williams, Reba Roberts and Bonny Hammock.

20 years ago

March 30, 1985

SIKESTON - The Sikeston High School girls track team enjoyed a banner day Thursday as they sewed up 10 first place finishes en route to a 75-60 victory over Charleston.

SIKESTON - Jeannie S. Williams is one of four candidates for two positions on the Sikeston R-6 Board of Education.

10 years ago

PORTAGEVILLE - Despite being named one of the top 10 facilities in Missouri that released toxic chemicals in 1993, officials at Plastene Supply Company in Portageville said Wednesday they have reduced pollutant emissions.

NEW MADRID - The ballots are ready for Tuesday's election of officials to lead the various communities throughout the county. Also on the ballots are various local proposals.