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Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Looking Back 4/27

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Malone Theatre, May 3-4, "Bowery to Broadway" with an all star cast. Rex Theatre, "Background to Danger," with George Raft and Brenda Marshall.

VANDUSER - A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Phegley of Vanduser at the local hospital yesterday.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston Baseball Bulldogs won their seventh game of the year yesterday against one defeat. Sikeston jumped on the Notre Dame Bulldogs and handed them a 7-2 defeat at Cape Girardeau.

CAPE GIRARDEAU - About 200 junior and senior high school students from Southeast Missouri are expected to participate in the 14th annual Industrial Arts Far to be held May 1 at Southeast Missouri State College.

20 years ago

CHARLESTON - Charleston's Dogwood-Azalea Festival parade on Saturday drew a large and appreciative crowd along the parade route. Charleston Manor's colorful float "Memorials are Made to Be Shared," received third place and a $25 cash award. A $10 prize was presented to the Citizens for Life for the most attractive automobile in the parade.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The staff of the Sikeston Junior High "Dawg Prints" left Missouri International Press Awards Day on April 18 having won "All Missouri," the first time a Junior high has won the title. The ninth graders earned more than 990 points out of a possible 100 for their work. They were commended for their strong coverage of community sports as well as state and national news. The editor is Andee Book.

SIKESTON - Stars-N-Spikes, a team from the Sikeston area recently completed its first year of competition in the adult co-ed volley league sponsored by the Cape Girardeau Department of Parks and Recreation. The team placed first in the regular season and also won the postseason tournament. Members are: Lisa Kenley, Bobbi Kay Wooley, Laura Stock, John Bradley, Jeff Harrison, Craig Weynand, Brock Wooley, Judy Campbell and team captain Dave Guthrie.