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Looking Back 2/5

Thursday, February 5, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Paul H. Kemp, who has been with the employment service at Sedalia for the past year, will arrive in Sikeston about Feb. 15 to become manager of the employment service district office here.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Roy Bone, manager of the Chamber of Commerce, said he has been assured by Marvin Sides, chief engineer for the Missouri State Highway Commission, that I-57 will be completed.

MATTHEWS - Helen Slayton, daughter of Ellen Russom and Eugene Slayton, is the 1964 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow for Matthews R-5 High School.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Collins North Neighborhood Watch Program is the sixth watch area to be incorporated in Sikeston, Crime Prevention Officer Rick Toon announced today.

NEW MADRID -Four Winds Realty officially opened for business Jan. 30.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Now that filing deadlines for the April 5 election have passed, area residents can take a look to see who is running in several contested county races. Only one council seat is open in Sikeston and incumbent Alan Keenan is unopposed for it. The R-6 School Board in Sikeston has five candidates for two three-year terms. Incumbents Dan Jennings and Jeannie Williams have refiled as well as Ginny Childress, Don Fulton and Ralph Sexton Jr.

JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol's 66th Recruit Class will be commissioned at 6:30 p.m. Friday in ceremonies held at Jefferson City. Among the new troopers are Henry W. Moore of Sikeston, who was assigned to Troop C in Jefferson County.