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Looking Back 3/22

Monday, March 22, 2004

60 years ago

ST. LOUIS - A total of 33 men were accepted at Jefferson Barracks at an induction center for service in the armed forces. Accepted for service in the Navy included: Ruben Clay Taylor, Edwin Henry LaCroiz, Doyne Everett Chartrau, Frank Lowery and John Lewis Wilson. Joining the Army were: Glenn Eli Williams, Charles Davis Matthews III, Charles Winston Hoover Jr., Jim Dozier, Edgar Levi Jones, Orvel Buchanan, Cletus Jacob Goetz, James Rosche LaGrand, Earnest Odley McCoy and Karl Edward Dial.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Final returns from The Daily Standard's poll on critical issues showed sentiment was strongest for a more determined and stronger stand against communism.

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SIKESTON - "All in an April Evening" will be sung by the girls sextet as the 96-member senior high school concert choir presents a concert at 3 p.m. Palm Sunday. Members of this group are Peggy Woods, Opal Jones, Sharron Higgs, Phyllis Simmons, Doris Alsup and Ruth Ann Atkinson.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Junior Woman's Club donated $2,700 to the Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Center Tuesday evening. The contribution is from proceeds of the March 3 Annual Celebrity Auction.

10 years ago

March 22, 1994

SIKESTON - Bridger Construction Company is currently building a second water facility for the Sikeston Light and Water Company.

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POPLAR BLUFF - Author Matt Chaney chronicles the championship years of Puxico basketball during the early 1950s in his new book, "My Name is Mister Ryan." He researched, wrote and published the book through his own company.