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Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Looking Back 10/7

Thursday, October 7, 2004

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mrs. James L. Kissack, the former Margaret Wilson, has accepted an appointment in the War Department in Washington, D.C., as a clerk typist under the Transportation Corps Army Service Force.

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ORAN - Mrs. Annette Zaricor is visiting friends in Ann Arbor and Detroit, Mich., while school is closed for the cotton vacation.

40 years ago

NEW MADRID - Miss Molly Bea Camp, 16, of Lilbourn, was crowned Miss New Madrid County Friday night at the 13th annual Fall Festival, held at Lilbourn High School. Her attendants were Miss Judy Wilson, 17, of Parma, first alternate; and Miss Charlene Ragan, 17, of Lilbourn, second alternate.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Ed McCormick of Roommates Waterbeds recently announced the location of a new Roommates Waterbeds Store in Sikeston's Kingsway Mall, located in the former Athletes Foot Store. The store is scheduled to open soon, he said.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Sarah Chittenden has been chosen Senior High School Student of the Month by Sikeston Elks Lodge No. 2319. She participates in such organizations as TAP, marching band, PEP band, concert band, Regional Science Fair, Missouri Girl's State, Girl Scouts and Missouri Girl's State.

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PORTAGEVILLE - Allysson Crafton, a student at the Patti Simmons School of Dance in Sikeston, recently took first place at the Wickliffe Talent Contest doing a dance routine accompanied by the piece called "White Wash Man." She is the daughter of Carol and Rodger Crafton of Portageville.