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Looking Back 7/23

Monday, July 24, 2006

SIKESTON - The Civil Aeronautics Board has approved the Robinson Flying School as an official GI flight training center.

NEW MADRID - The 18th annual New Madrid County 4-H Fair brought out more than 400 people Thursday night and Friday to view the displays and programs held at the high school gymnasium. The county 4-H group, representing 30 clubs, has a membership of more than 1,000 boys and girls. It is the largest membership of any county in Missouri.

BENTON - Weekend drenching rains brought the Southeast Missouri drought to a standstill, improved farm crops, especially the late corn, soybeans and cotton, says Tom Stroup, Scott County University of Missouri extension agent.

20 years ago -- July 23, 1986

SIKESTON - Sikeston Department of Public Safety Sgt. Drew Juden was recently promoted to the position of training supervisor, DPS Director Dan Hinton announced this week. The DPS has been without a training officer for several years. Although the department has had part-time training officers in the past, Juden holds the distinction of being the first full-time DPS training supervisor.

SIKESTON - Former Sikeston High School basketball player Adam Kineman recently signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Hannibal LaGrange College. Present for the signing were Patti and Don Kineman and Sikeston head coach Fred Johnson.

SIKESTON - Ryan McGee of the Sikeston Sharks competed in the 50m freestyle competition during the 1996 Prelims in Sikeston on Saturday. McGee, who qualified in the 200m freestyle (3:02.15) and the 200m (3:21/

16), will travel to Jackson with other Sikeston teammates to compete in the MWSC Championship on Saturday.