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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Looking Back 10/6

Thursday, October 6, 2005

SIKESTON - Word has come from Fort Leavenworth that Colonel C.L. Malone, who was in charge of the Army Reception Center, is seriously ill with high blood pressure.

40 years ago

MORLEY -The Scott County R-5 Schools will reopen Monday following a three-week cotton vacation.

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SIKESTON - Jacqueline Scott, daughter of Mrs. Maxine Scott, will appear on "The Fugitive" at 8 p.m. on WSIL, Channel 3.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Power Plant will be coming back on line at 6 a.m. Monday, according to Gerald Kelley, administrative assistant at the Power Plant. Kelly noted that prior to the plant going back into operation there will be excess steam blowing and noise from the plant late Sunday night and early Monday morning. Residents should not be alarmed.


CHARLESTON - Fire destroyed the International Order of the Odd Fellows Lodge Hall at the corner of Commercial and Franklin streets Friday night, according to the Charleston Department of Public Safety. Firefighters from Charleston, Sikeston, East Prairie and Wyatt fought the fire until Saturday at 8:

30 a.m. Firefighters were unable to reach the building's second floor because of boarded windows. The second floor and the roof were destroyed. Cause of the fire and the amount of damage has yet to be determined.

10 years ago

MINER - There is something magical about a tent circus and Thursday the magic was experienced by many who attended The Carson and Barnes 5-ring spectacular here. Sponsoring the circus was the Miner's Fireman's Association.

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CHARLESTON - Charleston High's girls tennis team closed out its regular season Thursday, scoring a shutout win over the Dexter Lady Bearcats and recording their first perfect season under Coach Mitch Baker.