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Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Looking Back 3/20

Sunday, March 20, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Almost 500 tickets have been sold to the junior high school class play to be given Friday at the high school auditorium. Entitled "A Mind of Her Own," the play is a three-act comedy in which 13 students have parts.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The Senior Class of Scott Central High School will present "A Ready-Made Family," a farce in three acts by Jay Tobias.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Parks and Recreation Department is currently making efforts to coordinate existing athletic programs in the city, Randy Warner, the city's new parks and recreation director, said at Friday's Breakfast with the City. The department will make attempts to identify all existing recreation programs in the city and then try to help publicize them in a brochure. It was emphasized that the city's recreation program will not compete with those already in existence, but will try to assist programs already under way.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Participating in the Royal Ranger program advancement award ceremony at the First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston were: Clifton Gentry, Cris Brown, Jason Mays, J.R. Corder, Sam Klimmek, Ryan McAnulty, Patrick Ellis, Freddie Wiggins, Kenneth Wheetley, Tommy Klein. The commanders are Mark Jones and Rick Green.

SIKESTON - The Rotary Club recently made a donation of $800 to the city playground equipment in Rotary Park. Present for the presentation of the check were: Bill Lawson; Doug Watson, park board chairman; Ken Rubenacker, Rotary Club Community Service chairman; and Larry Tetley, Kevin Vowels, Homer Jackson, Jim Hulen and Delbert Curry.