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Looking Back 10/20

Thursday, October 20, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Cadet Fielding Potashnick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Potashnick of Sikeston, has been cited for a distinguished academic record at the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico, Mo., according to an announcement released by Col. C. R. Stribling, superintendent.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Lee Shell, cashier at the First National Bank, is the new president of the Kiwanis club. He succeeds Earl Hutchison. He was elected at last night's meeting of the Kiwanis Club at the Holiday Inn.

BENTON - County Clerk Phil Waldman Jr. has been selected area chairman of the 1966 heart fund drive. Dr. M. Graham Clark of Point Lookout, state heart fund chairman, announced Waldman will be the key man in the campaign in Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Scott and Stoddard counties.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The annual Sikeston Art League members only Arts and Craft show drew a large crowd during the two-day exhibition. Area artists provided 114 paintings and 42 crafts for the show.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - It's a game both coaches are looking forward to. Sikeston's Charlie Vickery is eager to test his team's mettle against both a conference and district rival and Cape Central's Jerry Dement is looking forward to playing against a team he used to coach, and looking for a little revenge after last season's lost to the Bulldogs.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Public Library conducted its story hour for children on Wednesday in the McAmis Community Room. The free story hour starts at 10 a.m. for preschool children, 3 years old and up.

SIKESTON - The manager of the Sav-A-Lot store informed the Department of Public Safety that someone had broken the door lock on his office and taken $1,500 in cash, during store hours.