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Looking Back 6/27

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Mitz of Morley are parents of a daughter born Saturday afternoon at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Scott County residents were elected to offices at Missouri Girls State held at Stephens College Campus. Elected to the house of representatives were Connie Nowell, Camille Bowman and Sally Faulkner. County officials include Susan Warren, county clerk; Carol Adams, associate judge; and Gloria Sanders, assessor.

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SIKESTON - Fifty Boy Scouts and five leaders will depart June 30 for Philmont Scout Ranch at Cimarron, N.M. Going from Sikeston are James Henzi, Mike Struwe, Bob Lambert, Clifford Morris, Jim Doggett, Gene Spitzmiller, Tom Davis, Steve Klein, Terry Nowell and Paul Latham.

20 years ago

DEXTER - The Dexter Frontier Heritage Days opened Wednesday with the annual Missouri Quilts, Missouri Quilters show at the Dexter Armory. Running concurrent with the Quilt Show will be a new addition to the Frontier Heritage Days. An old time photography show, Reflections of the Past, also is planned at the armory.

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JEFFERSON CITY - A special hotline to help financially-pressed farmers find answers to legal questions about foreclosure was announced Wednesday by Lt. Gov. Harriet Woods and Robert Clayton, president of the Missouri Bar.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Public Library is preparing for their summer reading program which starts July 1 at the library. Volunteers include Pam Hunter, Alice Jackson, Donna Green and Jewell Sanders.

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SIKESTON - A toxic waste cleanup is under way today in Sikeston. MRM Industries is the site of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency operation.