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Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014

Looking Back 11/13

Sunday, November 13, 2005

60 years ago

ORAN - Mrs. H.B. Green entertained with a party at her home last Saturday in observance of the birth anniversary of her daughter, Margaret.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The Rotary Club joined more than 12,000 Rotary Clubs in 128 countries and geographical regions to participate in this week's worldwide observance of Rotary Foundation Week, according to club president, Lucien Stoner.


SIKESTON - Donald Bohannon will be chairman of the Scott County Heart Fund Drive, Phil Waldman, area chairman for six counties, announced today.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston Department of Public Safety detectives recovered stolen property Thursday and a suspect was arrested. The property, valued at between $10,000 and $12,000, included 31 rifles and shotguns, an electric guitar, amplifier, color television set and a banjo. The subject was discovered when he attempted to sell several stolen guns to a dealer in Sikeston. Inspecting the recovered guns were Mark Crocker, Bill Smith, Robert Gee, Dan Armour and DPS Director, Dan Hinton.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Junior High cheerleaders brought home a state championship in their division. Also placing at the state competition were the East Prairie cheerleaders.

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WYATT - The prospect of a gaming boat for the city of Wyatt has renewed the optimism of Mayor Riley Fitzgerald and the town board, who have worked about eight months toward securing a boat. Royal Casino Group and the city have signed a definitive 25 year docking and franchise agreement. The agreement contains five additional five year renewal periods at Royal's option and exclusive rights to develop and operate a riverboat casino and entertainment center on Wyatt's Mississippi riverfront.