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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking Back 9/18

Sunday, September 18, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. James Noyes of Sikeston at the local hospital Sept. 8.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Displaying a dazzling show of goal-line defense and putting together a last minute touchdown drive in the third quarter, the Sikeston Bulldogs made one more vital step toward winning the conference by edging the Perryville Pirates, 14-13.

SIKESTON - Donations to the mentally handicapped hospital site have reached $57,280 with contributions of $2,615 reported on Friday according to chairman Dan Norton.

20 years ago

NEW MADRID - Jamie Riley of New Madrid and Shelly Atchley of Lilbourn were chosen the Little King and Queen of the New Madrid Fall Festival. Other members of the court are Matthew Darnell and Joy Darnell, first runners-up. and second runners-up, Loren Edwards and Nathan Reid.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - James Bramlett was the lucky winner of $5,000 from the Missouri Lottery. Bramlett, who bought the winning ticket at Larry's Quick Sack, lacked only one number on the ticket to claim $9 million on the Sept. 2 drawing. He was presented with a check by Dwight Mills, sales representative with the lottery, and Larry Tetley, owner of the store.

SIKESTON - The Heartland Stock Dog Association conducted its third monthly stock dog training and competition Saturday afternoon. The day started off with Sonny Riley, arena owner, and his two stock dogs, Axe and Blue Eyes, rounding up a small herd of goats.