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Looking Back 2/21

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Miss Peggy Donnell has accepted the position of executive secretary of the Scott County chapter of the American Red Cross and will begin her duties March 1.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Killed near the city limits on Salcedo Road was a 29-pound bobcat, 3-feet long. The animal darted across the blacktop when John Pasaka, Stephen Shell and Jerry Curtis hit the animal Sunday and injured it.

SIKESTON - The women's division of the Chamber of Commerce held its fourth annual office workers seminar Saturday at the Holiday Inn. Mrs. Ruby Blaine of St. Louis, representative of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., spoke on requirements of a courteous office secretary, especially in telephone conversation.

20 years ago

Feb. 21, 1986

LILBOURN - A building to serve as a community center for Lilbourn was deeded to the city recently. On behalf of New Madrid Masonic Lodge 429, the title was given officially to Lilbourn Mayor Dick Twitty Saturday. The building had not been in use since Nov. 1983, when Lilbourn Lodge 666 merged with Lodge 429.

SIKESTON -The Kingsway Mall is sponsoring their annual boat show today through Sunday.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Members of the Sikeston DARE program got a closer look at the new DARE car that DPS Officer Shirley Smith uses to promote the drug awareness program. The car was designed to catch the attention of the other students that are now being included in the DARE program. Smith reports a successful first year with the junior high school kids.

SIKESTON - Councilman Mike Moll presented members of the Daughters of Sunset with a proclamation designating the week of Feb. 26 through March 1 as the Daughters of Sunset Week. The organization is honored for their many years of community service and betterment.