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Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Looking Back 10/7

Friday, October 7, 2005

SIKESTON - The Sikeston High School Bulldogs, with two wins tucked neatly under their belt, play Dexter tomorrow night for their third start of the season.

SIKESTON - Mrs. Clay Mitchell is confined to her home on Sikes Avenue because of illness.

40 years ago

EAST PRAIRIE - The East Prairie Eagles were beaten by the Dexter Bearcats last night 26-0. The Eagles made no rushing yardage on the first half.

20 years ago

PORTAGEVILLE - The queen of Portageville's National Soybean Festival was selected Saturday evening with Lynn Lewis, 17-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lewis of East Prairie taking top honors. First runner-up was Laurie Nimmo, 17, of Morehouse; second runner-up, Tracy Murphy, 17, of Gideon; and fourth runner-up was Gina Colbert, 16, of Campbell.

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CHARLESTON - Charleston High School is one of three schools in Southeast Missouri selected by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to participate in the Comprehensive Guidance Program - Model Project.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - A childhood game has turned into big stakes giving a Sikeston resident the opportunity to show the skills he mastered as a kid. Steve Millington of Sikeston will represent Missouri in the National Monopoly Game Championship on Oct. 16 and 17 in New York City.

SIKESTON - Fire personnel fought a blaze which destroyed a residence on Ranney Street Friday afternoon. A fire can occur any place and any time, which is why members of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety's Fire Division emphasize Fire Safety Week. This week is set aside to encourage youngsters to learn what to do should a fire occur in their homes.