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Looking Back 6/8

Wednesday, June 8, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Only the clothing that members of the family were wearing was saved early yesterday morning when fire destroyed the Fred Dumey residence, six miles north of Sikeston.

40 years ago

MORLEY - Donald F. Rogers has been elected principal of Scott Central High School for 1965-66. He will begin his new duties Aug. 2, according to Scott County Central Supt. Roy W. Ragains. For the past six years, he has been coordinator of distributive education and director of adult education in the Sikeston school system.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo Queen Pageant has been scheduled for 7 p.m. June 28 at the Kingsway Plaza Mall. The pageant is open to all young women between the ages of 18 and 26 who are high school graduates and have never been married. The contest will consist of personal interviews with the judges and the beauty contest on June 28. The 1985 Rodeo Queen will represent the Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo at various functions throughout the year, as well as participate in publicity efforts for the 1985-86 rodeos.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - After playing the lottery for years, Sherry Partin hit the jackpot and won $25,000. Mike Partin just started his own business, Sikeston Auto Service, in March. The family, Mike, Zachary, Sherry and Alecia, will soon be moving into a new home as well.

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SIKESTON - Rep. Joe Heckemeyer has been named as the Outstanding Rural Freshman Legislator after serving his first session in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was also recognized for his work on environmental and agricultural legislation.