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Looking Back 6/29

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Announcing the reopening of our studio, we wish to announce that we are again ready to serve our many friends and customers of Sikeston and vicinity. We have reopened our studio in McCoy-Tanner Building upstairs over the Heisserer Drug Store in rooms 255-258. Sikeston Portrait Studio, Cole Potter Streiff, owner.

40 years ago

KENNETT - Bryan Parnell, son of Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Parnell of Kennett, has been appointed chairman of the fine arts division of the Oakland City College in Oakland City, Ind., where he is an associate professor of music. Parnell, who was formerly director of music in the Holcomb and Charleston public schools, will begin his third year at the college this fall.

20 years ago

EAST PRAIRIE - A review of the recently completed city audit and acceptance of bids for drainage improvements headed Thursday evening's City Council session. Phillip Black with Spitzmiller, Hobbs, Clay, Berry and Co., who prepared the annual audit, reported the city's accounting system is fundamentally sound.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Recipients of the 1995 Girl Scout Gold Award with Troop 192 were Elizabeth Farrenburg, Rebecca Keefer, Tonia Grojean, Heather Matney, Jill Vickery, Stacie Gooch. Cindy Farrenburg and Beverly Keefer are the leaders of this Girl Scout Troop.

SIKESTON - Tucked behind the childhood fantasies is every little girl's dream of some day becoming a cheerleader. This dream's not over for two Sikeston High School varsity cheerleaders. Tracy Underwood recently made the Mizzou cheerleading squad. Frannie Trum decided to try out for the Rebelettes, the Ole Miss dance team. In spite of her injuries, Trum still made the team.