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Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Looking back 5/1

Monday, May 1, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON -Paul David Boardman, 5-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Boardman, is having a tonsillectomy this Thursday, by Dr. Howard Dunaway.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - School reorganization voting in the Scott Central and Sikeston districts was reported moderate this morning at 11 a.m. Votes in Sikeston added to a total of 195. The Airport Elementary School reported the fewest at 13.

SIKESTON - Two hundred thirty-four Sikeston high school seniors are taking the last steps in school before graduation exercises held here May 27. The junior and senior banquet is to be held Friday night. Activities cease May 17.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Approximately 100 Southeast Missouri National Guard members from Company C of the 1140th Engineer Battalion are scheduled to depart at 8:30 a.m. Friday from the Sikeston Armory for road construction in Honduras. Capt. King Sidwell, C Company commander, said his unit will be part of a 500-man force which will complete a nine-kilometer gravel road through mountainous terrain linking an existing single-lane road.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities officials announced Tuesday the signing of an agreement to study the development of a second power plant next to the present facility's Unit No. 1. When Unit No. 1 was constructed in 1978, it was designed to accommodate another unit. This second unit has been in discussion for quite some time and the matter was again brought to the forefront by the Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company.

SIKESTON - Over 125 DARE students recently went door to door collecting donations for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life campaign. Everyone who raised $50 or more received a T-shirt from the American Cancer Society. Also, all students got a pizza party. Pizzas were donated by Pizza Hut, Pizza Inn and Domino's Pizza.