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Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

Looking Back 3/10

Friday, March 10, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Miss Mary Ann Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Johnson, accepted a position with the Employment Bureau in Sikeston last Thursday.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - W.S. "Bill" Corrigan, president of the Bank of Sikeston, has been appointed by the State Department of Finance and the Missouri Bankers Association to a committee to study and recommend changes in Missouri banking laws.

CHARLESTON - City Manager Frank D. "Doug" Hequembourg has resigned effective April 15. He began his duties as city manager Feb. 9, 1960, following the resignation of Charleston's first city manager, Clyde Wank.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Four hundred persons attended the annual Sikeston Area Altrusa Club Fashion Show and Salad Supper held at the Sikeston High School cafetorium Monday evening. Featuring many kinds of salads and fashions for spring, the even was revamped this year with "tea modeling" instead of the usual runway modeling.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The 16th annual Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Telethon went off the air Sunday afternoon with a total of $165,582 showing on the board. The two-day event will enable the local CP Center to provide needed services to area children. The telethon, hosted by Tom Wopat, was held at the Sikeston Field House, with several groups and individuals helping.

CAPE GIRARDEAU - A former Sikeston High School graduate, Dr. Avis Meyer, will be the guest speaker at the H.P. Grauel Memorial Lecture slated for 4 p.m. March 18 in the Rose Theatre at Southeast Missouri State University. The first in a series, the lecture is designed to bring in successful scholars and award-winning teachers, as well as pay tribute to Grauel, who taught at Southeast from 1928-1971.