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Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Looking Back 2/5

Sunday, February 5, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - A.D. Martin, M.D., announces his return from military service and the reopening of offices for the practice of medicine. The office is in the Stalcup Building (formerly Dr. Presnell's).

40 years ago

BENTON - Scott County's school redistricting plan will be submitted to the State Department of Education March 1. It was decided to submit the plan at a county Board of Education meeting last night in the courthouse. The redistricting plan, if approved by the state, would divide the county school districts, R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, R-5, R-6 and R-7 into two districts - one north and one south.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - A new 12-bed intensive care unit opened last week at the Missouri Delta Community Hospital in Sikeston. The new unit is more than three times the size of its former home. The unit provides state-of-the-art care with the installation of more sophisticated monitoring devices which feature automatic monitoring of temperature, respiration and heart rate. The unit is part of the hospital's two-year, $10 million building project effort.

10 years ago

FARMINGTON - Tough competition at the district level, coupled with unfortunate forfeits by other teams held the Sikeston Bulldogs to a third-

place finish Saturday at the Missouri Class 3A, District 1 Tournament at Farmington. The host Farmington squad turned in a first-place performance with 185 points, followed by Jackson's 180 and Sikeston's score of 146. Dexter finished sixth with 78 and New Madrid County Central was eighth, with 11.

CHARLESTON - At the Charleston Girl's Invitational Tournament, the Jackson Lady Indians overpowered a slightly weaker Poplar Bluff squad, downing the Lady Mules on the strength of a superior first period performance, winning 74-48.