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Friday, January 13, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Junior Chamber of Commerce will hold its first meeting in the Country Club since taking over the property in a lease agreement.

SIKESTON - Sikeston has gone over the top in the 8th Victory War Loan Drive "E" bond sales.

40 years ago

CHARLESTON - The R-1 school board Wednesday voted to ask Superintendent W.R. Pierce Jr. to resign effective June 30. The vote was four to two.

CANALOU - The Canalou PTA met at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the art and music room of the elementary school. President Mrs. Betty McCann called the meeting to order; the Rev. Duncan, pastor of the Assembly of God Church, gave the devotional.

SIKESTON - Sikeston voters did not turn out in numbers today to ballot on these amendments to the Missouri Constitution. Only 107 people had voted at 11 a.m. There are 7,351 registered voters.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Extensive fire and smoke damage was reported at facilities of KSIM radio station, 1501 W. Malone Ave., following an early morning fire. At 1:41 a.m. yesterday the Department of Public Safety Fire Division responded to a fire at the Sikeston radio station. Reportedly, the fire probably started in the control room, although no specific cause of the fire has been determined. All transmitters are down and the station is off the air.

10 years ago

Jan. 13, 1996

SIKESTON -A local resident, John C. Ginther, has been chosen to sing baritone in the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Ginther received an invitation to try out and auditioned Jan. 8. he was one of nine people selected for the chorus which consists of approximately 130 people.

SIKESTON - New trustees appointed by the Administration Board of Missouri Delta Medical Center to serve a three-year term on the MDMC Foundation are: Madeline Grant, David Crader, Bruce Barnes, Linda Glaus and Randy York.