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Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

Looking Back 1/31

Tuesday, January 31, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Gilbert Neal, who is with the Public Health Department Services, has accepted an assignment in his work and will be moving his family to Lake Village, Ark., in about a week.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - What's your opinion? The Daily Standard's reader survey will appear in the newspaper for the last time tomorrow. All it costs is a few minutes of time to participate. Readers who finish the survey can fold the page twice to make it one-fourth size, then fold it twice again so that the postage free address comes up. Seal with tape or gummed paper and mail. That's all there is to it.

SIKESTON - As the temperature dropped to new lows for the winter over the weekend gas consumption sky rocketed to break one day records for Sikeston and surrounding towns. Sikeston experienced a four-degree below zero reading.

20 years ago

KENNETT - An unemployed Kennett man who will have the first spin at the $1 million jackpot in the Missouri lottery said today he has dreamed about being a big winner in the lottery and hopes to win enough to pay off his bills. Reed, who lives with his 5-year-old son, said he had spent $8 on lottery tickets and won a couple of free tickets, a $2 payoff that he invested in tickets and one ticket that got him into the jackpot.

10 years ago

NEW HAMBURG - Schindler's Tavern in New Hamburg and Kohlfeld Distributing Inc. will again team up to present the 12th annual Kow Pasture Klassic to raise funds for the Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Center.

ORAN - A slim one-point half-time deficit proved no hindrance to another victory for the Oran Eagles Tuesday, as they edged Scott-Mississippi Conference rival Scott County Central 65-62. The Central Braves were called for 21 fouls on the night, while Oran had only seven.