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Looking Back 1/17

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs finally hit their stride and defeated the Charleston Bluejays 35-33 at the Charleston gymnasium Friday night. Miller of Sikeston led the scorers, racking up 16 points.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Chief of Police Arthur Bruce was released from Missouri Delta Community Hospital yesterday. He said that he received a clean bill of health. He had been a patient since entering the hospital Jan. 3 for a general checkup.

SIKESTON - Postmaster Pleas Malcolm said today that he will return to work Monday after being released Tuesday evening from the Missouri Delta Community Hospital. He was admitted Jan. 3 for treatment of pneumonia.

SIKESTON - A look at the cotton industry in seven Bootheel counties is being taken by its leaders, according to E.B. Gee Jr., chairman of the Cotton Development Steering Committee.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - According to a report released by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, the structure fire at the KSIM radio station, located at 1502 W. Malone Ave., has been determined to be arson. Reportedly, there are no suspects at this time.

10 years ago

SIKESTON -With Girl Scout cookie time in full gear this week, local scouts are busy spending every spare moment they have selling cookies. An experienced scout, Sarah Strom, has learned what it takes to be a good salesperson. Of course it doesn't hurt that her mother, Caroline, was always the top cookie seller when she was a Scout.

SIKESTON - Coaching is euphoric highs . . . and dismal lows. Mark down Tuesday as one of Sikeston wrestling coach Marc Stevener's lows. His Bulldog grapplers stumbled at home against Farmington, dropping a 39-27 match. "We should have won," a disappointed Stevener said.