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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking Back 9/28

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Miss Olivia Osburn sustained a broken hip in a fall at her home on West Gladys Street last Saturday. She was removed to St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, where she is receiving treatment.

SIKESTON - Bernard Rice, a junior, suffered a broken wrist during a football scrimmage.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - One of the oldest businesses in Sikeston will begin closing operations this week. Thursday, the People's Men Store will begin its closeout sale, ending 40 years of service by Nathan Yoffee, who began retail merchandising in July 1925.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Martha Matthews was crowned Junior Miss Sikeston by State Rep. Dennis Ziegenhorn (D-157) Thursday night at the American Legion Cotton Carnival. She is the daughter of Ann B. Matthews and Clay Matthews. First runner-up was Fara McDonald, daughter of Duke and Pat McDonald of Sikeston and second runner-up was Dana Renee Ray, daughter of Thomas and Cindy K. Ray of Sikeston.

SIKESTON - About $200 in cash and food stamps was reported taken Thursday evening during an armed robbery at Piggly Wiggly on West Malone Avenue.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The 51st Annual Sikeston Cotton Carnival conducted the Little Mr. and Miss Cotton Top pageant Wednesday. The pageant royalty are: winners Mary Bain and Logan Bollinger; first alternates, Whitney Nelson and Logan Kirkpatrick; and second alternates, Christopher Smith and Williams.

NEW MADRID - A horse show is scheduled for Saturday at the Arena of Dreams, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Among the events scheduled are barrels, poles flag and speed competitions, along with halter and pleasure classes. Admission to the show $1.50 per person.