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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Looking Back 11/16

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

60 years ago

CANALOU - Rose Marie Johnson visited friends at Canalou last Saturday and Sunday.

SIKESTON - Mrs. C. T. Old will entertain friends with an evening party at her home on North Street, tomorrow night.

40 years ago

NEW MADRID - New Madrid County superintendents of schools have requested the county's eight school districts be reorganized into one unit. This recommendation was made in a letter to the county board after several months deliberation. The superintendents recommended that a reorganization proposal be submitted to the state board of education for approval so that it can be put before the voters.

20 years ago

BENTON - A Benton Route One teenager charged with a felony of stealing and driving while intoxicated following an incident early Sunday, according to Scott County Sheriff Bill Ferrell. In custody under $3,000 bond, the suspect and another 17-year-old from Kelso were released and two juveniles have been cited into juvenile court in connection with the incident.

SIKESTON - The Golden Nugget, owned and operated by Alfred and Tanya May, has opened in the center court of the Kingsway Plaza Mall.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Robert Keller Jr. received the 1995 Jaycees Outstanding Young Farmer award, while Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bollinger received the Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Service award at the Farmer's Recognition Banquet Thursday at the Ramada Inn.

SIKESTON - Vince Longstreet from Sikeston Light and Water cleaned up the street after a fire hydrant hit-and-run accident that happened at approximately 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

SIKESTON - Public Safety reported numerous shootings occurred Thursday evening, however, no injuries were reported in connection to the incidents.