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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Looking Back 12/1

Thursday, December 1, 2005

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mrs. Wyman Luten of Union City, Tenn. is the guest this week of her sister, Mrs. G. Moore Greer and her husband.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Mrs. Linda Dale Pickard holds the spotlight on the female lead in Sikeston L's current production of "A Thousand Clowns." In this previous Broadway comedy hit, Mrs. Pickard displays genuine talent in her portrayal of Dr. Sandra Markowitz, feminine social worker.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation and the DAEOC Family Planning will be relocated as of Dec. 2. The new location will be at 526 South Main in Sikeston.

10 years ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Children in Missouri were more likely to be born dangerously small, be enrolled in free school lunch programs and die as a result of violence in 1994 than in 1990, a study has found. The county-by-county study, which is being released today, concluded that the worst places to grow up are Pemiscot County and the city of St. Louis. The best places are Chariton County and St. Charles.

SIKESTON - Pets can be a delight for owners but for neighbors they can be a nuisance and sometimes a danger. From Jan 1 to Oct. 31, there have been 42 dog bites reported in the city of Sikeston. The reports of dog bites have not been limited to one neighborhood, but it was recently brought to the attention of city officials that the 200 block of Marie had an aggressive animal that had attacked one child in the area and intimidates others in the neighborhood. "I feel like I can't even go to my mailbox without having to worry about that dog," said Mrs. Bert Putnam.

ORAN - Scott Central and Richland square off tonight for the championship of the 40th Annual Oran Invitational.