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Looking Back 10/24

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

SIKESTON - J.S. Sutterfield, prominent Sikeston architect and businessman, with offices in the McCoy-Tanner building, suffered painful and possibly serious injuries Wednesday morning when the 1941 Chrysler sedan he was driving skidded on rain-swept blacktop paving and turned over on Highway 55, two miles south of Charleston.

SIKESTON - A new mobile home factory complex expected to employ about 100 persons initially is to be built a short distance east of the Sikeston city limits. Three factory buildings are included in the initial plan.

SIKESTON - When asked what was the hardest part of nursing, Mrs. Clyde Poe, 225 E. Gladys St., looked amazed. "Why, when you really like something, I don't think any part of it's hard," she said. This is the spirit Mrs. Poe has carried through 32 years of nursing and which was rewarded recently when she received a Gold Medal Award for being Missouri's outstanding nurse for 1966.

20 years ago -- Oct. 24, 1986

SIKESTON - Lynn Idlemann, who became director of the Sikeston Regional Center in August, addressed those attending the Open House tat the newly renovated center. Guest speaker for the afternoon event was Dr. John Young of Cape Girardeau.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Jaycees Football League coaches for the 1996 season are: Dwight Mills for 1st National Bank, Chris Steward for the Jaycee's, John Rowland for Mercantile Bank, and Steve Lomax for Noranda.

SIKESTON - Fall is in the air and two of the residents at Clearview Nursing Center, Lucille Litchford and Phil Barkett, enjoyed the activities at Harvest Nite, held Oct. 18 at the Center. Residents and their families were treated to an evening of food, fun and friendship