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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Looking Back 1/20

Saturday, January 19, 2008

SIKESTON - The pupils of Mrs. G.T. Elder's music class will be heard in a piano recital Wednesday and Thursday evening at Mrs. Elder's home.

SIKESTON - James Elliott, who has been assistant manager at the Sterling Store in Sikeston, has been transferred to Harrison, Ark., where he becomes manager of the Sterling Store there.

SIKESTON - Charles Mitchell was installed as a member of the board of directors of the Missouri Real Estate Association in Cape Girardeau.

BLOOMFIELD - The arrest of a Bell City man led to the recovery of $22,815 of the $23,890 taken from the State Bank of Puxico earlier this week.

MINER - Police Chief Tom Mitchell and a deputy were the warning system during the May 1986 tornado which moved through the area. In a work session tonight, the City Council could start a process that would end Mitchell's worry - Miner may buy a tornado warning system.

SIKESTON - Clay Hooper signed a letter of intent Thursday afternoon to play baseball at Three Rivers Community College.

SIKESTON - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Sikeston sponsored a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday at the Community Outreach Center in Sikeston. Dr. A.J. Stovall, chairman of the Division of Social Science at Rust College in Holly Springs, Miss., was the guest speaker at the event. Prior to the event a motorcade of about 100 cars paraded through Sikeston.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Area Higher Education Center held grand opening ceremonies Monday afternoon at 210 S. Kingshighway.

METROPOLIS, Ill. - The Sikeston Bulldogs were handed their most lopsided loss in recent memory at the hands of a powerful Paducah Tilghman team 92-35 on Monday in the first round of the Superman Classic. The Blue Tornado outscored the Bulldogs 76-22 in the final three quarters to roll into the semifinals.