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Thursday, Sep. 1, 2016

Looking Back 6/19

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

60 years ago

MINER - Mrs. Paul Slinkard has resigned her teaching position at Miner due to the illness of her daughter, Elizabeth.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Clarence D. Murphy of Route 5 was notified Monday by City Manager Raymert Miller that he was appointed as a Sikeston police patrolman.

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SIKESTON - Sikeston will receive part of a $5,919 grant from the Housing and Urban Development Department in Washington D.C. The local share of the grant is $2,960.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Eighty-six local youngsters are learning more about visual arts or book-making through workshops offered by the Sikeston Arts Council. On Thursday, students in the visual arts class were working with clay while students in the You Can Write A Book class were busy concentrating on their story lines or illustrations.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - It took all of 25 minutes for the Missouri Delta Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop to sell the entire shipment of nearly 300 Ty Beanie Babies it just received. The line of Beanie Baby enthusiasts extended from the gift shop door to the front of the admissions office when gift shop employees began selling the stuffed animals at 1 p.m. Wednesday. By 1:25 p.m., there were no more Beanie Babies to be had.

SIKESTON - At the summer art workshops, sponsored by the Sikeston Missouri ARTS, Inc., students are learning to use their imaginations to make their very own creations. Beginning June 9 and ending today, the workshops were held at Lee Hunter School for artists in kindergarten through second grade and at the Middle School for third through seventh graders. Beth Thomas is the teacher for the younger artists, while the older ones are being taught by Sheila Bohannon.