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Looking Back 5/26

Friday, May 26, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Will W. Horton, city editor of the Sikeston Daily Standard, has been appointed Savings Bonds Committee Chairman for Scott County.

SIKESTON - The Scott Gin Company has announced plans to construct a new warehouse on part of out block number 34. The estimated cost is $10,000.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - A capacity crowd was present to witness the 65th annual commencement exercises for the Sikeston High School, held at the outdoor auditorium last night. There were 231 seniors who marched from the high school to the band shell stage where they participated in their last high school performance. The two outstanding seniors honored were Patty Lewis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Lewis and Phillip Barkett Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Barkett Sr.

LEMAY - The Sikeston High School Bulldogs ended their season here yesterday afternoon with a 10-2 won-loss record. Ritenour High School handed the 'Dogs a 10-0 drubbing and sent them home after they had advanced to the semifinals of the Missouri High School Activities Association Baseball Tournament.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - A number of Springfest '86 T-shirts remain available according to Sikeston Chamber of Commerce and Springfest '86 Committee. Because of the tornado and consistent rainfall that hampered Springfest, the shirts now have a new screen. The back of the shirts have been printed with "I Survived Springfest '86" courtesy of the Knot Hole in Sikeston.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston Sophomore Matt Jones attended the International Science Fair competition in Tucson, Ariz., May 4-11 with project titled, "Plant Eco-Physiology Crassulacean Acid Metabolism." At the event he competed against students from around the world.