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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking Back 5/30

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Miss Mary Emma Donnel is entertaining this Thursday evening with a shower complimenting bride-elect Miss Maureen Blanton.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The Lions Club was told last night it is the ninth oldest club among Lions organizations in Missouri, chartered in 1922.

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SIKESTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary collected $145 selling poppies and the American Legion Auxiliary collected $215.40. The money will be used to aid needy veterans and their families.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Happy Birthday to the Bank of Sikeston. It is a century old this year. "We're very delighted to celebrate our centennial and we plan to be here another 100 years," said Rick Adams, president of the bank. The bank started operation in August 1887, in a frame store building at the corner of Front and New Madrid streets in a room 20-by-30-feet.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - For over three decades he has been a valued fixture at the Sikeston Post Office, ready to offer customers a friendly smile, a kind word and a mail-oriented suggestion or two. But nothing stays the same forever and Joe Nabors is moving on, saying goodbye to the local post office with mixed emotions. He was sworn in as post master of the Scott City Post Office on Wednesday by Frank King, district manager of Post Office operations.

STEELE - The Kelly Hawks erupted after Bradley Kolwyck crossed the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning of Thursday's sectional game against South Pemiscot. With the 5-4 win, Kelly made history, being the first team to make it to the quarter-finals in the school's history. "This team has made history at Kelly High School and we're not through. This is a great group and we are having the times of our lives with it," said head coach Mike Scott.