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Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

Looking Back 6/10

Sunday, June 10, 2007

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Frank Horne are spending today in Columbia where they are attending the graduation exercises of their granddaughter, Miss Alice Van Horne, where she attends classes.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Bill Burch was chosen as national director of the Junior Chamber of Commerce in installation services Saturday in Columbia. He will serve one year with 300 Jaycees from 50 states on the national board. Burch will represent districts 10, 12 and 13 at state Jaycee functions.

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SIKESTON - Bill Cervantes was elected executive vice president of the Missouri Young Democrats and Tom Gilmore was elected chairman of the 110th District Young Democrats. Their elections were made at a weekend meeting of the league in Kansas City.

20 years ago

CHARLESTON - A request to locate a mobile home at 203 E. Market St. from Carl Scheible was denied at Tuesday evening's City Council session. Denial was made basically due to objections from surrounding property owners.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston R-6 Board of Education honored two of its former members Tuesday afternoon. Dr. Bill Boyce and Dr. Max Heeb were honored for their contributions and time spent on the board in previous years. Both men served nine years on the board.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Kicking off the most important week in Sikeston golf history, the NGA/Hooters Tour opening qualifier kept the greens and fairways full on Monday. Since it was the opening qualifier, amateurs and professionals not associated with the tour were in attendance. The 10 best scores of the day qualified to compete with the 148 NGA/Hooters Tour professionals on Thursday.

SIKESTON - Sikeston High School football camp, for grades 9-12, will be held from 6:30-8:30 a.m. June 9-12 at the Sikeston practice field.