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Looking Back 3/16

Friday, March 16, 2007

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Gov. Phil M. Donnelly will be in Sikeston this week to attend the Jefferson Day banquet at the National Guard Armory, where he will introduce former Governor Robert Kerr, speaker of the event.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The high school student council will sponsor a Mile of Pennies drive tomorrow for the Easter Seal Campaign. Council members will have stations set up from 1-5 p.m. downtown.

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SIKESTON - An Eagles Lodge will be formed when State Secretary S.P. Krokovich of the Kansas City Eagles order comes to Sikeston April 2 to take applications for new members.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Steve Forbis has been elected president of the board of directors of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce. Executive officers were also elected. Other officers elected were Charlie Scott, first vice president; Howard Gipson, second vice president; and Cindy Seabaugh, secretary/treasurer.

NEW MADRID - Items addressed by the City Council Monday evening included: Fred Copeland presented a drawing of an archery range he would like to see constructed. The council approved a bid of $2.50 per dog for vaccination and licensing from Malden Veterinary Clinic for the annual pet vaccination clinic.

10 years ago

CHARLESTON - Larry White recently opened a second Drug, Alcohol Deliverance Center, this one located in Charleston. Dedicated to his brother Nathaniel White, who was killed by a drug addict in St. Louis, and his niece Marsha Taylor, who was struck down by a drunk driver, the facility is located at 206 W. Marshall in Charleston.

SIKESTON - Morgan Cashmer, daughter of Bill and Wanda Cashmer of Sikeston, was named queen of the Miss Winter Princess Pageant for ages 10 to 23 months. The event was conducted March 8 at the River Birch Mall.