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Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Looking Back 4/17

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Miss Eleanor McClure of Sikeston was chosen as first maid at the University of Missouri Savitar Queen contest. It is a contest to find a beauty for the university's yearbook.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Gen. Maxwell Taylor will fly into Sikeston at 5 p.m. for a speaking appearance tonight. He will speak at the Chamber of Commerce Man of the Year Banquet at 6:30 p.m. at the Armory.

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SIKESTON - Kenneth Dement of Sikeston was appointed by President Johnson as government appeal agent for Selective Service Board 115 Scott County. Dement will serve as an unbiased person when a registrant wants to appeal his selective service classification.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Over 200 persons attended Friday night's salute to country singer O.B. McClinton at the Double Nickel. Sponsored by the Delta Area Blind and the crew of the Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Center Telethon, the event was held to help raise funds for McClinton. The singer, who has cancer, assisted in all of the CP Center telethons until his illness kept him from appearing this year.

SIKESTON - Missouri Delta Medical Center has announced the appointment of Renee Young as director of public relations.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Derek Robertson, a sophomore at Sikeston Senior High School, will be representing Sikeston in the Lion's Club East/West All-Star game as a band member.

SIKESTON - Steve McPheeters, executive director of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce, was named Citizen of the Year by the Sikeston Elks Lodge. Harry Holsinger made the presentation.

SIKESTON - Norma Phillips has been chosen as the recipient of the Silver Beaver award, the highest honor bestowed on an adult Boy Scout Council member.