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Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Looking Back 3/6

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

60 years ago

SIKESTON - The Bulldogs dropped the final game of a Charleston sub-

regional tournament Friday night when the boys lost to Morley, 35-26.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Wayne Woodard has been named chairman of the Scott County American Cancer Society crusade, which opens April 1. The 1967 goal for Scott County is $3,100.

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SIKESTON - The heaviest snowfall of the year blanketed Sikeston and the surrounding area with seven inches of the white stuff. Snow fell continuously from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Jeannie Williams of Sikeston was named Business and Professional Woman's Club Woman of the Year during the 26th annual reception held Thursday evening at Holiday Inn.

DEXTER - Upsets were the story in the first round of the 3A District 1 tournament at Dexter - but not in the semifinals. Top-seeded Charleston upended the No. 5 Caruthersville - which upset East Prairie to get to the semifinals - 57-34.

10 years ago

POPLAR BLUFF - It was a war between size and speed, and size won. On Wednesday night, at the 1997 MSHSAA Class 3A Sectional Tournament in Poplar Bluff. Perryville defeated Charleston, 64-61.

SIKESTON - The annual report for the Sikeston Office of the Missouri Board of Probation and Parole was recently released for 1996. According to District Administrator Martin E. Lingle, the local office is responsible for the three-

county area of Scott, New Madrid and Mississippi. In these counties, there are 1,117 individuals under active supervision at his time, which include 947 probationers and 170 classified as parolees, who are under the supervision of 16 probation and parole officers. Officers in the Sikeston district office have completed 618 investigations.