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Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Looking Back 1/10

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

60 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs dropped two games at Oran the other night. Sikeston lost the first 29-28 and the B team game 23-19.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - John W. Davis, a post office employee, was elected president of the Scott County unit of the American Cancer Society Wednesday at the Holiday Inn. Davis, who has served as county and city chairman of the cancer drive in 11 years of affiliation, succeeds Dr. G.W. Weathers.

MINER - The Housing and Urban Development Department in Washington, D.C., has approved a $163,000 loan to Miner for municipal water system improvements.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - How lucky can ya get? You go trudging throughout life trying to meet those ends when suddenly your number comes up, the ship comes in or the pot you discover has a rainbow attached to it. But that is all yesterday's news to Jim Boley. "It's getting to be old hat with this winning," the Sikeston resident said. "I'm more surprised every time I win. When I start expecting it is when it's not any fun." He was the $9,000 winner in the recent Swift-

Eckrich Inc. Sausage Sweepstakes.

10 years ago

PORTAGEVILLE - Amy Simpson of Portageville is one of 380 alumni across America who will attend the Fourth Quadrennial Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference Jan. 16-21 in Washington D.C. She will also attend the swearing in of the President of the United States and will witness the Inaugural Parade as the President and First Lady proceed from the Capitol to the White House.

SIKESTON - The Scott County Central eighth grade boys basketball team captured first place in the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament. Coach for the Scott Central Braves is Todd Porter.