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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Looking Back 3/15

Thursday, March 15, 2007

60 years ago

SIKESTON - During the past several week, $51,500 in applications for building permits have been filed with the city clerk's office.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Forty seniors will make their final appearance in the high school concert choir Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Junior High School auditorium.

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SIKESTON - William S. Huff was elected president of the Chamber of Commerce at a noon reorganization meeting of the board of directors at the Rustic Rock Inn. He succeeds Ray Clinton.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Scott Central basketball players Terry Blissett and Terry Bell accepted the Missouri 1A Championship trophy Saturday night from Jerry Waddle, Kelly superintendent and area representative to the Missouri State High School Activities Association Board of Control.

SIKESTON - Members and guests of the Cotton Boll Area Girl Scout Council dedicated the President's Hall Sunday at the council office in Sikeston. A ceremony at 2 p.m., followed by a reception for the public, was conducted at the office at 201 N. New Madrid St. Among the guest speakers was the current council president, Cindy Weber of Steele.

10 years ago

NEW MADRID - Jaime Davis, a senior at New Madrid County Central High School, will be honored Thursday by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Jefferson City as one of 15 recipients of the 1997 Missouri Award for Outstanding Achievement in Citizenship.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston football program will drop from 5A to 4A in the 1998-99 season. Although they will have the same conference, district will change dramatically. For years, Sikeston has barely qualified for 5A, pitting them against the largest schools in the state. Sikeston will be the biggest school on the block, with a school enrollment of 1,181.