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Looking Back 2/8

Thursday, February 8, 2007

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Harry Bartholomew, a candidate for alderman from Ward 4, has been the first to file for the city council election April 1.

40 years ago

MINER - An unprotected electrical wire set fire to a stack of hay outside the M&M Grain Co., Highway 60 East, in Miner Wednesday afternoon. No damage was caused to the building.

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BENTON - The attorney for Harold Hahn in the contest of election of Aubrey Michael as county collector today filed an appeal with the Scott County clerk to have the case heard before the Supreme Court.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - A long agenda is planned for the R-6 Board of Education meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at G building of Sikeston High School. A tour of the facility will follow the meeting. Items requiring attention include: certification of the Feb. 3 election results; acceptance of Janet Hough Elders' resignation; approval of 1987-88 school calendar (resolution to adopt agriculture exemption from 1987-88); and request for authorization to solicit bids for buses for 1987-88 school year.

10 years ago

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Clay Evans of Sikeston will play a traveling salesman and is a member of the dance chorus in Meredith Wilson's "Music Man' on Feb. 28 at Southeast Missouri State University. The son of J.C. and Jane Evans of Sikeston, he is a junior at Southeast, majoring in English education. Neal E. Boyd, also of Sikeston, will play Jacey Squires, owner of the livery stable. A junior majoring in music performance and speech communications at Southeast, he is the son of Esther Boyd of Sikeston. Boyd is vice-president of Student Government, a member of the University Choir and Choral Union and was winner of the 1996 National Association of Teachers of Singing award.