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Looking Back 1/15

Monday, January 15, 2007

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Bill Kuykendall, who has been office manager for Fabick Bros. Equipment Co., will resign his position in February.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Gene Nunnelee, funeral director, was elected president of the Southeast Missouri Funeral Directors Association for 1967.

SIKESTON - Fred T. Wilkinson of Jefferson City, director of corrections, will speak Friday night at the Junior Chamber of Commerce distinguished service awards and bosses night banquet.

20 years ago

Jan. 15, 1987

MINER - Terry C. Conn of Webco Management Company Inc. has announced construction of phase one of Broadmere, a 64-unit luxury retirement facility in Miner. The facility will serve as a residential alternative for Missouri's high percentage of retirees over the age of 60.

SIKESTON - David O'Neal, manager of Huck's Convenience Store, 530 S. Main St., told Sikeston Department of Public Safety authorities Wednesday that 2,000 Missouri lottery tickets were stolen from the business sometime between 3 p.m. on Tuesday and 8:14 a.m. on Wednesday. The lottery tickets have been declared void and cannot be redeemed.

10 years ago

BENTON - Scott County Commissioners have begun the yearly chore of analyzing the county's budget and setting the spending limit for each office. One concern commissioners have is Sheriff Bill Ferrell's budget. The sheriff is requesting $200,000 more this year over last year's budgeted figure.

SIKESTON - Taking into account the safety of newspaper carriers, today's edition of the Standard-Democrat will be delayed in most circulation areas due to Tuesday night's ice storm. Today's edition will be delivered and readers are asked to be patient with any delays which may occur.