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Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014

Looking Back 12/31

Sunday, December 31, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Dr. Leo H. Schnurbusch, formerly of Sikeston, has located at Marshall for the purpose of starting his practice, chiropractic surgery.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Most residents will have two days to ponder their New Year's resolutions before returning to work Tuesday, since Monday is a holiday. City, state, as well as retail stores and shops in the Sikeston area will close and observe the holiday. No mail deliveries will be made.


SIKESTON - Clear to partly cloudy with little temperature change will issue in the new year for Sikeston. No snow or rain is predicted.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Area law enforcement officials will be on the alert tonight as residents celebrate the arrival of 1987. A spokesman with the highway patrol advises all drivers to stay off the roads unless you have to and if you do, drive defensively. Sikeston Department of Public Safety Capt. Joe Sebourn also advises drivers to be alert as the DPS will have extra patrolmen on duty.

10 years ago

ST. LOUIS - He's got a smile you can just hear over the phone. Edgar Desmond Lee, 1996 "St. Louis Man of the Year," may rub elbows with the rich and famous but he's Sikeston-born and proud of it. After a lifetime of work and success, Lee's quest now is to make a difference with his fortune by giving it away. According to a special section published by the St. Louis Post Dispatch on Sunday, this is the reason he was chosen for the honor.


SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Armour are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. Armour and the former Mary Lou Weeks were married Dec. 31, 1946 in Sikeston, at the home of the Rev. E.D. Owens, then pastor of the First Baptist Church of Sikeston.