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Looking Back 2/16

Friday, February 16, 2007

60 years ago

BENTON - The financial statement of Scott County, an itemized list of receipts and expenditures, is being published this week. Receipts for the county revenue were $120,895.49 and disbursements $95,576.71, leaving a balance of $15,318.78 for the year ending Dec. 31, 1946.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Panel leaders at a district soil session at the Holiday Inn were Ralph McGill, assistant state conservationist, Columbia; Glenn Patton, county extension director, Charleston; Tom Marshall, field man, agricultural stabilization and conservation service; and W.W. Marshall Jr., state and regional planning commission, Jefferson City.

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PORTAGEVILLE - Linda Sue Workman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.S. Workman of Portageville, was chosen as Miss University of Tennessee, Martin Branch, from 32 candidates.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Most area schools were closed today and drivers were alerted to be especially cautious on the ice-covered and slick roads. Snow continued to fall this morning.

10 years ago

BENTON - Kelly softball-standout Molly McKinney signed a letter of intent to play with Three Rivers Community College of Poplar Bluff recently. Present at the signing were her parents, Michael and Debbie McKinney; Jack Childers and Rhonda Evans, Kelly softball coach.

SIKESTON - U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson was present early today at the Seventh Annual Rural Restoration Conference being held in Sikeston through Tuesday. She presented a letter of commendation to Peter and Mary Myers for their dedication to organizing the conference and in return they presented Emerson with a plaque for her dedication to agriculture.