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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Looking Back 12/26

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Sikeston's High School Bulldogs dropped two games to the Cape Central Tigers. The A team lost 37-27 while the B team suffered a 19-15 defeat.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - A hazardous driving warning was issued for Southeast Missouri this morning as rain fell with temperatures near freezing. Friday, four inches of snow fell, enough to give Sikeston a white Christmas.


SIKESTON - City Manager Raymert Miller said he received notice from the Department of Defense and that it filed motion to intervene on behalf of Blytheville, Ark., in the Civil Aeronautics Board hearing in February in Oklahoma City. This means the DOD is interested in commercial air service to Blytheville and wants to be heard.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - The Eagles Club in Sikeston once again this year assisted those in need, delivering food baskets on Sunday. About 200 baskets were delivered this year.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Local law enforcement personnel report a rather uneventful holiday with no serious injuries and no fatalities for the area. "We were very fortunate and short of a few minor fender-benders on the icy bridges, we had nothing serious to report," said Lt. Jim McNiell, commander at the Missouri State Highway Patrol Satellite Station.


CAPE GIRARDEAU (SMNS) - Instead of "Up on the rooftop, click, click, click, on Christmas Eve at one Cape Girardeau restaurant it was "In through the window, smash, crash, bash," as a confused deer got trapped in Bessie's Smorgasbord. "It was truly amazing," said Dale Hendrix, who saw the deer launch herself through the window. "I saw it running across the street and it got into the parking lot and all of a sudden it went right through the glass."