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Looking Back 2/6

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Chester Oldham today authorized the Sikeston Standard to announce that he will be a candidate for alderman from Ward IV. He is the first candidate to announce for alderman in the coming city election.

SIKESTON - With Dick Smith and Bob Porter pacing attacks, the Bulldogs defeated Benton 44-41 in the semifinals Friday night and repeated in the finals against Charleston 43-37 Saturday night to take the Scott-Mississippi Basketball Tournament at Benton.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Ruthie Wilder received a $300 nurses training scholarship to Northwest Missouri State College at Maryville from the Scott County March of Dimes.

20 years ago

CHARLESTON - The recently adopted fiscal year 1988 budget for Mississippi County shows anticipated revenues of $1,827,043 for the coming year when anticipated expenditures are expected to be $1,973,159.07.

NEW MADRID - The New Madrid Historical Museum has received a $1,400 grant from the American Association of Museums. The grant, according to museum officials, will enable them to determine long range goals and work with a professional surveyor.

10 years ago

BENTON - The Rev. Dale Huff and his wife, Vera, will be guests of honor at an open house set from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 8 in recognition of 30 years of service to the congregation of Unity Baptist Church. The public is invited to attend.