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Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Looking Back 10/12

Thursday, October 12, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - At the Malone Theater today, "Searching Wind" with Robert Young and Anne Baxter. At the Rex, "Abbott and Costello in Hollywood."

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Volunteer Fire Department received two calls within a half hour late this morning. A farm house in McMullin was burned to the ground and a house on Felker Street was completely gutted.


SIKESTON - The United Fund drive has collected $7,253 in cash and pledges, Jewell Allen, secretary said.


SIKESTON - The harvest is in full swing in Scott, New Madrid, Mississippi and Stoddard counties. Yields from crops vary from one section to another. Rainfall has varied as much as a third within Mississippi and New Madrid counties, for example.

20 years ago

Oct. 12, 1986

SIKESTON - A different kind of fashion show, titled "Yesterday's Fashions: 1840 to 1920" will be presented this evening at 7 p.m. at Ramada Inn of Sikeston. The event is sponsored by Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce Promotion Committee. Door prizes will be awarded.


MARSTON - Voting was completed this morning by striking members of Local 7686 of the United Steelworkers of America on a proposed agreement between the union and Noranda Aluminum Inc.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The winner of $500,000 has still not been located and all of Sikeston is anxiously awaiting to see who the newest lottery winner will be. Southside One Stop, 1157 S. Main, sold the winning ticket for the Oct. 5 drawing but hasn't had anyone claim the winnings - yet.


MARION, Ill. - The Sikeston Bulldogs got rabid on the Marion Wildcats on Friday night. The Wildcats just weren't too wilds, as Sikeston rolled through all four quarters, winning 47-27.