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Looking Back 9/10

Sunday, September 10, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Allen Stuart Crites left Friday for Fayette, where he will attend Central College.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - S.F. Duckworth talked about attendance to the Rotary Club last night at its meeting in the Holiday Inn. He explained the advantages of attending other Rotary meetings and how attendance helped achieve Rotary goals.

SIKESTON - Joel A. Montgomery, chairman of the board of the First National Bank, announced the election of John E. Moll as director of the First National Bank. Moll was recently president of Malone and Hyde Inc.

20 years ago

Sept. 10, 1986

CHARLESTON - Revisions for obtaining liquor licenses and mobile home permits, opening of sanitation bids and funding of a Community Development Block Grant dominated action taken Tuesday evening by the City Council.

SIKESTON - After lengthy discussion, the R-6 Board of Education accepted health, multi-peril and earthquake insurance with the stipulation that modifications could be made before Oct. 1.

CHAFFEE - The Sikeston Bulldog volleyball team fell to 1-1 Tuesday, losing to unseeded Cape Central in the SEMO Conference Tournament's first round.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The "Jarvis Points Challenge" leader, Glen Nunn of East Prairie, pulled ahead this weekend at the Sikeston Dragstrip. Nunn was the super pro winner, making this his fourth first place win of the season in the "Jarvis Points Challenge."

PORTAGEVILLE - Despite sticky fingers and runny noses, the best part of his job, said Lloyd Little, are the hugs he gets from the youngest students in the Portageville School District. "There are plenty of hugs. If one kid hugs you then 50 hug you," he said. Little took over as the district's superintendent July 1, replacing John Thomas, who retired.