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Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Looking Back 6/8

Thursday, June 8, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Malone Theater June 28, "Blue Dahlia," with Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake. Rex, "Crimson Canary" with Noah Barry Jr. and Lois Collier, plus "Come Out Fighting."

40 years ago

WASHINGTON D.C. - Information was released from U.S. Sen. Stuart Symington's office today that final approval has been made for a $219,717 federal grant for the Sikeston Regional Diagnostic and Evaluation Center.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Rick Miller pulled into third base after slapping a lead off triple in Sikeston's Legion baseball game with Imperial Sunday. Miller scored all three runs to help his teammates win their opener 3-2.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The 1995-96 Student Council Outstanding Members of the Year are: Nicole Harris, Dannette Todt, and Ellie Miller. Sponsors include Bob Limbaugh and Bonnie Stewart.

BENTON - At the Robbins farm, the crop is in the ground but it won't be harvested for another eight years. This is a fiber farm, engineered by the Westvaco Paper and Pulp Company. "The basic purpose of this farm is to grow trees fast for the paper mill," explained Jim Baer, North Area Superintendent for the mill. Beginning operation here April 15, this is the first farm of this type in the middle of the United States, though other companies have used this concept in Washington and Oregon.

SIKESTON - An estimated 1,143 student in grades K-12 are attending Sikeston Public Schools' summer school this year, which began June 3 and will conclude June 25.