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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking Back 9/2

Saturday, September 1, 2007

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Bill Shuppert of Sikeston are parents of a daughter born Tuesday night at Sikeston General Hospital.

SIKESTON - Seventy-two members of the Fowler family and their friends were present at the annual Fowler reunion Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Oral Wittaker of Chaffee.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The Daily Standard carriers spent today at the DuQuoin, Ill., state fair. The all-expense paid trip was awarded to the 10 who sold the most subscriptions to the newspaper.

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Butler-Stoddard County 4-H Club youth appeared on the KFVS-TV breakfast show with Fred Boettcher and Les Akers, area youth agent.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Eighth District Congressman Bill Emerson told a gathering of farmers and agricultural leaders at his annual Farm Tour meeting Thursday that good news awaits U.S. cotton growers on the world market, and that farmland prices may have bottomed. Emerson also had breakfast with the group.

PORTAGEVILLE - Preparations have been under way since July for the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association, sponsored by the Portageville Women for Tomorrow. The group has set a goal of $7,000 to be raised during Saturday's events which include a roadblock, children's games, concession stand and live entertainment at the Arkansas Power and Light parking lot on Main Street in Portageville.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - The Rev. and Mrs. Lee Fansler will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Blodgett. Fansler and the former Sylvia Cox were married Sept. 6, 1947, at the home of the Rev. E.D. Owens, then pastor of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston.

CHAFFEE - The Sikeston High School Lady Bulldog tennis team began the season with a big win for their new tennis coach, Suzanne Hart. The Lady Bulldog varsity team brought home a 9-0 shutout over the Chaffee Lady Red Devils. Junior varsity finished the afternoon with a 5-1 win.