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Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Looking Back 6/5

Monday, June 5, 2006

60 years ago

SIKESTON - Dellon Garner, for the past eight years agent for the Dixie Greyhound Bus Line in Sikeston, resigned and left his position Thursday.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - Monday, 190 Girl Scouts begin understanding a better knowledge of skills in camping outdoors and living close to nature as they open their week-long camping program. Mrs. John Doggett, director of the Brownie Camp, said the 96 girls in that group are holding sessions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at Clayton Park in preparation of the event.

20 years ago

SCOTT COUNTY - Scott County had the lowest unemployment rate of the four county area during April. Figures for that month, which were just released by the State Department of Labor, show that Scott County had an unemployment rate of 6.9 percent compared to 8 percent one month ago and 8.1 percent for April of 1985.

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SCOTT CITY - Laurie Nimmo, 17, daughter of Margaret and Jerry Nimmo of Morehouse, was crowned Miss Heartland at Scott County High School on May 17. The competition consisted of personal interviews, evening gown and sportswear competitions and an interview. The attendants were Leigh Ann Willkens of Gideon, first alternate; Lori Randolph of Gideon, second alternate; Jody Bray of Gideon, third alternate; and Lisa Rogers of Scott City, fourth alternate.

10 years ago

KELSO - The 12th annual Kelso Klassic Invitational baseball tournament is scheduled for Thursday through Sunday at the Kelso City Park. Once again, a highly competitive field will assemble as 16 teams from a four-state area will compete. The Klassic, which has become the premier tournament in Missouri, is loaded with talent and should provide plenty of excitement.