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Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Looking Back 7-30

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

60 years ago

July 30, 1948

SIKESTON - Jim Sidwell, Sikeston real estate broker, announced today that he is now associated with the Perma Stone Company of Sikeston.

40 years ago

July 30, 1968

SIKESTON - Phillip Barkett, 118 W. Wakefield Ave., has been named to the Dean's List at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. Barkett, a sophomore in the college of engineering, earned a 3.921 grade point average.

20 years ago

July 30, 1988

EAST PRAIRIE - East Prairie's Richard Gregory is not a "Mr. T" or Arnold Schwarzenegger type. The 44 year-old East Prairie police chief is not a muscle bound body guard, but more like a weekend chauffeur on volunteer basis for Charleston gubernatorial candidate Betty Hearnes. "I've known Betty and (former two-term Gov.) Warren Hearnes since the early 1950s," said Gregory.

10 years ago

July 30, 1998

SIKESTON - For the past five days Southeast Missouri has gotten some much needed rain. Using the tires at the Sports Complex during a shower Tuesday as cover are Ross Lasater, Brittany Phillips and Aaron Shoaf.

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SIKESTON - Austin Littleton, 7, says the evening's cooler temperatures make it a perfect time to get out and play. Austin spent Sunday evening playing at the playground at the Sikeston Middle School.