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Looking Back 8-21

Thursday, August 21, 2008

60 years ago

Aug. 21, 1948

SIKESTON - Sikeston students will return to school on Sept. 7, according to Superintendent Van Bibber.

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SIKESTON - Electa Shankler, daughter of Edna Shankler and granddaughter of Mrs. John O'Hara, returned to Sikeston last Friday after receiving her discharge in New York City from the Army Exchange Service.

40 years ago

Aug. 21, 1968

DEXTER - Jamie Sue Carney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Carney, was named Little Miss Dexter Friday night at the high school auditorium. First runner-up was Debbie Purcell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Purcell. Second runner-up was Kimberly Worley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Worley.

20 years ago

Aug. 21, 1988

SIKESTON - Bill O'Guin was the winner of The Daily Standard's Kodak Snapshot Awards competition. O'Guin received a Kodak 35-mm camera for his efforts from Don Alexander, publisher/general manager of The Daily Standard. O'Guin's photo of a cardinal in a snow-covered tree won first place in the competition and will be entered along with five other local photos in the international contest.

10 years ago

Aug. 21, 1998

SIKESTON - Gail Groves of East Prairie was recently announced as the winner of a $200 shopping spree given away by the Standard Democrat. Presenting her with the award is Chadd James with the Standard Democrat.

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SIKESTON - It's not just trying to find someone to watch your child for a few hours after school until you get off work that's the problem, it's also finding someone trustworthy. These are concerns many working parents deal with but the YMCA's After-School Child Care Program is the answer many parents have been looking for. The children say they like the program, too.