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Looking Back 9-12

Friday, September 12, 2008

60 years ago

Sept. 12, 1948

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Victor McCoy of Sikeston are parents of a son born Sept. 11. Twin boys were born on Sept. 11 to Mr. and Mrs. Valley Kimbral of Matthews and Mr. and Mrs. Dolan Uthoff of Canalou are parents of a son born yesterday.

40 years ago

Sept. 12, 1968

BERNIE - Ann Merick will appear on the Ted Mack Amateur Hour on CBS television at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Miss Merick, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Merick of Bernie, is trying for her second win.

20 years ago

Sept. 12, 1988

CHARLESTON - Community Betterment judges visited East Prairie Monday afternoon and expressed appreciation for the downtown revitalization efforts. Touring the city were Marsha Bain of Moberly; and A.C. Lasher of Marshall; CB judges; and Tony Knipp, business retention coordinator with the Department of Economic Development in Jefferson City, who was traveling with the judges to the various cities.

10 years ago

Sept. 12, 1998

SIKESTON - The United Way of Sikeston officially began its fund drive on Thursday to raise $85,000. The money will be divided among 20 agencies throughout the area. Judy Beggs is serving as chairman of this year's fund drive.

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SIKESTON - Eloise E. Smith recently won a Winchester 24k Gold Model 94 30-30 rifle which was raffled by the Scott County Emergency Management Agency.

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MINER - The city of Miner is now the home of six new businesses with more to come. The businesses are: Davis Communications, owner Don Davis; Max-Out Fitness Center, owner Don Davis; Ryder Truck Rental, owner Ellen Davis; South Point Compressor Inc., owner Mark Lewis and Jeff Kidd; R&R Enterprises, owner Gayle Rettig; and Mark's Heating and Air, owner Mark Fitzpatrick.