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Looking Back 9-26

Friday, September 26, 2008

60 years ago

Sept. 26, 1948

SIKESTON - The Little Shop, a child's apparel shop owned and operated by Harriet Little and her mother, Mamie Hefley, will open for business Friday in quarters formerly occupied by Fae's Enchanted Cottage, 216 Hunter St.

40 years ago

Sept. 26, 1968

SIKESTON - Plans to construct a data processing center in Sikeston to serve Southeast Missouri were announced today by the Southeast Missouri Computer Service Inc.

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SIKESTON - Kathy Matthews, 17-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Matthews, is The Daily Standard's Calendar Girl for September.

20 years ago

Sept. 26, 1988

SIKESTON - The transition from fifth to sixth grades is one of the greatest adjustments students make. Heather Brooks, daughter of Lee and Sue Brooks, believes Middle School has been a big change. "I had trouble finding my classrooms even with a map." Andy Breedlove said the work is harder in sixth grade because there are more assignments to do. "You have to get used to changing classes." On the first day, he had to carry all his books around because he couldn't get his locker open.

10 years ago

Sept. 26, 1998

SIKESTON - The Rev. Gary Zook assumed pastoral duties at the Illinois Avenue General Baptist Church on Sept. 6. He and his wife, Barbara, are from Sikeston.

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SIKESTON - The National Guard Family Day was conducted Sept. 20 at the Sikeston City Park. Company C of the 1140th Engineer Battalion from Sikeston, Portageville and Charleston invited Guardsmen and their family to the afternoon of fun and games.