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Looking Back 10-06

Monday, October 6, 2008

60 years ago

Oct. 6, 1948

SIKESTON - The Sadler Grocery Store, 221 E. Center St., has been sold and is now being operated by Mr. and Mrs. V.T. Crowe of Sikeston.

40 years ago

Oct. 6, 1968

NEW MADRID - Chosen best entry in the American Legion 18th Annual Fall Festival parade Tuesday night was the float "South of the Border" with Tommy Fowler, Beth Fowler and Shaun Shanks.

20 years ago

Oct. 6, 1988

SIKESTON - Barton's of Sikeston, 311 E. Malone, is tearing down its old building to make room for about 20 parking spaces. The new building, directly behind the old one, is 9,000 square feet of retail space. Also constructed was 11,000 square feet of storage and warehouse space. There will be 48 parking spaces on the side of the building.

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SIKESTON - Carolyn Lee, the composing foreman, and Carl Simmons, a pressman have been employed by The Daily Standard for 20 and 21 years respectively. "It's a friendly atmosphere here. I take a lot of pride in what we do," said Lee. "We try to please everybody," said Simmons. "The Standard has been very good to me over the years."

10 years ago

Oct. 6, 1998

SIKESTON - The Department of Public Safety reported a burglary from a Sikeston Light and Water substation located at 315 N. West St. Stolen from a company truck was a cooler, valued at $20; two drive socket sets, valued at $50; and an oxygen tank bag and gauges, valued at $100.