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Looking Back 10-07

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

60 years ago

Oct. 7, 1948

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. William Marsh moved last week from 109 Stoddard St. to 231 William St.

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SIKESTON - The Sadler Grocery Store, 221 E. Center St., went back under the ownership of Mr. and Mrs. Sadler this morning, according to Sadler.

40 years ago

Oct. 7, 1968

CHARLESTON - Mrs. Manford Cox was named Woman of the Year last night at the third annual banquet sponsored by the Business and Professional Women's Club. Mrs. Omni Brewer was named Honorary Woman of the Year.

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MATTHEWS - The Matthews High School Student Council attended the 23rd annual district convention of the Southeast Missouri Confederation of Student Councils Oct. 5 at Charleston.

20 years ago

Oct. 7, 1988

SIKESTON - Ray Niswonger was one of 10 bicyclists who showed up for the start of Saturday's Cystic Fibrosis Bike-A-Thon at the Recreation Complex. The rider rode a half-mile course for up to 3 1/2 hours to raise money for CF research.

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JEFFERSON CITY - Gubernatorial candidates hit on education themes Friday as John Ashcroft proposed a plan to help high school graduates go on to college and Betty Hearnes said Republicans are to blame for many of higher education's problems.

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SIKESTON - The Bank of Sikeston boosted the United Way Fund drive with a donation of more than $3,000 from bank employees to Mark Walker, chairman of this year's UW Fund.

10 years ago

Oct. 7, 1998

SIKESTON - Brian Henson is the newest member of the 300 Club at the Sikeston Bowling Center. Henson bowled his perfect game Sept. 24 at the Center. For the perfect game he received $300 from the 300 Club sponsors: Danny's Small Engine, Woods Plumbing, R & B Glass and House of Color.