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Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Looking Back 11-2

Sunday, November 2, 2008

60 years ago

Nov. 2, 1948

SIKESTON - Scat-back Dicky Young sparked the Sikeston Bulldogs in the fourth quarter rally which carried to a rousing 20-7 victory over the Cape Central Tigers last night.

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SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sitzes of Sikeston are parents of a son born today.

40 years ago

Nov. 2, 1968

CHARLESTON - Fred DeField won the representative seat in the 158th district vacated this year by David Rolwing. DeField won over his opponent Frank Carter of East Prairie.

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BLOOMFIELD - A proposed Stoddard County health center requiring a two-thirds majority vote for the imposition of a none mill tax was defeated in the general election.

20 years ago

Nov. 2, 1988

SIKESTON - The Sikeston City Council today asked why security guards are not patrolling the Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation's homeless shelter past 10 p.m. Sikeston Director of Public Safety Mike Phelan said that to his knowledge, no calls have come in about shelter residents bothering neighbors.

10 years ago

Nov. 2, 1998

SIKESTON - Geraldine Byassee of East Prairie was the winner of $5,000 from the Sikeston Eagles Club and Auxiliary. Byassee's name was drawn during the Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Center Walk and Auction.

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BENTON - Strong support from school and community resulted in a successful book fair for Kelly Elementary. The event earned $917.80. More than 210 parents attended and through the Classroom Wish List program, 70 books were purchased for classroom libraries.