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Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Looking Back 11-24

Monday, November 24, 2008

60 years ago

Nov. 24, 1948

MATTHEWS - Mr. and Mrs. Ancil Brown of Matthews are parents of a boy born today.

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LILBOURN - Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hampton of Lilbourn are parents of a baby girl born today.

40 years ago

Nov. 24, 1968

SIKESTON - The Rev. Hugh Smith, Southern Baptist missionary, will speak at the First Baptist Church Sunday to begin Foreign Missions Week.

20 years ago

Nov. 24, 1988

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Junior High School held an honors banquet recently for eighth and ninth grade students who made the honor roll. Approximately 400 people attended.

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SIKESTON - Mothers and daughters were served punch by Joan Moss at a Girl Scout 6 Star Neighborhood Cotton Boll Council fundraiser for the Juliette Low World Friendship Fund, a charity organization. More than $600 was raised from the ticket sales.

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NEW MADRID - New Madrid County Central will play a team from the Dallas area on Saturday night.

10 years ago

Nov. 24, 1998

SIKESTON - The Sikeston 8th and 9th grade boys basketball squads opened their season on Monday at the Sikeston Field House against Cape Central's junior high. The 8th grade team won the opener by routing the Tigers 56-28 while the 9th grade fell to Cape 46-35 in the nightcap.

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BENTON - The Kelly Lady Hawks basketball team gave Curt Finley his first win as their head coach last night defeating the Delta Lady Bobcats 52-41 in a conference match up. Kelly's leading scorers were Marissa Essner with 19 and Aubrey Burford with 12. The Lady Hawks were 8-20 (40 percent) from the free-throw line.