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Looking Back 12-5

Friday, December 5, 2008

60 years ago

Dec. 5, 1948

SIKESTON - Twenty-six Scott County men have been notified to report to Cape Girardeau for their examinations Dec. 8. Sikestonians include Glen F. Clark, Emory Oliver, L.D. Crawford and Charles J. Green.

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SIKESTON - Judge and Mrs. T.F. Henry held open house at their home this afternoon in observance of their 50th wedding anniversary and Henry's birthday.

40 years ago

Dec. 5, 1968

SIKESTON - Two members of the Missouri Delta Community Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary were presented 15-year service pins last night during the annual recognition banquet at the Holiday Inn. Lillian Acord and Gladys Lewis, both of Sikeston, received the honor.

20 years ago

Dec. 5, 1988

SIKESTON - The Sikeston City Council may sign a lease agreement with Union Pacific Railroad about the train depot if more negotiations can secure a financial recovery clause in case the railroad terminates their contract. If the council signs a lease agreement, the city would only own title to the depot, not the land underneath it.

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SIKESTON - Tina Grantham and her baby boy of Sikeston were released from Missouri Delta Medical Center.

10 years ago

Dec. 5, 1998

ORAN - Gideon's upset run in the 43rd Annual Oran Invitational Tournament came to a screeching halt in the finals on Friday night, as the top-seeded Kelly Hawks lived up to their billing by cruising to an uncontested 72-56 win.

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SIKESTON - Don Huey, owner and studio director of Scandals, worked with the Botanical Research Laboratories of Miami to develop and package a new line of hair products, Don Huey Self Indulgence. The line includes an entire range of hair care products including shampoo, conditioner and gels.