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Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Looking Back 1-4

Sunday, January 4, 2009

60 years ago

Jan. 4, 1949

SIKESTON - The Oran Eagles sent Sikeston down to its first home defeat of the cage season, 45 to 38 last night.

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SIKESTON - The Rev. Gayle Jackson, pastor and founder of the First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston, announced today that he was resigning here to enter evangelistic work for his organization.

40 years ago

Jan. 4, 1969

SIKESTON - R.D.Clayton, Sikeston real estate promoter, was named chairman of the Sikeston Chamber of Commerce committee to hire a new Chamber manager today, president C.L. Blanton II announced.

20 years ago

Jan. 4, 1989

SIKESTON - Scott Skinner, 18, sees the world from the enforcement side of the law. The Sikeston High School senior rides with Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers on patrol. He is one of 10 in the DPS cadet program. "The program helps young people become better aware of what police do," said Community Relations Officer Rick Toon.

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NEW MADRID - Larry Rost, Ward 1 councilman, has filed for re-election in the April 4 election.

10 years ago

Jan. 4, 1999

SIKESTON - Charles Edwards Nichols III was the first child born in the new year at Sikeston's Missouri Delta Medical Center, arriving at 10:48 a.m. Jan. 1. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 19.5 inches long. His mother is Lafonda Jackson of East St. Louis.

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SIKESTON - The Senior Lifestyles Unit of Missouri Delta Medical Center will hold its second meeting of the Alzheimer's Association Care Givers Support Group at 2 p.m. It will take place in the Coleman Room of MDMC.

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SIKESTON - The Knights Hockey League would like to know if any hockey fans in interested in playing for them. The team has had a great year so far and will start back up in January.