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Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Looking Back 1-12

Monday, January 12, 2009

60 years ago

Jan. 12, 1949

SIKESTON - Pupils of Mrs. O.T. Elder's music class will be heard in four upcoming recitals at Tanner Street Church of God.

40 years ago

Jan. 12, 1969

DEXTER - Kindle B. "Bud" Davis, one of Dexter's most dynamic civic leaders, was named the city's Man of the Year last night. Davis received the award from Leonard Rehg, manager of the Cape Girardeau Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. office.

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CHAFFEE - The city is operating with a quickly organized six-man volunteer fire department under a new chief whose recent appointment brought about the resignation of most of the 12 members of the former volunteer unit.

20 years ago

Jan. 12, 1989

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Jaycees donated $750 to both the Sikeston Rescue Mission and the Nutrition Program. The donations were a part of the $7,000 donation to the Sikeston United Way. Present for the donations were Joe Blanton; Marlene Kruger of the Sikeston Rescue Mission; Bobbie White of the Nutrition Program; and David Teachout.

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BENTON - It's getting to be crunch time in the 1989 Scott-Mississippi Girls Basketball Tournament. Top-seeded Scott County Central advanced to both the varsity and junior varsity grand finals.

10 years ago

Jan. 12, 1999

SIKESTON - The Missouri Department of Transportation has approximately 70,000 signs posted on state roadways throughout the department's 14-county Southeast District, and keeping them free of vandalism and theft is a continual problem. Recently the theft of signs has been on the increase on state roadways, causing problems for drivers and taxpayers.

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NEW MADRID - The Jackson Lady Indians took home another victory last night defeating New Madrid County Central 66-43 on their home court. Jackson pulled into first place in the SEMO Conference with the Cape Central Lady Tigers and gave NMCC their first league loss.