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Looking Back 1-16

Friday, January 16, 2009

60 years ago

Jan. 16, 1949

SIKESTON - The Junior American Legion Auxiliary met Monday evening at the Legion Home and during the business session voted to donate $25 to the Missouri Delta Community Hospital and $10 to the Hospital Insulin and Therapy Fund to be used in Veterans hospitals.

40 years ago

Jan. 16, 1969

SIKESTON - Shareholders of Sikeston Industrial Development Company will meet at 7:30 p.m. next Wednesday in the city administration building to elect seven directors for three-year terms. Officers for 1969 will be chosen from among the directors elected. The outgoing president of the SIDC is Frank Ferrell.

20 years ago

Jan. 16, 1989

SIKESTON - Richard Giles, principal of Lee Hunter School, celebrated his 50th birthday Friday. Students dressed in traditional 1950s clothing to mark the occasion. Giles has taught and served as an administrator in the Sikeston School District for 27 years.

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EAST PRAIRIE - Congratulations to Mandy Blumenberg. She was recently named to the Team America in the junior high division for cheerleaders.

10 years ago

Jan. 16, 1999

SIKESTON - It's never easy stepping into someone else's shoes, but Chuck Martin seems to be managing just fine. For the past two and a half weeks he's been busy learning names, settling into his new environment and forming a trust with his staff. Not a bad start for the new director for the Kenny Rogers Cerebral Center.

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BLOOMFIELD - Associate Judge Steve Mitchell, who presides over the 35th Circuit Court Division 3 in Bloomfield, was named to the Judicial Education Committee by an order of the Missouri Supreme Court.