Looking Back 5/5

Wednesday, May 5, 2004

60 years ago

MATTHEWS - Pfc. Douglas Hammock left Saturday after spending a 15-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. V.E. Hammock.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - The architectural drawing for the home of Sikeston's newest bank, the Security National, has been released. The building will be located at 625 N. Main St., Highway 61 North and will front 14 feet on the highway and will extend 56 feet.

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SIKESTON - Sikeston's tennis Bulldogs closed out their season here yesterday afternoon by winning their sixth straight match of the season over Poplar Bluff, 4-2. Lewis Conley in the singles and Dennis Barnes and Tom Richey in the doubles have entered the district tennis meet at Cape Girardeau.

20 years ago

SIKESTON - Precision Alignment & Brakes, 110 Branum St., opened its doors to business Monday morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Owners of the business, which offer complete brake service and parts, are Dan and Carol Heaton.

10 years ago

SIKESTON - Carl Heather Glitz, daughter of Tony and Janis Glitz, is the Standard Democrat Calendar Girl for the month of May. A Sikeston Senior High student, her plans after graduation include attending college and majoring in accounting.

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SIKESTON - Mayor Mike Moll recently signed a proclamation designating May 2-6 as National Music Week in Sikeston. Members of the Allegro Music Club were present for the signing. The members were: Ed Cowan, Suzy Johnson and Tamera Adams.

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