Looking Back 3/6

Sunday, March 6, 2005

60 years ago

MORLEY - Pvt. Albert Holt was slightly wounded in France on Jan. 4, according to information from the War Department. He is in a hospital in France. His wife and son reside in Morley.

40 years ago

SIKESTON - L.M. Standley has been appointed by Gov. Warren E. Hearnes as one of six named to the Commission on Higher Education for Missouri, to serve until Oct. 31, 1965.

CHARLESTON - The Charleston R-1 Board of Education announced the appointment of Clinton H. Pope as principal of Charleston High School for the next school year.

20 years ago

BENTON - Many Scott County voting precincts have been combined for Tuesday's election which will decide whether or not a one-quarter sales tax increase will be implemented.

10 years ago

March 6, 1995

SIKESTON - Sikeston High School students were introduced to the workings of the city Friday. And students involved in the annual Student Government Day program had only positive things to say. "I was kinda nervous at first because I didn't know what to expect. But once everyone started participating, it reminded me of a student council meeting," said Lizzie Barkett, junior, who served as mayor for the day.

NEW MADRID - R.D. James would like to announce to the children and patrons of the New Madrid County R-1 Enlarged School District that he is seeking re-election in the upcoming April election.

SIKESTON - More than a thousand Bulldog fans traveled to the University of Missouri-St. Louis Saturday. The Bulldogs defeated Hazelwood Central, 59

-58, in a thrilling comeback to earn a shot at the state title.

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