Out of the past 3/13/04

Saturday, March 13, 2004

10 years ago: March 13, 1994

Lake Country Church has moved its services from Show Me Center to Office Center Building at 1707 Mount Auburn Road.

Dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony are held in afternoon at Bethlehem General Baptist Church in Crump.

25 years ago: March 13, 1979

Cape Girardeau County Court judges go to Sikeston, Mo., with photos illustrating deteriorated condition of county's roads in hopes Gov. Joseph P. Teasdale will offer state assistance in restoring them.

Southeast Missouri State University President Robert E. Leestamper confirms he is one of four final candidates vying for presidency at Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Mich.

50 years ago: March 13, 1954

Dogs are still quarantined in Cape Girardeau, despite lifting of state quarantine; city ordinance passed last year prohibiting dogs from running loose in city and providing that all dogs be licensed and vaccinated remains in full force.

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Supt. Lynn M. Twitty says that 40 cents of 90-cent tax levy to be voted on in April school election can be directly attributed to veto last summer by Gov. Phil M. Donnelly of special legislative appropriation for state's schools.

75 years ago: March 13, 1929

Cape Girardeau banks have new weapon to use against holdup men; First National and Farmers & Merchants banks receive tear gas which can be set off at moment's notice.

Second Cape Girardeau dog falls victim to poison, the animal belonging to people residing in Foster apartments, 18 N. Fountain, where death of another dog by poisoning was reported Tuesday.

-- Sharon K. Sanders

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