Out of the past 2/7/13

Thursday, February 7, 2013

1988

John and Evelyn Boardman have purchased three old brick buildings in the 100 block of Independence on the southeast corner of Independence and Spanish streets; the couple plans to renovate the buildings for use as their residence, as well as for John Boardman's architectural office and Evelyn Boardman's Madder Rose Antiques store.

Carl Penzel, who retired in 1981 as president of Penzel Construction Co. of Jackson, yesterday was presented the Jackson Heritage Award by the Jackson Heritage Association.

1963

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Two young farmers of near Dexter, Mo., were slightly injured yesterday when their small plane nosed into mud at the airport here as they were landing; they are Alva Stutts and Bob Brown, both Air Force pilots in World War II; the 1947 model Beechcraft-Bananza plane was virtually destroyed.

The American Legion Post 158 of Jackson has distributed more than 75 copies of the pamphlet "Teaching About Communism" to teachers in the Jackson public schools, Oak Ridge, Patton and Delta schools.

1938

With the brick work on the new factory building on Independence Street completed and work starting on the interior, only a few weeks remain before the structure will be ready for occupancy by the Superior Electric Products Corp. of St. Louis; applications for jobs at the new factory are being received at the chamber of commerce office.

L.H. Landgraf has resigned, effective March 1, as secretary of the Riverside Lumber Co.; he says he has made no definite plans for the future.

1913

Julien Friant and Mercer Wilson take some more home-seekers to see the rich, black dirt down south of Cape Girardeau; many from the crowded states are coming here looking for places to settle.

Ice skating is good these cold winter days; the youngsters are certainly enjoying the sport on the lake at the fairgrounds.

-- Sharon K. Sanders

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