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Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Stories from Friday, August 10, 2001

Fans flock to food stands during rodeo (08/10/01)
SIKESTON - Cooking for the equivalent of an army takes some advance planning. Just ask Eugene Stroud whose job as concession chairman for the 49th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo includes purchasing and preparing food for a potential 40,000 customers...
House fire reported (08/10/01)
ADVANCE - A family lost their home late Thursday night as the result of a house fire. According to the Advance Police Department, the fire started between 11 and 11:30 p.m. in the two-story structure on Highway O. Several area fire departments responded to the scene 1 1/2 to 2 miles outside the city limits. ...
Assessments come under panel review (08/10/01)
CHARLESTON - Two of the three assessments brought before the Mississippi County Board of Equalization will stand. "The third one was a correction," said W.R. "Bill" Thompson, assessor. The Board of Equalization reconvened Thursday following the county commission meeting to make their decisions...