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Stories from Monday, August 20, 2001

Landowners file suit against city (08/20/01)
SIKESTON - A lawsuit was filed Monday against the city of Sikeston in the Scott County Circuit Court challenging a recent rezoning ordinance and seeking an injunction on its enforcement. The ordinance listed in the lawsuit, passed at the July 9 city council meeting, rezoned the tract of land on the west side of North Main surrounding the First Church of the Nazarene from agricultural open space to C-1 commercial (neighborhood shopping district)...
School district budget reviewed (08/20/01)
SIKESTON - There are few who won't benefit from the Sikeston Public Schools' budget for 2001-2002. Employees will see a minimum salary increase of 2 percent, students will gain from programs designed to help those lagging behind and parents can feel assured their children are receiving the best possible education...