[Nameplate] Mostly Cloudy and Breezy ~ 50°F  
Freeze Warning
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Stories from Sunday, July 13, 2008

Striking up change (07/13/08)
SIKESTON -- Bowling is a sport anyone can participate in -- regardless of how young or old. And whether they are good or not, it's a guaranteed good time, says Bill Cashmere, co-owner of the Sikeston Bowling Center. "Anybody and everybody can do it," continued Cashmere. "You don't have to be good -- as long as you can get that ball down to the end of the lane."...
First Midwest Bank recognized (07/13/08)
SIKESTON -- First Midwest Bank in Sikeston was recently presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by Tracy L. Jordan, Rural Development Specialist. The recognition was for the partnership the bank has with Rural Development's Guaranteed Rural Housing program. The presentation was in conjunction with the proclamation that June is Homeownership month...
Home improvements possible (07/13/08)
Essie Jones, pictured with Tracy Jordan of USDA Rural Development, was able to have her home repaired with the assistance of the USDA, Rural Development's 504 repair program. This program assists homeowners, both non-senior and senior citizens, obtain affordable financing for home repairs. ...
Business Briefcase 7/13 (07/13/08)
SIKESTON -- Southern Missouri Bank is excited to announce the appointment of Michele Knickman as vice president and head of the Residential Mortgage Department. "Michele not only brings her expertise in mortgage and consumer lending, but also her proven skills in providing excellent customer service that the citizens of Sikeston and the surrounding areas have grown accustomed to," said Terry Williams, community bank president. ...
WIB grants bring job programs to new counties (07/13/08)
SIKESTON -- Recent funding decisions in Workforce Investment Boards in southeast Missouri and southern Illinois awarded MERS/Goodwill eight new counties for youth services. Workforce Investment Boards are made up of local community leaders who are responsible for guiding state funding in order to help create a skilled, diverse, motivated and adaptable workforce. MERS/Goodwill is the largest social service provider in bi-state Missouri and southwestern Illinois...
Halter-Riseling (07/13/08)
CHARLESTON -- Philip and Francine Halter have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Anne Halter, to Jason Clark Riseling, son of Ted and Dana Riseling of Tulsa, Okla. The future bride graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering. She is employed as operations supervisor with Nalco Chemical Corporation...
Rawling-Jackson (07/13/08)
VAN BUREN -- Mark and Samantha Jackson have announced the engagement of their son, Maison Gregory Jackson to Antonette Ruth "Toni" Rawling, daughter of Bill and Nanette Rawling of Flippen, Ark. A 2004 graduate of Flippen High School, the future bride graduated in May from Central Bible College in Springfield where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in church music and an Associate of Arts in children's ministry. ...
Shermans mark 50th anniversary (07/13/08)
SIKESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Roger Sherman celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with their family this weekend at Table Rock Lake. Sherman and the former Laura Ann Lewis were united in marriage July 12, 1958, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Madrid...