ORAN - Mr. and Mrs. Frank Arnheim of Oran are parents of a son born Sunday in Cape Girardeau.
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MORLEY - Mr. and Mrs. Paul Foster and children visited in Matthews Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stowe and family.
CHARLESTON - National Guard Company C took first honors at the Missouri State Firearms Indoor Tournament held at the National Guard Armory in Jefferson City.
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CAIRO, Ill. - The Ohio River has overflowed over thousands of acres of lowlands near Cairo, reaching a height of 44.3 feet at Fort Defiance.
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Board of Education Tuesday sold bonds for the new middle school to a syndicate headed by Centerre Bank National Association of St. Louis with an average interest rate of 9.458897 percent. Ceterre's bid included a new interest cost of $3,636,946. Sealed bids were open from five bonding firms with interest rates ranging from 9.45 to 9.8 percent.
SIKESTON - State Representative Dennis Ziegenhorn announced that he will not be seeking re-election for the House seat after the current session of the Missouri Legislature. Ziegenhorn served as the representative for seven terms.