SIKESTON - Mary Cecilia Litchford invited a group of friends to a party at her home Saturday to celebrate her 8th birthday.
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ORAN - Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Green and daughter, Margaret, were business visitors in Cape Girardeau on Saturday.
SIKESTON - V. Allen Hubbard, right-of-way agent for the Missouri Highway Department's Division 10, was elected president of the Rotary Club at a meeting at the Rustic Rock Inn last night. Other officers elected were: Richard Smith, vice president; Tatcher Scism, secretary; George Pfautsch, treasurer; and Jack Brandy, sergeant-at-arms.
SIKESTON - Bonnie Strickland, the 1984 Woman of the Year, was given various awards during the Business and Professional Woman's banquet, including the Silver Bowl presented by Linda Mayfield. Other awards were: the Governor's Award, the Senator's Award, the House Courtesy Award, the Key to the City and a charm.
CHARLESTON - Mississippi County voters will fill positions on city councils and school district boards of education in the upcoming election, in addition to voting yes or no on the proposed constitutional amendment relating to gaming boats on the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. The four candidates for the two three-year seats on the Charleston City Council include Brett Matthews, Ken Carter, Kenny George and Glennon Johnson.
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SIKESTON - The cold weather and frosty ground sure didn't stop Andrew Juden and Ryan Lewis from fishing the complex pond early today.