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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Looking Back in Time at Oct. 11

Friday, October 11, 2002

SIKESTON - Jarith Keith, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Keith and Catherine Frances, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Allen Cook of Matthews, will be christened at the Methodist Church Sunday morning immediately preceding the preaching service.

SIKESTON - The fire department was called to the Dunn Coffee Shop at 4:19 p.m. Saturday. The kitchen filled with smoke but there was no fire danger.

DEXTER - A St. Louis pilot walked away from a crash-landing at the Dexter Airport early Wednesday. According to a spokesman from the Dexter Police Department, Bill Morman from the St. Louis area was flying to Tennessee when he lost oil pressure in his small airplane at 7 p.m. The engine then quit and Morman was forced to maneuver the plane down from 8,000 feet.

BELL CITY - Cynthia Barnett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Davis Barnett and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mock of Sikeston, was named Miss Bell City Community Days during the annual pageant held recently. Members of Barnett's court are Jennifer Barbre, fourth alternate; Heyde Potashnick, third alternate; Brenda Griswell, first alternate; and Becky DeKriek, second alternate.


SIKESTON - Sikeston's sister city, Yochon City, South Korea delegation arrived Tuesday for a two-day tour of the city. The 14-member delegation toured City Hall and other municipal facilities. Yochon City Mayor Jeong-Woong Park presented a Korean Turtle Ship to Mayor Terry Bryant.


SIKESTON - Cheryl Simmons is the featured artist for the month at the Sikeston Public Library.