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Looking Back in Time at Jan. 9

Friday, January 9, 2004

SIKESTON - A recent meeting of the Scott County Medical Society was held at the city hall at Sikeston. The following were elected officers for the year 1944: Dr. G.W.H. Presnell, Sikeston, president; Dr. A.A. Mayfield, Sikeston, vice president; and Dr. W.O. Finney, Chaffee, secretary.

SIKESTON - At its first regular meeting for 1964, held Monday night, the City Council approved the appointment of Richard M. Smith to the Library Board to succeed the Rev. James E. Smith, who resigned.

SIKESTON - The First Assembly of God Christian Academy basketball has lost only one game so far this season on a schedule that included other Christian school teams.

CHARLESTON - A preliminary overview of available surplus funds for the 1994 operating budget for Mississippi County was given Thursday by County Clerk Junior DeLay. The County Commission conducted a public hearing on the upcoming budget, however, no one was in attendance. DeLay said budget requests from county office holders are due Jan. 14, indicating "a few" have been turned in.


SIKESTON - The YMCA is the largest non-profit service organization in America. Locally owned and operated, the YMCA is governed by a local board of directors. In an average Y, a volunteer board sets policy for its director, who manages the operation with full time and part time staff and volunteer leaders. Organizers of the YMCA of Southeast Missouri hope to complete the Founders Campaign to raise $200,000 as an endowment fund within the next eight weeks. Once this phase is completed, an executive director will be hired and a membership drive will begin. Programs could be offered as soon as this fall.