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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Looking Back in Time: July 17

Wednesday, July 17, 2002

SIKESTON - A wiener roast at the home of Miss Grace Marie Sitzes followed by a bunking party at Miss Louise Jackson's home complimented Miss Betty Shivel, who leaves this Friday for a visit in San Antonio, Texas.


SIKESTON - Two new members were admitted to the Sikeston Kiwanis Club Friday night. They were E.C. Corbin, formerly a member of the Jefferson City club, and Emil E. Leighninger.

SIKESTON - The Buyer's Guide, recently published by the Sikeston Chamber of Commerce, was recently examined by General Manager Roy Bone and Bruce Hampton of the Public Information Committees. The 13-page guide is a classified listing of all Chamber of Commerce businesses, firms and individuals.

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SIKESTON - Construction of the Optimist Club Bicycle Motorcross BMX track at the Recreation Complex began Saturday morning.


SIKESTON - Sikeston Special Road District contracted H&H Construction of Dexter to replace an old wooden bridge on North Ingram Road with a two-lane concrete structure.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Jaycee Little Mister and Miss Western contest will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Kingsway Mall. The entry fee is $10 and the contest is open to all children ages three through six.


NEW MADRID - Two piano students of Donna DeLaney Adams of Charleston recently were awarded gold cups from the National Federation of Music Clubs for solo performances. They are Kristi Hadder of New Madrid and Amanda Faulkner of LaForge.