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Looking Back in Time at Sept. 24

Tuesday, September 24, 2002

SIKESTON - Immediately following the Wednesday afternoon classes on Sept. 9, a senior class meeting was held in the freshman study hall for the purpose of electing this year's officers. They newly elected officers are as follows: Bill Foley, president; Sherry Winford, vice president; Carolyn Weltecke, secretary; and Mary Bishop, treasurer.

SIKESTON - Candidates for the Sept. 28 Miss Sikeston competition, selected by the 18 home-rooms of the senior and junior classes at Sikeston High School, are: Margaret Watson, Lynette Caskey, Margaret Daugherty, Marilyn Grojean, Rita Hornback, Rita Mathis, Elaine Parks, Pattie Pratt, Karen Stephenson, Mary Bucher, Pam Conn, Virginia Davis, Penny Heckemeyer, Mary Linda Howard, Connie Musgrave, Cheryl Rafferty, Jane Stacy and Jeannine Wharey.

NEW MADRID - The New Madrid Fall Festival began Tuesday with the selection of the Little King and queen. Winners were: Luke Hunter, 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Hunter and Andrea Glenn, 5 , daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Glenn of East Prairie. First runners-up were Michael Dean, 5, and Andrea Baker, 5; and second runners-up are Brandon Blankenship, 3, and Heather Patterson, 4.

SIKESTON - The final stage of the 1992 Red Peppers rite of passage took place with the annual Greenie parade on Friday. Each Greenle had to pull a sponsoring Red Pepper in a red wagon from the Senior High School to the American Legion Park.


SIKESTON - Sikeston's Maurice Brooks got a block upfield during one of his six runs Friday against Mayfield. Brooks carried the ball for 18 years in the 21-7 Sikeston loss.