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Looking Back in Time at Dec. 5

Friday, December 5, 2003

SIKESTON - Supt. R.A. Harper has announced that there are two new teachers added to the facilities of the Sikeston schools this week. Miss Mildred Finney of Chaffee is teaching in the Second Grade School and Mrs. Charles Kirk began duties as instructor of girls' physical education at the high school.

SIKESTON - Officially the United Fund drive ended Tuesday when directors voted to make no more solicitations. The drive wound up $2,000 short of the goal of $43,500.

SIKESTON - No member of the SeMo Football Conference made either of the top three teams, but many received honorable mention, including Sikeston's Rob Mitchell.

SIKESTON - Sikeston earned its first boys basketball win of the season Saturday by knocking off DeSoto 62-55 at the Sikeston High School Field House.

SIKESTON - The Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Missouri has established a member lodge in Sikeston. District Deputy Fred C. Lee, a 32nd degree Mason from Cape Girardeau, presented the Peaceful Lodge No. 181 with their charter in a ceremony at the Smith Chapel Methodist Church.

NEW MADRID - Residents of New Madrid County received more than $3,501,580 in loans and grants from the Farmers Home Administration in fiscal year 1993.

NEW MADRID - How did Puss get her boots? Find out when the Imaginary Theatre Company, the professional touring ensemble of the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis performs "The Holiday Adventure of Puss 'N Boots" at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dixie Theater.