[Nameplate] Fair ~ 82°F  
High: 89°F ~ Low: 73°F
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Looking Back in Time at June 19

Wednesday, June 19, 2002

COLUMBIA - Joe Arbaugh will enroll Sunday to attend classes at Missouri University for the fall term.

BENTON - Byron Wade, who announced his candidacy for the office of Recorder of Deeds, will run on the Democratic ticket.

NEW MADRID - Hal E. Hunter Jr. has filed as a candidate for prosecuting attorney of New Madrid County. He will run on the Democratic ticket in the Aug. 2 primary.

SIKESTON - Ground was broken on North Stoddard Street for the new funeral home building built by the Rev. Gayle Jackson, which is to be the future home of the Albritton Funeral Home. It will be renamed the Jackson Funeral Home.

CHAFFEE - The Chaffee Jaycees are conducting a fund drive for the North Scott County Ambulance Service. Their goal is $20,000 to purchase equipment and train paramedics.

JEFFERSON CITY - Mississippi County's application for an enterprise zone classification was approved Tuesday by the Oversight Legislative Committee. The classification, which will provide for a tax abatement as an incentive for new industries to locate in the county and expansion of current businesses, has been sought for some time.

SIKESTON - Chad Rhynerson was the highest seller of Burger King dollars for Sikeston Little League. For his efforts, he received a Diamond Back Reptile from Freshour Cycle and four tickets to a St. Louis Cardinals game. Mark Silverthorn sold the second most and received a Sikeston Bulldogs jacket and four Cardinals tickets.