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Looking Back in Time at Aug. 30

Friday, August 30, 2002

SIKESTON - A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Elvis Tidwell recently.

CHARLESTON - Robert Summers, juvenile officer for this district, spent several hours in Charleston again last night when another group of teen-agers staged a minor demonstration at the McCutcheon Theater. He said he is disturbed not so much by the fact the teen-agers are defying police officers and breaking the law as he is the fact that the youngsters, far from being riff-raff or "run-of-the-mill," are of a higher level.

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Turner of Sikeston are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 2:48 a.m. Aug. 17, 1982, at Missouri Delta Community Hospital. Amanda Lynn weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces on arrival.

SIKESTON - Approximately 40 persons attended Missouri Delta Medical Center's first "Guest Day" on Aug. 19. The luncheon provided an opportunity for Foundation trustees to invite a guest to learn more about MDMC's programs and plans.


NEW MADRID - The state's first rice mill is expanding its operation with construction of more storage facilities and a grain dryer and, eventually, possibly a soybean processing plant and a cottonseed crushing plant. Accompanying the company's improvements will come improved facilities at the New Madrid County Port Authority's slack water harbor. Louis Dreyfus Corporation is completing construction of a million bushel grain storage building and a 2,500 Myer grain dryer. Company officials expected the $1.3 million project to be complete by the end of November.