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Looking Back in Time at Jan. 30

Thursday, January 30, 2003

SIKESTON - John Lathom, son of Mrs. O.E. Lathom, has received notice to report at St. Louis Feb. 3, preparatory to beginning training as a Naval Aviation Cadet.


SIKESTON - Theodore Kelley has sold Kelley's Grocery and market to Ernest Springs, who took possession Monday.

SIKESTON - Major William Scarbrough, commanding officer of Company G., Second Battalion, First Engineer Training Group, U.S. Army Reserve, reports the company will be deactivated March 31, according to the reorganization plan of Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara. The 22 men of the company have been busy the past month making preparations to disband.

SIKESTON - Statler Manufacturing Inc., located at 117 Roberts Ave., was recently awarded a $87,890 contract for vehicle ladders to be used by the U.S. military services, according to the Defense Construction Supply Center of Columbus, Ohio.

SIKESTON - Always, the sound. The roar - dull at times, overwhelming at others - consumed all attempts at communications. Sikeston took timeouts near mid-court again the Jackson Indians missed free shot after shot. "Give this one to the crowd," said Sikeston coach Fred Johnson, who couldn't wipe the smile off his face after his Bulldogs edged Jackson 64-61 in two overtimes Tuesday.


SIKESTON - Two juveniles were arrested Tuesday night following a stakeout and burglary at The Screen Graphics Shop on Kingshighway. It was a successful arrest made "maybe once in a hundred times on that kind of stakeout," Department of Public Safety Chief Jim Leist said in praising the four detectives involved.