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Looking Back in Time Feb. 20

Thursday, February 20, 2003

SIKESTON - Lee Lawrence, who has served two terms as city councilman from Ward Three, isn't deterred by the cold weather from thinking ahead until April 6 when another city election will be held. He announced his candidacy for re-election to a third term in the office. Lawrence was the first to offer for office in the election.

SIKESTON - Playing an outstanding offensive and defensive game, the Sikeston Bulldogs downed the Poplar Bluff Mules by a score of 63-53.

SIKESTON - The Department of Public Safety has issued its monthly activity and crime report with information and statistics compiled from records maintained in January. The department received 227 reports in January and the offense categories and clearance rates included: 26 burglaries, of which 16 were cleared for a 62 percent clearance rate; 78 larcenies, of which 15 were cleared for a 19 percent clearance rate; one rape which was cleared for a 100 percent clearance rate and four auto thefts of which one was cleared for a 25 percent clearance rate.

SIKESTON - You say you've always dreamed of being a business mogul? You long to deal in the world of big bucks and build an empire Donald Trump would envy? That dream can come true if just for one night. The Sikeston Optimist Club is looking for some area residents who want to create their empires around the Monopoly board.

SIKESTON - Members of Southwestern Bell Telephone's Community Relations Team and Cotton Club Pioneers, those who have worked with the company for more than 15 years, recently sold popcorn to raise money for the Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Center Telethon.