SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jones Jr. are parents of a 7 1/2 pound daughter born Monday at Missouri Baptist Hospital.
SIKESTON - Eagle rank was bestowed in Scott Steve Hayward, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Hayward.
NEW MADRID - Mrs. Paul Crouthers, Heart Fund Campaign chairman of New Madrid County, has announced the organization for conducting this year's drive throughout the county is nearly complete.
SIKESTON - Girl Scout Troop 341 of Sikeston toured The Daily Standard plant recently. Attending were Kim Williams, Samantha Crider, Melonie Turk, Lorri Evans, Nakita Pittman, Maureen Pipkin, Erica Ray and Helen Payne.
MOREHOUSE - Installation of a new distiller that will triple production capacity began Monday at the Southeast Missouri Distilleries alcohol plant at Morehouse.
PORTAGEVILLE - Combine a powerful team like the Portageville Bulldogs with an emotion-filled building and things can get out of hand. Riding a high against a respectable Kelly squad, the defending Class 2A state champions won by 50 points, 92-42.
MOREHOUSE - Dan Jennings of Morehouse received an honorary membership in the Alumni Association of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Dean Roger Mitchell, who presented the award, said Jennings was a tireless supporter of the college. The award was given during the Ag Day barbecue Feb. 3 at the University of Missouri-Columbia.