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Looking Back in Time at Nov. 20

Wednesday, November 20, 2002

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. William DeKriek and twin children and Mrs. DeKriek's mother, Mrs. Barney Wagner, will go to Paducah, Ky., this week where they have taken a furnished home. Mr. DeKriek will be there as field engineer for Rust Engineering Co. construction contractors for the Kentucky Ordinance Works.

DEXTER - Barry Holder, Dexter merchant, has been elected president of the Dexter Chamber of Commerce for 1963. He will take office in January, succeeding Yewell Lawrence. John F. Ullin, Dexter banker, has been named first vice president and Marshall Vowells, another local merchant, is the new vice president.

SIKESTON - Glenn Jones and son Jimmy Jones proved to be a good hunting combo Sunday. It was the first hunting trip for the elder Jones, who received an any-deer permit for the deer management unit. He didn't waste it. He bagged a doe and the younger Jones bagged a buck with three points showing on a broken rack.

SIKESTON - The Daughters of Sunset have announced plans for their annual Recognition Banquet, scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 28 at the West End Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston. The organization will honor four women from the Sikeston community at the event, according to Sue Marble, president of the organization. This year's honorees are Vesta M. Ruffin, Carolyn G. Harris, Ida Harris Fulton and Jean Collins.

SIKESTON - The Vienna Strauss Ensemble of Austria will perform Friday at the newly remodeled Sikeston High School Field House.