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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Looking Back in Time at Nov. 21

Thursday, November 21, 2002

SIKESTON - Woodrow Beck, one of a family of 13 children and son of Mr. and Mrs. Spurling Beck, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship given by Henry Ford and Harry Ferguson of the Ford-Ferguson Tractor Co.


SIKESTON - In keeping with the war effort, the Red Peppers are having an informal Christmas dance. The money that would be used for an orchestra will be used to purchase two war bonds.

MATTHEWS - The Chili and Stew Supper and Talent Show sponsored by the Matthews R-5 PTA last Thursday was well attended. First, second and third cash prizes in the Talent Show were won respectively by David Gilmore, who did a soft shoe tap dance; Linda Bird and Sandra Green, who did a comedy tap dance; and the FFA boys, Willy McCoy, Phillip Winters, Fred Story and Dwaine Coots, who did a square dance.

BLOOMFIELD - Three Bloomfield High School students have been named members of the all-district musicians in a contest held Nov. 6 at the Southeast Missouri State University Music Department. The winning students are Wayne Fitzpatrick and Jim Helle, choir; and Lisa Wethington, flute.

SIKESTON - Larry and Viola Robinson are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 5:38 p.m. Nov. 2, 1992, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Zepporah Shanice Robinson weighed 7 pounds and was 19-inches long.


NEW MADRID - Noranda Aluminum Co. donated money and tickets for area Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts to attend the performance of "Cinderella."