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Looking Back in Time at Jan. 27

Monday, January 27, 2003

SIKESTON - John Vaughn, who has been employed as butcher in the Butler Corner Grocery, has resigned to purchase a half interest in the Suver Furniture Store, 206 E. Malone Ave.

SIKESTON - Five young men from Southeast Missouri have been nominated by Rep. Paul C. Jones of the 10th Congressional District for principal appointments to the three U.S. Service Academies. Nominated are Kenneth Eugene Pigg of Dexter, Air Force Academy; Carl Nelson Ringer of Caruthersville and Tommy Ray Greer of Senath, U.S. Naval Academy; and Robert William Rodgers Jr. of Hornersville and Frederick E. Hartman of Doniphan, U.S. Military Academy.

BENTON - Two incumbents have filed for re-election to three-year terms on the Board of Education in the Scott County Enlarged R-4 (Kelly) School District. They are Mary Alice Schweer and Vincent Hulshof.

CHARLESTON - Gates Rubber Company recently announced the Safety Employees of the Month for the entire year of 1992. They are Ruth Leffler, Linda Carlyle, Debbie Williams, Georgia Payne, Mike Duenne, Stan Tiplette, Thomas Cooper, Gerald Douglas, Guss Barnes, Steve Noisworthy, Jim Warden and George Kent.

SIKESTON - Public safety officials in local communities say they feel fortunate to be among the numerous areas throughout the nation using the 911 Emergency System. "This system simplifies the way to get a hold of help instead of trying to get a hold of the fire station, the police or the ambulance," said Fire Capt. Drew Juden of Sikeston DPS. "I can't imagine anybody trying to run any kind of emergency service without it."