SIKESTON - Awards have been made for the nine point health standard in the Sikeston Schools. The following students have received pins for being nine pointers for five years: Jack Bowman, Marilyn Yoffie, Mary Ann Tomerlin, John Kendig, Eugene Hirschberg, Phyllis Ann Garner, Raymond Shainberg, Donald Duncan, Paul Trotter, Marlin Graber, Marilyn Tucker, Betty Sue Keasler, Francis Lair Mattingly, Ray Vick, Fielding Potashnick, Mary Jane Farris, Darrol Dean Pharris, Barbara Jean Guthrie, Barbara Ann Canedy, Ruth Ann Forrester, John Richard Young, Marilyn Mayfield, Pat Vick, Billy Northington and Margaret Thrower.
SIKESTON - The Top 10 basketball teams for the area as compiled by the Sikeston sportswriters and sports casters are: Bernie, Advance, Cardwell, Risco, Dexter, Arbyrd, Wardell, Richland, Illmo, Scott City and Puxico.
MOREHOUSE - The Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation Delta Area Headstart Morehouse Center's Christmas King and Queen were crowned at the parent meeting and Christmas program Thursday evening. Christmas King is Jermaine Warfield and Christmas Queen is Lora Beth Johnson.
SIKESTON - Midweek rains didn't freeze and cause hazardous road conditions, but when circumstances present themselves, the Department of Public Works says it is ready for snow-removal season.
SIKESTON - A 19-year-old Sikeston man was arrested Thursday afternoon and charged with drug trafficking after a traffic stop and a block-long foot chase, DPS officials said Friday. The suspect remains in custody in the Sikeston City Jail. Bond was set at $54,500.