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Looking Back in Time at March 6

Thursday, March 6, 2003

SIKESTON - Many Sikeston men are included in the group of 50 men who have been ordered to report to Jefferson Barracks for induction into the armed forces on Tuesday, March 30.

SIKESTON - It's good health for me. Woods Dairy Milk. Phone 3350.

PORTAGEVILLE - C. Company, First Battle Group, 140th Infantry of Portageville has won the state small-town rifle match for an unprecedented fourth consecutive time. Leading the scoring for the four-man team was Tech. Sgt. Wayne Prince with 277 of 300.

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Jerald Hodges are the proud parents of a baby girl born March 1 at Missouri Delta Community Hospital.

SIKESTON - At a special meeting Tuesday morning, the Sikeston City Council discussed the city's involvement with issuance of $275,000 in revenue bonds for construction of the shell building located off of Wakefield Avenue.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Chamber of Commerce Pride Award for February was received by Jarvis Motor Co. for the recent building constructed and improvements made to the company.

NEW MADRID - After more than two years of study, the proposal for a New Madrid National Wildlife Refuge is ready - for more study. A 200-page plus impact statement was mailed out to some 500 area residents, businesses and groups along with an invitation to attend a pubic meeting, designed to provide an explanation of the U.S. Department of Interior's proposal and to answer questions.