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Looking Back in Time at Sept. 12

Thursday, September 12, 2002

SIKESTON - Miss Catherine Ann Cook left Wednesday morning for Bloomington, Ill., where she will be a senior student in the Music School at Illinois Wesleyan University.

KENNETT - Announcement has been made of the birth of a son to the Rev. and Mrs. Thomas Moore, Aug. 26. The child has been named Thomas Jr.

SIKESTON - A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. James Duncan of Sikeston.

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Webb of Sikeston welcomed their first son.

SIKESTON - Approximately 3,500 people attended the third annual Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Center Tractor Pull Saturday night at the A.C. James International Raceway on Blodgett Road. Although final figures are not in, approximately $8,000 is expected to be donated to the CP Center.

DEXTER - Tracey Riggins was named Miss Dexter High School during ceremonies Thursday morning. Runners-up were Rhonda Cooper, 17, first runner-up; and Lee Ann Dean, 17, second runner-up.

EAST PRAIRIE - Lifestyles and skills of early Missouri settlers will be in evidence at Big Oak Tree State Park on Sept. 19. A variety of skills will be demonstrated, including banjo construction, basketry, blacksmithing and chair caning and a display of 1800s reproduction furniture.

SIKESTON - Seven Stearman airplane enthusiasts from Alabama stopped briefly in Sikeston Wednesday to refuel and check area weather reports. The group from Roy E. Ray Airport in Mobile, Ala., was on its way to the National Stearman Fly-In at Galesburg, Ill.