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Looking Back 10/19

Friday, October 19, 2007

FORNFELT - Otto Schoen of Fornfelt has been named Scott County director of the annual March of Dimes campaign.

SIKESTON - Cindy Moxley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Moxley, was crowned Charleston homecoming queen while Judy Wilson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wilson, reigned at Portageville.

NEW MADRID - New officers of the New Madrid County Homemakers Association are: Mrs. Henry Hulshof of Portageville, president; Mrs. Johnnie McWilliams of Lilbourn, vice president; Mrs. J.V. New of Risco, secretary; Mrs. John Hale of Gideon, treasurer; Mrs. W.O. Burnett of Canalou, reporter; and Mrs. Ralph Hubbard of Catron, reporter.

SIKESTON - Air Force Master Sgt. Charles B. Dye, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dye of Morley, has been decorated with the bronze star medal with the letter "V" device for valor at Bien Hoa Air Base, Vietnam, for heroism in combat while engaged in military operations against Viet Cong forces.

SIKESTON - A tool box and an estimated $2,300 in Craftsman tools were reported stolen on Oct. 18. According to the information provided by the Department of Public Safety, the items were located under a carport at the residence at 312 Crowe Street. The theft occurred some time after 10:45 p.m. and 9 a.m. on Sunday.

COLUMBIA - Kelly softball head coach Rhonda Evans hugged ace senior pitcher Kim Riley as the Lady Hawks celebrated on Sunday for winning the 2A state championship on Saturday. Kelly finished the season with a 18-4 overall record. Kelly defeated the Westran Lady Hornets 2-0.

SIKESTON - Dr. Leo A. Bruce, a Southeast Missouri doctor specializing in opthalmology and otolaryngology, is marking more than 50 years as a licensed practicing physician. For 46 years, he has worked in Sikeston. When asked to comment on his long career, Bruce said he was too busy with the present and the future to be concerned about the past.