SIKESTON - Bouncing back following an unexpected tie game with Jackson the week before, the Sikeston High School Bulldogs took charge of the game at Caruthersville Friday night and had things pretty much their own way in a surprise 19-0 victory.
SALCEDO - Mrs. Clarence Cantrell of Salcedo gave a surprise birthday party Wednesday evening for her husband.
SIKESTON - Fire drills conducted Tuesday and this morning at Sikeston schools showed excellent results at three of the elementary schools, Chief L.D. Ramsey said.
NEW MADRID - The seventh annual American Legion Fall Festival opened last night with a kiddie parade and produced winners in six categories.
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Park Board is expected to consider Monday night whether to recommend a new recreation director to be named for the city. The city has been without a recreation director since the previous director, Randy Warner, resigned in July to be director of parks at Branson. However, salary for a recreation director or assistant is no longer included in the city's budget.
SIKESTON - Lyman Harris will be one of the first veterans to have his name engraved on the new Veteran's Memorial at Garden of Memories Cemetery. Harris and his wife, Maxine, said they would like to see veterans honored more often.
SIKESTON - Sikeston Kiwanis member Bob Meyer was among those representing the local club to receive perfect attendance awards at the Sept. 30 banquet. Meyer was honored for 36 years of perfect attendance, a longer record than any other local club member has achieved.
SIKESTON - Two Sikeston city employees were honored by the City Council as Employees of the Fourth Quarter. Bill Smith was named Public Works Employee of the Quarter and Jerry Alley was honored as the Public Safety Employee of the Quarter. Each of the honorees received a plaque and cash award.