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Looking Back in Time at May 27

Tuesday, May 27, 2003

SIKESTON - Playing at the Malone Theater today is "The Desperados" with Randolph Scott and Evelyn Keyes. Playing at the Rex Theater is "Flying Fortress" with Richard Greene.

SIKESTON - At a meeting of the board of directors of the Board of Public Works Thursday, the purchase of $30,000 of equipment was approved.

MATTHEWS - Troy Marion "Tim" Tippett II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Tippett, is valedictorian of the 1963 graduating class of Matthews High School.

SIKESTON - The Nooney Co., on behalf of Nooney Properties Inc., has announced the sale of the Kingsway Mall in Sikeston. The purchaser is Sikeston Plaza Inc., who was represented by Concord Assets Group Inc., a New York-based real estate investment firm.

SIKESTON - Lynn Dempster has looked at a college education from all sides - as a student, as a parent and most recently, as vice president of the board of regents governing Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau. It is with these three perspectives that she is working to influence education for Southeast Missourians. "Being on the board has enhanced my awareness of education," she said. "I would like to give those children, who have the desire that I had to further my education, the opportunity to do it."

SIKESTON - Fund-raising events conducted by the Bulldog Booster Club resulted in a new sign for the Sikeston High School Field House. Following an appreciation banquet for Sikeston's athletes, several sports fans admired the sign.