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Looking Back in Time at Sept. 12

Friday, September 12, 2003

SIKESTON - Miss Ella Sellards of Flat River expects to spend this winter in Sikeston with her sisters, Mrs. Milburn Arbaugh and Mrs. J.J. Reiss.

Lou Bona, new coach of the Sikeston High School, announced that football uniforms would be issued to members of the 1943 squad Monday afternoon.

SIKESTON - The Bulldogs open the season this Friday night at home against the Chaffee Red Devils, and the Red Devils are no pushovers.

KENNETT - The tri-state area of Southeast Missouri, Northeast Arkansas and Northwest Tennessee may soon become a sugar beet producing area, according to Marvin C. Dobbs of the University Extension.

SIKESTON - One month of studying and traveling in Japan this summer was as exciting and educational as Sally Wilkey, a junior at Sikeston High School, had hoped it would be.

EAST PRAIRIE - The East Prairie City Council granted Cable World Inc. its request for a rate increase at last night's meeting.

CHARLESTON - The Blue Jays remained undefeated through their first three tennis matches with a 9-0 win over Malden on Wednesday afternoon.

CHARLESTON - Mississippi County is now included on the list of counties to receive public assistance through the State Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for flood damage, Presiding Commissioner Fred DeField announced Thursday.