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Looking Back in Time at Sept. 18

Thursday, September 18, 2003

SIKESTON - A Scott County Milling Co. truck and trailer went into the river at Tiptonville, Tenn., Friday morning. The truck was driven by Wayne Davis of Sikeston and was carrying feed and flour.

SIKESTON - The General Contract Purpose Corp., through the vice president Dillon Ross, is prepared to purchase $50,000 in war bonds in the Third War Loan Drive to be staged in Sikeston.

BELL CITY - In a general assembly of the Bell City High School Monday morning, Miss Jane Fisher, senior, was chosen as Miss Bell City.

SIKESTON - This past week, Sikeston High School students participated in one of the school's oldest traditions, Red Pepper initiation.

SIKESTON - The 39th Annual American Legion Cotton Carnival opens Monday afternoon in Sikeston.

CHARLESTON - Bob Fuchs, special prosecutor named in the "chop shop" truck cases filed almost three years ago, met Thursday with the Mississippi County Commission to provide a status update and explain the delay in getting the cases to trial.

SIKESTON - As a show of support for the Sikeston Public School system, the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce voted unanimously to endorse the Oct. 5 election and Red Ribbon Week (Oct. 23-30).

SIKESTON - Readers are advised to be watching the Sept. 24 issue of the Standard Democrat because on that date, the Dreamer's Holiday promotion begins with the grand prize of a week's vacation in Florida.