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Looking Back in Time at Sept. 10

Wednesday, September 10, 2003

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Army Aviation Cadet Ben Bowman has completed preflight training at Maxwell Field in Montgomery and has been transferred to Arcadia, Fla., for primary instruction.

SIKESTON - Glenn Greene, circulation manager of the Daily Standard, was elected vice president of the Missouri Circulation Managers Association during the meeting held at Jefferson City on Sept. 7.

NEW MADRID - A 10 percent proposed increase in electrical rates to residents was tabled during the Monday evening New Madrid City Council meeting.

CHARLESTON - The Charleston Consolidated School District No. 7 will have a total enrollment of 1,872 for the coming school year.

CAPE GIRARDEAU - In election years Labor Day is considered the traditional kickoff of the fall campaign season. In non-election years, the holiday is considered the day by which decisions must be made about political plans for the next year. Labor Day has come and gone, and U.S. Rep. Bill Emerson said Tuesday he's still undecided about whether to seek the seat of retiring Sen. John Danforth next year. Emerson, who has been mulling over the race since Danforth's surprise announcement Feb. 1, admits the time for making a decision is drawing near.

SIKESTON - When the whistle sounds the end of the fourth quarter of the Sikeston football game Friday night, the action won't be over. Area churches, businesses and individuals have organized the Fifth Quarter - a free after-game party for Sikeston teenagers.