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Looking Back in Time at Nov. 15

Friday, November 15, 2002

SIKESTON - Freshmen and sophomores named to the first quarter honor roll at Sikeston Senior High School were: Betty Jo Bacon, John Ensor, Ann Lee Hatfield, Mary Lee Jameson, Dorothy Krono, Eleanor McClure, Elaine McNeely, Adell Murrell, Frank Shulte, Gene Stephens and Martha Stevens, sophomores; and Freda Andres, Ruth Ann Collins, Thelma Crawford, Betty Cummins, Louis Dillender, Bolly Foley, Johnny Griffin, Elva Johnson, Antoinie Lanier, Martha Lewis, Earl Martin, Betty Northington, Lois Phillips, Lillian Righter, Joan Schroff, Georginia Sutton and Donna Tanner, freshmen.

SIKESTON - Sikeston Postmaster Pleas Malcolm and Ewart Tayor, assistant postmaster, met with the Board of Education yesterday to discuss the possibility of purchasing a part of the South Grade School property when that site is put up for sale. The site would be available for the construction of a new post office in the event that such a project is later approved by the postal authorities.

SIKESTON - P.J. Schlosser, owner of P.J. Supply Co., retired Friday from his business. Schlosser has been in business for 45 years and has been honored on many occasions during that time. His son, Joe, will take over the operation of the business.

NEW MADRID - As this year's corn harvest comes to an end in the southeast, a number of farmers have reported problems with corn lodging due to infestations of southwestern corn borer. This is an insect that is capable of causing severe damage to the corn crop in the southeastern corn belt, according to Steve D. Quade, field agronomist, product information services, Jacques Seed Co.