SIKESTON - Tharon Travelstead, small son of Mr. and Mrs. T.M. Travelstead, was guest of honor for a fifth birthday party celebration last week.
SIKESTON - Wednesday was moving day for the Civil Defense unit of Sikeston to move into their new basement quarters in the city equipment building on North West Street. Eight large truckloads of equipment were moved from the old quarters in the Airport building. Sikeston is one of 68 cities in Missouri which will have full hospital emergency equipment, consisting of 8,000 individual pieces, and requires a space of 2,000 square feet for storage and operation, and a space of 15,000 square feet to set up.
CANALOU - Timber continued to smolder early today after a fire early Tuesday afternoon destroyed a business in Canalou. Fire Department personnel from Matthews, Sikeston and Morehouse helped contain the fire which destroyed the Canalou Store.
NEW MADRID - The New Madrid County Farm Bureau Women are sponsoring a Red Cross Basic First Aid/CPR class on Tuesday and Feb. 2 at the New Madrid Elementary cafeteria from 6-10 p.m. The cost of the class is $17 per person or $19 per couple. Those wanting to register can call Cathi at the Farm Bureau.
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SIKESTON - The Sikeston Senior High Student of the Month is Andrew Kiesling, son of Scott and Martha Kiesling. His activities include: Biology Club, Quiz Bowl, Math Club, Tutoring, chairman of National Honor Society, Top 10 Percent, Pep Band and Concert Band.