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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking Back in Time at June 5

Wednesday, June 5, 2002

SIKESTON - Ross Hunter arrived from Lexington, Ky., Saturday. He is a student at the University of Kentucky. Hunter expects to reenter the university for the summer semester.

SIKESTON - An anniversary of 25 years as a priest will be observed by the Rev. John J. O'Neill Sunday as St. Francis Xavier Church.

SIKESTON - Pete Burns, Tony Spear, Terry James, Bill Boyce, Lynn Lancaster, Bill Lingle and Terry Collins led the way as Coach Cline Ables and his Reiss Dairy baseball team tried to win their sixth straight Babe Ruth baseball championship.

CHAFFEE - The Chaffee Housing Authority will receive a $2.1 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Sen. Jack Danforth and Rep. Bill Emerson made the announcement.

SIKESTON - A Sikeston resident was recently presented an award at Freed-Hardeman University's annual Awards Day ceremony. Mark Blackwelder received the Master of Ministry Award of Excellence. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Blackwelder of Sikeston is a graduate student at the university, where he has maintained a 4.0 grade point average in the Masters program.

CANTON - Christina Elizabeth Comer, daughter of Gregory and Juliana Comer of Sikeston, has been named to Culver-Stockton College's Dean's List for the 1992 spring semester. She is majoring in music education.

BENTON - Filing for countywide offices is complete. Democrats Bill Ferrell and incumbent A.E. "Bud" Mills have filed for the office of Scott County Sheriff.