(Tim Jaynes, Staff)
(Top) People lined the street Saturday morning for the 61st Annual American Legion Cotton Carnival Parade. (Above) The Sikeston High School band was one of many bands to march in the parade Saturday morning. The grand marshal for the parade was Gene Stroud. Results from the Miss Cotton Carnival pageant, held Saturday afternoon, and Miss Sikeston pageant, held Saturday night, will be in Monday's edition of the Standard Democrat.