SIKESTON - Junior Bell, softball pitcher superb, has been chosen by The Standard as athlete of the year 1994 and his five shutout exhibition here will remain a target for pitchers to shoot at in years to come.
SIKESTON - Governor-elect Warren E. Hearnes will cut the ribbon Saturday morning when the Security National Bank formally dedicates its new quarter-of-a-million dollar building at 625 N. Main and enters Sikeston's business community.
BENTON - Scott County officials were sworn into office Monday in a ceremony at the Scott County Courthouse. Taking the oath of office were Buddy Waters, surveyor; Dewayne Shaffer, second district county commissioner; Alcott Amick, coroner; Mark Throop, public administrator; Eldon Ziegenhorn, first district county commissioner; Bill Ferrell, sheriff; and Gerald A. Inman, assessor.
SIKESTON - January's Standard Democrat Calendar Girl is Frannie Trum, a Sikeston Senior High School student and cheerleader. The daughter of Rick and Mattie Trum, Frannie, plans to attend college and major in communications. Her future plans include a career as a broadcast journalist.
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DEXTER - Ron D. White, star of "Ninja, the Ultimate Warrior" and "How to Become a Ninja," will be at Robert Clinton's Tae Kwon Do School, Highway 25 North in Dexter, from 2-3 p.m. Jan. 21. White will give a seminar and demonstration as well as be available to autograph pictures. Also scheduled to appear is William Johnson, who performed in "Ninja the Ultimate Warrior." Admission to the event is free although seating is limited.