SIKESTON - Mrs. Oscar Morris entertained Saturday with a party for her son, Earl Wayne, for his third birthday.
VANDUSER - Charles C. Todd, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Vanduser, has taken over duties effective today in the Penney's men and boys department.
DEXTER - Marilyn Williams was recently named Woman of the Year for 1984 by the Theta Sigma chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority.
BENTON - World of Outlaw's regular Bobby Davis Jr. made a visit to the Missouri International Racepark Saturday night and claimed the $3,000 to win sprint car feature. Eddie Gallagher appeared to be the heavy favorite heading into the event after qualifications, as he broke his long standing track record for a non-sanctioned event. Gallagher's 12.600 qualifying run shattered his previous mark while just missing the all-time track record set by Andy Hillenburg.
SIKESTON - Lee Hunter Elementary School announced the fourth quarter Best Citizens award. The students were: Lachelle Arnold, Matthew Cohen, Nathan Harrison, Jackie Jones, Oiajuwon Lane, Courtney Nailing, Adren Romo, Jerry Tarver, Emily Bishop, Krista Davis, Kenny Hartlein, William Lee, Barbara Morris, Jacob Rowland, Jonathan Spence, Stephanie Winkler, Candace Beasley, Michael Colon, Rachael Colwick, Kara Dillard, Jeremy Freeman, Ryne Vickery, Derick Warren, Bernadette Wims, Valerie Haman, J.J. Jones, Andrew Lambert, Alison Moll, Stephen Pobst, Kendra Riddle, Krissy Wheeler, Michael White, Diann Allison, Nathan Comer, Kyle Davidson, Jonathan Due, Nicole Nailing and Lisa Scott.