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Looking Back 2/8

Friday, February 8, 2008

SIKESTON - Arnold Paul Bowman, member of a prominent Sikeston family, died Sunday afternoon in Farmington.

SIKESTON - Dr. W.I. Sidwell, 78, Sikeston optometrist, died of a heart attack at his home today.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Board of Education voted last night to set March 5 as the election date on a proposal calling for a 15-cent tax levy to support a public school kindergarten next fall.

MORLEY - Vincent Crane, commodity director of Missouri Farm Bureau, was one of the leaders who spoke to 75 Scott County Bureau members last night at the Masonic Hall.

SCOTT CITY - The Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority approved a dock design Monday for the $10.5 million project in its February meeting.

SIKESTON - Sikeston wrestler Tom Chouinard found himself on the mat in a recent match against a Dexter opponent. But the 189-pounder won this match and his win over Cape Central Monday tied the score, allowing Corey McNew to win the match with a pin.

SIKESTON - Noranda Aluminum Co. Inc. made a donation to The United Way of Sikeston on Wednesday. Employees contributed $18,337.25, with a company match this brought the total contribution to $36,674.50.

ST. LOUIS - The Sikeston Bulldogs continued their recent slide, losing their third straight game, and four out of their last five on the season to the Lutheran South Lancers 70-63 on Saturday. "It was a hard fought game, they played their butts off," said Sikeston coach Fred Johnson, whose team drops to 6-13 on the season.