BENTON - The Scott County Medical Society announced an upward revision of fees, effective Jan. 1. The new fees are: office consultation, $2; city calls day, $3; city calls night, $4-$5; obstetrics, $35.
SIKESTON - Phil Waldman Jr., county clerk, will be chairman of the Scott County Heart Fund drive, it was announced by State Campaign Chairman M. Graham Clark, president of the School of the Ozarks.
BLOOMFIELD - The Bloomfield Christmas tournament was wrapping up as the University High Holiday Tournament started in Cape Girardeau. Eight games will be played at Houck Fieldhouse in Cape.
CHARLESTON - In an effort to reduce trash placed in landfills, a recycling bin for aluminum cans, glass and newspapers (no magazines) will be available at the Wal-Mart parking lot. The bin is available courtesy of Jones Waste Service Inc.
CHARLESTON - Above everything else, there's one thing that nags Lennies McFerren about his team being the No. 1 seed in this year's version of the 47th Annual University High Christmas Tournament. "The No. 1 seed has to get up early and play at 9 a.m.," he said. "That's a definite disadvantage." It's safe to say that the 16-year Charleston coach is going in relaxed. But that won't last. There will be strategy involved eventually.
BLOOMFIELD - When Don Edwards stepped behind the three-point stripe Saturday, the next move was almost guaranteed. Bombs away. South Pemiscot ended with a 79-78 win over Richland for the consolation trophy of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament.