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Looking Back 4/29

Saturday, April 28, 2007

SIKESTON - Coach Lou Bona will take five members of his high school track team to the state meet in Columbia Saturday.

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Nine months of college education is available for $1,000, scholars were told last night. John Wiseman, financial aid director for Southeast Missouri State University, told the scholars that the figure included room and board at the Cape Girardeau school. He addressed 75 high school honor students at the ninth annual scholarship banquet at the college's cafeteria.

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SIKESTON - Emergency preparedness and physical fitness will be the activities on hand for the Boy Scouts at the annual spring Okeechobee Boy Scout Camporee on the Lyle Bird farm, 10 miles south of Sikeston on Highway 61. Scouts from the Seminole District, headquartered in Kennett will also participate. About 250 scouts from 12 to 15 troops will attend.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Department of Public Safety, Sikeston Public Schools and Southwestern Bell Telephone Co will sponsor "Be A Safe Kid Week" Saturday through May 9 in Sikeston.

SIKESTON - Margaret Allen of Sikeston is the "Friend of the College of Social Sciences" at Southeast Missouri State University. Mrs. Allen received the honor April 23 at the college's annual banquet.

EAST PRAIRIE - A campaign for a $1.7 million bond issue to fund school building improvements has begun in East Prairie. The bond money would be used to construct new classrooms at A.J. Martin Elementary School and remodel the existing school building. At a recent meeting of the Education First Committee, composed of $-2 School District residents, it was decided to place the bond issue on the June 3 ballot.