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Looking Back in Time at Nov. 11

Monday, November 11, 2002

SIKESTON - Following an earlier Chaffee touchdown attempt successfully, the Sikeston Bulldogs were defeated by a fourth quarter dash across the pay stripe, 13-6 at the high school field Friday night.

SIKESTON - Jerry Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Watts, a student at Los Angeles State College and an instructor in the Suzanne de Tru'an School of Ballet, appeared as Prince Charming in "Cinderella" on Oct. 28 before an audience of approximately 3,000 persons in the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

SIKESTON - The Mercantile Bank of Sikeston presented the United Way Fund with a check for $225 and pledges from all of the bank's employees through payroll deductions. Presenting the check was Mike Jones, executive vice president with Mercantile to Bill Johnson, member of the United Fund's Board of Directors.

SIKESTON - More than 40 Sikeston area residents appeared in front of the Missouri Highway Commission Friday to drive home the importance of a northern interchange on Interstate 55 in Miner. Members of the Sikeston Miner North Interchange Committee hope to get the north interchange, which will be located in Miner at Highway HH, added to the highway commission's 15-year needs list.

SIKESTON - Sports Wear Inc. will open a cut-and-sew garment factory in Sikeston sometime in early 1993. Initially, the plant will employ 40 workers, with a possible future workforce expansion to 120, officials said.

MINER - A plea from Judge David C. Mann, who conducts municipal court in Miner, may be enough to get board of aldermen members to get moving on decade-old plans to remodel or relocate city hall.