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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Looking Back in Time at July 8

Monday, July 8, 2002

SIKESTON - A son, Patrick Mitchell Malone, was born Sunday morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, to Mr. and Mrs. P.D. Malone. Mrs. Malone is the former Miss Katherine Jane Mitchell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clay Mitchell of Sikeston.

SIKESTON - Capt. Walter E. Derris Jr., 31, this week was reported by the War Department officially to be among the missing, becoming the second Sikeston young man to be placed in this category since the outbreak of war.

SIKESTON - Miss Wanda Jane Allen, a senior at Southeast Missouri State College at Cape Girardeau, is now doing her student teaching at the College Campus School. She is teaching typing under the supervision of Miss Lavonne Huter.

SIKESTON - The first cotton bloom to be brought to The Daily Standard during the 1982 growing season was by Peter Whitten, 9. The cotton bloom was found by Peter's father, Danny Whitten, who operates Buckeye Farms in Mississippi County.

BENTON - "Anyone who doesn't register to vote forfeits the right to complain," Scott County Clerk Bob Kielhofner said with a smile. He knows people will complain anyway, but the county's election chief will do his best to make sure everyone has the opportunity to vote. A special voter registration drive will take place at five grocery stores from 5 to 9 p.m. July 13 and 14.

SIKESTON - As part of an annual project, Beta Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently planted a tree at the Sikeston Kindergarten Center. The organization is an international society for women educators.