MINER - Sires Woods, who suffered a skull fracture in a fall following the football game two weeks ago in Cape, was returned home from St. Francis Hospital in Cape.
SIKESTON - In the final out-state Missouri High School Football poll conducted by the Kansas City Star, the Sikeston Bulldogs, Northern Division champions of the Southeast Missouri Football Conference, were ranked third. Sikeston finished out the season with a 5-0-1 record.
SIKESTON - The Second Annual Recognition Banquet of the Daughters of Sunset was conducted Friday evening at West End Baptist Church. Eight persons honored included Alberta Flowers, Eula Burns, Alberta Ashford, Bishop C. Green Jr., the Rev. Robert Burke, Louis T. Wiggins, Walter Griffen and Donald Fulton. The Rev. K. Holloway was guest speaker.
ST. LOUIS - Saying thank you doesn't take a lot of effort, nor does it require much thought. The two words were heard repeatedly by the Standard Democrat Thursday afternoon as the Missouri Teachers Association presented the newspaper with not one, but four awards during its 1997 Awards Luncheon conducted at the Regal Riverfront Hotel. This is believed to be the first time in history a daily newspaper has received all four MSTA Awards.
SIKESTON - The Rev. Jerry W. Harris and his wife, Lisa, will be special guests in services Sunday at the First Assembly of God Church. Harris served the local congregation as pastor from Sept. 1992 until December 1996, when he moved to St. Louis to assume duties as director of Inner City Ministries. Last September he was named a National Appointed Home Missionary of the Assemblies of God.