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Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Looking Back in Time at May 1

Saturday, May 3, 2003

SIKESTON - National Butane Gas Corp. on Malone Avenue plans to move by the first of the month to the Ziegenhorn building on Highway 60, about a quarter-mile east of the airfield.

SIKESTON - Lt. Col. Charles L. Malone began his second year as commanding officer of the Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Reception Center.

SIKESTON - Elected as new officers of the Jaycees at the meeting Tuesday night were: Don Bohannon, president; John Harper, first vice president; Jerry Aufdenberg, second vice president; Paul Slinkerd, secretary; Doyne Kirtley, treasurer; and Bill Lewis and Tony Heckemeyer, state delegates.

SIKESTON - Building permits issued this month indicate April has been the most active month of construction thus far this year. Twelve single-family permits were issued in April 1983, which is the most single family permits issued in one month since October 1978. In April 1982, only two single-family permits were issued.

MINER - The regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency will be guest speaker during a dinner Thursday night, which is part of a two-day meeting of the Aluminum Association Environmental Committee. Hosted by Noranda Aluminum, the event will be held at the Ramada Inn in Miner.

SIKESTON - Drew Kiesling's science project on replenishing the ozone won him first place at the regional competition. Next step is the international Science and Engineering Fair.

MOREHOUSE - Election judges gathered votes in a special election Tuesday and Morehouse voters elected Karen Williams as their city collector.