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Looking Back in Time at April 28

Monday, April 28, 2003

SIKESTON - Complimentary tickets from the Sikeston Standard will admit Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Martin to the Malone Theater to see "Calling Dr. Gillespie," with Lionel Barrymore and Phillip Dorn.

EAST PRAIRIE - The Chamber of Commerce officials and officials of the Prairie Manufacturing Company are formulating a contact agreement for the construction of a new factory building for the Prairie Company. The Prairie Company manufactures men's and boys' slacks and are occupying a building which is over-crowded.

SIKESTON - Ron Dumay, former Sikeston resident, presented two books each to the Sikeston Public Library and the Sikeston High School Library. Dumay is director of operations for the Crown Center Redevelopment Corp. in Kansas City. The books donated include the biography of Joyce C. Hall, founder of Hallmark, titled "When You Care Enough," and a pictorial book about Kansas City with short writings distributed by Hallmark.

SIKESTON - Roy Marks doesn't fish for compliments on his lures - he doesn't have to. People have been buying Marks' handmade fishing lures for more than 20 years and his customers have been obtained only through word of mouth. What makes his lures unique is the fact that they are carefully made by someone who prides himself in quality.

CHARLESTON - The East Side Fuel Stop, located on Highway 62 at the Interstate 57 overpass, was the scene of an armed robbery shortly after 2 a.m. Friday. About $150 was believed taken in the robbery a man whose description is similar to one given to the Charleston Department of Public Safety in an earlier station robbery.