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Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

Looking Back in Time at May 5

Monday, May 5, 2003

SIKESTON - E.P. Coleman Jr. and Charles O. Barnett, who have the Allis-Chalmers Agency, became the owners of the Russell Brothers Implement Building, one of the oldest established business places in Sikeston, in a business deal made Saturday and completed Monday.

SIKESTON - The Fifth Annual Jaycee Home, Farm, Auto and Sports Show opened its doors to the public with the finest array of exhibits, so says Dan Norton, general chairman, that the Jaycees have had at such events.

NEW MADRID - Students from the New Madrid County R-1 School District participated in the Southeast Missouri District Business Education Contest conducted at Cape Girardeau. Participating were Jackie Freeman, Paula Perry, Terry Spence, Kim Lewis, Kim Price, Carla Cooksey, Linda Adcock, Paula Wescoat, Gina Wagner, DeAnn Goforth and Tami Brannon.

ESSEX - Three Richland R-1 School District students have been named 1983 United States National Award winners by the US. Achievement Academy. Danny Frazier, Mike Frazier and Michael R. Buttry are recipients of the honor which reportedly recognizes less than 10 percent of American high school students.

CARUTHERSVILLE - Stormy weather left its mark on Caruthersville Monday afternoon when a tornado damaged two factory buildings, including the Missouri Fabrication Product facility on the southeast end of town. Several homes also suffered minor damage.

COLUMBIA -Elizabeth Pigg, a sophomore journalism and education major at the University of Missouri-Columbia, was one of 10 students chosen to receive Emerging Leader Awards.