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Looking Back in Time at April 7

Monday, April 7, 2003

SIKESTON - Juniors named to the third quarter honor roll include: Mary Ellen Bailey, John Boardman, Jean Jackson, Grace Marie Sitzes, Louise Skelton, Laverne Yoffie and Virginia Woods. Sophomores: Betty Jo Bacon, Ann Hatfield, Mary Jameson, Eleanor McClure, Elaine McNeely, Adell Murrell, Gene Stephens and Martha Stevens.

MINER - The newly elected members o the Town Trustees met last night and elected Lillard Wheeler as chairman. The two other members are Ellis Moore and Donald S. Matthews. Other officers elected were Castor Alsup, treasurer; and Anna Lewis, clerk.

NEW MADRID - Ordinances increasing court costs, authorizing transportation contracts and regulating dogs were approved by the City Council Monday evening. The council unanimously established city court costs at $10 per violation of ordinances and misdemeanors. This is an increase from the present charge of $5 and does not include state required costs of $2 for the police training fund.

SIKESTON - Local civic and church leaders and entertainers will all be a part of the 1993 Sunset Gala Saturday. Sponsored by St. John Missionary Baptist Church in conjunction with Helmes' Quick Sack, the event will begin with a parade through Sikeston at 9:30 a.m. Festivities will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Helmes' Quick Sack, 903 W. Malone Ave. The day's events will include music from area churches and special speakers. A cookout will provide barbecue, chicken, ribs, hot dogs and polish sausage.

SIKESTON - The Chancel Choir of the First United Methodist Church will present its Easter Cantata, "Then Came Sunday" at the 10:15 a.m. worship service Sunday.