SIKESTON - Effective today, the Southeast Missouri Telephone Company will discontinue the service of giving information as to the location of fires, so the curious will have to wait until they read the news in their local newspaper. Another service discontinued and effective today is that of asking telephone operators for the time.
SIKESTON - Enlargement of the Fabick Brothers Equipment Company's building to twice its original size has just been completed and the new portion of the building occupied.
SIKESTON - Lynn Twitty, superintendent of schools, was named as the 12th citizen to be honored as Man of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce.
SIKESTON - Joe Heckemeyer was elected student body president for the 1983-84 school year. Marshall Newman won the position of vice president.
BENTON - On April 6, voters of the Kelly R-4 and Scott County Central R-5 school Districts will be asked to determine the fate of four families. These families all have purchased land and homes centrally located between Morley and Benton on County Road 408. All were under the assumption they were living in the Kelly School District. However, part of the road is in the Kelly School District, while another part is not.
EAST PRAIRIE - No close games for these young East Prairie Eagles. Coach Rick Johnson's crew evened its record at 1-1 with a 16-1 thrashing of Delta Wednesday. The Eagles dropped their opener against Caruthersville earlier, 11-1.