COLUMBIA - Miss Mary Emma Allen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Allen of Sikeston, has been awarded a $25 war bond for writing the best song in a contest open to all students at Stephens College in Columbia.
SIKESTON - Earl Jarvis, chairman of the Southeast Missouri Council Eagle Board of Review, announced that Scouts Jimmy Curtis and Jim Ellis of Troop 43 in Sikeston were approved Tuesday evening for scouting's highest rank of Eagle.
BENTON - The Outstanding First-Year 4-H Club members honored at the Scott County 4-H Recognition Program were Blake LeGrand and Amy Cossou of Kelso, Willing Workers; and Shawn Kern and Sandra Dirnberger of New Hamburg, Eager Beavers. The Missouri 4-H Key Award was presented to Debbie Heisserer of Illmo during the annual awards program, which was conducted in February at New Hamburg. Council President Pat Moore presented the awards.
SIKESTON - Ruth Ann Shuffit of Sikeston was recently promoted to assistant manager of Super D, where she has been employed for almost nine years.
EAST PRAIRIE - A message to property owners of condemned property has been sent by the City Council - clean up or pay up. Those with accumulated trash are also being put on notice. Owners of condemned structures were given written notice of Thursday's public hearing, but were not in attendance as the City Council discussed razing and cleanup of the property.
SIKESTON - Despite improved play, the Sikeston eighth grade volleyball team dropped its seventh match of the season o Tuesday night, falling in three sets to Advance at the Field House.