(Tim Jaynes, Staff)
Mike Conway, the 2005 Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo general chairman, speaks during the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon Thursday at the Jaycee Sponsors building. During the meeting, the Jaycees announced the entertainment lineup for the 53rd Annual Rodeo: Aug. 10, Montgomery Gentry; Aug. 12, Dierks Bentley, and Aug. 13, Darryl Worley. Due to the death of Chris LeDoux, who was scheduled to perform Aug. 11, the name of his replacement will be announced at a later date. Also during the Chamber meeting, Missy Marshall encouraged the public to attend the April 7 Awards Banquet at the Sikeston Field House; Steve McPheeters announced the April 1 Southeast Missouri Economic Development Alliance conference and Robin Stoner invited members to attend the April 30 SAHEC fund-raiser.