SIKESTON - Sikeston High School News: Amy Wilson was elected editor by the staff members of the Barker Friday afternoon. Others chosen by different classes to edit the weekly paper were: Phil Bowman, Billy Wagner, Betty Deneke, Dorothy Krone and Frank Schulte.
KENNETT - Deep in the Missouri Bootheel, a unique public service project, designed to serve the needs more than a quarter of a million persons, is under way. The Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center is the first citizen-supported mental health unit in out-state Missouri.
20 years ago: Oct. 6, 1983
SIKESTON - Turner Dairy is sponsoring an advertising campaign in The Daily Standard and many other newspapers throughout Southeast Missouri, West Tennessee and Western Kentucky, to solicit support for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is teaming up with the National Fire Safety Council to celebrate Fire Prevention Week. With materials provided by the council, members of the fire division will visit elementary schools, kindergartens and preschools.
SIKESTON - As National Fire Prevention Week begins, so does Sikeston Municipal Code 8.15 which requires smoke detectors in all Sikeston residences. "We will begin issuing warning tickets this week," said Capt. Drew Juden. "Violators of the smoke detector ordinance will be ticketed." Although these tickets are just a warning, full enforcement will begin in January.
SIKESTON - SpeakOut: I'll make this short and sweet. If I'm forced to do without KFVS-12 and my soap operas, then I'll save $60 a month.