SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Day have bought the residence property of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Mow Jr. at 229 E. Kathleen St. and expect to occupy it about Thursday.
SIKESTON - Robert S. Matthews, resident of the Sikeston Industrial Development Co., today presented a check for $6,750 to Mayor Harry Dudley for the sale of four and one-half acres of industrial park property to the Tucker Truck Co. of Cape Girardeau. Charles Harris, president of the firm, said that construction should begin soon on a modern terminal.
ADVANCE - The Advance City Council has allocated $1,000 to be used toward a mail campaign for supporting local industry. Mayor Lawrence H. Umfleet Sr. also plans to seek a $1,000 pledge from the Advance Chamber of Commerce and $1,000 pledge from the Advance Improvement Corp. to cover expenses for the mailing of 6,000 letters and brochures.
SIKESTON - When 24-year-old Ann Lucas was hired to be a salad bar attendant at Golden Corral, she was a little scared. So many foods had to go in so many places. Ann hadn't done anything like that before and became confused easily. The boss gave her a diagram and some training, and then she was on her own. In January, Lucas was named Employee of the Month at the busy Sikeston restaurant, which was ranked No. 1 in its chain.
SIKESTON - First- and second-grade students at Southwest Elementary School recently had a multi-cultural day. The teachers dressed in the attire of a particular country and the students were read to about that country and participated in various activities.