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Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Looking Back in Time at July 2

Wednesday, July 2, 2003

SIKESTON - In observation of the first birthday anniversary of her son, Pat, Mrs. Paul David Malone has invited a group of babies accompanied by their mothers to spend an hour at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clay Mitchell. Pictures will be made of the young guests.

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Ray Agee of Sikeston are parents of a baby boy born Thursday at Sikeston General Hospital.

SIKESTON - Miss Nancy Bryant, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Bryant, was a member of the Federalist Party at Missouri Girls' State, which she attended in Columbia.

SIKESTON - The estimated unemployment rates in Scott, New Madrid, Mississippi and Stoddard counties declined in May over the previous month, but remained above the statewide average of 9.3 percent.

BENTON - The Scott County Court Thursday agreed to return approximately $100,000 in interest revenue from school taxes collected since 1981 back to seven school districts in the county.

DEXTER - Tim and Kim Flowers are the parents of their second child, first son, born June 18, 1993. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 3 1/2 ounces, was 19 1/2-inches long and has been named Owen Tate Flowers.

EAST PRAIRIE - The main events for the Sweet Corn Festival are set for July 3. The parade will be preceded by the bicycle decorating contest. Events will include an all-day barbecue, souvenir stands, dunking booth, a jail, ice cream and cake social and pretty baby contest. The East Prairie History Mural will be dedicated at the Grace Bright Campbell Park.