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Looking Back 10/02

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

SIKESTON - Plans for a new dairy plant to be located on Highway 61, a half block south of Gladys Street, have been announced by the Reiss Dairy. The new plant, which will contain 12,000 square feet of floor space, will house the plant, office, cold storage and a Dairy Bar.

SIKESTON - In Sikeston, building was increased during the last half of September with the issuing of a total of $53,400 in building permits by Lon Swanner, building inspector.

SIKESTON - The theme of "Working Together" was foremost in the groundbreaking ceremonies of the First Baptist Church, located on eight acres on North Main Street.

SIKESTON - A Sikeston woman, Patricia Nalls, received travel orders to join her husband for two weeks of rest and rehabilitation in Hawaii.

SIKESTON - Gov. Warren E. Hearnes crowned Cotton Carnival Queen Miss Brenda Jones of Oran.

SIKESTON - Coordinators of the organ donor program and Missouri Delta Medical Center were reminded this week that death can lead to life. The hospital's Organ Procurement Program begins today with the assistance of the Mid-America Transplant Association.

ST. LOUIS - The earthquake which struck Southeast Missouri Monday shouldn't be a harbinger of doom to come. The tremor occurred at 7:05 p.m. and lasted about 30 seconds. Residents in East Prairie apparently felt the tremor more than those in other areas.

SIKESTON - In recognition of the need for awareness in the fight against breast cancer, a committee of Sikeston women joined Janet Moll, who signed a proclamation on behalf of the city. It proclaimed October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Navy Ensign Timothy R. Griffin, son of Bobby T. and Jacqueline S. Griffin of Essex, Mo. recently received his commission as a naval officer after completing Officer Candidate School in Pensacola.