SIKESTON - Mrs. Leonard Colley entertained Friday afternoon with a birthday party for her son, Lynn Allan, who celebrated his second birthday.
SIKESTON - New telephone directories will be mailed to Sikeston residents during the last week in November.
SIKESTON - Shady Acres Church of Christ will begin services in a new building Sunday. The minister is Don C. Glover, who has been minister since 1962.
SIKESTON - Bill Johnson, plant manager of the Potlatch Corporation, made a special presentation at the Sikeston City Council meeting Monday night. Johnson presented an original painting, "Le Bal Masque," by Ann Rowe of Sikeston. The painting was designed for a previous Missouri Delta Medical Center fundraising event. Johnson said the painting is to be placed at either the Sikeston Municipal Building or the new cultural center if one is completed.
SIKESTON - The Sikeston City Council approved the purchase of land for the Sikeston Memorial Airport and accepted a budget amendment Monday night.
NEW MADRID - A dog ordinance with a strong bite was enacted by the New Madrid City Council Monday evening over the protest of one family which owns pit bull dogs. The stiff law follows several citizen complaints on pit bull dogs.
SIKESTON - Senior Lifestyles opened Oct. 1 at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Designed to provide in-patient care for individuals 55 years and older, the unit can assist patients suffering from depression, with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease, or having difficulty adjusting to changes in their lives brought on by age or health problems.
CHARLESTON - Carroll Graham is the winner of an $8,000 shopping spree sponsored by GH Home Furnishings of Charleston and Whirlpool Corporation. Graham received $4,000 in appliances for a Whirlpool "Dream Kitchen" and $4,000 in cash.
BENTON - Five 6-foot marijuana plants, three 3-foot plants and a bucket of loose marijuana leaves were confiscated from a vacant house near Morley, according to Scott County Sheriff Bill Ferrell. "No one in the neighborhood knew anything about the plants," said Ferrell. Estimated value of the marijuana is $7,000.