SIKESTON - Floyd Dillender was seriously injured in a fall yesterday afternoon at the E.C. Robinson Lumber Co., from the top of a box car.
SIKESTON - The United Fund drive has collected about $22,000 of its goal of $57,000, chairperson Charles D. Matthews reported.
CHAFFEE - Three boxes of candy and $48 in change were taken in a break-in at the Compass Mobile Service Station, Sheriff John Dennis said.
SIKESTON - Cub Scout den mothers put on a shadow puppet show at a Pow Wow meeting at the Community Room of the Security National Bank.
PORTAGEVILLE - During the past year, Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation programs touched the lives of 27,329 individuals in a six-county area.
MINER - The Miner man with the $709.77 July water bill has moved from his house, according to city officials. City Clerk Martha McCall and secretary Mary Merideth both said Hicks visited the city administration building Tuesday afternoon to give the city his change of address. Mrs. McCall said Hicks moved to an east Sikeston location.
SIKESTON - Third grade students at Matthews Elementary School in Marlys Smith's class got the chance to ask questions about drugs from Sikeston Senior High School SADD club members David Tidwell and Rebecca Dixon.
SIKESTON - Meyer Supply won first place in the Sikeston Co-ed Softball Tournament. Fabrite Welding placed second and taking third was First Baptist Church.
SIKESTON - The last and final race of the season at the Sikeston Drag Strip was the "Special $5,000" race, won by Dave McDonald of Cape Girardeau.