SIKESTON - W.J. DeKriek, W.C. Hoover, Bob Lewis, C.D. Matthews III and Joe McCord were in St. Louis last week where they were members of the Herman Mauch Memorial Class, taking 32nd Scottish Rites degrees. Matthews was elected vice president of the class of 392 Masons.
SIKESTON - Folk singing in the hootenanny manner and a variety of classic, semi-classical and popular piano selections will be presented at the second Accent on Youth concert at the Holiday Inn.
SIKESTON - More than 2,000 invitations were mailed to out-of-town patrons last week by the Cairo Historical Association to Holiday House 1967.
SIKESTON - Most people would probably say that a railroad is no place for a cat. But the Golden Cat Railroad Corp. is now the newest railway in Southeast Missouri and the newest addition to Edward Lowe Industries, which makes kitty litter. A division of Lowe's company has plants in Oran and Bloomfield.
CHARLESTON - Head coach Danny Farmer hopes to continue the winning tradition of Charleston basketball when he takes over the reins for the first time this season. Farmer, a Charleston native, will make his Blue Jays head coaching debut in the Riverbend Classic at NMCC on Nov. 28
CHARLESTON - Mid-Valley Irrigation of Blytheville, Ark., and Charleston were honored during Valmont Irrigation's Regional Sale's Meeting. The company announced that Michael Cain and Jerry Whittington of Mid-Valley Irrigation have earned the President's Circle Award.