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Looking Back 10/16

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

SIKESTON - The Rev. R.M. Talbert, pastor of the Christian Church, has been appointed by Mayor Marvin L. Carroll as chairman of a local committee to coordinate community activities in connection with the return of World War II dead from overseas for reburial.

SIKESTON - Three new permits to build during the past week has brought to estimated total of construction in Sikeston during the first half of October to $77,000.

ILLMO - About 1,800 feet of electrical wire valued at $101.50 was taken from Southeast Lumber Company Saturday night, Deputy Sheriff Jack Stewart said today. The wire contains copper.

SIKESTON - Today's Sikeston Business Woman is Mrs. J. Ernest Harper Sr. She has owned and operated Harper's Travel Service since February 1957.

SIKESTON - It isn't easy holding a pre-schooler's attention. Just ask a mother. However, Kids Corner at the Sikeston Public Library, under the direction of Alice Jackson, keeps 3 and 4-year-old participants entranced for 30 minutes each Wednesday from 10:30 to 11 a.m. During the half-hour program, children listen to stories, music and watch films.

SIKESTON - Sikeston High School football team's record is 3-3. They will play at home against Kennett Friday at 7:30. Kennett's record is also 3-3.

SIKESTON - Computers were added in classrooms throughout the Sikeston School District with new computer labs completed at Lee Hunter, Matthews and Morehouse elementary schools while mobile multimedia PCs are now available to teachers at Southeast and Southwest elementary schools.

SIKESTON - Sikeston Eagles Aerie No. 3319 organizers of the Kenny Rogers CP Auction hope to raise more money for the 24th annual auction than last year's $10,000. Pat Duncan, treasurer of the auxiliary will serve as co-

chairperson for the event. Other co-chairs are Gay Billman, inside guard; Bonnie Keith, chaplain; and Artenis Segraves, vice president.