SIKESTON - A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Koch Wednesday at St. Mary's Hospital in Cairo, Ill. The child has been given the name of Robert Allen and he is their first child. Mrs. Koch is the former Miss Mildred Jackson.
DELTA - David Morris, veterinarian of the Delta Veterinary Clinic, will be one of the guest speakers at the Southeast Missouri Cattlemen's Association meeting to be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the M and M Grain Co., Highway 60, east of Sikeston.
20 years ago
Feb. 14, 1985
NEW MADRID - The battle continues. The recent announcement by the New Madrid County R-1 School Board of Education to proceed with the funding and construction of a building at the New Madrid County Central High School East campus has prompted the filing of a lawsuit against the board by a group of Portageville residents.
EAST PRAIRIE - Enforcement of ordinances dealing with abandoned vehicles, junk/trash and other nuisances in the city can begin within two weeks as the City Council accepted a bid for printing of new violation ticket books for the police department. To combat the growing problem of accumulated trash, brush and vehicles the council has agreed enforcement of ordinances dealing with such violations will be carried out. Conviction on an offense can bring a fine of $50 up to $500 and a one day to six month jail sentence.
SIKESTON - For sure, nobody got short-changed. The fans got their money's worth and the players let it all hang out - left it out on the floor, as they like to say. The Bulldogs beat the Tigers 81-73 to most assuredly wrap up a No. 1 district seed.