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Looking Back 3/2

Saturday, March 1, 2008

SIKESTON - Today, the Malone Theatre will present "Lured" with George Sanders and Lucille Ball

SIKESTON - Sikeston Recovery Inc., an organization formed to improve substandard housing broadened its objectives in a Friday meeting at the city administration building. A motion was passed making the organization's prime objective "an integrated Sikeston through elimination of prejudice by education."

NEW MADRID - Completion of the Central High School complex is under way following the letting of bids to finish the auditorium. Brown Construction Co. of Dexter was the low bidder to finish the inside of the auditorium. The company bid $323,610 with work to be completed within 120 working days.


EAST PRAIRIE - The resignation of Gilbert Gladdis, high school principal, has been effective immediately by the East Prairie R-2 School District's Board of Education. Principal duties at the high school will be handled in the interim by James Riggs, assistant principal.

BLOOMFIELD - Second-seeded Kelly walked all over Woodland and ending the Lady Cardinals season, 59-23, in the opening round of the Class 2 A District I tournament. Kelly worked the ball around and everyone contributed. The "Mac" Jennifer McNiell punched in eight points including two trifectas for the Lady Hawks.


JEFFERSON CITY - After just an eight minute discussion, an anti-

methamphetamine bill, deemed the toughest anti-methamphetamine legislation ever drafted, unanimously passed in the Senate. The governor proposed to spend $3.3 million in state and federal funds for anti-meth programs, including ones providing new training for police.