SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Walter Masters of Oran are parents of a son, born Thursday morning at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Willie Walker and daughter, Mary Ann, accompanied Billie Bob Walker to St. Louis yesterday. Billie Bob will attend Christian Brothers College.
SIKESTON - A set of chimes was placed on the sanctuary of Hunter Memorial Presbyterian Church in memory of the late P.B. Bartmess, longtime member and deacon of the church.
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MATTHEWS - Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wilburn lost their rural home and household furnishings in a fire from defective wiring.
SIKESTON - One of the first tickets for the Sikeston Community Teachers Association drawing was sold this morning to Rep. Dennis Ziegenhorn at the United Way kickoff breakfast. The 2,000 tickets will be sold until the drawing date of Sept. 26 and is being used as a fundraiser for the United Way campaign. The prizes for raffle are: $100 cash, $100 gift certificate from the Kingsway Mall Merchants Association and $100 in groceries from Malone and Hyde Inc.
SIKESTON - As Friday's 102nd football meeting between Charleston and Sikeston approaches, Sikeston Coach Charlie Vickery has two immediate goals. One is to get quarterback Brent Walker's running into the offense. The other is to keep the Bulldog defense off the field - at least within reason.
SIKESTON - The Brushy Creek Mine, where for the last 20 years Sikeston has gotten its coal, will not be closed in 1998, according to officials at Sikeston Light and Water. Two new contracts were announced at the regular Board of Municipal Utilities meeting Tuesday.
SIKESTON - With the knowledge that culture, responsibility and empowerment are values which need to be taught, Homer and Dianne Jackson have opened The Reading Room on West Malone Street in Sikeston as a research and cultural library.