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Looking Back 3/7

Friday, March 7, 2008

SIKESTON - Cadets Paul Trotter, Jerry Kellett, Bill Baker, Charles Pitts, student at the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico, will arrive Wednesday to spend a six-day vacation with their parents.

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lambert moved this weekend to their new home at 819 Moore Ave.

SIKESTON - Two employees of Home Oil Company, Highway 60 East, suffered burns on the hands and face when a propane gas explosion occurred Thursday afternoon behind Homestead Distributing company, 1401 E. Malone.

SIKESTON - Dr. G. Wendell Weathers, a Sikeston dentist, filed Thursday afternoon with city clerk John Vaughn for the one-year city council post to be voted in the April 2 general election.

MINER - Miner Mayor Bill James was taken into custody this morning at 9 a.m. by the American Heart Association on charges of having an enlarged heart. James' sentence was set at $100 donation per hour. As of Saturday evening, James had to serve about a nine-hour sentence due to the amount of donations collected.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston AAU Wrestling Club will conduct its sign-ups for the 1998 season Thursday, March 10, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sikeston High School Field House. The club is in its third season and is open to all students between the ages of 8 and 18.

BLOOMFIELD - If you look up the word overachievers in the dictionary, you might just find a photo of Derek McCord and his Scott City Rams smiling with the 1998 Class 2A District 2 title in hand. They dominated over the Woodland Cardinals Friday night, with a 67-47 win.