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Looking Back 2/17

Saturday, February 16, 2008

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Cain today observed their 51st wedding anniversary at their home in Morehouse.

SIKESTON - Carolyn Wilkinson was named queen at a Sikeston Senior High School valentine party Saturday night at the school. Attendants were: Barbara Bethune, Emily Lair and Carolyn Corlew.

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Clarence F. Johnson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 5 in the community room of Security National Bank.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston City Council approved two resolutions for grant applications and amendments to airport minimum standards at a special meeting this morning.

SIKESTON - The 11th Annual Sikeston Public School Science Fair will be held this weekend in the cafetorium of Sikeston High School.

NEW MADRID - Ordinances for mutual fire protection, authorization to seek block grant funds and purchase of a new car for the city administrator, were addressed by the City Council Tuesday.

SIKESTON - The City Council agreed to continue to fight the problems of property deterioration and sewer system maintenance by awarding contracts of more than $154,000 during a special meeting.

NEW MADRID - DeRay Ivie, a student of Pil Sung Martial Art Institute in New Madrid, competed in the U.S.A. Karate Masters National Feb. 7 in Memphis, Tenn. Ivie defeated a national champion in form competition for a first place win in his division (purple belt) and took first place in the point fighting competition. Martial artists from all over the United States participated in the nationally rated event.