SIKESTON - Warm weather and light showers in the Sikeston area during the past few days continued to be of great benefit to early gardeners . The low temperature registered during a four-day period was 44, while high marks range from 67-75.
SIKESTON - Sikeston's baseball, tennis and golf teams are looking forward to a good season this year. All three have experienced players and are in good shape. Baseball coach Hal Lane says the Bulldogs should do well this year due to experience and good organization. However, the golf team is comprised almost of all juniors, with no seniors and a few sophomores.
SIKESTON - Boy Scout Troop 59 led by Doyle Walls, Ted Noles. Larry Pool and Adrian Young spent the weekend at Van Buren State Park.
CHARLESTON - An 18-year old East Prairie man is in custody following his arrest Wednesday afternoon for investigation of forgery, according to the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department. The checks, drawn of First Bank at East Prairie, were passed at several businesses in East Prairie.
SIKESTON - In appreciation of their efforts, the Sikeston Junior Women's Club donated an Easter lily to the Sikeston Convalescent Center residents who dyed eggs for the annual Easter egg hunt, which was held Saturday.
SIKESTON - It was a beautiful, sunny afternoon Tuesday, but don't let the sunshine fool you. It was brisk and windy to say the least, however that didn't prevent the Sikeston High School track team from hosting rival Poplar Bluff. Sikeston won the boys meet, 78-67, while dropping the girls competition, 36-96. "It felt good to get out there and get over the first meet jitters," said Coach Kevin Collier. "I know our performances will improve."