SIKESTON - Jesse T. Chapman announced today that he would be a candidate for alderman from Ward Two in the city election to be held April 6.
SIKESTON - All the teachers in Sikeston schools recommended by Supt. Bremen Van Bibber were unanimously approved by the board of education at their meeting.
SIKESTON - The Chamber of Commerce is taking bids on a new Chamber office building to be constructed on East Malone near the Cotton Oil Mill between the highway and the Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks.
SIKESTON - The Eastside Church of the Nazarene organized in March of 1959 will observe its ninth anniversary Sunday.
SIKESTON - The Daily Standard held an Open House Sunday in conjunction with the newspaper's 75th anniversary. Those attending were asked to sign a guest register and guess the weight of a roll of newspaper. Winner of the $25 savings bond for guessing the weight of the roll was Bernard Rice of Sikeston.
SIKESTON - Shane Inabnit took first place and was awarded $2,000 in the Super Pro Class on opening day at the Sikeston Drag Strip on Saturday.
BENTON - Denver Stuckey, a Kelly High School senior shortstop and pitcher, has been selected as a preseason honorable mention All-American by Collegiate Baseball. No Missouri player made the All-American list, and Stuckey was one of 12 Missourians to be listed in the high honorable mention category as Top Prospects.
SIKESTON - Students at Sikeston Middle School raised money for the Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Center by voting for their favorite teacher. The Middle School's favorite teacher raising the most penny votes was Pam Waltrip.