SIKESTON - The Elite Shop, Sikes Hardware and Roberts Grocery were judged winners in the store and window decorating contest sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.
SIKESTON - Billy C. Hanna, 103 Powers, director of the Sikeston Housing Authority, was elected high priest of the Kingsway Chapter 144 Royal Arch Masons.
NEW MADRID - The junior high school vocal music department, directed by Mrs. Arletha Turner and assisted by Mrs. Lorene Higgerson, will present a Christmas operetta, "Red Candles," in the junior high school auditorium.
SIKESTON - The Sikeston High School "Singing Bulldogs" will present their annual Christmas concert Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the high school field house.
SIKESTON - Hams, turkeys, pork shoulders, a pistol and other sundry items valued at almost $650 were reported stolen from Vaughn's Fish Market, 105 North West St.
SIKESTON - Volunteers with the Community Christmas Campaign spent Tuesday delivering toys and food to local residents in hopes of making their holidays a little better this year. More than 2,000 people benefited from the kindness of others. "This is the first time anyone h as done anything like this for me," said one grandmotherly woman. "This is going to be the best Christmas I've had in many years."
SIKESTON - The Daughters of Sunset in Sikeston presented a plaque to Alice Jackson for her outstanding service to the Sunset community and to the city of Sikeston. Sue Marble, president, and Jessie Lane, vice president, made the presentation.