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Looking Back 3/14

Friday, March 14, 2008

PORTAGEVILLE - Mr. and Mrs. George Henderson of Portageville are parents of a daughter born Sunday night at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

SIKESTON - Today the Malone Theatre will present "Glamour Girl" with Gene Krupa and Virginia Grey. Tomorrow will feature "Scudda Hoo, Scudda Hay" with June Haver and Lon McAllister.

SIKESTON - About 25 representatives of county Democratic committees in the 10th district attended a meeting of the Bootheel Democratic Club this morning at the El Capri Restaurant in Sikeston. The club decided to set its fall Democratic rally for Sept. 28 in Sikeston.

SIKESTON - The Annual Sikeston Rotary Club Auction got off to a good start Monday evening at the Ramada Inn. The two-hour event enabled the group to sell numerous items, ranging from cakes to ladies' watches. Pat Jones and Rich Wrather presented the commentary for the auction.

SIKESTON - Bill Holmes of rural Oran was named the Outstanding Supervisor by the Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District at its annual meeting Friday night. Holmes helps farm more than 2,400 acres.

SIKESTON - A model of quiet strength and sound leadership, Mike Moll, former mayor and city councilman for six years, steps down from his seat in a few weeks. He holds the Sikeston Business and Technology Park as one of the high points of his tenure. His seat will be filled by Sikeston businessman Jerry Pullen.

SIKESTON - The fifth grade students of Eleanor Crowell, Marian Pratt and Judy Armstrong recently participated in the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Math-a-thon, They took pledges of pennies for each math problem correctly solved. A total of $1,260 was raised and donated in the memory of Karen Akins.