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Looking Back 2/26

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

SIKESTON - Ray Aduddell today announced that he will be a candidate for re-

election as alderman from Ward Three in the city election to be held April 6.

SIKESTON - The high wind, which struck the area Friday, caused damage to many Sikeston homes and farms and cut off the service of about 100 telephones.

SIKESTON - Don Wisdom, lifelong resident of Scott County and manager of Crown Finance Company, has been selected to serve as the Sikeston city chairman for the 1968 Cancer Crusade.

SIKESTON - Union University senior Lynne Marchison of Sikeston has been named to the honorable mention list for best future college teacher prospects on the continent by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

SIKESTON - Construction of 21 one-bedroom units for the elderly will be finished in the early spring. A $165 monthly rent purchases trash hauling and lawn care but not utilities, said Pat Morris of Maco Management.

SIKESTON - Vandals left behind more than a thousand dollars worth of damage to City Cemetery gravestones during an apparent weekend assault. Twenty-one granite markers were knocked over, and a three-foot angel statue was left with its wings broken off. The city of Sikeston is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible.

DEXTER - Charleston was supposed to beat Kennett in the first game of the Class 3A District Tournament Wednesday, but they weren't supposed to just pick them up and kick them across the gymnasium. Charleston shellacked the Indians 81-51.