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Looking Back 1/31

Thursday, January 31, 2008

SIKESTON - Tomorrow the Malone Theater will present "The Unsuspected" with Joan Caulfield and Claude Rains. Featured at the Rex Theater will be "One More Tomorrow" with Ann Sheridan and Dennis Morgan.


PORTAGEVILLE - Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Warren of Portageville are the parents of a daughter born Saturday morning at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

SIKESTON - The Weather Bureau issued a tornado watch today for a portion of extreme eastern Oklahoma, most of northern and central Arkansas, extreme south central and most of southeast Missouri.


SIKESTON - Current taxes collected in Sikeston on real estate, personal property and from merchants and manufacturers have reached the 93.7 percent mark, which is comparable to the amount collected last year at its time, according to City Collector Ronald Lee.

SIKESTON - Many Sikeston residents began calling the Board of Municipal Utilities office this morning to question why their most recent utility bills were higher than expected. According to a Board spokesman, an increase in each utility bill would be noticed, as this was the first month since last winter that residents used large amounts of heating in their homes.

SIKESTON - Doug Wiles and Andrew Felker are two of the area's top wrestlers. Both have set goals to place at state this season.


SIKESTON - Dean and Wendy Coleson of rural Sikeston have developed Medi-

CARD, a laminated card that provides an on-the-spot medical profile of the carrier for use at health facilities or in the event of an emergency. Thirty-one pharmacies in the Sikeston area, Cape Girardeau, Jackson and southern Illinois carry brochures and applications for Medi-CARD.