SIKESTON - Democrats of Richland Township will have a dinner meeting at Hotel Dunn Wednesday evening, Oct. 9. Morris Osburn, chairman of the Missouri Public Service Commission, will be the chief speaker.
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Civil Air Patrol will hold its annual open house for recruiting interested youngsters in the cadet program. The program will begin at 7 p.m. today at the Airport School. Boys or girls between 13 and 18 may join.
SIKESTON - Normal store hours Monday will be supplemented by moonlight madness. Downtown stores will be open from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. to present bargains to customers.
20 years ago -- Oct. 2, 1986
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is investigating a vandalism report, a larceny from a motor vehicle and a burglary at a local fraternal lodge. The burglary at the Moose Lodge, 1102 Linn St., occurred between 12:15 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday. Taken was $20 in cash and $170 worth of alcoholic beverages. Entry was apparently gained through an unlocked door.
SIKESTON - Bob Andrews Sales and Service, 114 Broadway, celebrated the opening of its new shop with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. The business deals in Rainbow vacuum cleaners and products.
SIKESTON - Sikeston could be home to the next television station in the heartland. Fant Broadcast Development is seeking a license from the Federal Communication Commission to establish Channel 45, a station which would be based in Sikeston while using a broadcast tower in Cape Girardeau.
PORTAGEVILLE - Citizens of Southeast Missouri can attend a live satellite broadcast from 9 a.m. until noon at the Community Resource Center on Highway T regarding the 1996 Telecommunications Act.