SIKESTON - Chief of Police Harold Wallace today announced that he will be a candidate for re-election on April 6. He is the first candidate to announce and file this morning with City Clerk A.C. Barrett.
SIKESTON - The Sikeston High School Bulldogs rolled to a 52-31 victory over Anniston last night in their first game in the Scott-Mississippi Basketball Tournament at Benton.
SIKESTON - A high point in the centennial celebration of Methodism in Sikeston will occur Sunday when Dr. Eugene M. Frank, St. Louis bishop of the denomination in Missouri, gives the sermon at the 10:45 a.m. service of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston.
CHARLESTON - Mississippi County Sheriff Avery Hutcheson examined recovered property taken in recent daytime burglaries in Mississippi County. The sheriff and deputy sheriff Bobby Norman spent most of the day Saturday in Poplar Bluff, working with authorities and interrogating the man who has confessed to at least 13 burglaries.
SIKESTON - The 1997 United Way Campaign ended the year with a record total but still below what organizers had hoped for. The shortage, however, doesn't disappoint Campaign Chairman Judy Beggs. The 1997 United Way Fund drive brought in $90,000 which will be distributed among 28 area agencies.
SIKESTON - A burglary at Cheers, 1607 E. Malone, was reported in the early morning of Jan. 31. About $2,130 in cash, checks, coins and lottery money was taken according to the Department of Public Safety.