SIKESTON - Frank H. Stevens is listed
on the spring semester honor roll of
University of Kansas School of
SIKESTON - Five committees were
appointed to explore ways of improving
substandard housing in Sikeston at a 9
a.m. meeting today at the Mid-Towner
Restaurant. The meeting was called at the
urging of Mayor Kendall Sikes and the
Rev. Joseph H. Wagner, pastor of the
First Methodist Church. About 10 church
representatives and interested laymen
SIKESTON - The inaugural flight for
Sun Airlines Corporation will leave from
the Sikeston Airport at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 14,
en route to St. Louis, George Caleshu,
company president, announced today. A
return flight will come from St. Louis
about 5-5:30 p.m. daily, Wendell Caskey,
airport manager, said.
SIKESTON - A large crowd turned out
for Saturday's sesquicentennial parade at
Charleston and watched former Sheriff
"Pedro" Simmons bring in his man.
Flappers and square dancers entertained
along the parade route and floats depicted
SIKESTON - Add another mosquito
species to the environment of the
Bootheel. However, the Asian Tiger
species, although a known disease carrier,
shouldn't be anymore dangerous or
aggressive than the pests already here,
says an area entomologist. "They're just
one more mosquito," said Ray Nabors
with the University of Missouri Delta
Center at Portageville.
SIKESTON - Word that the district
received a $67,930 grant through the
Missouri School-aged Children's Health
Services Program was welcomed news to
the School Board and to many parents of
students in the Sikeston School District.
The effort is a collaborative measure
between the Department of Health,
Elementary and Secondary Education
and Social Services.
SIKESTON - Between 5 an 11 p.m.
Wednesday, a burglary occurred at 412
Clayton Street. According to the Sikeston
Department of Public Safety, the suspect
kicked in the rear door to take assorted
stereo equipment and a pair of tennis
shoes for a total value of $1,570.