SIKESTON - The Sikeston High School basketball teams won victories Friday night in games with the A and B teams of Gideon High School. The Bulldogs downed the Gideon first team by a score of 51 to 30 and in the B team game, Sikeston was the victor by a score of 36 to 33.
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith, 913 Lora St., announce the engagement of their daughter, Patricia Ann, to Stephen Lee Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melfred E. Taylor, 522 Vernon St.
SIKESTON - Joel Montgomery, president of Montgomery Investment Co. and chairman of the board of First National Bank, will be "roasted" at the Fourth Annual Big Brother Big Sister roast later this month.
SIKESTON - Gene Newkirk has been announced as the new manager of the Sikeston Golden Corral Family Steak House.
SIKESTON - Bill Emerson, 8th District congressman, was in the Sikeston area Monday to speak to a joint meeting of the Sikeston Rotary and Kiwanis clubs
PHOENIX - Gregg Trankler of Jarvis Ponitac-Buick-GMC Inc. in Sikeston, Mo., was one of 82 Buick technicians, service consultants and body technicians earning their way to the final Buick Motor Division, General Motors Corporation second National B.E.S.T. (Buick Expert Service Team) Trouble Shooting Competition.
SIKESTON - Missouri Delta Medical Center and the health departments in Scott, Mississippi, New Madrid and Stoddard counties have joined with the Infant Alert Project and Bootheel Healthy Start in giving infant T-shirts that declare a potentially life-saving message. The T-shirts have "This Side Up" printed in red on the front.