SIKESTON - Hillary Boone, who has been employed in Jefferson City for the past 14 years, has purchased a half interest in the J.S. Wallace Store on New Madrid Street and will move to Sikeston.
SIKESTON - Sikeston and its neighbor, Miner, aren't getting any closer urge to merge together. The Chamber of Commerce has put in a few licks to encourage the consolidation. Miner has responded with strong resistance.
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SIKESTON - Bobby L. Norman has been appointed a police patrolman effective Saturday. He and his wife, Shirley, live at East Prairie, but will move to Sikeston.
SIKESTON - The inaugural Bathing Beauty Cutie Contest was conducted at Springfest Friday night. The contest was sponsored by Upsilon Omega of Beta Sigma Phi in Sikeston. Cuties honored were Rebecca Penrod of East Prairie, first alternate; Princess Meghan Dover of Bell City; Queen Danette Todt of Bell City; King Nicholas Peck of Sikeston; Prince Josh Thurman of East Prairie; and Joaquin Anderson of Sikeston, first alternate.
CHARLESTON - The Charleston City Council announced the appointment of David Brewer as the new city manager, Wednesday evening. Brewer is a lifelong resident of Mississippi County were he been a successful businessman and farmer. There were more than 40 applicants that responded to the city's need for a new manager.
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs' Jared Self and Robbie Sims were recently selected to play in the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association All-
Star Series to be held June 14-15 in Columbia.
SIKESTON - Sikeston Motors' Scott Keenan went 4-4 with three RBIs in the Sikeston Little League game Wednesday, rolling to a 14-4 win against the American Legion.