SIKESTON - Mrs. John T. Graph entertained Sunday with a dinner in honor of her husband, who celebrated his 68th birthday.
SIKESTON - Eleven Girl Scouts working for a merit badge in a cycling heard a talk Monday on the rules of safety for riding and maintaining a bicycle. It was presented by Sgt. Leonard Campbell of the Sikeston Police Department.
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BATON ROUGE, La. - Lee Shell, vice president to the First National Bank in Sikeston, Mo., is among the 775 bankers attending the 18th annual two-week session of the School of Banking of the South being held at Louisiana State University.
MINER - The city council's decision to allow an abatement from the water and sewer bill for residents who fill their swimming pools with city water is a mistake which should be corrected, Miner's mayor says. The council voted to allow homeowners with swimming pools a reduced rate on their bill if the homeowners document how much water was used to fill the pools. The homeowners must read their water meters before and after filling the pools.
SIKESTON - Christina Ho was announced as the valedictorian of the Sikeston High School graduating class at commencement ceremonies conducted Tuesday night at the Field House. Announced as the salutatorian was Susan Kay Hopkins.
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Jaycees held a KidCare ID Program Saturday at Storey's Market Place. Over 200 children were fingerprinted, had their photos taken, and weight and height measurements taken by event coordinators.
BENTON - The Kelly Hawks' players celebrated an impressive, yet close win to put them into the state semifinals in Columbia this week. Kelly won the victory over two-time defending Class 2A state champion Mansfield on Saturday 7-6.