SIKESTON - C.C. Pinnell was presented a pin for 50 years of service to the Sikeston Masonic Lodge No. 310.
SIKESTON - Prospective members of the area citizens vocational rehabilitation council will hold a first meeting at the El Capri Restaurant April 24 at 6:30 p.m. When the group is organized it will make a special study of the vocational rehabilitation programs which will assist physically, mentally and emotionally handicapped persons, and recommend programs.
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SIKESTON - Robert H. Boschen was appointed supervising wire chief for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. He replaces William Dreyer, who has been transferred to St. Louis to become a test center foreman.
CHARLESTON - Before beginning the lengthy agenda Tuesday evening, the City Council certified results of the April 7 election and chose a new mayor and mayor pro tem. Serving as mayor for the upcoming year will be Larry Smith. Also elected by fellow council members was Bill Branum as mayor pro tem.
MINER - The Miner Board of Aldermen, on the advice of Mayor Bill James, voted to send a protest letter to Falcon Cable TV which serves Miner and Sikeston. Falcon plans an adjustment of extended basic cable TV starting May 1.
SIKESTON - A burglary was reported at Plaza Tire, 901 S. Kingshighway, at which four custom rims were taken. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety, a window in the southeast corner of the building was broken out sometime between 2:30 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday. The rims, designed for a Chevy 4x4, are valued at $100 each, and the window is valued at $400.
SIKESTON - Lucille Collins of Bernie was the lucky winner in the drawing for the $100 Alford Dunner suit from Norwood Fashions in Sikeston.