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Looking Back 2/15

Friday, February 15, 2008

SIKESTON - A voice recital will be presented by pupils of Mrs. H.E. Reuberson Feb. 18 at the public library. They will be accompanied by Mrs. C.D. Matthews and Alice Martin

SIKESTON - A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Aldridge of Sikeston Saturday night at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

SIKESTON - The Rev. Holland H. Jones, 47, instructor at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, will fill the pulpit at Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston each Sunday through June in services at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. Harold Belsheim, resigned Feb. 1.

NEW MADRID - Rumblings along the New Madrid fault in Missouri's Bootheel may not only be earthquakes. That could be the sound of jobs and money getting ready to gush from the ground. Exploration drilling for oil and gas is under way on a geological structure know as the "Reelfoot Rift."

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Development Council Monday night discussed the possibility of finding another location for the SDC office and hiring a full-

time secretary for Economic Development Specialist Mary Doggett.

BELL CITY - Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffrey A. Tarble, son of Billie B. Tarble of Bell City Route 2, is currently halfway through a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea aboard the attack submarine USS L. Mendel Rivers.

POPLAR BLUFF - The Charleston Blue Jays turned a one-point halftime lead into a blowout as they blew past the Poplar Bluff Mules 77-62 on Friday night to run their record to 19-5 on the season and 4-1 in conference play.