SIKESTON - John Harper and Anne Hollenbeck of the eighth grade have achieved outstanding distinction in spelling lessons held in Language Arts class throughout the semester.
SIKESTON - Gary Grant, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Grant of Sikeston, has been selected to participate in the fourth annual month-long summer European seminar tour of the Student Leaders of America.
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SIKESTON - Four persons were given emergency treatment at the Missouri Delta Community Hospital Friday for injuries involving ankles, upper arms and feet.
SIKESTON - The three-year term of City Councilman Arthur Ziegenhorn will expire April 4.
SIKESTON - Seniors Scott Greenlee and Darrell Wasson applied the screws to bowling balls for a physics experiment planned in the 4th Annual Physics Circus this weekend. The pair, in Linda Hodges' Sikeston High School physics Class, prepared "Newton's Cradle," one of more that 40 exhibits in the Sikeston High School event. The circus gets under way 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the high school field house.
SIKESTON - Ahmad Alaadeen and The Deans of Spring, named Best Unsigned Band 1996 by Musician Magazine, will appear at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Banquets Beyond the Bay. The concert is sponsored by the Sikeston, Mo. ARTS Inc., Missouri African-American Cultural Initiative and Daughters of Sunset.
CHARLESTON - Charleston city officials will begin looking for a new city manager with current manager Herb Llewellyn's announcement that he would seek other employment. According to Councilman Larry Smith, the decision was strictly Llewellyn's and the council supported him in his decision. "We will begin seeking applications immediately and Herb has agreed to help us find his replacement," he said.