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Looking Back 10/31

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

SIKESTON - Breman Van Bibber is now serving as acting superintendent of the Sikeston Schools while Supt. T.E. Stallings is on a leave of absence in the interest of his health. Miss Electa O'Hara is not acting as principal of the high school during this period.


SIKESTON - Brian Miller, 2-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miller suffered severe burns yesterday when he reached up for a pan of roast which his mother had just removed from the oven, and spilled the hot contents over his body.

SIKESTON - Phil Waldman Jr. has been selected as area chairman for the 1968 Heart Fund drive. It was announced today by Dr. Graham Clark, Point Lookout, State Heart Fund chairman.

SIKESTON - Sikeston youngsters attended the Halloween Carnival, which was sponsored by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety Saturday at the old Middle School gym. The two-hour event was held to deter vandalism and provide an alternative to trick or treating. Carnival booths, manned by local school clubs and Scouting groups, gave youngsters the opportunity to win candy and prizes while the Sikeston High School Drama Club presented skits.


SIKESTON - Dr. Robert Kahrs, dean of the University of Missouri-Columbia's College of Veterinary Medicine, will be the guest speaker at the 1987 Farmers Recognition Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Ramada Inn.

SIKESTON - Lt. Jim McNeill of the Missouri Highway Patrol examined a van that was impounded after bundles of marijuana were discovered in it on Saturday. The bust, part of Operation Buscador, involved the Highway Patrol and the Border Patrol and centered on illegal immigrants passing through the Southeast Missouri area. In addition to several arrests, several pounds of marijuana and 14 weapons were seized.


SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs 9th grade football team finished up their season with a loss to the Poplar Bluff Mules 28-7.


SIKESTON - Tom Henzi of Sikeston was our local Power Points winner, checking in with a total of 106 points for the $50 prize.


SIKESTON - The Powerhouse of God Church will sponsor its annual "Hallelujah Hoedown" from 7-10 p.m. today. All attendees will receive $10 of "Super Bucks" to be used in the church store.