JACKSON - Scott County Treasurer Hess Porter has been appointed by the Scott County Court to the Riverside Regional Library Board of Directors.
SIKESTON - Beth Montgomery was crowned 1968's Homecoming Queen at Sikeston following the Bulldog's defeat of the Cape Girardeau Central Tigers, 14-6.
SIKESTON - A performance by Mimi Allen, a world-renowned harpist, was one of several features during Saturday night's Crystal Ball, a benefit evening for the Scott County Unit of the American Cancer Society. The gala event, conducted at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Montgomery, drew about 425 people.
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SIKESTON - Sikeston Middle School students were busy creating posters which stress their opposition to drug use. Monday through Oct. 28 has been designated Red Ribbon Week at SMS and activities throughout the week will center around the theme "Drugs are Trash." The posters will be displayed throughout town on the side of Sonny's Solid Waste trucks.
SIKESTON - Five area men have reenlisted to serve with the Missouri National Guard. Sgt. Jerry C. Whitehead, Sgt. Daryle W. Caid, Specialist Gregory S. Latham, Specialist Paul R. Tripp and Specialist Gregory D. Branson will serve the next three years with Company C, 1140th Engineering Battalion.
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SIKESTON - Merideth McDowell, 17-year-old daughter of Eddie and Christy McDowell of Sikeston, was crowned 1999 Miss Metro St. Louis Oct. 10 at the Center of Contemporary Arts in University City. The Sikeston High School student won the title from 14 contestants at the second annual event.
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SIKESTON - Sikeston Eagle member Paul Luber recently presented Dr. Robert Huffman, with the University of Missouri-Columbia, with a $2,500 grant. The grant was from the Missouri Eagles and was presented under their south central region