David Jenkins: Decision to open up state is the right one
(Column ~ 05/02/20)
Itís time. On Monday at 12:01 a.m. the state of Missouriís stay-at-home order as well as the Scott County and Sikeston stay-at-home orders will lift, allowing businesses to reopen and residents to go back to work. Although I know many do not, I feel the decision is the right one, even though I do believe we will see an increase in COVID-19 positive cases in the coming weeks...
Letter: Mourning former mayor
(Letter to the Editor ~ 05/02/20)
Dear Editor, Today, I mourn the passing of Bill Mitchell. He was a former Sikeston mayor, city council member, businessman, loving husband, father, grandfather and my very good friend. I had the opportunity to serve on city council with him for a couple of years. He served for several years as the Chairman of the Land Clearance and Redevelopment Authority which has had a positive impact on our community...