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Looking Back in Time at Aug. 29

Thursday, August 29, 2002

SIKESTON - Brown Jewell, who recently enlisted in the Army as a private, was called to the service at Jefferson Barracks Tuesday night this week, whereby he acquired the stock of the Mouser Grocery Company. The entire stock was moved Wednesday morning to Morehouse, where it is to be combined with a general merchandise stock there.

SIKESTON - Mrs. Warren Manning and Mrs. Kenneth Barker were hostesses Tuesday evening to a stork shower in the Manning home, honoring Mrs. Charles L. Blanton III. Upon her arrival, Mrs. Blanton was presented a corsage of white chrysanthemums tied with aqua ribbon by the hostesses.

SIKESTON - Howard Parker, director of the Adult Basic Education Program, congratulated Gene Hinze of Sikeston on his most recent accomplishment. Hinze, who will be 58 next month, acquired his GED in July after enrolling in the program in April. Despite his lack of education, Hinze was a successful businessman in Sikeston for 14 years prior to his retirement.

SIKESTON - For the second year, Carrie Yanson of Sikeston has agreed to act as the service unit manager for the Six Star Service Unit Cotton Boll Area Girl Scouts.

SIKESTON - April Howard and Lien Hoang of Sikeston are two of Missouri's top 9th and 10th grade math and science students chosen to participate in "Environmental Issues for Model City, USA," a National Science Foundation Young Scholar's Program conducted at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield.