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Looking Back 7/28

Thursday, July 28, 2005

MATTHEWS - Mr. and Mrs. Adell Smith of Matthews are the parents of a son born at the local hospital on July 20.

CHARLESTON - Dewey Schae, law student of George Washington University at Washington, D.C., and a Missouri University journalism graduate, will be the guest speaker at a joint meeting of the Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary clubs at Charleston tonight.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate confirmed today President Johnson's appointment of Theon L. Schlosser as postmaster of Illmo, Mo.

SIKESTON - For the second time in less than a week, rain forced the cancellation of games in the Sikeston Little League Invitational Tournament Thursday night at the Recreation Complex. Bad weather wasn't the only discouraging thing to happen Thursday. The Sikeston Cardinals of the 11-

and 12-year-old tourney and the Sikeston Royals of the 9- and 10-year-old bracket were eliminated. East Prairie scored a run with two outs in the sixth to defeat the Cards, 3-2, and Advance took advantage of five errors to beat the Royals, 6-1.

EAST PRAIRIE - A review of the audit for the fiscal year ending March 31 was given to the City Council Thursday by Jeffery Eftink, CPA, who indicated the city "has a solid financial picture," while presenting some recommendations for procedural implementation. Included in the recommendations was the establishment of separate funds and departments for the new grants the city will receive.

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LILBOURN - The 1995 Missouri Church of God State Youth Choir will be featured Aug. 3 at the Lilbourn First Church of God. Performing will be Michael Chambliss of Dexter/Lilbourn, Chris Czerwonka, Penne James and Julie Wheeler of Doniphan, Brandon Guttenfelder of Sikeston, James Hall of Naylor, Corey Jones and Marcus West of Portageville and Lydia Kilbreth of Kennett. Everyone is encouraged to attend.