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Looking Back in Time at July 30

Tuesday, July 30, 2002

CHARLESTON - For the second time in the five-year history of the annual Invitational Golf Tournament here, a local player was awarded championship honors. Heinie Hequembourg with a score of 96 for the 27 holes of model play won the trophy. His score was 33-33-30.

SIKESTON - The executive committee of the Delta Community Concert Association has elected Earl R. Jarvis as president of the association to succeed Richard Powell who has been president the past two years. Other officers elected are Jack Young and Keith Collins, vice presidents; Don Bohannon, treasurer; and Helen Reuber, corresponding secretary.

SIKESTON - Lynn Alexander of Lilbourn is winner of the Kingsway Plaza Mall's free family weekend vacation. The drawing was held Saturday after a week of registration at shops throughout the mall. The trip features lodging for a Friday and Saturday at Henry VIII Lodge in St. Louis, four tickets to the Aug. 7 St. Louis Cardinal baseball game and four tickets to Six Flags over Mid-America.

SIKESTON - Eleven housing authorities in the Bootheel area will receive federal funds for renovations ranging from improving disabled accessibility to structural rehabilitation. Sikeston and Hayti Housing Authorities will receive the highest amount of funding, with the Sikeston authority allocated $1,810,980 followed by $1,022,300 for Hayti. Charleston is designated to receive $542,109 which will be earmarked for disabled accessibility alterations and structural rehabilitation.

SIKESTON - Asgrow Seed of Sikeston is donating the use of their building to the Sikeston Food Bank. The Food Bank will use the building to sort supplies left from Desert Storm.