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Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Looking Back in Time at July 25

Friday, July 25, 2003

SIKESTON - C.D. Harris began work this Monday with the Albritton Funeral Home. He will be in charge of the insurance business at the funeral home.

SIKESTON - M.S. Tomerlin has sold his residence at 712 Sikes Ave. to John J. Reiss.

SIKESTON - Fifteen firms and/or individuals have signed up thus far to participate in the Farm-Business Day Aug. 1, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, with Buford Baber as chairman of the event.

SIKESTON - A recent application for a charter to establish a national bank in Sikeston was disapproved by James J. Saxon, comptroller of the currency, Washington, D.C., on July 17.

JEFFERSON CITY - State Rep. Betty C. Hearnes (D-Charleston) and Sen. John Dennis (D-Benton) will head the Joint Committee on Correctional Institutions.

SIKESTON - Ann Rowe of Sikeston was selected as one of the finalists among 1,200 entrants in a nationwide portrait competition.

10 years ago: July 25, 1993

SIKESTON - The Canalou First Baptist Church youth group conducted a car wash Monday at Raben Tire to raise money for a trip to Six Flags. The group will sponsor a car wash at the business again this weekend.

NEW MADRID - A state grant will help fund a program New Madrid city officials hope will increase retail revenues. The city is one of six in the state selected for the 1993 MO-GRO II program. The Missouri Growth and Retention Opportunities Retail Market/Downtown Revitalization grant, which will be matched equally by the city, is for $2,800.