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.