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Looking Back 8/15

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

SIKESTON - Pete Golightly, hard-hitting Charleston golfer, emerged as the new champion of the Southeast Missouri Golf Association after pounding out a nine below par 99 at the association's annual tournament held at the Sikeston Country Club yesterday.

SIKESTON - Crafts sponsored by the Missouri State Council on the Arts, in cooperation with Missouri Craftsman's Council, will be displayed this weekend at the Holiday Inn Sikeston's Council on the Arts arranged for the exhibit.

NEW MADRID - Monday evening, the City council set aside money for city projects ranging from installation of sewer lines to construction of the proposed observation deck and street improvements.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Development Council Monday night elected Joe Lankheit as the new member-at-large. Lankheit, who will serve a two-year term, replaces John David. Other candidates were Alan Keenan and Keith Ziegenhorn.

SIKESTON - In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the Bank of Sikeston is holding a reception with refreshments in the lobbies of both its downtown and midtown facilities each day through the month of August for its customers. In addition, the bank will give away a $100 savings bond each month through the year.

SIKESTON - About 60 Sikeston area residents took part in Thursday's Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce Farm Tour. Participants had the opportunity to view area crops, visit Delta Growers Co-op and during a stop at Hall's Flying Service at Kewanee were able to tour a crop duster and watch one in action. The event concluded with a fish fry with area farmers.

SIKESTON - The congregation of Temple Baptist Church will celebrate 40 years Sunday. The church was organized in August 1957 from a mission of the Miner Baptist Church. The celebration will include special services, featuring the Rev. Jack L. Bishop as guest speaker. The Rev. Mac Smotherman is pastor of the church. Special music, presentation of church history and recognition of charter members will also be held.