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Looking Back 6/16

Friday, June 16, 2006

SIKESTON - Behind the three-hit pitching of Schaffer and Phillips, the Sikeston Junior American Legion baseball team had no difficulty defeating the Chaffee Legion team 18-4.

SIKESTON - Mayors, city managers and other city officials from Southeast Missouri met at the Holiday Inn in Sikeston today for a workshop on community development. Presiding over the meeting was C.M. Farris, Division of Housing and Urban Renewal Office of Urban Affairs, Jefferson City.

CHARLESTON - The city council at its meeting Tuesday night approved an agreement with Luce, Thompson and Co. Kansas City investment bankers to make a financial feasibility study on the acquisition by the city of a natural gas system.

NEW MADRID - Eighth District Representative Bill Emerson stopped at the New Madrid County Court House recently to offer his congratulations to Tonja Blankenship, Miss Missouri National Teenager. Emerson expressed his pride in Miss Blankenship's accomplishments and wished her well at the upcoming national competition in Orlando, Fla. Miss Blankenship is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Blankenship of Kewanee.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Downtown Merchant Association held a flag raising ceremony at American Legion Park Saturday with an American flag which was flown over the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 6, 1995. The flag was donated to the Association by Congressman Bill Emerson. Raising the flag at the ceremony was Erika Becker, vice president of the association, and Ralph Sexton, president of the association.

SIKESTON - Roger Krebs tried for a hole-in-one during Saturday's Jaycee Two-Man Scramble held at the Sikeston Country Club. A new GMC pickup truck awaited any golfer that accomplished the hole-in-one feat.