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Stories from Friday, March 6, 2009

Payment to require lawsuit (03/06/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County will need to file a small claims suit against Alexander County in Illinois to collect a debt. During the regular County Commission meeting Thursday, Presiding Commissioner Jim Blumenberg said he recently discussed with Kevin Hess, superintendent of the county's juvenile facility, $8,500 owed to Mississippi County for boarding Alexander County juvenile offenders...
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss (03/06/09)
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City OK's $1.5M note to pay for ice storm (03/06/09)
NEW MADRID - January's ice storm not only took a toll on New Madrid but also its budget. In a special council meeting Thursday evening the New Madrid Board of Aldermen revised the 2009 city of New Madrid's general fund budget by $500,000 and the Municipal Light and Power's budget by $1 million to reflect costs incurred as a result of the January storm which devastated much of Southeast Missouri...
Bids sought again for some road materials (03/06/09)
BENTON -- A small demand for products used to repair roads may result in savings for Scott County this year. "We're re-bidding our oil that we use on our asphalt applications, and also the coal mix asphalt that we use for potholes," said Jamie Burger, presiding commissioner. He and the other commissioners discussed the process during Thursday's regular meeting...
Pedestrian is fatally injured on Interstate 55 (03/06/09)
BENTON -- A Blodgett pedestrian was fatally injured Thursday night when she ran into the path of a semi-trailer truck. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Tax abatement confuses some in Scott County (03/06/09)
BENTON -- There appears to be some confusion over the tax abatement promised when Scott County voters approved a half-cent sales tax on Feb. 17. "I'm getting loads of calls," said Mark Hensley, county collector. "Anywhere from three to five a day." For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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District champs: Sikeston holds off arch rival Notre Dame 49-47 (03/06/09)
BELL CITY -- For six straight years the Scott County Central Braves and the Bell City Cubs have squared off in post season play. Four times the Cubs have ended Scott Central's season but for the last two years, the Braves have returned the favor. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Clarkton blows out Risco in district finals (03/06/09)
CLARKTON -- The Risco Tigers season came to an end Thursday night, as they fell to the Clarkton Reindeer 90-60 in the Class 1 District 1 Championship in Clarkton. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Charleston, NMCC to meet in district championship game (03/06/09)
CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Bluejays will once again have a shot at the New Madrid County Central Eagles in the Class 3, District 1 title game as they breezed through their Thursday semifinal match with the Scott City Rams. The Bluejays put up nearly 20 or over 20 points in all four quarters as they won by 34, 83-49...
Bernie wins first district title since 1992 season (03/06/09)
CHAFFEE -- The Bernie Mules rallied past the Advance Hornets in the fourth quarter to win their first district title since 1992 Thursday night. Bernie trailed 55-53 entering the fourth quarter but outscored the Hornets 19-10 in the final frame to win 72-65...
Ke Ron Johns (03/06/09)
MALDEN -- Ke Ron Johns, 17, died March 4, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ralph Armour (03/06/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Thursday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Ralph W. Armour, 93, who died on March 2, 2009, were: Scott Shirey, Brent Armour, Steve Martin, Jim Mason, Terry Schaffer and Mark Crocker. Honorary pallbearers were Gaines Beck, Lloyd Evans, Bill Littleton, C.C. Gregart, Henry Mason and Jim Hunott...