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Stories from Sunday, April 26, 2009

Runaway Nebraska teens are found in Benton (04/26/09)
BENTON -- Three juvenile runaways from the state of Nebraska are in custody awaiting transportation home. According to Friday news release from Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, the juveniles were located by Lt. Steve Young at 4 a.m. Wednesday during a routine building security check at Express Fuel near Interstate 55...
Bids opened (04/26/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities has taken a significant step toward building a new office -- and revitalizing downtown. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Governor rallies behind Noranda employees, pledges his support (04/26/09)
MARSTON -- Noranda Aluminum's hopes of rebuilding and returning to full production got a little brighter on Friday. Gov. Jay Nixon stopped at the facility and pledged his support to the company, a major employer in southeast Missouri. During the stop, he visited with company officials, spoke to employees, and also took a tour of the facility...
Airport project to begin in June (04/26/09)
SIKESTON -- A step toward upgrading the Sikeston Memorial Airport for corporate jets was taken with the award of a $1.86 million improvement contract. Council members accepted the bid from Asa Asphalt of Advance of$1,855,195.80, the lowest of the three bids received for the project, during a special meeting Friday...
Three injured in motorcycle wreck (04/26/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- Two area men and a man from California were injured when two motorcycles crossed the centerline to strike a third vehicle. The collisions happened at about 6:39 p.m. Friday, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Morley man jailed on drug charges (04/26/09)
BENTON -- A Morley man was arrested and taken to the Scott County Jail after a suspicious odor was noticed coming from his home. Lee Roy Dykes, 45, has been charged with attempt to manufacture methamphetamine. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Oran falls in first round of tourney (04/26/09)
ORAN -- The Saxony Lutheran Crusaders proved on Friday afternoon why they have 11 wins and just one loss on the diamond this season. The Crusaders, led by a tandem of three senior pitchers on their staff, saw an impressive performance by Chris Roth on the hill in Friday's opening round of the Chaffee Red Devils Baseball Classic against the Oran Eagles...
Jays rally to defeat Cuba in first round (04/26/09)
CHARLESTON -- Charleston outfielder Chase McClendon had what many would call an off day on the diamond at the Mississippi County Wood Bat Tournament on Friday night. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Jim Hatley (04/26/09)
GRAPEVINE, Texas -- The Rev. James "Jim" Wayman Hatley, 85, died April 22, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Loyd Froman (04/26/09)
LILBOURN -- Loyd L. Froman died April 24, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Bud Hueckel (04/26/09)
DEXTER -- N.L. "Bud" Hueckel, 86, died April 24, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Marsha Davisson (04/26/09)
DEXTER -- Marsha Davisson, 55, died April 21, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Harold Watson (04/26/09)
BERNIE -- Harold Watson died April 24, 2009, at the Veterans Hospital in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.