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Stories from Friday, May 8, 2009

Vandalized signs create danger, costly to replace (05/08/09)
BENTON -- Scott County experienced "a bad weekend" when it came to sign vandalism. "We had 15 to 20 signs vandalized or torn down, just southwest of Oran," said Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger during Thursday's meeting. Signs damaged included stop, road markers, railroad crossing and directional signs...
Bertrand farmlands' drainage discussed (05/08/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners will wait to hear from landowners before considering what can be done to drain farmland around Bertrand. Ten landowners with farmland in the Bertrand area met with county commissioners and Richard Wallace, county road and bridge superintendent, during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday to discuss drainage for farms in that area...
Stimulus projects awarded in area (05/08/09)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Work will soon be under way on another 54 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act projects, including several in Southeast Missouri, following action taken Wednesday by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Chamber warns of advertising scam (05/08/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce was alerted to an apparent advertising scam. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Seniors go out with win (05/08/09)
NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles did not begin both senior day and their last game of the year like they had hoped to. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Saxony Lutheran shuts out Chaffee (05/08/09)
CHAFFEE -- The Saxony Lutheran Crusaders used a four-run seventh inning to surge past the Chaffee Red Devils 6-0 in Chaffee on Thursday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Oran slugs past NMCC in battle of Eagles (05/08/09)
ORAN -- A grand slam off the bat of Cody Dirnberger and another two-run shot in the bottom of the sixth off the bat of Tyler Heuring lifted the Oran Eagles over the visiting New Madrid County Central Eagles on Thursday afternoon. The mercy rule victory, 17-7, lasted nearly three hours but the Oran squad eventually came away with their ninth win of the season...
Braves fall one run short at Scott City (05/08/09)
SCOTT CITY -- The Scott Central Braves nearly upset the defending Class 2 state champions Thursday afternoon, falling to Scott City 3-2. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jackson downs Lady Bulldogs (05/08/09)
JACKSON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team dropped their game against the Jackson Lady Indians 4-0 on Thursday night. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Albert Lee Banks (05/08/09)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Albert Lee Banks, 76, formerly of Mississippi County, passed away at his home in Kansas City on April 29, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Maple Hill Funeral Home of Kansas City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Regina Walker (05/08/09)
BERTRAND - Regina E. Sands Walker, 78, died May 5, 2009, at the Bertrand Retirement Center. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Billy Clayton Sr. (05/08/09)
PILOT KNOB -- Billy Ray Clayton Sr., 62, died May 6, 2009, at his home. Born Nov. 19, 1946, in Matthews, he was the son of the late Charley and Annie Funeral arrangements are with the Bryson Funeral Home in Pilot Knob. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Martha Davis (05/08/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Martha Elizabeth Davis, 85, died at 5:35 a.m. May 7, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Stelline Tyler (05/08/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Thursday at Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for Stelline Gross Tyler, 84, who died on May 3, 2009, were: Joshua Shutic, Michael Davis, Kip Lafferty, Alvin Hobbs, Ryan McClure, Jennifer Schoenfeldt and April Gosling...
Dimple M. Woods (05/08/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Dimple M. Woods, 94, died at 10:30 p.m. May 7, 2009, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Ray Emerson (05/08/09)
MORLEY -- Ray Gene Emerson, 67, died May 7, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.