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Stories from Friday, May 22, 2009

Insurance coverage questioned (05/22/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County officials will look into their insurance coverage. While reviewing bills during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday, Presiding Commissioner Jim Blumenberg noticed a $4,000 bill from G&D Communications in Sikeston...
Economy impacts historic sites, too (05/22/09)
NEW MADRID - Even when you are over 150 years old, the economy can have an impact on you. The Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site, just like so many others, is feeling the crunch from the economic downturn and dealing with budget cuts. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Let the grilling begin: Holiday traditionally marks onset of barbecue season (05/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Follow your nose this Memorial Day weekend and you'll likely smell some barbecue, as the holiday serves as an unofficial kickoff to the summer grilling season. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Suspect sought in 'snatch and grab' (05/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Department of Public Safety officers are investigating a "snatch and grab" at U-Pump-It Convenience Store. Around 9:05 p.m. Thursday, a subject walked into the store, located at 109 East St., and waited as the cashier attended to customers, according to a news release issued from Sgt. Jim McMillen of DPS...
Local man is robbed at gunpoint (05/22/09)
SIKESTON -- One Sikeston man is in custody and another is being sought for a robbery earlier this week at a Sikeston residence. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
R-1 schools end May 28 (05/22/09)
NEW MADRID -- The last day of attendance for students in the New Madrid County R-1 School District will be Wednesday. The high school will dismiss at 11:41 a.m. Wednesday; the middle school at 11:46 a.m.; and elementary schools within 10 minutes of the middle school dismissal time...
Bringing the heat (05/22/09)
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Scottie Lenderman (05/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Larry Scott "Scottie" Lenderman, 46, died May 21, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kathryn Barborek (05/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Kathryn Delois Barborek, 75, died May 21, 2009 at her home in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bufford Fuwell (05/22/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- Bufford Roy Fuwell Sr., 69, died May 19, 2009, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jeff Hickman (05/22/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Jefferson Monroe "Jeff" Hickman, 85, died May 21, 2009, at The Cedargate in Poplar Bluff. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
David Gilliland II (05/22/09)
SIKESTON -- David Russell Gilliland II, 41, died at 1:17 p.m. May 21, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Thelma Grace (05/22/09)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Thelma Grace, 81, died May 21, 2009, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo.