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Stories from Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Sales tax holiday may be a go (06/02/09)
SIKESTON -- It appears that Sikeston will participate in this year's back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday. To opt out, City Council members would have to schedule a special meeting and take action in less than two weeks. The city's participation in the Sales Tax Holiday, during which items considered to be "back to school" purchases qualify for exemption from state, county and local taxes, was discussed during the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday...
Learning environment (06/02/09)
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Head Start program to restructure (06/02/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Rising costs without an increase to the budget have prompted Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corp. Head Start program officials to restructure their staff and processes for the 2009-2010 school year. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Agrium to build facility in area (06/02/09)
NEW MADRID - The New Madrid County Port Authority is adding another tenant to its industrial park. Agrium Inc., a retail supplier of agricultural products and services in North and South America, will begin construction this month of a new facility for the production of the branded polymer coated nitrogen product ESN, which is specifically designed for the agricultural markets...
Deadly accident still under investigation (06/02/09)
BENTON -- The investigation into a weekend vehicle accident that killed two teens will likely continue though the middle of July. "Any decision on how this case or cases will proceed in either the juvenile court or adult criminal court will be determined after the officers finish their portion of the investigation and the state laboratory reports the results from any evidence sent to be analyzed," Scott County Prosecuting Attorney Paul Boyd said in a news release issued Monday...
Bulls rally in ninth (06/02/09)
SIKESTON -- They couldn't have asked for a better home-opener. The team that didn't exist just a year ago gets rejuvenated by the hometown boy in their first game back at VFW Memorial Stadium. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Underwood wins weekly event (06/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Ron Underwood continued his outstanding play by capturing the low gross honors during the May 27 Men's Senior Golf Association weekly event at the Sikeston Country Club. Underwood shot an even par 71 to take the weekly title. Ken Hollowell took low net honors with a 62 while Dick Inman needed only 26 putts to take the crown in that category...
Caleb M. McClellan (06/02/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Caleb Michael McClellan, 21, formerly of Sikeston, died on May 31, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston...
Alexis Cummins (06/02/09)
ORAN -- Alexis Michelle Cummins, 14, died May 31, 2009, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Oran. 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...
Austin Todt (06/02/09)
ORAN -- Austin Brian Todt, 16, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2009, due to an automobile accident. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eloise Clark (06/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Eloise Clark, 90, died at 11:45 p.m. June 1, 2009, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Steven Kent Sr. (06/02/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for funeral services conducted Monday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for Steven Earl Kent Sr., 44, who died on May 27, 2009, were: Bradley Mitchell, Christopher Barnes, Randy Barnes, Shawn Mitchell, Don Tucker and Donald Tucker...