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Stories from Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Two plead guilty to fraud (06/03/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Russell Todd McBride of Creve Coeur and Robert P. Wrolstad of O'Fallon pled guilty Tuesday to a mortgage fraud scheme involving the sale of residential real estate in Sikeston. McBride and Wrolstad were charged in a 34-count indictment for their involvement in the scheme, according to acting United States Attorney Michael W. Reap...
Summer of fun (06/03/09)
SIKESTON -- The YMCA of Southeast Missouri's day camp is seeing a higher than normal attendance rate in its first two days of the summer program. Over 100 children in kindergarten through eighth grade were present for the first day of camp Monday -- a number the exercise facility usually hits after summer schools let out at the end of June...
Storm debris finally cleared (06/03/09)
BENTON -- After four months of picking up broken limbs, Scott County has finally cleared January's ice storm debris from county ditches and alongside county roads. "We're pretty well finished up," Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn said during the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday...
Resident seeks assistance from Washington, D.C. (06/03/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston resident Terry Cole had planned to be in Washington, D.C., today with other families seeking help from Congress in opposing Chrysler's and GM's bankruptcy plan. However, problems with a plane ticket and limitations due to injuries is keeping him away...
Evans named to state commission (06/03/09)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Scott County Developer Joel Evans will serve on Missouri's Seismic Safety Commission. Gov. Jay Nixon announced his appointment Tuesday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Poplar Bluff man facing charges (06/03/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- A Poplar Bluff man is recovering in a Cape Girardeau hospital where he was taken for treatment of the injuries sustained when he was struck by a car Monday. Charles Odell Wells, 72, was struck by a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier, reportedly driven by Dennis Edwin Ray, 36, of Doniphan on the Pike Creek bridge on Highway 142...
Track meet leaves a mark (06/03/09)
I have to admit in my handful of years with the Standard Democrat I've only covered two track meets. The first was last year at sectionals and the last was this past weekend at Jefferson City for the Class 3 and 4 state meet...
Comeback kids (06/03/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls are beginning to really like their home games at VFW Memorial Stadium. For the second straight night the Bulls pulled off a dramatic comeback win in the ninth inning against the Union City Greyhounds. Scott Droddy was yet again part of the late inning heroics but it was Brian Gose, a native of California, who ended up with the walk-off hit...
Squirrels fall to Kennett (06/03/09)
CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Fighting Squirrels fell to visiting Kennett on Tuesday evening in the first game of a Senior Babe Ruth double header held at Hillhouse Park. The final, 11-2 in seven innings, left Michael Minner's club with an 0-2 record heading into the second part of the double header...
Pearlean Gross (06/03/09)
BELL CITY -- Pearlean Segers Gross, 85, died June 1, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eloise Clark (06/03/09)
SIKESTON -- Eloise Margaret Clark, 90, formerly of North Carolina, died at 11:45 p.m. June 1, 2009, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Blanchard Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ada Goines (06/03/09)
MOREHOUSE -- Ada Deona Pearson Goines, a100, formerly of Morehouse, died June 2, 2009 at the home of her daughter in Stantonville Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Jane Brunet (06/03/09)
OVIEDO, Fla. -- Martha "Jane" Marshall Brunet, age 90, passed away in her sleep March 26, 2009, in Florida. 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...