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Stories from Friday, June 12, 2009

SHS graduate gains clinical skills at MDMC (06/12/09)
SIKESTON -- After completing her first year in medical school, Elizabeth Killion has returned to her Sikeston roots this summer to gain more clinical skills. On June 1, the 23-year-old University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine student began work with Sikeston physician Fred Uthoff through the university's Summer Community Program, coordinated by MU's Area Health Education Center...
Decision on audit bid is tabled (06/12/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County officials are having difficulty finding a good price for an audit. During their regular meeting Thursday, commissioners tabled awarding the contract to the sole bidder for a financial audit of the county. This is the second time the county has solicited for bids on this audit, according to County Clerk Junior DeLay...
Hayti man arrested on drug charges (06/12/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A traffic stop led to the arrest of a Hayti man on drug charges. At approximately 6:10 p.m. Thursday, Caruthersville Police conducted a traffic stop at the corner of East Ninth and Adams streets. During their search, officers found a small amount of cocaine on a passenger in the vehicle, according to a new release issued by Caruthersville Police Chief Chris Riggs...
Poplar Bluff police warn of scam on elderly (06/12/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Reports of another senior citizen scam have been made to the Poplar Bluff Police Department and the Butler County Sheriff's Department. "Several individuals have been approached in their homes by a woman pretending to represent a social services agency," said Patty Baker, adult protective and community supervisor for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in Poplar Bluff...
Squirrels score big to beat Woodland (06/12/09)
CHARLESTON -- It didn't take long for the Charleston Squirrels to handle business on Thursday evening at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. In just three innings of play and just over an hour into the game Charleston racked up 19 runs in a 19-1 rout of visiting Woodland...
Elks survive late Fabrite rally (06/12/09)
SIKESTON -- The Elks Lodge outlasted a late inning rally by Fabrite to capture their third win of the season 5-4 Thursday evening at the Sikeston Recreation Complex. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lindell Hoggard (06/12/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Lindell Hoggard, 80, died June 10, 2009, in Memphis, Tenn. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bessie E. Wilson (06/12/09)
LILBOURN -- Bessie Wilson, 92, died June 11, 2009, at the home of her son and daughter-in-law in Cordova, Tenn. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in Lilbourn. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bud McPherson (06/12/09)
BENTON -- Verbon "Bud" McPherson, 86, died June 10, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Benton. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...