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Stories from Tuesday, June 16, 2009

City to dip into reserve (06/16/09)
SIKESTON -- The city of Sikeston will spend just over $1 million in reserve funds to make ends meet in the next fiscal year. The City Council approved a budget for Fiscal Year 2010, which runs from July 1 to June 30, 2010, during their special meeting Monday morning...
Area children to get creative at libraries (06/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Imaginations will run wild for children who participate in the summer reading program at area libraries this year. "This year's program theme is Be Creative @ Your Library," said Ann Thompson, children's librarian at the Sikeston Public Library. "And it includes all the arts, such as music, dance, theater and visual arts. It's going to be an extremely fun summer."...
Inmate reported missing Monday (06/16/09)
CHARLESTON -- A Southeast Correctional Center inmate was reported missing from a work release assignment on Monday. According to a news release from the Correctional Center, at approximately 11:30 a.m. the offender, David Hill, was reported missing from an assignment on Route O in Kennett...
Suspicious fire is under investigation (06/16/09)
SIKESTON -- A suspicious weekend fire remains under investigation. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety responded to a fire reported at 811 Cherokee at 10:05 p.m. Friday, according to the incident report. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Man injured in assault Saturday (06/16/09)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man sustained some facial injuries and had his vehicle stolen when he gave three persons a ride. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
North Carolina's Hansbrough awaits NBA draft (06/16/09)
SALT LAKE CITY -- Tyler Hansbrough has heard the speculation about where he'll go in the NBA draft. He's a little curious himself. The Poplar Bluff native is making a pre-draft tour, working out for NBA teams and trying to validate a resume that includes college player of the year in 2008 and a national championship this season...
Good start (06/16/09)
SIKESTON -- With just a little less than a month into their resurgent season, the Sikeston Bulls are beginning to get into the daily grind of their 2009 KIT League season. As of Monday, the Bulls are tied for third place with the Fulton Railroaders who are also sporting a 7-7 record...
Billie Dawson (06/16/09)
NEW MADRID -- Hermina "Billie" Coon Dawson, also known dearly by many as simply "BB", died June 15, 2009 at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Melvin Stewart (06/16/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Melvin C. Stewart, 72, died June 13, 2009, at the St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur. Funeral arrangements are with the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bin Bin Guo (06/16/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Bin Bin Guo, newborn son of Zhen and Qun Guo of Portageville, died June 12, 2009, at Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett. 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...
Delorise Tarrants (06/16/09)
MOREHOUSE -- Delorise June Tarrants, 73, died June 16, 2009, at her home in Morehouse. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Merle Kinder (06/16/09)
DEXTER -- Lillian Merle Grubbs Kinder, 91, died June 12, 2009, in the St. Louis University Hospital. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mag Thurston (06/16/09)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Mary Magdaline "Mag" Barnes Thurston, 89, died at 12:30 a.m. June 15, 2009, at Jonesboro Rehab and Health Care Center in Jonesboro. Funeral arrangements are with the Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Harold Butler (06/16/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Harold L. Butler, 89, died June 15, 2009, at Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete at this time at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.