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Stories from Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Summer rain totals rising (06/17/09)
SIKESTON -- Rain storms continued to sweep through Sikeston and the surrounding area early today. However, rains will move out and temperatures nearing the century mark are forecast for later this week. According to the Sikeston Power Station, over the last few days rainfall has totaled .96 inch. ...
Youth tackle local projects (06/17/09)
SIKESTON -- Amber McCommons sighed as she thought back to the work she and some of her peers did their first day at Mission Missouri. The St. Louis ninth grader said it took all day to clean out a large room full of supplies and toss out expired food items at the faith-based organization's building on Ruth Street in Sikeston...
County seeks program details (06/17/09)
BENTON -- Scott County officials are seeking more information on a program to address homelessness. Scott County Commissioners discussed the program during their regular meeting Tuesday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Woman's vehicle hit by train (06/17/09)
RANDLES -- A Benton woman escaped her stalled vehicle before it was struck by a train early today in Cape Girardeau County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 2:30 a.m., two miles south of Randles, 18-year-old Hannah E. Wrather's vehicle became disabled on the train tracks on Route P at County Road 274. ...
Escapee caught in Memphis (06/17/09)
Escapee caught in Memphis CHARLESTON -- An inmate who escaped Monday from the Southeast Correctional Center at Charleston was apprehended Tuesday night in Memphis, Tenn. David Hill, 45, was working on the road crew with the Missouri Department of Transportation when officials say he just walked away...
Coaches release SEMO All-Conference team (06/17/09)
SIKESTON -- The all-conference baseball selections were made for the SEMO Conference recently with several local athletes receiving honors. Sikeston's Vince Howard was selected as a designated hitter while Sikeston native and Class 3 state champion Notre Dame player Colton Young made the cut as a pitcher...
SAYB Scores (06/17/09)
June 10th Minor League Montgomery Bank 3, Kingsway Furniture 3 Hits -- (MB) Max Worth, Barrett Davis, Tyler Stokes, Drew Barber, Jack Bell, Jaylan, Nolan Self; (K) Payton Winfrey, Thomas Davis, Shane Hurt, Justin Church, Evan Boyd. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Seeing PGA up close is real treat (06/17/09)
John Daly's pants are loud. They're even more crazy to look at in person. Saturday, I got to do just that as my cousin and I took in the St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind in Memphis. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Georgia Williford (06/17/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Georgia Williford, 92, died June 16, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Blanche McVey (06/17/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services held Tuesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Blanche McVey, 89, who died on June 12, 2009, were: Dave Laseter, Larry Boyd, Jim Fischer, Allen Tetley, Russell Bryant and Steve Nagy.
Judy Bramlett (06/17/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Judy Bramlett, 56, died June 16, 2009, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements, which are incomplete, are under the direction of Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Glen Ledbetter (06/17/09)
EAST PRAIRIE - Glen Ledbetter died at 3 a.m. June 17, 2009, at his residence in East Prairie. Shelby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Booker T. Combs (06/17/09)
SIKESTON -- Booker T. Combs, 77, died June 15, 2009, at his home. 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...
Harold Butler (06/17/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Harold L. Butler, 89, died June 15, 2009, in Hayti. 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 (06/17/09)
MOREHOUSE -- Delorise June Tarrants, 73, died June 16, 2009, at her home in Morehouse. 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...