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Stories from Friday, June 19, 2009

Major mileston approaching (06/19/09)
Canedy Sign and Graphics of Sikeston workers prepare the billboard on the north side of Interstate 57 at the 1.4 mile marker for a new face. The new sign will promote various events leading up to Sikeston's sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) celebration in 2010...
EPHS student heading to forum (06/19/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Breyanna Sutton knows she wants to be a surgeon when she enters the work force. But, she hasn't decided what type yet. During the 10-day National Youth Leadership Forum she is set to leave for June 28, she hopes to get a better idea...
Illinois county owes $10,000 (06/19/09)
CHARLESTON -- Alexander County, Ill., once again owes the Mississippi County Juvenile Detention Center a substantial debt. Kevin Hess, superintendent of the juvenile facility, reported to County Commissioners on the outstanding balance during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
Tough economy blamed for jail overflow (06/19/09)
BENTON -- Scott County has experienced big jail populations this year -- which means it has to pay to house the overflow in other facilities. During Thursday's meeting, commissioners OK'd a $9,000 bill to Scott City's jail for the months of February through April. In all, about $18,000 of the $45,000 budget for housing prisoners was spent by the end of April...
Heat prompts schedule change (06/19/09)
SIKESTON - Due to the arrival of summer heat, Sonny's Solid Waste has begun running their residential trash routes an hour earlier. As always, to ensure that their solid waste is picked up on collection days, residents should place their trash at curbside or in the alley the night before their scheduled pick ups...
Healthy Start gets $4.5 million grant (06/19/09)
PORTAGEVILLE - The Missouri Bootheel Healthy Start Program in Portageville will receive $ 4.5 million over the next five years through the Healthy Start program at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Owensboro shuts out Bulls, 7-0 (06/19/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls dropped a tough game against the Owensboro Oilers for the first time this season in a 7-0 shutout on Thursday night. Matters were not made better with a total of three errors during the game. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Squirrels fall under .500 with loss (06/19/09)
CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Fighting Squirrels let a four run lead slip right from their grasp on Thursday evening as they fell to visiting Poplar Bluff 9-6 in a nine inning game. For the Squirrels, a few miscues and six consecutive innings in which Poplar Bluff scored led to their sixth loss of the season...
Glen Ledbetter (06/19/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Glen C. Ledbetter, 69, died at 3:13 a.m. June 17, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
'Jerry' Williams (06/19/09)
SIKESTON -- Geraldine "Jerry" Lafaye Williams, 80, died at 12:35 a.m., June 18, 2009, at her home in rural Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Richard Keller (06/19/09)
HENDERSON, Nev. -- Richard Neil Keller, 76, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., passed away June 15, 2009. 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...