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Stories from Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Officials waiting to approve new software (06/24/09)
BENTON -- A vendor's programmer will need to meet with Scott County's information technology specialist before Scott County commissioners approve a new software for the county assessor's office. During their regular meeting Tuesday, commissioners met with Teresa Houchin, county assessor; Mark Hensley, county collector; County Clerk Rita Milam; and Ginger Lynch, marketing director for VillaGIS of Hollister, to discuss VillaGIS assessor software...
Water safety important in summer (06/24/09)
SIKESTON -- As summer continues to heat up, more people are looking to keep cool in swimming pools and other bodies of water. Just as it's fun and relaxing, it can also be dangerous to swim or participate in other water activities. Just this past weekend a Dexter man drowned while trying to save a young girl who'd fallen in the water at Castor River near Zalma...
Change for the better: East Prairie revitalization (06/24/09)
EAST PRAIRIE - This is a story about small town life. Like so many small towns in Southeast Missouri, East Prairie once supported a thriving downtown. Pat Helms recalls when weekends were booming as families crowded East Prairie's two movie theaters, stores were busy welcoming customers and those teens lucky enough to have a car filled the seats with their friends and cruised from the East Side Mobil to the West Side Mobil then back east again...
Caruthersville robbery solved (06/24/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A suspect in the June 6 robbery of Casey's General Store is in custody. According to a Caruthersville Police Department, McKenzie Johnson of Caruthersville, is currently being held in the Pemiscot County Justice Center on charges of first degree robbery and armed criminal action. Bond is set at $50,000...
Miller is culmination of baseball family (06/24/09)
DEXTER -- Many people probably don't even know his real name. Whenever he strolls to the plate, reaches second after a double or is mobbed by his teammates after a home run, fans and his Dexter teammates alike say things like 'Lets go, Bob,' or 'There ya go, Bob.'...
VFW in need of renovation (06/24/09)
Since Tony LaRussa uses a bullpen by committee quite often, I thought I'd establish his game plan into my column this week. So, my committee was chosen off of Facebook -- the social networking site on Al Gore's invention, the internet. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Euyla Estes Clark (06/24/09)
ST. CHARLES -- Euyla Estes Clark, 99, formerly of Lilbourn, died June 18, 2009, in St. Charles. Funeral arrangements are with the Richard's Funeral Home For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Buford Fowler (06/24/09)
SIKESTON -- Buford Fowler, 92, died June 22, 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...
Dorothy Marchant (06/24/09)
DEXTER -- Dorothy Marchant, 77, died June 22, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dr. Ed Masters (06/24/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at the First Christian Church for Dr. Edwin J. Masters, 63, who died June 21, 2009, were: Sonny Alcorn, Bob Taylor, Craig Hahs, David Matthews, John Askew and Steve McPheeters. Honorary pallbearers were: Steve Ledbetter, Lloyd Smith, Bill Johnson, Tom Traxler, Loring Helfrich, Bill Boyce, Don Garni, Dan Jennings, Paul Spence and Ron Carmody...
Brenda Johnson-Woods (06/24/09)
CHICAGO - Brenda Lee Johnson-Woods, 47, died June 15, 2009, at the Providence Hospital. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Howardville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic editi...
Willard Robinson Sr. (06/24/09)
CANALOU - Willard Lee Robinson Sr., 66, of Canalou, died June 23, 2009, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...