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Stories from Thursday, June 25, 2009

Special night (06/25/09)
Benefit turned out to be 'unbelieveable evening' SIKESTON -- For many Southeast Missouri children and their families, the Kenny Rogers Children's Center is a special place. It's where special needs children can go to receive free therapy. The Center's namesake also considers it to be a special place...
City will change to 4-day weeks (06/25/09)
NEW MADRID - Like many communities across the nation, New Madrid is looking for ways to cut costs yet continue to serve its residents. The City Council has decided on one step. Beginning July 6, the approximately 35 city employees will embark on a four-day work week, working 10 hour days. It will be a trial continued through Daylight Saving Time, ending Oct. 31...
Children's production starts today (06/25/09)
SIKESTON -- Stars of Sikeston Little Theatre's latest children's production assure theater goers will love the Broadway-themed "play within a play" which begins its four-day run tonight. "It's gonna be really fun, and they're gonna enjoy it that much because the cast has been working so hard," said Ivy Clinton, 12, of Sikeston, who plays Emily Best, a lead role...
Sikeston resident shot in shoulder (06/25/09)
SIKESTON - The shooting of a Sikeston resident is under investigation by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. Deshante Nabors, 18, told officers he was walking in the 800 block of Agnes around 2 p.m. Wednesday when he heard two small pops, then felt a pain in his right shoulder. Nabors went to a relative's house where he contacted the police and reported the incident...
Nutty ninth (06/25/09)
DEXTER -- A wild ninth inning that included two lead changes ended with a Dexter Bearcat win over the visiting Charleston Squirrels in walk-off fashion. The Squirrels were the first to get a late lead as they scurried back from a 4-1 deficit to eventually obtain their first lead of the game with one run in the top of the ninth inning to make it 6-5...
Leonard Adams (06/25/09)
BELL CITY -- Leonard Adams, 91, died June 24, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles Cook III (06/25/09)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Charles Allen Cook III, 63, formerly of Sikeston, died June 23, 2009, at White Oak Nursing Home in Kansas City. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Romanze Mosby (06/25/09)
SIKESTON -- Romanze Demont Mosby, 26, died June 20, 2009, in Jefferson City. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...