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Stories from Friday, June 26, 2009

Expanded YMCA opens (06/26/09)
SIKESTON -- Many describe the newly expanded YMCA of Southeast Missouri as an "asset" or "real jewel" to the Sikeston community. Thursday, the YMCA took time to say thanks to its volunteers and those involved. The grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting were the program for the monthly Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon...
Head-on collision injures 4 (06/26/09)
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Man in custody on drug charges (06/26/09)
BENTON -- A Sikeston man is held in Scott County Jail on drug-related charges. Paul Norwood, 54, of Sikeston is charged with two counts of manufacturing a controlled substance with the intent to distribute, possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia...
Counties consider options for funding use (06/26/09)
By Scott Welton CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners now have some information on a homeless prevention program but will need to consider their options before picking an administrator. -------- By Michelle Felter BENTON -- Scott County commissioners are determining how best to use funds it has received through the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing program...
8-year-old Kennett girl drowns (06/26/09)
KENNETT-- An 8-year-old Kennett girl died Wednesday after being found face down in a swimming pool. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Sikeston airport to close for repairs (06/26/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Memorial Municipal Airport will close July 2 while repairs are made and will reopen Sept 15. Lineman Brian Burns said work includes filling cracks and overlay work on the runway,
Owls down Post 114 (06/26/09)
NEW MADRID -- Sikeston American Legion Post 114's struggles continued on Thursday evening as they fell to the New Madrid Owls by a final score of 5-2 in New Madrid at Eagles Park. A shortage of timely hits led to seven men left stranded on the bases for Post 114, eventually ending in the three run loss...
Milestone win (06/26/09)
CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Fighting Squirrels reached the century mark. With a 15-1 rout over the SEMO Aces on Thursday night the Squirrels eclipsed 100 wins for their franchise history. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Kiwanis wins National League title (06/26/09)
SIKESTON -- The Kiwanis kept their momentum from the regular season going Thursday night, as they downed the Elks in a 14-1 route to claim the SAYB National League title. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Margie Coffer (06/26/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Margie Ann Kuykendall Coffer, 75, died at 8:50 a.m. June 25, 2009, in the Bertrand Nursing Facility. 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...
Buford Fowler (06/26/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services held Thursday at Ponder Funeral Home for Buford Fowler, 92, who died on June 22, 2009, were: Rick Green, Russ Whitten, Jerry Hayes, James Robert Taylor, Bill Taylor and Jeff Hay.
Hazel Beccue (06/26/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Hazel Beccue, 86, died June 25, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Mike Williams (06/26/09)
DEXTER -- James "Mike" Williams, 65, died June 25, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Ronald Price (06/26/09)
SIKESTON -- Ronald Price, 63, died June 26, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Larry Jones (06/26/09)
SIKESTON -- Larry Jones, 49, died June 25, 2009, at his home. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday.