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Stories from Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Summer reading (06/30/09)
SIKESTON -- When temperatures begin to soar, so do circulation at libraries and sales at book stores. Joyce Hagy, co-owner of The Book Bug used book store, said extreme changes in the weather usually ignite the book business. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Council approves MOU in meeting (06/30/09)
SIKESTON -- An agreement between the city's government and representatives of the city's African-American community will improve communications and community relations, according to city officials. The Sikeston City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding during Monday morning's special City Council meeting...
Court date is set for accused murderer (06/30/09)
NEW MADRID - A man accused of killing a woman during a domestic dispute was ordered bound over for trial. Brandon A. Lane is scheduled to be arraigned at 10 a.m. July 28 in Division I of New Madrid County Circuit Court on charges of second degree murder and armed criminal action...
Runs aplenty (06/30/09)
SCOTT CITY -- The Charleston Squirrels gathered up runs like a real squirrel gathers food for winter. There were more than enough. The Squirrels of Charleston trounced SEMO North out of Scott City 28-0 on Monday night with an abundance of runs and a stellar pitching performance from Conner Scott...
Lawson, Bulls earn win over Tradewater (06/30/09)
TRADEWATER -- The Sikeston Bulls rebounded from an embarrassing loss on Sunday to down Tradewater 6-3 on Monday night. Coming off a 16-1 loss to Union City, Sikeston took advantage of several Pirate mistakes and received a good outing from starting pitcher Logan Lawson to earn the win...
Ron Davis wins tourney at Sikeston Country Club (06/30/09)
SIKESTON - Ron Davis shot a one under par 70 to take low gross honors in the Senior Men's Association at the Sikeston Country Club June 24. Low net title went to Allen Blanton with a 67. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Daisy Welch (06/30/09)
DEXTER -- Daisy Welch, 90, died June 28, 2009, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jimmy Baker (06/30/09)
POCAHONTAS, Ark. -- Jimmy Ray Baker, 45, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died June 28, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
J.D. Warner (06/30/09)
MARSTON -- James D. "J.D." Warner, 93 year-old resident of Marston, passed on June 27, 2009, in his home with his loved ones present. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...