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Stories from Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Local man jailed on drug charges (07/01/09)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston man is in jail on drug charges following his arrest by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. Michael "Flip" Harris, 41, is charged with distribution, delivery, manufacture, produce or attempt to possess a controlled substance and assault on a police officer, according to information from CASE.net. He is being held in the Scott County Jail with bond set at $100,000...
July Calendar Girl (07/01/09)
Kortney Cook, daughter of Pam and Bart Lowe and Eric and Lela Cook, is the Standard Democrat's Calendar Girl for June. Cook, a finalist in the 2008 Miss Sikeston Contest, plans to attend Hannibal-LaGrange College in the fall where she will be a cheerleader and major in business management and marketing...
Sale of fireworks has been steady in area (07/01/09)
By Leonna Heuring leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Some Americans may be doing away with their traditional July Fourth travel, but it doesn't seem as though they're foregoing the way they celebrate the holiday -- with fireworks. "Sales have been good. A lot of people, instead of traveling for the holiday are staying closer to home," said Lewis May of May Brothers Fireworks in Miner...
Addresses to be displayed on all county buildings (07/01/09)
BENTON -- Scott County government will set an example when it comes to displaying addresses. Commissioners decided during their regular meeting Tuesday to put addresses on all county buildings. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston DPS will sponsor cookout (07/01/09)
SIKESTON - Sikeston Public Safety will sponsor a community cookout as part of the 4th of July celebration. Chief Drew Juden will grill hamburgers and hotdogs for the public from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 4 near the corner of Ruth and Branum. The grilling team will set up at 10:30 a.m. with food to be served around 11 a.m...
Man sentenced for murder (07/01/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Michael D. Meador was sentenced late Monday to 20 years in prison and two life sentences on drug and weapons charges involving a 2006 murder. According to testimony presented at the trial of Meador, in early 2006, Meador, Dennis Dinwiddie and Sergio Burgos Gonzales were involved in a conspiracy to distribute marijuana in Southeast Missouri, Tennessee and Kentucky, Acting United States Attorney Michael W. ...
Squirrels split doubleheader with Kennett Tuesday (07/01/09)
KENNETT -- The Charleston Fighting Squirrels split a doubleheader with Kennett on the road Tuesday night. Charleston won the first game 8-5 behind the pitching and hitting of Mark Freed. The Scott Central graduate earned the win on the mound and led the Squirrels at the plate, going 3-for-3 with three RBIs. James Naile was 2-for-3 and contributed two RBIs...
Pitching dooms Riverdogs in 20-2 loss to Capahas (07/01/09)
CHARLESTON -- Tuesday night was not a good night to be a Charleston Riverdog. Especially, if you wound up on the mound. Pitching was the achilles heel of the Riverdogs' 20-2 loss to the visiting Plaza Tire Capahas. Five different pitchers from the Riverdogs combined to give up a total of 15 hits and 16 walks...
Gose, Bulls down Tradewater 6-4 (07/01/09)
SIKESTON -- Solid pitching from starter Ryan Adams and a key three-RBI double by Brian Gose aided a 6-4 Sikeston Bulls victory on Tuesday evening at VFW Memorial Stadium. The win over the visiting Tradewater Pirates gives Sikeston a 13-14 record heading into Thursday's doubleheader with Marion...
Dariel Hodge (07/01/09)
ORAN -- Dariel Junior Hodge, 64, died June 29, 2009, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition....
Ruby Snider (07/01/09)
DEXTER - Ruby Opal Snider, 90, died June 30, 2009, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...