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Stories from Friday, July 3, 2009

Fourth of July fun (07/03/09)
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United stance (07/03/09)
BENTON -- When it comes to attracting business in Scott County, commissioners and city of Sikeston officials agree a united front is needed. During Thursday's meeting, Ed Dust, Sikeston director of economic development; Sikeston Mayor Jerry Pullen; and City Manager Doug Friend met with commissioners to discuss action for current and future industries that look at relocating within Scott County...
Businesses choose different days to observe Fourth of July (07/03/09)
SIKESTON -- With the Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, some businesses are observing the holiday today while others will be closed Saturday or Monday. And, a select few will be open all weekend long. The city of Sikeston offices are closed today in observance of the holiday...
Audit services contract awarded (07/03/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County has awarded a contract for audit services. The contract was awarded during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday. Unlike the previous requests for proposals for a single year, the bid this time was for three years, '08, '09 and '10, according to County Clerk Junior DeLay...
Armed robbery under investigation (07/03/09)
SIKESTON -- A Thursday evening armed robbery is under investigation by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. According to the incident report, a call was received at 10:37 p.m. in reference to an armed robbery on the 300 block of East Gladys. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Double Trouble (07/03/09)
By Josh Mills SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls never could get their motor running in the first game of a double header against the visiting Marion Bobcats on Thursday. The Bulls managed just three hits to Marion pitching while the Bobcats doubled that number with six hits in their 7-2 victory...
Gooch jumps into lead (07/03/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Talor Gooch of Midwest City, Okla., came out blazing in the second round at the Rolex Tournament of Champions Thursday, finishing with a two-day score of 7-under-par 137. Victoria Tanco of Bradenton, Fla., holds onto her lead in the Girls Division at 6-under-par 138, with the competition in hot pursuit...
Terry Price (07/03/09)
FRANKFORT, Ill. -- Terry Lee Price, 58, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died June 22, 2009, of acute interstitial pneumonia at Palos Heights Community Hospital. Funeral arrangements are with the Heartland Memorial Center, Tinley Park. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Clara Graviett (07/03/09)
ORAN -- Clara Eudora Graviett, 91, died July 1, 2009, at Chateau Gardens Health Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Betty Cheatham (07/03/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Betty M. Sullenger Cheatham, 77, died June 30, 2009, at St. Louis. 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...
Richard Haga (07/03/09)
DEXTER -- Richard Haga, 82, died July 3, 2009, in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Sue Lane (07/03/09)
DEXTER -- Sue Lane, 62, died July 3, 2009, in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.