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Stories from Wednesday, July 8, 2009

New streets will reflect Missouri's political history (07/08/09)
BENTON -- New streets in Scott County will honor Missouri's gubernatorial history. During Tuesday's County Commission meeting, Joel Evans, county emergency management director and county developer, presented his idea for naming new streets in the unincorporated parts of the county as part of his activity summary for the month of June...
Communities get grant funding (07/08/09)
WASHINGTON - Federal grants will help fund improvements in fire and law enforcement for several area communities. U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Community Facilities program is providing a total of $2,168,151 in federal grant and loan funding to 28 Missouri projects through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. ...
Saying thanks (07/08/09)
David "Coop" Dirnberger of New Hamburg looks at information on the Kenny Rogers Children's Center, as well as a rendering of plans for its expansion. On Tuesday, the KRCC hosted a "drop-in luncheon" for sponsors and community members to thank them for all the support in the June 24 benefit concert. ...
Get ready to rodeo (07/08/09)
SIKESTON -- Events surrounding the 57th annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo are less than a month away, and organizers are working to be prepared for the Aug. 5 through 8 event. "Right now we're working really hard to get a lot of stuff done," said Patrick Douglas, publicity chair for this year's event. This includes improvements made for new attractions this year, as well as just replacing signs and sprucing up around the rodeo grounds...
'Save the Udders' game coming Friday (07/08/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls are playing for a cure on Friday, July 10 during their "Save the Udders" game against the Fulton Railroaders of Kentucky. Both teams are members of the KIT League (Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee), a collegiate wood-bat league that was a prominent minor league in the 1920s-1940s...
Squirrels make up for early season loss (07/08/09)
CHARLESTON -- The team that strikes first, usually has the best chance to win. That was the tone that the Charleston Squirrels set early in their game against the visiting New Madrid Owls on Tuesday night as the Squirrels avenged an earlier season loss with an 8-3 win...
St. Louis great not getting any love (07/08/09)
Okay St. Louis fans, the All-Star game has finally come to the 'Lou' in 2009 for the first time since 1966, but not without a little problem from true Cards followers. This year will mark the first time a sitting president will throw out the first pitch since Gerald Ford did it back in 1976 -- which ultimately is controversial amongst Redbird fans of all ages...
Edith Evans (07/08/09)
ANNISTON -- Edith Susan Chandler Evans, 44, died at 9:25 a.m. July 7, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Laura Neal (07/08/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Laura Jean Cornwell Neal, 47, died July 6, 2009, at her home. Born Feb. 8, 1962, in St. Louis, to Ross Ann Skaggs Anderson of East Prairie and the late Larry Gene Cornwell, she lived most of her life in East Prairie, where she was employed as a homemaker for Because We Care...
Juanita Hamilton (07/08/09)
HOWARDVILLE -- Juanita Hamilton, 74, died July 4, 2009, at her home. Born Aug. 21, 1934, in Kewanee, to the late Mayor Willie B. Hamilton and Ophelia Grant Hamilton, she was a member of the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church of Lilbourn. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Howardville...