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Stories from Sunday, July 12, 2009

Cameras will keep watch on highways (07/12/09)
SIKESTON -- MoDOT's southeast district will soon be able to keep an eye on highway traffic. A $733,778 contract awarded Wednesday to Gerstner Electric Inc. of Fenton by the Missouri Department of Transportation for improvements to Interstate 55, Interstate 57 and Route 60 will include installing closed circuit TV cameras at various locations along those highways...
Gearing up (07/12/09)
SIKESTON -- Just one year ago, Orgill announced plans for Sikeston to be the site of its new Mid-America SuperCenter. Now, things are actually ahead of schedule for its Aug. 3 opening. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Show celebrates classic time, vehicles (07/12/09)
SIKESTON -- For the second year, Downtown Sikeston is flashing back to the 1950s with a car show and ice cream social July 18 at Malone Park. Hosted by the Historic Midtown Development Group, the car show will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Habitat welcomes change in limits (07/12/09)
SIKESTON -- Thanks to recent legislation, working families earning minimum wage are no longer excluded from purchasing Habitat for Humanity homes. Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation on June 26 raising the amount families can earn and remain eligible for a Habitat for Humanity home...
Scott City man killed in crash (07/12/09)
SCOTT CITY -- A Scott City man was fatally injured in a single-vehicle accident Friday. The accident occurred at approximately 3:25 p.m. on Route N seven-tenths of a mile south of Scott City, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, when the southbound vehicle driven by Timothy J. Simmons, 45, ran off the right side of the roadway, then the left side of the roadway, struck a dirt embankment and overturned...
Lady Bulldogs rev up for 2009 season (07/12/09)
SIKESTON-- The Sikeston Lady Bulldog softball team had their most successful season in recent history last year, but they refuse to rest on those laurels. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Railroaders stop in for a win (07/12/09)
SIKESTON -- Friday night started off with a buzz for the Sikeston Bulls and their fans. The Bulls donned pink jerseys in an effort to raise money for breast cancer awareness, a campaign that went by the phrase of 'Save the Udders.' By the end of the night however, the Bulls' only concern was to save enough of their bullpen for the rest of the weekend series...
Patsy Day (07/12/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Patsy Ruth Day (Wilkerson) passed away Thursday, July 9, 2009, at her son Noel's home in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Edith Corbitt (07/12/09)
CHARLESTON -- Edith Marie "Tina" Corbitt, 56, died July 8, 2009, at the Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gary Chism (07/12/09)
SIKESTON -- Gary Randolph Chism, 63, died July 10, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ruth Western (07/12/09)
SIKESTON -- Ruth Evelyn Western, 81, died at 9:30 a.m. July 10, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Arthur Nunley (07/12/09)
BERTRAND -- Arthur Gale Nunley, 48, died July 9, 2009, near Fulton. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...