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Stories from Tuesday, July 14, 2009

LCRA gets federal funding (07/14/09)
SIKESTON -- With nearly $1.5 million in federal funding coming in, Sikeston's Land Clearance Redevelopment Authority has plenty to work with -- but the clock is ticking. "This is a lot different than most federal programs. They want this thing to move at lightning speed," said David Ziegenhorn, chairman of the LCRA...
Complex work (07/14/09)
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Schools use summer for big, small projects (07/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Local school district maintenance personnel are taking advantage of student-free buildings and tackling projects of all levels this summer. Mike Brown, director of Sikeston R-6 Facilities and Maintenance, said in addition to the standard building maintenance and cleaning for the new school year, his custodial and maintenance crews are working on two big projects this summer...
Sikeston DPS vehicle helping at All-Star game (07/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Lined up among the mobile command vehicles providing security for the Major League Baseball All-Star game and President Obama's appearance there is a vehicle that stands out from the rest: Sikeston's emergency response vehicle. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Man arrested in Bootheel stabbing (07/14/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Formal charges are pending for a Caruthersville man arrested for stabbing another man. About 8 p.m. July 7 officers with the Caruthersville Police Department responded to Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in reference to a 24-year-old Caruthersville man who was the victim of a stabbing in the 400 block of Taven Apartments, according to a news release...
Arrest made in face cutting (07/14/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A Caruthersville woman is in jail for cutting another woman's face. Tammy Whisnant, 28, of Caruthersville is charged with first degree assault and armed criminal action, a news release from Caruthersville Police Department reported...
Family affair: Riverdogs slip past Squirrels 4-3 (07/14/09)
CHARLESTON -- With the bases loaded and the Riverdogs being threatened by the younger Charleston Squirrels team, Riverdog pitcher Brink Naile saw one of his pitches scoot away from catcher Taylor White. That prompted a try at home from Conner Scott who was standing on third for the Squirrels...
Underwood wins weekly golf competition (07/14/09)
SIKESTON - Ron Underwood returned to the winner's category this week with a 68 to take low gross honors during the weekly Senior Men's Golf Association competition at the Sikeston Country Club. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Penny Griggs (07/14/09)
CHARLESTON -- Penelope M. "Penny" Crenshaw Griggs, 65, died at 5:50 p.m. Sunday, July 12, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Joe Tibbs (07/14/09)
DEXTER -- Joe Leo Tibbs, 60, died July 12, 2009, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
William Rice Jr. (07/14/09)
BERNIE -- William David "Captain Mule" Rice Jr., 67, died July 12, 2009, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...