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Stories from Friday, July 17, 2009

Police search for suspect in hit and run (07/17/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident in Caruthersville. According to a Friday news release from City Marshal Chris Riggs at the Caruthersville Police Department, at around 7:15 a.m. Thursday an officer noticed a man who seemed to be in distress walking at West 13th and Shults Avenue...
More space (07/17/09)
BENTON -- Bigger is better. At least that's what those who use the Riverside Regional Library in Benton seem to think of the new facility. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Road woes near Perkins addressed (07/17/09)
BENTON -- An area of roadway in Scott County that is prone to mudslides and often washes away with precipitation may be improved, thanks to federal funds. During Thursday's meeting, commissioners spoke with County Developer and Emergency Management Director Joel Evans, as well as Norman Brant, superintendent of the highway department, about applying for hazard mitigation funds. The project would deal with Belk Hill, located on County Road 219 near Perkins...
Citizens will be named to BOE  (07/17/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County Commissioners will need to make two citizen appointments to the county's Board of Equalization -- and soon. "Next week will be the first meeting (for the BOE)," County Clerk Junior DeLay advised during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
Redemption (07/17/09)
CHARLESTON -- They tied their lifetime record in somewhat convincing fashion. The Charleston Squirrels posted a six-run eighth inning to dispatch of the Charleston Riverdogs for the first time in their history as the career record now stands 1-1 between the two teams after a 7-2 Squirrels win on Thursday night...
Soccer camp will focus on youngsters (07/17/09)
SIKESTON -- Like most sports, soccer has become a year-round sport. Whether it's being played in the fall, spring or during summer camps, the city of Sikeston usually has some type of soccer going on. On July 30, soccer in the area will not only become more accessible but a little younger as well...
Bulls set franchise record for wins Thursday night (07/17/09)
TRADEWATER -- The Sikeston Bulls knocked off the Tradewater Pirates 6-4 on the road Thursday night to move within one game of .500 and set a franchise record in wins. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Betty McGill (07/17/09)
CHARLESTON -- Betty McGill, 66, formerly of East Prairie, died at 9:15 p.m. July 16, 2009, in the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.