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Stories from Thursday, July 23, 2009

Counties adjust to loss of revenue (07/23/09)
SIKESTON -- For local governments, a well-crafted budget is the key to weathering the loss of sales tax revenues during a recession. Sales tax revenue is especially important for county government, according to Junior DeLay, county clerk for Mississippi County...
Rain delays (07/23/09)
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Funding will give public greater access to computers (07/23/09)
SIKESTON -- The public will have greater access to computers at area libraries due in part to grant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Foundation is providing $956,150 to Missouri's libraries, including several in southeast Missouri...
Portageville man sentenced to prison on drug charges (07/23/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A New Madrid County man was sentenced to prison on a federal drug charge. Christopher Bryant Six, 30, of Portageville, was sentenced to two concurrent terms of 84 months in prison each on one felony counts of manufacturing methamphetamine and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon...
Squirrels ready for state tourney (07/23/09)
JACKSON -- The three-peat. Three seasons, three championships. It's a hallowed accomplishment in the world of sports that doesn't necessarily happen too often. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bulls game against the Oilers is postponed (07/23/09)
OWENSBORO -- The Sikeston Bulls saw rain postpone their game against the Oilers on Wednesday night, one night after falling into fifth place in the standings. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Woodrow Gaylord (07/23/09)
ESSEX -- Woodrow Gaylord, 88, died July 22, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eli Dailey (07/23/09)
MALDEN -- Eli Benjamin Dailey, 47, died July 18, 2009, at Heritage Garden in Portageville. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Chapel in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cynthia Moore (07/23/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Cynthia Rochelle Moore, 44, died July 19, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Everett Leirer (07/23/09)
GIDEON -- Everett T. Leirer, 96, died July 21, 2009, at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon. 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...
Linley Heuiser (07/23/09)
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. -- Linley F. Heuiser, 92, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died June 18, 2009, at Health Central Park in Winter Garden. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...