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Stories from Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Leaders want more time for research on healthcare overhaul (07/28/09)
SIKESTON -- As lawmakers in Washington work to come up with a plan to overhaul healthcare, leaders at Sikeston health care facilities say time is needed for more research and to figure out how to pay for the system. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ferry funding (07/28/09)
DORENA -- Stimulus and Rural Development funding will enable the Dorena-Hickman Ferry to better serve the area -- including commercial interests. The ferry operation, which links Missouri at Dorena and Hickman, Ky., across the Mississippi River, was recently approved for $957,500 in federal grant funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...
Poplar Bluff children missing (07/28/09)
NEW MADRID -- An AMBER Alert was issued late Monday for two Southeast Missouri children last seen in Poplar Bluff. Police are looking for 6-year-old Crystal Langley, a white female with blond hair and blue eyes, and 5-year-old Edgar Langley Jr., a white male with brown hair and blue eyes...
Fire destroys duplex in Lilbourn Monday (07/28/09)
LILBOURN -- The Lilbourn Fire Department responded to a structure fire Monday at around 9:51 a.m. The fire was located at 20 Weeks Street in Lilbourn. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bridge work will begin Aug. 3 (07/28/09)
SIKESTON -- In September, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved plans to improve more than 800 of the state's lowest rated bridges within the next five years. There are 86 bridges in the Southeast District that are currently included in the "Safe and Sound" program...
Bulls set to begin playoffs (07/28/09)
OWENSBORO -- The Sikeston Bulls begin playoff play tonight in Owensboro when they take on the Oilers in a single game elimination. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
DeWitt sent back to Albuquerque (07/28/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Just mere hours before he would have played a series in St. Louis, Sikeston native Blake DeWitt was sent to the Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate in Albuquerque. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sam Huey (07/28/09)
DEXTER -- Sam Winford Huey, 78, died July 26, 2009, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jim Jennings (07/28/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Jim F. Jennings, 86, died July 24, 2009, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital at Hayti. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Alberta Webb (07/28/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services held Monday at the First United Methodist Church in Dexter for Alberta Schnakenberg Webb, 102, who died July 24, 2009, were: Howard Jones, Mike Clippard, Scott Rybolt, Jim Wade, Ethan Jackson and Bill Perkins.
Iva Gibson (07/28/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services held Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Iva Mae Gibson, 90, who died July 21, 2009, were: Harley Chapman, Ronnie Chapman, Jerry Willis, Jimmy Gibson, Larry Eaton and Dave Fleming.
Mark Ellison (07/28/09)
SIKESTON -- John Mark Ellison, 44, died July 27, 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...
Quentin Edwards (07/28/09)
DEXTER -- Quentin Edwards, 83, died July 25, 2009, at his home. 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...
Opal White (07/28/09)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted today at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel for Opal White, 97, who died July 25, 2009, were: Chuck Largent, Bill Green, Aaron Cantrell, Zac Holder, Ethan Holder, and Ryan Holder.
Nancy Morton (07/28/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services held Monday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel for Nancy Marie Clifton Morton, 42, who died July 24, 2009, were: Orville Clifton, David Clifton, Charles Gambling, Henry Floyd Clifton, Kenny Clifton, Travis Gambling and Thomas Gambling...
Leroy Kuehner (07/28/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Leroy Kuehner, 73, died at 12:40 a.m. July 28, 2009, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Roger Wallace (07/28/09)
TALLAPOOSA - Roger D. Wallace, 45, died July 27, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Juanita Rone (07/28/09)
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Juanita Rone, 79, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died July 28, 2009, at The Haven in Stone Oak in San Antonio. Arrangements are incomplete at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.