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Stories from Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Accident changes rodeo concert lineup (08/04/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Jaycees have announced a different entertainer is set to take the stage Thursday night after scheduled performer Billy Currington canceled due to injuries he and band members received during a Saturday performance in Canada...
Nuisance violation penalties increased (08/04/09)
MINER -- There is a new ordinance relating to junk vehicles, tall grass and weeds in Miner. During their monthly meeting Monday, members of the Miner Board of Alderman amended ordinance 850. Violators are now subjected to fines between $1 and $500 and/or incarceration of up to 90 days per offense...
Open for business (08/04/09)
SIKESTON -- A year after it broke ground, Orgill's Mid-America SuperCenter in Sikeston began shipping goods. "For the past few weeks, we've been training employees on order filling and shipping," said Denny Koonce, vice president of the company's Midwest Division...
Sikeston to print list of delinquent city taxpayers (08/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Those with delinquent Sikeston city taxes will have to pay them off by 3:30 p.m. Aug. 13 to avoid having their names published in the newspaper on Aug. 26, according to City Clerk Carroll Couch. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston loses heartbreaker (08/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Year after year, two specific clubs provide stiff competition on the diamond in the Junior Babe Ruth circuit. This year was no different as Mineral Area Baseball Association's National squad once again battled it out with Sikeston for the 14-year old state title...
Hanging tough (08/04/09)
By Josh Mills CHARLESTON -- In just under two hours quite a bit took place at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. Seven innings of baseball was played, a handful of pitchers were used and just a handful of hits were scattered between two clubs battling it out for a chance to move on in the Midwest Plains Regional tournament. But, before the lights were shut off Kansas' state flag was removed as the host Squirrels battled hard for a 4-2 victory...
Sikeston claims six straight games to win 13-year-old title (08/04/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The 13-year-old Sikeston All-Stars won the Missouri Babe Ruth State Tournament held at Notre Dame High School. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles Fowler (08/04/09)
ESSEX -- Charles Sherman Fowler, 84, died Aug. 1, 2009, at the 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...
Kathleen Bennett (08/04/09)
CHAFFEE -- Kathleen Bennett, 52, died Aug. 3, 2009, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are with the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lori Ditto (08/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Lori A. Ditto, 44, died July 27, 2009, at St. Louis University Trauma Center in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Carlean Binford (08/04/09)
DESOTO -- Carlean M. Binford, 95, died July 28, 2009, at Hillcrest Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Mahn Twin City Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Billy Joe Skelton (08/04/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Billy Joe Skelton, 60, died Aug. 3, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Cockrell (08/04/09)
WAMSUTTER, Wyo. -- John David Cockrell, 36, died July 26, 2009, in Wamsutter. Funeral arrangements are with the Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Carol Batson (08/04/09)
MATTHEWS -- Carol Ann Batson, 70, died at 10:22 p.m. Aug. 1, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Maxwell Richardson (08/04/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Maxwell Author "Max" Richardson, 92, formerly of Bell City, died Aug. 2, 2009 at the Dutchtown Care Center 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...
Nip Lynn (08/04/09)
BENTON -- Cecil Rodger "Nip" Lynn, 82, died at 9:45 p.m. Aug. 2, 2009, in the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Nancy Williams (08/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Nancy Williams, 73, died Aug. 4, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.