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Stories from Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Grant is awarded to BMU (08/25/09)
SIKESTON -- A SEMA grant approved for the Sikeston BMU sounds like big money but is actually less than a third of what the power company's officials hope to eventually receive. The State Emergency Management Agency announced Monday the award of a disaster assistance grant of $1,068,693 to the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities for repairs was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Road work (08/25/09)
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Trial date is set for Turner (08/25/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Tambra Turner, a Sikeston woman charged with a February 2008 Cape Girardeau murder, will be tried in St. Louis County starting on April 12, 2010, according to Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle. The case against Turner is set for a three-day jury trial, Swingle said...
State program will help KRCC to expand (08/25/09)
JEFFERSON CITY -- A state program will help with the expansion of the Kenny Rogers Children's Center. The Missouri Department of Economic Development has approved the Center to take part in the state's tax credit plan under the Neighborhood Assistance Program. KRCC was awarded $250,000 in tax credits...
Baby in dumpster report is hoax (08/25/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A tip that an infant's body was left in a city dumpster proved to be unfounded but not until extensive investigation by law enforcement. At noon Monday the Caruthersville Police Department received a report that a woman had delivered a baby then disposed of the body in a dumpster in the town's business district...
Good start (08/25/09)
BENTON -- There couldn't be a better way for the Kelly Lady Hawks to begin their season. Senior Danielle Dock pitched a no-hitter on Monday afternoon against the visiting East Carter County Lady Redbirds to earn a 4-0 win. She struck out 14 and allowed only three baserunners on two walks and one error...
Football preview (08/25/09)
The Standard Democrat football preview can be found in Thursday's edition of the Standard Democrat. The issue will feature previews on Sikeston, Chaffee, Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, New Madrid County Central and Portageville.
Sikeston falls in season opener (08/25/09)
FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team dropped their season opener on Monday afternoon on the road in Farmington. The Knightettes defeated the Lady Bulldogs by a final of 6-1 in six innings. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jackson uses late inning rally to beat Lady Devils (08/25/09)
CHAFFEE-- The Chaffee Lady Devils succumbed to a late surge by the Jackson Lady Indians Monday, dropping their season opener 7-1 in Chaffee. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston loses Monday (08/25/09)
Tallahassee-Leon rolls past Sikeston 17-1 in pool play MURRAY, Utah -- The Sikeston 13-year-old All-Stars ran into a buzzsaw in their third game of pool play Monday at the Babe Ruth World Series, falling to Tallahassee-Leon, Fla., 17-1.
Archie Smith (08/25/09)
SIKESTON -- Archie Lee Smith, 74, died Aug. 23, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Sam Irby (08/25/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Samuel Preston "Sam" Irby, 70, died at 2:30 a.m. Aug. 23, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gladys Carter (08/25/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Gladys I. Carter, 78, died at 1:05 a.m. Aug. 25, 2009, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Johnny Davis Jr. (08/25/09)
NEW MADRID -- John C. "Johnny" Davis Jr., 59, died Aug. 24, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Bernice Montgomery (08/25/09)
CHAFFEE -- Bernice Bernadine Montgomery, 99, died Aug. 23, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Evelyn Risenhoover (08/25/09)
DOUGLAS, Ga. -- Evelyn Virginia Mayberry Risenhoover, 87, formerly of Scott County, Mo., died Aug. 22, 2009, at Coffee Regional Medical Center in Douglas. Funeral arrangements are with the Sims Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...