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Stories from Friday, September 4, 2009

'House arrest' proposed (09/04/09)
BENTON -- Scott County Commissioners are considering a "house arrest" program to help cut down on the jail population. The program, proposed by Prosecuting Attorney Paul Boyd, was discussed during Thursday's meeting. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Festival features a mix of new and old activities (09/04/09)
BENTON -- Since Suky Stuckey began attending Benton Neighbor Days with her husband years ago, she's always thought it would be fun to have a 5K race to coincide with the events. She mulled over the idea for a couple of years. "And this year, I decided I was ready to go for it," the Columbia resident said...
Lending concerns raised (09/04/09)
CHARLESTON -- Human rights officials are concerned with predatory lenders taking advantage of the poor economy. During their regular meeting Thursday, Mississippi County commissioners approved sending a letter of support for a grant application by the Missouri Department of Labor Commission on Human Rights to address this concern...
Flu brings health officials more questions than answers (09/04/09)
BENTON -- Right now, it seems as if there are more questions than answers when it comes to H1N1 and the vaccine county health departments are scheduled to receive this fall. "There are a lot of things we don't have answers to," said Barry Cook, administrator of the Scott County Health Department...
Complex parking complaints are addressed (09/04/09)
SIKESTON - There is an increase in parking complaints at the City's Sports Complex, according to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. Tuesday night with the Sikeston High School soccer team and youth soccer teams practicing and having games there were a large number of people at the park. To complicate this further, men's and girl's softball will soon be competing for the same real estate as they begin their seasons...
Dog fight (09/04/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Round one goes to Notre Dame. It was fight night on the soccer field and the battle of the Bulldogs came down to just one chip-in, one that went in favor of the Notre Dame Bulldogs as they squeaked by the Sikeston Bulldogs 1-0. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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NMCC slips by Doniphan (09/04/09)
NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles picked up their second win of the season Thursday night, as they downed the visiting Lady Dons of Doniphan 25-23, 25-17. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Dexter suffers first loss of season (09/04/09)
DEXTER -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats volleyball team suffered their first loss of the young season on Thursday night falling to the visiting Jackson Lady Indians in two sets. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Sikeston blasts Scott City 34-0 (09/04/09)
SCOTT CITY -- The Sikeston Bulldog freshman football team began their season in impressive fashion Thursday night blanking the Scott City Rams 34-0. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Kelly rolls past Cape Central (09/04/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Kelly Lady Hawks kept up their winning ways on Thursday afternoon as they polished up against Cape Central with a 11-0 victory before participating in the Notre Dame Softballfest today. The 11-0 victory came in mercy-rule fashion as they finished of the Lady Tigers in just five innings...
Edna Hart (09/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Edna Lou Hart, 91, died at 1:05 a.m. Sept. 3, 2009, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Opal Ash (09/04/09)
LILBOURN -- Opal Margaret Ash, 77, died Sept. 3, 2009, at her home in Lilbourn. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Colin Graham (09/04/09)
CARRIER MILLS, Ill. -- Colin Eugene Graham, born April 21, 1959, in Aurora, Ill., passed away on Sept. 2, 2009, at his home in Carrier Mills. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...