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Stories from Friday, October 16, 2009

Flu fight (10/16/09)
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Water rate increase is reduced (10/16/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com MINER -- The city of Miner will scale back a water and sewer rate increase and hope they have enough money for mandated sewer improvements. The rate change, approved during the regular monthly Miner Board of Aldermen meeting Thursday, should reduce residents' water and sewer bills by about 30 percent from what they saw on their last bill, according to Mayor Mitch Thompson, although it "depends on water usage."...
1968 SHS grad's name goes up on honor wall (10/16/09)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A Sikeston High School graduate-turned-college professor will be inducted into the Sikeston R-6 Honor Wall tonight during half time of tonight's Sikeston football game. Dr. Marquita L. Byrd, a 1968 graduate of Sikeston High School, is this year's sole inductee into the Honor Wall...
Long-time deputy announces plans for his retirement (10/16/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- After serving almost three decades in various positions at the Scott County Sheriff's Department, Tom Beardslee will retire at the end of this month. "He submitted his resignation for retirement earlier this week," said Sheriff Rick Walter...
Kelso C-7 officials lay groundwork for new building (10/16/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com NEW HAMBURG -- For years, the Kelso C-7 school district in New Hamburg has worked to keep its students on the cutting edge and provide the best education possible. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gas thieves try to evade capture (10/16/09)
BENTON -- Two Sikeston men are in the Scott County Jail after leading Scott County deputies on a chase. Harvee Pratcher, 21, and Maurice E. Newman, 23, are charged with two counts of second degree assault of a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest by fleeing and stealing. Bond is set at $100,000 each...
Tourney set (10/16/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- Out of the four teams that make up the SEMO Conference, the smallest of them came out as the No. 1 seed. The Class 1 Oran Lady Eagles had the most round-robin wins on Thursday night as they defeated both Charleston and New Madrid County Central and split two sets with Sikeston...
Seventh graders end season on high note; eighth graders fall (10/16/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON-- The Sikeston junior high seventh grade football team finished their season on a high note, as they defeated the visiting Cape Central junior high Tigers 22-8 Thursday to end the season with a 3-1 record. The Cape Central eight grade team had better luck than their younger squad, as they downed the Bulldogs 30-8 Thursday evening at Sikeston Public Schools stadium...
SHS wins fifth straight (10/16/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com KENNETT -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team picked up their fifth straight win Thursday as they downed the Kennett Indians on the road 5-0. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Paul Menz (10/16/09)
PERKINS -- Paul Wayne Menz, 56, died Oct. 14, 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...
C.W. Lawrence (10/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Carroll Wayne "C.W." Lawrence, 68, died Oct. 15, 2009, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.