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Stories from Friday, April 9, 2010

Art prep (04/09/10)
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Tax credit application is approved (04/09/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- A majority of Scott County can now offer tax credits and other advantages to businesses that build or expand in most areas. "On Monday, we received notification that our application for designation as an EEZ was approved," said Joel Evans, county developer...
Training teaches response to mental health crisis (04/09/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A Southeast Missouri community counseling agency will begin offering training to teach individuals how to respond to someone in their time of crisis or in a mental health emergency. Bootheel Counseling Services is piloting the first Mental Health First Aid program in Scott, New Madrid, Mississippi and Stoddard counties...
Getting ready (04/09/10)
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Officials applying for CDBG funds (04/09/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- County and city officials will try again for CDBG funds to clean out a ditch in Charleston. During their meeting Thursday, Mississippi County commissioners adopted a resolution of intent to seek Community Development Block Grant funding to clean out and improve Ditch 14 within the city limits following a public hearing...
Charleston man jailed for drugs (04/09/10)
BENTON -- A Charleston man is in custody after being found in possession of crack cocaine. Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter said a deputy and officer stopped George Kent, 31 of Charleston for driving while his license was suspended. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Circus coming to Oran (04/09/10)
ORAN -- The Optimist Club of Oran will sponsor two performances of the Culpepper and Merriweather Great Combined Circus at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 13. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
'Shell-shocked': Notre Dame hands Sikeston first loss of season (04/09/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs undefeated streak came to an end on Thursday night at the feet of the Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs, 3-0. A goal by Notre Dame's Anna Wren exactly one minute into the match gave Notre Dame an early 1-0 lead and used that momentum to sail towards a win...
Charleston scores early to knock off Kelly (04/09/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON - Starting the season on a five-game skid, Kelly entered Tuesday's game with Charleston looking for that elusive first win of the season. Unfortunately for the Eagles, Charleston slapped six runs on the board early, capped by a four-run third to earn the 6-0 victory and leave Kelly still searching for a 'W.'...
Ruth V. Ditto (04/09/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ruth V. Ditto, 88, died at 8 p.m. April 7, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gloria Laub (04/09/10)
CHAFFEE -- Gloria Laub, 78, died April 7, 2010, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Norma Samons (04/09/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Norma Jean Samons, 79, died at 7 p.m. April 8, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Mary Akins (04/09/10)
NEW MADRID -- Mary Lillian Akins, 82, died April 7, 2010, at the WestRidge Place in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Keith Williams (04/09/10)
SIKESTON -- Keith Presson Williams, 52, died April 7, 2010, due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gary Branum (04/09/10)
NEW MADRID -- Gary Glenn Branum, 63, died April 7, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Flossie Stanley (04/09/10)
BERNIE -- Flossie Ellen Stanley, 88, died April 7, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Frances Campbell (04/09/10)
NEW MADRID -- Frances Roena Campbell, 85, died April 6, 2010, at the Golden Living Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.