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Stories from Friday, April 23, 2010

Contractor is charged with pay violations (04/23/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- An investigation conducted by the Missouri Labor Department's Division of Labor Standards DLS has led to charges being filed against a Michigan contractor for failing to pay workers the appropriate prevailing wage rates on projects in Scott County...
A sesquicentennial celebration (04/23/10)
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Prom prep (04/23/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Prom season in Southeast Missouri is under way, but many students and faculty have spent the past several months planning and working just to make it a night to remember. "Planning for our prom at New Madrid County Central starts the week before Labor Day," said prom co-sponsor Janey Kennett...
Morley city hall gets a new home (04/23/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com MORLEY -- Norm Harty knows it's people who make a bank thrive. That's why the president of First Commercial Bank chose to donate its former Morley branch to the city after moving to a newly constructed facility in the town...
Officals review MoDOT's bridge inspection report (04/23/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County has two bridges that need serious work but it will be several years before adequate funding is available to address them. County officials reviewed during their regular meeting Thursday a report on the Missouri Department of Transportation's inspection of the county's bridges...
Zalma man jailed for sexual abuse (04/23/10)
BENTON - A Zalma man is in custody on sodomy and child molestation charges after an investigation between the Scott County Sheriff's Office and the Scott City Police Department. James Borders, 49, is charged with 10 counts of first degree statutory sodomy with a person underage the age of 14 years old, and 10 counts of first degree child molestation...
Sikeston in Bloom is postponed (04/23/10)
SIKESTON -- Due to severe weather forecast in the area this weekend, the Sikeston in Bloom festival has been postponed until May 15. However, the Sikeston Depot Museum will still host its annual Backdoor Bazaar and rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Dempster Room. The event offers collectibles and antiques for sale. Coffee and donuts will be available. Any items leftover will go to the House of Refuge...
Riverbend Invitational: Kennett sweeps 26th annual event held at NMCC (04/23/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- It was a great afternoon for the Kennett Indians, who Thursday took first in both the boys and girls side of the Riverbend Invitational Track Meet held at New Madrid Central Central High School. Of the eight schools taking part on the boys side and seven on the girls, Kennett took first in both categories with 152-points and 163-points respectively...
Donna Gerhardt (04/23/10)
SIKESTON -- Donna Gerhardt, 47, died April 20, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jimmie Lutes (04/23/10)
MOREHOUSE -- Jimmie Dale Lutes, 81, died April 19, 2010, at the Miner Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Albert Stoffregen (04/23/10)
MOREHOUSE -- Albert August Stoffregen Jr., 73, died April 22, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ruth King (04/23/10)
SIKESTON -- Ruth Marie King, 94, died at 3:30 p.m. April 22, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
David Axtell (04/23/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- David Lee Axtell, 65, died April 20, 2010, near Fruitland. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.