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Stories from Friday, June 11, 2010

Robbery suspect is sentenced (06/11/10)
BENTON - A robbery which netted less than $500 could end up costing a man years of his life in prison. Michael Schneider, 20, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for 2008 robbery of the Express Fuel Center in Benton. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Artists at work (06/11/10)
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Road map printing options discussed (06/11/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County is looking at its options for printing a new road map. "People need county road maps," said Dennis Ziegenhorn, associate commissioner. He noted that the last road map was printed in 2004, and there are few, if any, copies still available...
Maple Slough ditch cleanout bid awarded (06/11/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The contractor who got the excavation job on the first mile of Maple Slough in Mississippi County was awarded the next stretch. Mississippi County commissioners opened bids and awarded the contract during their regular meeting Thursday for the latest ditch cleanout approved for funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection program...
Puxico man is moderately injured (06/11/10)
PUXICO -- A Puxico man sustained moderate injuries in a vehicle accident Thursday in Stoddard County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Simmons is Freshman All-American (06/11/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Southeast Missouri State baseball player Shae Simmons has received his second major honor in the past few weeks. Simmons, a Scott City native, was among 12 relief pitchers named to the Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American team Wednesday...
Squirrels offense explodes in 19-9 win (06/11/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- Overcoming an early four-run deficit Thursday evening the Charleston Fighting Squirrels rallied for 12 runs in the last innings to beat the visiting Chaffee Red Devils 19-9 in six innings on the mercy rule. "We swung the bats well," Charleston's Ethan Browning said. "Our defense lagged a couple of innings, but we knew when we swing the bats like that the game goes well for us."...
Triple the fun: Triple play pivotal in Sikeston Post 114's win over Cape (06/11/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- A deep fly ball into centerfield from Cape Girardeau Ford & Sons Post 63's Dustin Crowden in the top of the first inning screamed bases-clearing double as soon as it left his bat. Almost everyone, including Post 63 coach Steve Williams and all three runners on base, was thinking that Crowden's hard hit ball was going to get down and give Cape the early lead -- everyone accept Post 114 center fielder Trey Johnson...
Sharon Kirby (06/11/10)
MATTHEWS -- Sharon Kirby, 60, died June 7, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident near Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lou Stellato (06/11/10)
NEW MADRID -- Lou Hendricks Stellato, 81, died June 10, 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...
Michael Hartman (06/11/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Michael Wayne Hartman, 30, died June 9, 2010, at Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jerry Smith (06/11/10)
MARYVILLE, Tenn. -- The Rev. Jerry A. Smith, 74, died June 10, 2010, at Colonial Hills Nursing Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Don Gosche (06/11/10)
CHAFFEE -- Don Gosche, 68, died June 9, 2010, in a farm accident. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bill Jones (06/11/10)
SIKESTON -- William Hershel "Bill" Jones, 66, died June 9, 2010, at the 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...
Willie Wright (06/11/10)
PARMA -- Willie Lee Wright, 55, died June 8, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.