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Stories from Sunday, June 13, 2010

Paper will not be published Monday (06/13/10)
SIKESTON -- The offices of the Standard Democrat will be closed Monday and no paper will be published in observance of the Flag Day holiday. The office will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. The staff and families of the Standard Democrat wish you a safe and happy holiday...
Miner Board appoints a new police chief (06/13/10)
MINER -- Miner has a new police chief. Roger L. Moore turned in his resignation as city marshal at around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, effective Thursday, for personal reasons, according to Danielle Patrick, city clerk. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cutting edge (06/13/10)
Darryl Howard, employed with the Land Clearance Redevelopment Authority's summer mowing program, mows a lawn off Agnes Street on Friday afternoon. Looking on is Terry Flannagan, supervisor of the program, and Denny Koonce, vice president of Orgill's Midwest Division, which donated four lawnmowers. Twenty youth are employed this year, and are responsible for mowing about 200 lots...
Scott County PSWD 4: District terminates contract (06/13/10)
BENTON -- Public Water Supply District of Scott County, Missouri, Number 4 has terminated the contract with the company hired to lay the water district's pipes. The water district awarded the contract to install its water distribution system to Municipal Construction, Inc. of Goodrich, Mich., in 2009...
Walking for a cure (06/13/10)
Cancer survivors take the first lap of the 10th annual New Madrid County American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Friday evening. This year's event was supported by 14 teams, who braved the threat of rain to raise money for the American Cancer Society and its efforts to support those with cancer and provide funds for research for a cure...
Missouri Delta Agbioworks: Want to get involved? (06/13/10)
The Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce is the umbrella organization for the Missouri Delta AgBioworks now forming. It is looking for farmers, equipment businesses and other related entities to form a "Farmers Network" for those interested in the process...
Region looks to begin ag bioworks project (06/13/10)
SIKESTON -- It's no secret that fossil fuels are running out and all over the world people are searching for sources of alternative fuel. Southeast Missouri is taking a stand with the development of Missouri Delta AgBioworks, designed to research and help facilitate the growth and processing of biobased products to replace those fossil feedstocks, as well as other materials made with it...
Inmate death is reported at Charleston (06/13/10)
CHARLESTON -- An inmate at the Southeast Correctional Center died Friday morning. Jeffrey Coleman, 47, was pronounced dead at 1:25 a.m. in the facility's infirmary, according to a news release from the state Department of Corrections. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sights from the Rib City Shootout (06/13/10)
East Prairie, Dexter and New Madrid County Central were three of 35 teams taking part in the Rib City Shootout on Friday and Saturday.
Full contact: Local teams take part in a full contact football camp (06/13/10)
The teams, including Sikeston, Dexter and East Prairie, played three 30-play scrimmages.
Minor League action (06/13/10)
Lucas King of Rick Leonard throws to first base against Ort, Inc. on Friday night in Minor League action at the Sikeston Sports Complex.
Mildred Brown (06/13/10)
EAST PRAIRIE - Mildred Inez Brown, 78, died at 9:49 a.m. June 11, 2010, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rosemary Littleton (06/13/10)
SIKESTON - Rosemary Littleton, 83, died June 11, 2010, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.