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Stories from Friday, June 18, 2010

Chief: Grandma napping when twins died in car (06/18/10)
PORTAGEVILLE (AP) -- An investigator says twin 2-year-old girls found dead in a hot car in southeast Missouri may have sneaked away and gone into the vehicle while their grandmother napped. Authorities say Allannah and Alliya Larry were found dead Wednesday afternoon on a floorboard inside the car at an apartment complex in Portageville. All the cars windows were rolled up...
Unexpected visitor (06/18/10)
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Camp fun: YMCA's day camp expands (06/18/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In the past, it hasn't been uncommon at all for the YMCA of Southeast Missouri's Day Camp to turn away potential campers due to not having the space. But that is a smaller problem this year, as the program now has two locations for different age groups...
Dairy facility is proposed near Benton; public comment wanted (06/18/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The Scott County Commission is asking residents to speak their minds concerning a proposed dairy facility in the county. "I think that this is a time for neighbors and adjoining landowners -- anyone who will be around the facility -- to voice any concerns about the operation," said Jamie Burger, presiding commissioner...
Grant application for gender-specific program gets OK'd (06/18/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- If funded, gender-specific programming offered through Mississippi County's juvenile detention facility could help girls grow into womanhood. During their regular meeting Thursday, Mississippi County commissioners gave the OK to Kevin Hess, superintendent of the juvenile detention facility, to apply for a federal grant offered through the Missouri Department of Public Safety...
Sikeston football hosts non-contact competition (06/18/10)
In their second to last practice before taking a month off, the Sikeston Bulldogs hosted Cape Central, Jackson and Dexter for seven-on-seven games.
Risco's Bennett signs with Trojans (06/18/10)
After helping guide the Risco Tigers to one of their best seasons in school history, Brandon Bennett has accepted a scholarship offer to play baseball for the Hannibal-LaGrange Trojans.
SAYB Action (06/18/10)
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Ethel Thatch (06/18/10)
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Ethel Mae Thatch, 72, formerly of Essex, Mo., died June 13, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Baby Ruth Cooper (06/18/10)
MALDEN -- Baby Ruth Cooper, 65, died June 14, 2010, at St. Anthony Hospital in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Florence Littrell (06/18/10)
BASTROP, Texas -- Florence Littrell, 100, died June 17, 2010. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
William Corlew (06/18/10)
DEXTER -- William Corlew, 95, died June 17, 2010, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete.
Jesse Warren (06/18/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jesse Allen Warren, 77, died at 4:25 a.m. June 17, 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...
Rebecca Pride (06/18/10)
CATRON -- Rebecca S. Pride, 48, died June 11, 2010, in Vandalia. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Alliya Larry and Allannah Larry (06/18/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Alliya Shana Larry and Allannah LaShay Larry, 2-year-old twin sisters, died June 16, 2010, at Portageville. Arrangements are incomplete.