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Stories from Monday, June 21, 2010

Save the Bell (06/21/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- A group of Mississippi County residents is banding together to make a permanent home for a piece of Charleston history. The Mississippi County Historical Society recently announced plans to erect a permanent location for the first school bell in Charleston in Gordon Galemore Park where Eugene Field School once stood...
Increase in counterfeit money seen in Sikeston (06/21/10)
SIKESTON - Sikeston Public Safety reports an increase in counterfeit money being circulated. "In the last few months our department has received a number of reports of phony money being passed at local businesses," said Sgt. Jim McMillen. "We are asking business owners to educate their employees about this fraud and take the necessary steps to help identify counterfeit money."...
Wild Blue Yonder (06/21/10)
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Mo. student wins gold at National History Day (06/21/10)
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Southeast Missouri made its mark at the National History Day event at the University of Maryland on June 13-17. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bock is awarded master's degree (06/21/10)
RALEIGH, N.C.--Mariah Jane Bock, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., was awarded a master of science degree in entomology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh in May. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Summer-long effort launched to rid homes of mercury (06/21/10)
JEFFERSON CITY --The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is launching a summer-long effort to rid homes of mercury, with nearly 50 mercury drop-off locations throughout the state, including Sikeston. The department is working with fire departments and county health offices to provide drop-off buckets in communities statewide...
Swim meet (06/21/10)
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Doris Gaines (06/21/10)
BLOOMFIELD -- Doris Gaines, 82, died June 19, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ramona Forkum (06/21/10)
BERNIE -- Ramona Forkum, 75, died June 19, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Florence Littrell (06/21/10)
BASTROP, Texas -- Florence Littrell, 100, died on Thursday, June 17, 2010. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jene Kirby (06/21/10)
DEXTER -- Jene Kirby died June 21, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Allannah Larry and Alliya Larry (06/21/10)
PORTAGEVILLE - Allannah LaShay Larry and Alliya Shana Larry, 2-year-old twins, died June 16, 2010, in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bill Prayor (06/21/10)
WYATT - Bill G. Prayor, 82, died June 19, 2010, at the Charleston Manor Nursing Facility. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.