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Stories from Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Ninth annual Tour de Corn (06/22/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Despite the hot weather, organizers say the ninth annual Tour de Corn in East Prairie is on pace to be one of the largest rides to date. As of Monday, 507 people were registered for the ride, and the event's registration chairperson, Pat Helms, hadn't opened the day's mail yet...
Main Street Party kicks off festival (06/22/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Before cyclists take over Downtown East Prairie, nearly 1,000 residents and visitors will flood the area the night before during the Main Street Party. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Heat increases use of energy in Sikeston (06/22/10)
SIKESTON -- The heat wave has certainly raised energy use in Sikeston, but it's nothing the system can't handle. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Charleston residents won't see rate hike for sewer requirements (06/22/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Charleston's sewer system will be brought into compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new standards without a price hike for residents. "All communities that discharge into natural streams have to meet certain new EPA ammonia limits that weren't there before," said Daniel M. Gruen, Charleston's city manager...
Local communities get HUD funds (06/22/10)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Several area communities are among those which will receive funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Capital Fund Program. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Squirrel rally (06/22/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Squirrels overcame a four-run deficit early in the first inning to eventually defeat Oran 16-6 on Monday night. Struggles from Charleston's starting pitcher Dustin Brister led to Oran's four runs as Brister couldn't find the strike zone. Brister gave way to Brandon Peters while giving up two runs on one recorded out as well as leaving the bases loaded...
Dexter splits with Kennett on Monday (06/22/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- Playing a double-header against Kennett's jayvee and varsity baseball teams Monday evening, the Dexter Bearcats would come away with mixed results. Dexter would start the evening with an 8-6 decision over the Indians jayvee squad in a six-inning contest...
William Jackson (06/22/10)
BURTON, Mich. -- William E. Jackson, 84, died June 20, 2010, at Genesys Hospice Care Center in Goodrich. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bob Ross (06/22/10)
ESSEX -- Robert "Bob" Ross, 83, died June 18, 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...
Arneita Price (06/22/10)
CHARLESTON -- Arneita Brothers Delashmet Price, 82, died at 5:28 p.m. June 18, 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...
Jene D. Kirby (06/22/10)
BLOOMFIELD -- Jene D. Kirby, 85, died June 21, 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...