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Stories from Friday, July 2, 2010

Young people offer assistance to state parks (07/02/10)
NEW MADRID -- Hunter Borton could be spending his summer flipping burgers. Shakiya Bell said she probably would be "doing nothing" while Raynichia Green would have spent some awfully hot summer days chopping cotton. Instead, Borton, Bell and Green are members of the State Park Youth Corps. They are among more than 1,000 young people ages 17 to 24 employed across the state by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources...
Drink, drive and lose campaign under way (07/02/10)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety, in connection with the Missouri Department of Transportation's Highway Safety Division will participate the You Drink and Drive. You Lose traffic enforcement campaign today through Monday. "During this very busy and eventful holiday weekend, Sikeston DPS will focus their enforcement efforts on reducing deaths and serious injuries caused by impaired drivers,"a DPS officials said. "Don't risk it - if you plan to drink, don't drive."...
Contract revoked (07/02/10)
CHARLESTON -- The contract for excavation work on a section of Maple Slough was rescinded and will soon go to the next lowest bidder. Mississippi County Commissioners said during their regular meeting Thursday that Danny Norman of D&D Dirt Work in East Prairie failed to provide a performance bond required in the bid specifications for the job...
Evans named as new flood plain administrator (07/02/10)
BENTON -- Scott County's flood plain administrator has changed. During Thursday's Scott County Commission meeting, officials deemed Joel Evans, the county's emergency management director, the new administrator. County Clerk Rita Milam previously held the role...
Both Squirrels, Chaffee come away with wins (07/02/10)
CHAFFEE -- Rallying late Thursday evening, the Chaffee Red Devils overcame a one-run deficit to beat the visiting Charleston Fighting Squirrels 7-5 in the first game of their double-header. "I was really pleased with how we played the first game," Chaffee coach Aaron Horrell said. "There was a little bit of a lack of focus in the early innings. We made a couple of errors and allowed them to get more runs than they should have."...
Bill Cannon (07/02/10)
CHAFFEE -- William "Bill" Cannon, 72, died July 1, 2010, at his home. For the obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Lillian Cowser (07/02/10)
CHARLESTON -- Lillian Catherine Cowser, 83, died July 2, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Curtis Lowery (07/02/10)
DEXTER -- Curtis Wilbur Lowery, 95, died July 1, 2010, at his home. For the obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Dewey Davidson (07/02/10)
SIKESTON - Dewey Davidson, 57, died July 1, 2010. For the obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Brenda Kirkman (07/02/10)
SELMER, Tenn. -- Brenda Kaye Kirkman, 56, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died June 29, 2010, at McNairy Regional Hospital in Selmer. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ernest Crump (07/02/10)
CHAFFEE -- Ernest Paul "Pea-Dad" Crump, 85, died July 1, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mix Nolan (07/02/10)
BLOOMFIELD -- Mix N. Nolan, 60, died July 1, 2010, at Saint 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...
Bobby Johnson (07/02/10)
CHARLESTON -- Bobby L. Johnson, 77, died June 23, 2010, at the 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...