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Stories from Thursday, July 8, 2010

New restriction is in place (07/08/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Probation for meth convictions in the 33rd Circuit Court is now likely to have a new restriction. Local judges and prosecutors for the circuit court have agreed to begin adding a new condition of probation for those pleading guilty to methamphetamine-related charges...
A caring kid (07/08/10)
jillb@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Kids can make a difference. Just ask Sydney Newell. Eleven-year-old Sydney began a project last year that has grown throughout her school and her St. Francis Xavier Parish. Now it has blossomed earning her recognition as a Kohl's Kids Who Care, a program honoring the volunteer initiatives of youngsters across the United States...
Community theater adds a youth division (07/08/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston Little Theatre is developing a new program geared to give local children and teens more opportunities to perform on stage. Formed under its working title, "Stage 2," the program is a division of the Little Theatre and will produce children and youth plays, events, talent showcases and workshops throughout the year...
Political mission (07/08/10)
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Faulty valve leads to liquid asphalt release on road (07/08/10)
CHARLESTON -- The cleanup is under way of an estimated 3,500 gallons of liquid asphalt released when a valve on the truck delivering the material malfunctioned Tuesday evening in Mississippi County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Slipped away (07/08/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Scoring all five of their runs in the second inning, Sikeston Post 114 couldn't keep up with Cape Girardeau Ford and Sons Post 63's fire power in the two team's contest Wednesday night. Though Post 114 would hold a momentary 5-2 lead after the top of the second, Post 63 would take over soon thereafter to ultimately win 11-5...
Boys featured during second weekend of Rib City Shootout (07/08/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- After a hugely successful girls basketball shootout a month ago, the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter is gearing up for the boys version of the 2010 Rib City Shootout on Friday. After a weekend full of coaching as well as making sure things ran smoothly during the girls weekend, shootout director and Dexter girls coach Chad Allen will still be streamlining efficiency, but will also be looking to take in some of the action that the 29 varsity and junior varsity teams are sure to put together.. ...
Locals compete in one of nation's biggest races (07/08/10)
EUGENE, Ore. - Two southeast Missouri runners finished in the top eight percent at America's largest 4th of July 10k race. The 37th annual Aquafina Butte to Butte 10K featured nearly 2,600 runners from 31 states and the District of Columbia. Cape Central High School cross-country and track runners, Roy Leighton, 17, and Billy Leighton, 15, finished 21st and 19th respectively...
Marie Whybark (07/08/10)
CROSSVILLE, Ill. -- Marie O. Whybark, 89, died July 7, 2010, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Judith Garner (07/08/10)
MALDEN -- Judith Ann Garner, 62, died July 7, 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.
David Bowman (07/08/10)
SIKESTON -- David Bowman, 75, died July 7, 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...
Joe Riney (07/08/10)
SIKESTON -- Joe Riney, 84, died July 7, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Dwain Rains (07/08/10)
CHAFFEE -- Dwain Rains, 68, died July 7, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Mickey Glenn Baker (07/08/10)
MOREHOUSE -- Mickey Glenn Baker, 47, passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 6, 2010, at his residence in Morehouse. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles O'Dell (07/08/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Charles William O'Dell, 72, died at 3:18 a.m. July 8, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Mildred Henry (07/08/10)
NEW MADRID -- Mildred Marie Joiner Henry, 95, died at 9 a.m. July 6, 2010, at 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...
John McCollough (07/08/10)
DEXTER -- John F. McCollough, 81, died July 6, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.