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Stories from Friday, July 9, 2010

KRCC ready to begin expansion (07/09/10)
SIKESTON -- Although the Kenny Rogers Children's Center has already gotten a major facelift with renovations over the past few months, more changes are on the horizon. And on Thursday, there was a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the beginning of a 7,000 square-foot expansion...
New contractor awarded bid for ditch excavation (07/09/10)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County has a new contractor for work on Maple Slough. County commissioners awarded a contract for excavation on an 11-mile stretch of the drainage ditch to Schlosser Construction of Benton during their regular meeting Thursday...
Address programs will be linked (07/09/10)
BENTON -- Scott County will soon implement the needed upgrades to keep addresses updated in all departments. On Thursday, commissioners approved estimates for the cost of the E-911 Data Link, which will connect the address books in the emergency management office and dispatching in the sheriff's department...
Fair housing events planned (07/09/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- This summer, the Missouri Commission on Human Rights rolls out a major component of its year-long public awareness campaign, the Show-Me Fair Housing Awareness Project, with 12 public lunch and dinner events spanning six southeastern Missouri counties. ...
SUV hits house; two are arrested (07/09/10)
SIKESTON -- Two men are in jail after stealing a vehicle and crashing it into a house in Sikeston early today. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety, about 4 a.m. today an officer patrolling the area near Smith Street in Sikeston saw a sport utility vehicle pull erratically from a street and heading west...
Sikeston Junior Legion loses first game of district tournament (07/09/10)
SIKESTON -- Post 114 got off to a rough start in the Junior Legion district tournament Thursday evening as Sikeston fell to Cape Girardeau Plaza Tire Service Post 63. After Sikeston put up an early 3-0 advantage, Cape would get on a roll, outscoring Post 114 by 15 runs from there on out to win 17-5 in five innings on the 10-run mercy-rule...
David Bowman (07/09/10)
SIKESTON -- David Gray Bowman, age 75, died July 7, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. David was a life time resident of Sikeston, For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles O'Dell (07/09/10)
EAST PRAIRIE - Charles William O'Dell, 72, died at 3:18 a.m. July 8, 2010, at his residence in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Billy Joy (07/09/10)
SIKESTON -- Billy Gene Joy , 76, died July 8, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Betty Beck (07/09/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Betty L. Beck, 66, 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...
David Duckworth (07/09/10)
RISCO -- David Franklin Duckworth, 89, died July 8, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition
Floyd Grim (07/09/10)
DEXTER -- Floyd Grim, 85, died July 8, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition..
Joe Riney (07/09/10)
SIKESTON -- Joe Riney, 84, died July 7, 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.
Dorothy Pattillo (07/09/10)
SIKESTON -- Dorothy Bernice Pattillo, 82, went to meet her Sweet Jesus on July 4, 2010, surrounded by her family of whom she loved dearly. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...