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Stories from Sunday, July 11, 2010

Town faces burning issue (07/11/10)
VANDUSER -- As mayor of the Village of Vanduser, Harold Graviett said one of his top priorities is to ensure there is quality fire protection for the approximately 300 residents. That's why, although the town's fire club is not under his jurisdiction, he has stepped in to help the club, which is experiencing financial woes due to a cut in funding...
Going up: Crews work to construct soybean production plant in New Madrid (07/11/10)
NEW MADRID - For weeks, the towers have sprouted above the flat landscape where Pioneer Hi-Bred New Madrid Soybean Production Plant will locate. The towers are driving several thousand piers into the ground, explained Brian Catlett, senior product agronomist with Pioneer. Those piers will help stabilize the warehouse and conditioning tower being which will be built on the site, just off Highway 61 west of New Madrid...
Jaycees work to get ready for the rodeo (07/11/10)
SIKESTON -- Box seats for three of the four nights of the 58th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo may be sold out, but tickets remain for each night of the event. "A lot of people think the night featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd is sold out, but it's not," said Cal Crader, general co-chair. "We are sold out of box seats for Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights, but we still have plenty of good bleacher seats for all four nights."...
Probation violations lead to execution of sentences (07/11/10)
BENTON -- Sentences have been handed down to two men in Scott County on probation violations, for a total of 27 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rib City Shootout: Summer finds SHS working to improve (07/11/10)
DEXTER -- It isn't much of a secret on what has made the Sikeston Bulldogs one of the best in the area over recent years. "We're real fast, we're feisty, we'll get down for loose balls, we scrap. We just do the dirty work," Sikeston's Janeil Hatchett said. "It's payed off in the long run for us."...
Squirrels fall to Festus, 8-3 (07/11/10)
CHARLESTON -- Holding their annual Cancer Night Friday evening, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels faced one of their toughest opponents of the season in Festus American Legion Post 253. Though the Squirrels would come back to tie Festus in the fifth, Post 253 would score five runs in the final four innings to win 8-3...
Kinder's efforts deserve support (07/11/10)
The residents of this state owe a debt of gratitude to Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder who this week filed suit to halt the federal health care overhaul shoved through Congress by the Obama administration. Kinder had promised to sue the feds over the plan and made good on that promise this week...
Kinder's efforts deserve support (07/11/10)
The residents of this state owe a debt of gratitude to Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder who this week filed suit to halt the federal health care overhaul shoved through Congress by the Obama administration. Kinder had promised to sue the feds over the plan and made good on that promise this week...
Floyd Grim (07/11/10)
DEXTER -- Floyd Grim, 85, died July 8, 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.
Dorothy Horman (07/11/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Dorothy Horman, 72, formerly of Chaffee, died July 9, 2010, at Monticello House in Jackson For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Peggy Joslyn (07/11/10)
CHARLESTON -- Margaret "Peggy" Bernice Gallup Joslyn, age 98, died Saturday, July 3, 2010, at her residence in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Maxine Geers (07/11/10)
CHARLESTON -- Maxine Thurman Geers, 63, died July 9, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.