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Stories from Thursday, July 15, 2010

To the rescue (07/15/10)
jillb@standard-democrat.com LILBOURN - Laura Holloway wants your vote. In fact, she wants your vote often, even daily. Holloway's SEMO Animal Rescue Alliance is in the running for a $10,000 grant from the Animal Rescue Site, an Internet site which focuses the power of the computer to assist abandoned and unwanted animals...
Public is urged to be skeptical (07/15/10)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is warning individuals about a new scheme, dubbed as Advance Fee Fraud. "Advance Fee Fraud is simply another name for 'Nigerian Scams' or '419 Scams,'" said Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer at DPS...
Delinquent tax lists will be published (07/15/10)
SIKESTON -- On Aug. 11, the city of Sikeston will publish a list of all individuals and businesses that are delinquent on their city personal property taxes. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Fire victim was shot, police say (07/15/10)
CURRENT VIEW -- Authorities sifted through the rubble Wednesday of a Current View home searching for clues involving the death of Ripley County couple who died under suspicious circumstances. Edgar Atkinson, 81, and Bonnie Chase, 69, died in a weekend fire at their home on a private lane located about a quarter to one-half mile off of County Road N2A...
Old dog new 'Dawg' coach (07/15/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com PORTAGEVILLE -- After spending last year as the defensive and special teams coordinators for Portageville high school, Ronnie Jones will step up to the head coaching position this upcoming season. "I'm looking at it as somewhat of a challenge," Jones said. "Portageville has a pretty good reputation at any kind of sports they're involved with and the football program is no different...
Charles Birk (07/15/10)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Charles E. Birk, 74, died July 13, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Rilla Lee Smith (07/15/10)
PUXICO -- Rilla Lee Smith, 86, died July 13, 2010, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Shelia Sharp-Weems (07/15/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Shelia Jeanette Sharp-Weems, 54, died at 1:50 p.m. July 12, 2010, in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Paul Cornwall (07/15/10)
TORONTO -- Paul Harrison Cornwall, 74, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Dec. 10, 2009 at Toronto General Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Amber Cannon (07/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Amber Cannon, 22, died July 14, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Terry Green (07/15/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Terry L. Green, 59, died July 14, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.