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Stories from Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Back-to-School Fairs help low-income families (07/27/10)
SIKESTON -- Believe it or not, back-to-school time is just around the corner. And beginning this week, the Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation county offices will hold back-to-school fairs to help low-income families get ready. "There are a lot of people whose income is limited and it's hard to pay the utilities and buy food as it is," said Carol Cohen, community resource developer for DAEOC in Scott County. ...
Monday accident (07/27/10)
Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety and Missouri Highway Patrol work an accident that took place Monday morning. The wreck occured at just before 10 a.m. when a tractor-trailer and pickup truck collided on AA Highway near County Line Road. There were no injuries reported in the accident that kept the road closed for a short period of time...
Primary ballot set in New Madrid County (07/27/10)
NEW MADRID - Only the Democratic ballot contains a race for a county office for a decision by New Madrid County residents during the Aug. 3 primary. Incumbent New Madrid County Clerk of the Circuit Court Marsha Meatte Holiman faces a challenge by Jami Geske...
Under construction (07/27/10)
Construction is under way on a bridge on Route ZZ East, just north of Sikeston. One of several construction projects by the Missouri Department of Transportation in the Bootheel, the work which began in mid-July is expected to be completed by mid-September. Other area MoDOT bridge projects are located on Route W East in Scott County, Route JJ North and Route AA East In Mississippi County and on Missouri 114 East and Route E East in Stoddard County...
Squirrels' bats go quiet at Regional (07/27/10)
WELLINGTON, KAN -- Charleston's season came to an end Sunday afternoon with two-straight losses eliminating the Fighting Squirrels from the Midwest Plains Senior Babe Ruth Regional Tournament. "We just didn't play real well," Charleston coach Michael Minner said. "We got out there and we couldn't buy a hit. I think in the last two games we left 18 runners on base in the two games combined."...
Jackson ousted from Regional on Monday (07/27/10)
WELLINGTON, Kan. --The Jackson Senior Babe Ruth baseball team was eliminated from the Midwest Plains regional tournament Monday in Wellington, Kan., with an 11-2 loss to Iowa. Jackson, the Missouri champion, finished fourth in the eight-state tournament and closed its season with a 29-6 record...
Bill Nance (07/27/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Billy M. "Bill" Nance, 82, died July 25, 2010, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition. y...
Ella Crowe (07/27/10)
ANNISTON -- Ella Faye Crowe, 62, died at 11:07 p.m. July 24, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Walter Roberts (07/27/10)
LILBOURN -- Walter Jefferson Roberts, 53, died July 26, 2010, at Lilbourn. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Carroll Walker (07/27/10)
BERNIE -- Carroll Walker, 76, died July 27, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Elmer Lee Taylor (07/27/10)
MORLEY -- Elmer Lee Taylor, 78, died July 26, 2010, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.