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Stories from Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Boyd wins Scott County Prosecutor race (08/03/10)
BENTON -- Scott County will keep its prosecuting attorney. Voters chose incumbent Paul R. Boyd over former prosecuting attorney Cristy Baker-Neel -- 1,697 votes to 1,137 -- during Tuesday's primary election.
Holiman re-elected as Clerk of the Circuit Court (08/03/10)
NEW MADRID -- A heated countywide race brought voters out on one of the hottest days of the year. In the single countywide race, which was on the Democratic ticket, incumbent Clerk of the Circuit Court Marsha Meatte Holiman held on to her office. Holiman...
Funds will help area food pantries restock shelves (08/03/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Southeast Missouri residents will be among those who benefit from almost $25 million in assistance to Missouri food banks, food pantries, and programs that provide support to low-income children and seniors. "Children, families and seniors will benefit from this timely funding as Missourians continue to recover from the economic downturn," Gov. ...
Heat wave arrives in area (08/03/10)
SIKESTON - August has arrived and unleashed extremely hot and humid weather across Southeast Missouri. The National Weather Service at Paducah has issued a heat warning from noon today through 7 p.m. Wednesday. Maximum heat index values this afternoon are forecast to range from 110 to 115 degrees while Wednesday's maximum heat index values could again reach 110 degrees of higher, forecasters warned...
Election Day (08/03/10)
May Thomason gives her information to election judges at the Blodgett precinct this morning. Today is the primary election in Missouri, and polling places will be open until 7 p.m.
Charleston Pre-K to K moves into new home (08/03/10)
CHARLESTON -- Early this summer supplies and furniture were moved from Charleston R-1's Kindergarten Center to a new home located nearly a mile away at Hearnes Elementary. When the new school year begins on Aug. 19 all of the district's students in prekindergarten through fifth grade will be housed at Hearnes Elementary...
Chaffee woman pleads guilty on federal charges (08/03/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Chaffee woman pled guilty to federal felony drug and money laundering charges. Christell Leann Myers, 38, entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, and one count of money laundering in U.S. Federal Court on Monday...
Sikeston claims Regional; heads to World Series (08/03/10)
BOONVILLE -- The Sikeston 10-year-old All-Stars pounded scored 12 runs on 10 hits and routed North Platte, Neb., 12-2 in the championship game of the Midwest Plains Regional on Monday held in Boonville. Sikeston gave up two runs in the top of the first when Benny Brockmoller and Kade Wroot reached on an error and a walk. Kyle Zimbelman then drove in both runners with an RBI-single, giving Nebraska a 2-0 lead...
Mineral Area too much for Scott County in championship (08/03/10)
KELSO -- Fighting their way through the winner's bracket, the Scott County Rippers came up one game shy of their Cal Ripken 9-and-under Midwest Plains Regional Championship dreams. Taking on Mineral Area out of the loser's bracket in Monday's championship game, the Rippers saw their title chances slowly slip away as they allowed five runs in the final two innings to seal a 12-2 loss...
Mike Sykes (08/03/10)
DEXTER -- James Michael "Mike" Sykes, 45, died Aug. 2, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Sally Hall (08/03/10)
LAFORGE -- Elizabeth Ann "Sally" Hall, 71, of LaForge, was born Nov. 9, 1938, in LaForge to the late Jack and Cleo Gilmer. She passed away July 31, 2010, at her home in LaForge. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jessica Whalen (08/03/10)
BLOOMFIELD -- Jessica Dawn Wiseman Whalen, 34, died Aug. 2, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...