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Stories from Friday, August 6, 2010

Insurance cost up for county (08/06/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The cost for Scott County's liability insurance will be higher this year, due to a lawsuit against the county. During Thursday's meeting, commissioners opened the bids received for its property and general liability insurance...
Suspicious fire (08/06/10)
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Asphalt work planned (08/06/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County will contract for asphalt overlays to ensure all the county's blacktopping is completed while the hot weather lasts. County commissioners discussed this year's blacktopping program during their regular meeting Thursday...
Planning eases youngsters' transition from summer vacation to school days (08/06/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Many students will head back to school this month, and local educators say there are ways to make the transition from summer fun to the classroom a smooth one for any age. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Search uncovers narcotics; two are arrested (08/06/10)
BENTON -- Two Scott City residents have been arrested following an investigation into narcotics activity. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Teen caught up by 'mystery shopper' scam (08/06/10)
SIKESTON -- A Matthews teen has fallen victim to a scam and now owes a Sikeston bank. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bulldogs begin two-a-days (08/06/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- For the first time in coach Kent Gibbs' tenure at the head of the Sikeston football program, the Bulldogs will be going to two-a-day practices. After three years at the school, Gibbs said this was the first year where the schedule allowed the team to utilize the format on a regular basis...
Nicholson medals in three events (08/06/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NORFOLK, Va. -- During her three days at the AAU Junior Olympic Track and Field Games in Norfolk, Va., East Prairie senior Jennifer Nicholson came away with a medal in each of her three events she competed in. After being ranked 23rd in the nation in the javelin before her throw, Nicholson upped her javelin rank on Thursday by finishing in seventh place with a throw of 105-feet, 7-inches. Nicholson set a new personal record in the javelin with her previous best being 91 feet...
Connie Jo Huff (08/06/10)
GRAND RAPIDS, Texas -- Connie Jo Huff, 74, formerly of Bernie, Mo., died Aug. 3, 2010, at the Mansfield Methodist Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...