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Stories from Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Bennett wins tight commissioner race (11/02/10)
CHARLESTON -- For the first time in 16 years, Mississippi County voters have selected a new presiding commissioner. Republican Carlin Bennett narrowly defeated Democratic candidate Jack Feezor by seven votes. Bennett received 1,644 votes, Feezor garnered 1,637, and 166 votes were cast for Independent Danny Norman...
Miner OK's diversion of tourism tax revenue (11/02/10)
In Miner, voters decided to divert a portion of future tourism tax revenue. There were 256 "yes" votes and 69 "no" votes. With the approval, 35 percent of Miner's future tourism tax revenue may go toward capital improvements and 40 percent may be put into the city's general fund...
New regulations for pawnshops OK'd (11/02/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- New regulations for pawnshops were approved by the Sikeston City City Council during their regular monthly meeting Monday. City Manager Doug Friend said the ordinance regulating pawnshops was recommended by consultants during their review of city code...
Election day (11/02/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Voters play an important role in deciding elections, but those who work at the polls Election Day count just as much. Poll workers and election judges staff polling places on Election Day and are the citizens who help ensure the voting process goes smoothly, according to the Missouri Secretary of State website...
YMCA campaign returns; looking to raise $100,000 (11/02/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After laying low for the past few years, the YMCA's Partners Campaign is back again this year, looking to raise $100,000. "This is the YMCA's annual support campaign," said Jeff Partridge, executive director. "It used to be called Partnership with Youth, but we changed the name this year."...
Bell City men arrested for drugs (11/02/10)
BENTON - Two Bell City men are in custody on drug-related charges following an investigation by area law enforcement. Shawn Thompson, 37, Bell City is charged with attempting to manufacture a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $50,000...
SHS faces rival for district title (11/02/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston soccer program's biggest rivalry will be renewed on its biggest stage tonight at 6 p.m., when the Bulldogs face off against the hosting Notre Dame Bulldogs for the Class 2, District 1 title. "You can't deny that just the match-up between us and them adds intensity (to the championship game)," Sikeston coach Doyle Noe said. ...
Playoffs begin (11/02/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- For the second straight season, the Sikeston Bulldogs will be playing playoff football with an unblemished record. Although the experience is there, the Bulldogs learned something about themselves and about what they can't do last week in their comeback win over the Farmington Knights...
Joe C. Manning (11/02/10)
MOUNT IDA, Ark. -- Joe C. Manning, 82, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Oct. 30, 2010, in the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Hot Springs. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kaylie Lufcy-Nunnery (11/02/10)
BENTON -- Kaylie Renee Lufcy-Nunnery, newborn daughter of Marie Lufcy of Benton and Shane Nunnery of Jackson, died Oct. 30, 2010, at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bill Horn (11/02/10)
DEXTER -- William Carlton "Bill" Horn, 85, died Nov. 1, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Joseph Menley (11/02/10)
CHAFFEE -- Joseph Menley, 90, died Oct. 31, 2010, at St. 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...
Ricky Copeland (11/02/10)
POINT PLEASANT -- Ricky Gene Copeland, 40, died Oct. 31, 2010, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident at Point Pleasant. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Billie Salyer (11/02/10)
ANNISTON -- Billie Wayne Salyer, 81, died Nov. 1, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.