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Stories from Tuesday, April 26, 2011

FLOOD WATERS RISE (04/26/11)
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Corps considers blowing local levee (04/26/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis, Tenn., District will meet today with the Mississippi River Commission to decide whether to intentionally breach the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in Mississippi and New Madrid counties...
Help is needed to battle flooding (04/26/11)
BENTON - Volunteers are needed to help fill sand bags to battle flooding in Scott County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

More rain is in forecast (04/26/11)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Numerous roads are either water covered or completely impassable due to high water. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Many roads are closed (04/26/11)
SIKESTON - The Missouri Department of Transportation has closed routes in Southeast Missouri due to the recent flooding. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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DPS team assisting in flood water rescue (04/26/11)
SIKESTON -- The water rescue team from the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, as well as other entities, is busy helping rescue flood water victims. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Police: Levee breaches downriver of Mo. town (04/26/11)
POPLAR BLUFF(AP) _ A levee keeping a swollen river from inundating a southeast Missouri town cracked in at least one place Tuesday, but water pouring through the breech was unlikely to force the further mass-evacuation of homes in the area, authorities said...
Carter signs with Shawnee (04/26/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com ULLIN, Ill. -- Charleston's Jerry Carter burst onto the scene his senior season as one of the area's deadliest perimeter shooters. He'll take his experience with the Class 3, third-place Bluejays, as well as his hot hand, with him to Shawnee Community College next fall where he recently signed a letter of intent to play basketball with the Saints...
Bud Mulcahy (04/26/11)
SIKESTON -- William Claudius "Bud" Mulcahy, 89, died April 24, 2011, at 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...
Francoy Fortner (04/26/11)
RISCO -- Bulah Francoy Fortner, 95, died April 24, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Maxine Jewett (04/26/11)
DEXTER -- Maxine Jewett, 91, formerly of Parma and Bernie, died April 24, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Carol Thurman (04/26/11)
NEW MADRID -- Carol L. Thurman, 57, died April 24, 2011, 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...
Ike Truax (04/26/11)
BERNIE -- Ivan "Ike" Ray Traux, 64, died April 23, 2011, at his home in rural Bernie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Louise Hess (04/26/11)
CHAFFEE -- Louise Hess, 68, died April 23, 2011, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bob Barr (04/26/11)
DEXTER -- Robert H. "Bob" Barr Sr., 83, died April 23, 2011, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Danny Cook (04/26/11)
DEXTER -- Danny C. Cook, 50, died April 24, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.