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Stories from Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Sikeston Council approves budget, tables CID (06/14/11)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2012 budget during a special meeting Tuesday morning. The budget for the fiscal year includes a total of $12,620,273 in expenditures with projected revenue of $12,554,029. Also approved was a bill establishing the employee compensation and staffing levels for Fiscal Year 2012 with a 2 percent cost of living adjustment...
Local officials briefed on FEMA's Public Assistance applications (06/14/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Whether FEMA will be able to reimburse for damage caused by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' intentional breaches in the frontline levee or not is not yet clear. Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and State Emergency Management Agency recommended local officials begin filling out FEMA paperwork, beginning with the Request for Public Assistance form, during an applicant briefing for FEMA's Public Assistance Grant Program held Tuesday at the Clara Drinkwater Newnam Library in Charleston.. ...
Sikeston R-6 school buildings operating on four-day work week schedule this summer (06/14/11)
SIKESTON -- This summer the Sikeston R-6 School District is experimenting with a new method to save energy and money. During their regular monthly meeting Tuesday, school board members learned beginning this week through July 29 all buildings in the district are operating on a four-day work week schedule...
Farmers dealing with challenges (06/14/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Despite flooding and extreme early summer heat, Southeast Missouri farmers are plowing through Mother Nature's most trying challenges. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston woman killed in accident (06/14/11)
BERTRAND -- A Sikeston woman was killed after her vehicle struck a tree Sunday in Mississippi County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Canadian man hurt in Monday crash (06/14/11)
PEMISCOT COUNTY -- A Canadian man sustained injuries in an accident involving three tractors Monday in Pemiscot County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Missionary program gaining steam (06/14/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Most teachers would say that having books or other materials help drive the message. And it's no different for missionaries who are spreading God's word. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Caruthersville teens face burglary charges (06/14/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Three teenagers face charges for a burglary at the Caruthersville Elementary School. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Deputies back from aiding in Joplin rescue efforts (06/14/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Four Pemiscot County deputies have returned from assisting with the law enforcement efforts following the May 22 tornado. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Squirrels top defending state champions 6-2 (06/14/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Although it may be early in the season, it's never a bad idea to size up the defending champs. The Charleston Fighting Squirrels had a chance to do just that as they hosted the defending Senior Babe Ruth Missouri state champion, Jackson, on Monday at Hillhouse Park...
Squids use five-run first to get past New Madrid County 9-2 (06/14/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Breaking out for a five-run rally in the first inning on Monday, the Chaffee Squids collected nine hits to beat New Madrid County 9-2 in the first game of a doubleheader. "I'm pleased with the way we jumped on them early, but we've had a little trouble this year getting on top of people and coasting a little bit," Chaffee coach Aaron Horrell said. ...
Emma Lou Ayers (06/14/11)
CHARLESTON -- Emma Lou Ayers, 92, died June 12, 2011, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Frank Whitehead (06/14/11)
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. - Frank Russell Whitehead, 72, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died June 12, 2011, in Cape Girardeau, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Muriel Taylor (06/14/11)
BENTON - Edith Muriel Urhahn Taylor, 79, died June 11, 2011, 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...
Robert Fording (06/14/11)
ORAN -- Robert L. Fording, 76, died June 11, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Rodney D. Green (06/14/11)
BERNIE - Rodney D. Green, 56, died June 11, 2011 at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Benjie Sutton (06/14/11)
EAST PRAIRIE - Benjamin Alan "Benjie" Sutton, 38, died at 11:45 a.m. June 12, 2011 at his residence in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rusty Beeson (06/14/11)
SIKESTON -- Rusty Lynn Beeson, 48, died at 11:24 a.m. June 11, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Flossie Gaines (06/14/11)
DEXTER -- Flossie Alberta Gaines, 88, died June 13, 2011, 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...
Jackie Sailors (06/14/11)
SIKESTON -- Jacqueline W. "Jackie" Sailors, 88, died June 13, 2011, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Helen Hoxworth (06/14/11)
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Helen Louise Hoxworth, 90, died June 12, 2011, at Sterling House in Gainesville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Regina Bollerud (06/14/11)
SIKESTON -- Regina Kay George Bollerud, 52, died June 12, 2011, near Bertrand from injuries sustained in an accident. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...