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Stories from Thursday, June 16, 2011

Highway 105 is nice, but ... (06/16/11)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County Commissioners are thankful for a better-than-expected road surface but concerned it may have created a safety hazard State Highway 105, which runs between Charleston and East Prairie, appears to have received a 2-inch asphalt overlay, Commissioners noted during their regular meeting Thursday...
Fed floodplain regulations vex Mississippi County (06/16/11)
CHARLESTON -- National Flood Insurance Program regulations are now not only creating a hardship for those with homes in the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway but for county officials as well. Mississippi County commissioners reviewed during their regular meeting Thursday a letter dated June 10 from Stevens R. ...
Global corporation to help those impacted by flooding (06/16/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Help for area residents displaced from their homes by recent flooding is being provided by a global corporation using its local connection. Unilever recently announced several actions taken to aid those who have been affected by the devastating floods on both sides of the Mississippi River, according to Michael P. Ryan, human resources manager for Unilever's Good Humor-Breyers plant in Sikeston...
A day in the park (06/16/11)
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Sherrod charged by grand jury (06/16/11)
BENTON -- Following allegations of sex crimes brought forward last month, a Scott County grand jury has charged Ronald Sherrod for several crimes, including forcible rape and armed criminal action. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Copper thefts are declining locally (06/16/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Copper thefts have scaled back in Southeast Missouri since they became rampant with high prices three years ago. And local law enforcement credit the vigilance of officers, as well as observant individuals, for that decline, although the global price of copper and other metals remains high...
Wednesday field fire (06/16/11)
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Jackson slides past Auxiliary Unit 114 (06/16/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Auxiliary Unit 114 Junior Legion baseball team spotted visiting Jackson six runs in the top of the first inning and couldn't battle back from it. Jackson's Junior Legion squad continued to pour on the runs as they downed Unit 114 12-2 in six innings on the mercy rule in the first game of their doubleheader on Wednesday evening at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston...
Rookie League play (06/16/11)
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Linda Burns (06/16/11)
SIKESTON -- Linda Lee Burns, 68, of Sikeston, died June 15, 2011, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Helen Lynch (06/16/11)
SIKESTON -- Helen Dale Lynch, 92, died June 14, 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...
Beverly Sanders (06/16/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Beverly Scott Sanders, 58, died June 9, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jackie Sailors (06/16/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today for Wanda Jacqueline Sailors, 88, who died on June 13, 2011, were: Bill Lashmet, Dr. Jim Barnes, Stan Bandermann, Jimmy Leigh, Mike Limbaugh and Howard Peridore.
Cornelius Rolwing (06/16/11)
CHARLESTON -- Cornelius P. Rolwing, 90, died June 16, 2011, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete.
James Cummins (06/16/11)
SIKESTON -- James T. Cummins, 78, died June 15, 2011, at his home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.