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Stories from Friday, June 24, 2011

Officials urge fix for frontline levee (06/24/11)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County officials are urging Congressional pressure and federal funding for a permanent fix on the frontline levee. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently began working on an interim repair of the three breaches in the frontline levee...
Route AB Extension Construction Continues (06/24/11)
SIKESTON -The Missouri Department of Transportation's contractor will close Nash Road/County Road 218 from the west entrance of Do It Best Corporation to east of the Sewage Treatment Plant entrance as part of the improvements for the Route AB extension. The closure will begin Tuesday, June 28...
Children groove, exercise at YMCA (06/24/11)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston-area children are getting their grooves on this summer through a Zumba-inspired group exercise class at the YMCA of Southeast Missouri. In addition to modeling the latest fitness craze, the new class called Kids Groove incorporates basic strength training to improve balance, coordination, discipline and confidence...
Contact camp begins (06/24/11)
Dexter's Jake Lee prepares to haul in a touchdown pass in front of Sikeston's Kyland Gross in the 2011 SEMO Coaches Association Contact Camp held at Sikeston High School on Thursday.
Squirrels take pair from Woodpeckers (06/24/11)
CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Squirrels took two games from their in-town rival, the Charleston Woodpeckers, on Thursday night at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. The Squirrels beat the Woodpeckers 14-5 in the first game and 10-0 in the second. Dustin Johnson picked up the win on the mound for the Squirrels while Zach Downing took the loss...
Bi-County Tournament (06/24/11)
 McKenna Easter dashes to first base while the Bell City defense chases her down on Wednesday during the Bi-County T-Ball Tournament in Vanduser. Vanduser defeated Bell City then fell to Morley in the championship game 13-9..
In tale of two games, Scott City downs Squids (06/24/11)
CHAFFEE -- What was scheduled as two five-inning games turned into a nine-inning game, with an additional inning, in a confusing contest between Scott City and Chaffee on Thursday night. With the game tied 4-4 after the first five innings were complete, the teams decided to play an additional five innings, with only the first four innings counting. ...
Bryton Nicholson and Jaden Nicholson (06/24/11)
Bryton Nicholson Jaden Nicholson CHAFFEE -- Bryton Michael Nicholson, 2, and Jaden Isaiah Nicholson, 3, died June 22, 2011, in an early morning house fire in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
David Lape (06/24/11)
SIKESTON -- David Keith Lape, 56, died June 22, 2011 at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Andrew Biler (06/24/11)
CHAFFEE -- Andrew Michael Biler, 21, died June 22, 2011, in an early morning house fire in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dalton Wasson (06/24/11)
BERNIE -- Dalton Tyler Wasson, 16, formerly of East Prairie, died at 7:10 a.m. June 22, 2011, in Bernie. Born March 15, 1995, in Poplar Bluff, to Jesse E. Wasson of Bernie and Monica J. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marie Merrick (06/24/11)
CHARLESTON -- Marie A. Carson Merrick, 85, died June 23, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.