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Stories from Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Charges filed following meth lab explosion (06/29/11)
SIKESTON -- Two were arrested as a result of a weekend meth lab explosion in Sikeston. Around 1 a.m. Sunday, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety received several calls in reference to an explosion heard at the Midtowner Motel, 833 E. Malone. When officers arrived, they found one of the occupants, later identified as Mark Hinklin, sitting outside. ...
Around the world with books (06/29/11)
The Sikeston Public Library will take youngsters to Italy and Africa as well as to London and Mexico during the weeks of the annual summer reading program. Activities began this week with children in grades 3-5 meeting Tuesday afternoon and hearing the Italian story, "Strega Nona: Her Story," coloring a mosaic and enjoying pizza. ...
Route 114 In New Madrid County reduced for bridge repairs (06/29/11)
Route 114 in New Madrid County will be reduced to one lane while the Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform routine bridge maintenance. The bridge is located between Route BB and Front Street (bridge over Drain Ditch No. 2). Weather permitting, the work will take place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m Thursday...
DPS offers reward for information on vandals (06/29/11)
SIKESTON - A reward is being offered for information for those responsible for damaging a Sikeston Department of Public Safety vehicle. Around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, DPS Officers were attempting to address several disorderly juveniles in the area of Ruth and Coleman, according to Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer...
Jackson sweeps Dexter; NMC wins pair (06/29/11)
JACKSON -- The Jackson Senior Babe Ruth baseball team swept a doubleheader at home against Dexter on Tuesday. Jackson won the first game 7-3 with Jon Winkler earning the win on the mound, pitching five innings, allowing three runs, four hits and two walks. Winkler struck out five. Clay Roth came on to pick up the save by pitching two scoreless innings to close out the game...
Instructional League action (06/29/11)
Margrabe Rental Properties' Nayla Bonner throws to first base during her team's game against All Tint Window Tinting on Tuesday in the YMCA  Instructional League.
Bats too much for Woodpeckers (06/29/11)
CHARLESTON -- After fighting back to within two runs in the final innings of their contest against the Bardwell, Ky., Bats on Tuesday the Charleston Woodpeckers surrendered seven runs in the final two innings to fall 13-8. "The last three innings we turned it on big at the plate," Woodpeckers' coach Paul Bucher said. "But we let down with the defense in the eighth and ninth innings and that's what killed us."...
Betty Lou Webb (06/29/11)
SCOTT CITY -- Betty Lou Webb, 83, died June 28, 2011, at her son's home in Benton. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Velda "Rinky" Irvin (06/29/11)
SIKESTON -- Velda "Rinky" Irvin, 79, died June 28, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Andrew Biler (06/29/11)
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...
Jaden Nicholson and Bryton Nicholson (06/29/11)
CHAFFEE -- Jaden Isaiah Nicholson, 3, and his brother, Bryton Michael Nicholson, 2, 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...
Put the nation first in the voting booth (06/29/11)
Unless something of biblical proportions occurs, the 2012 elections will clearly revolve around the crumbling economy that now faces this nation. Granted, the discussions will also touch on foreign wars, immigration, education, etc. But at the end of that proverbial day, it will surely be the economy that dominates all debate...