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Stories from Thursday, June 30, 2011

Booming business (06/30/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With the Fourth of July just days away, the fireworks sale business is picking up. And to give customers an even better selection, May Brothers Fireworks has expanded its indoor setup so it can offer more products...
Oran to hold 100th Fourth of July picnic (06/30/11)
news@standard-democrat.com ORAN- The 4th of July picnic in Oran is very popular among Southeast Missourians. According to the Knights of Columbus, more than 5,000 people attend the picnic every year. However, this year's is extremely special, because it will be the 100th anniversary of the picnic...
Caruthersville break-ins solved (06/30/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Several recent break-ins were apparently solved with the arrests of two Caruthersville residents. At 3:38 a.m. Wednesday, Caruthersville officers responded to a call for a burglary in the 500 block of West 10th Street. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Catron woman assaults another (06/30/11)
CATRON -- A woman is in custody after allegedly throwing a caustic chemical at another woman. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Officials encourage safety on the water (06/30/11)
SIKESTON -- As boaters and swimmers venture out on the water this Fourth of July, they're encouraged to be keep a lookout and use navigation rules. Sgt. Jerry Callahan, public information officer for Missouri State Highway Patrol's Water Patrol Division, said this summer holiday is one of the busiest weekends of the year -- especially when the weather cooperates...
Local children take part in Mud Day event (06/30/11)
SIKESTON - Who would have thought playing in the mud would be declared an international event? Today the 60 youngsters at the University Child Development Center at Southeast Missouri State University-Sikeston are celebrating International Mud Day. At 5:30 p.m. they are inviting their parents to join them for a mudfest featuring a mud slide, mud art and, of course, mud cake...
Errors plague Unit 114 in first game loss of doubleheader (06/30/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Junior Legion Auxiliary Unit 114 baseball team has gone through some growing pains this season with a roster filled with youth. Wednesday night's game against Poplar Bluff Junior Legion was no different as Auxiliary Unit 114 let a lead slip away in the seventh inning in a 5-3 loss...
Squirrels take two from Jackson; Post 63 splits DH (06/30/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels took both games of a doubleheader against Jackson's Senior Babe Ruth team on Wednesday by scores of 10-5 and 15-10. In the first game, a 10-5 Charleston win, Jess Long took the loss on the mound while Trent Steffens and Ryan Sprandel had two hits each for Jackson's cause...
Woody Phillips (06/30/11)
MT. VERNON -- W. Woodrow "Woody" Phillips, 90, formerly of Crowder and Sikeston, died June 26, 2011, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Valree Alsobrook (06/30/11)
NEW MADRID -- Ruth Valree Alsobrook, 88, died June 29, 2011, at her home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Frances Goldis (06/30/11)
BERTRAND -- Frances E. Reeves Goldis, 84, formerly of Charleston, died June 29, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Jean Holland (06/30/11)
SIKESTON -- Florence Jean Holland, 88, formerly of Sikeston, died June 29, 2011, at the Mayfield Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center in Smyrna, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete.