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Stories from Friday, July 8, 2011

Courthouse repairs (07/08/11)
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Man charged in sex crimes (07/08/11)
MINER -- A Miner man is in custody for several sex charges involving a child. Michael D. Webb, 41, of Miner, is charged with three counts of first degree statutory sodomy. On Wednesday, a warrant was issued for Webb's arrest, with a bond set at $100,000 cash only...
Budget review 'comforting' to commission, despite flooding (07/08/11)
CHARLESTON -- Spending in Mississippi County seems to be on an acceptable pace considering the county is dealing with a 100-year flood event. County commissioners conducted their second quarterly budget review during their regular meeting Thursday. The road and bridge department fund has 63 percent of its budget remaining which, Commissioner Robert Jackson said, "is kind of comforting."...
4 killed in fire (07/08/11)
Family and friends wait in the drizzling rain early today as fire personnel sift through the remains of a house fire in an area known as The Colony, just south of Morehouse off Route E. Fire personnel were notified of a blaze at the house at 2:11 a.m. ...
Woodpecker Classic kicks off (07/08/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Kicking off the Woodpecker Classic on Thursday afternoon the Charleston Woodpeckers watched an early seven-run lead slip away as New Madrid County put together a 10-run sixth to win 14-10. "We played pretty well for about five-and-a-half innings," Charleston coach Paul Bucher said. "Then the bottom of the sixth killed us giving up a ten spot. You can't beat anybody giving up ten runs in an inning...
Frances Farris (07/08/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Frances Barnes Farris, 88, died July 6, 2011. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Charlie Hammons and Pauline Hammons (07/08/11)
MARSTON -- Charlie Hammons, 93, and Pauline Oliver Hammons, 87, died July 2, 2011, near Morehouse. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Harold Hartline (07/08/11)
DEXTER- Harold Edward Hartline, 71, died July 6, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Michael Pullen (07/08/11)
CHARLESTON -- Michael Pullen, 61, died July 7, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Don Joyce (07/08/11)
RISCO -- Don Joyce, 72, died July 7, 2011, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.