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Stories from Saturday, July 9, 2011

Scott County farmer's bison herd sparks a lot of interest (07/09/11)
BENTON -- For years, farmer Don Scherer of rural Benton has been interested in bison. And last year, he had the extra pasture space, so he purchased a small herd of the North American species of buffalo. The bull and nine cows have since added five calves, with another four expected...
Health centers continue flood victim relief (07/09/11)
SIKESTON -- When flooding began over two months ago in Southeast Missouri, many local health centers offered relief to their residents. Their support continues throughout the summer. Semo Health Network has been conducting eight health camps spanning over three weeks, serving approximately 300 families in the flooded areas...
Interstate to be closed while beams are set (07/09/11)
SIKESTON - As contractors work to set the beams for the new Route H overpass located south of Blodgett, Interstate 55 will be closed from Benton to Miner for a 24-hour period next weekend. Traffic will be detoured to Route 61 from 9 p.m. July 16 to 9 p.m. July 17...
Brandom has what it takes to be a senator (07/09/11)
It's far too early to start celebrating but we are exceedingly glad to see Rep. Ellen Brandom of Sikeston seek a seat in the Missouri Senate. Without question, it's hard to overestimate how important this critical Senate seat could be for our region and specifically for our community...