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Stories from Tuesday, July 12, 2011

City board volunteers are sought (07/12/11)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston City Council is accepting Citizen Resource Bank applications from residents seeking to participate in the city's governing process. More than 100 volunteers currently serve on the city's 17 boards and commissions. There are 33 board and commission terms that will expire this year. Of these, 11 will be under consideration for new appointments...
Woman charged after her vehicle strikes child (07/12/11)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston woman remains in custody on charges of leaving the scene of a motor accident with injuries. Alethea Sue Sutton, 49, is in the Scott County Jail under $10,000 bond after hitting a 2-year-old girl at a Sikeston business Sunday afternoon...
Having a heat wave (07/12/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Board of Municipal Utilities customers in Sikeston may have experienced brief power outages on Monday night, likely due to the heat. "We had a couple of little problems last night," said Ed Throop, BMU's general manager...
Truck-tractor collision (07/12/11)
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'Father Moenig's Picnic': Annual gathering has long history (07/12/11)
NEW HAMBURG -- A 1920 advertisement of the annual New Hamburg picnic in the Scott County Democrat newspaper promoted an animal show of thoroughbred Guernsey cattle and Poland China swine, a big barbecued dinner and supper plus plenty of enjoyment. Nearly 100 years later, and the German village's nearly 200 families continue to offer a big dinner, farm animals and lots of entertainment through the annual fundraiser of the town's only church, St. Lawrence Catholic Church...
Post 114 hammers Jackson, claims third seed (07/12/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Needing to overcome an early four-run deficit, Sikeston Post 114 rallied for 12 runs in the final five innings to take down Jackson Post 158 14-8 on Monday -- and in the process secured the third seed in the upcoming District 14 Legion Tournament...
Jackson sweeps Woodpeckers (07/12/11)
JACKSON -- The Charleston Woodpeckers saw Jackson's Senior Babe Ruth team sweep both games of a doubleheader on Monday, 10-1 and 15-4. In the first game, Matt Stueve picked up the win for Jackson going five innings while allowing only two hits and no runs. He struck out five and walked three...
James Clayton (07/12/11)
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- James Richard Clayton, 81, died July 3, 2011, in North Little Rock after a brief illness. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Brittany Orr (07/12/11)
MOREHOUSE -- Brittany Nicole King Orr, 23, died July 8, 2011, at her home near Morehouse. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Christopher King (07/12/11)
MOREHOUSE -- Christopher James King, 20, died July 8, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Sheena Hise and Bradyn Lee Hise (07/12/11)
SIKESTON -- Sheena Nicole Hise, 22, and her one-month old son, Bradyn Lee James Hise, died July 8, 2011, at Morehouse. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles Jones (07/12/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Charles Mitchell Jones, 74, died July 9, 2011, at the Heritage Gardens Nursing Home in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Becky Marler (07/12/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Becky Marler, 62, died July 12, 2011, at Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete.
Betty Groves (07/12/11)
CHARLESTON -- Betty Dorris Groves, 76, died July 12, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Pat Parmenter (07/12/11)
SIKESTON -- Patricia Louise Parmenter, 86, died July 10, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
James Ash (07/12/11)
DEXTER -- James Henry Ash, 72, died July 11, 2011, at Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Barbara Davis (07/12/11)
DEXTER -- Barbara Evelyn Barker Davis, 82, died July 10, 2011. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Charles Long (07/12/11)
DEXTER -- Charles Hudson Long, 88, died July 10, 2011, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center at Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dora Miget (07/12/11)
JACKSON -- Dora Ella Miget, 82, died July 9, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Effie Presson (07/12/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Effie B. Presson, 87, formerly of East Prairie, died July 12, 2011, in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete.