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Stories from Friday, July 15, 2011

Brewing up some fun (07/15/11)
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Scott County sales tax numbers look good (07/15/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County's sales tax numbers are looking good for the year. During Thursday's commission meeting, Commissioner Donnie Kiefer reported that there was an increase again in the month of June, adding to the overall growth in sales tax for the year...
Deadline approaches for Sikeston Hall of Fame and Honor Wall nominations (07/15/11)
SIKESTON -- With the deadline to nominate honorees for the Sikeston R-6 Hall of Fame and Honor Wall approaching, one of the program's founders urges community members to not hesitate in making their recommendations. "To me, it's a great honor to be nominated," said co-founder Roger Sherman of the Honor Wall/Hall of Fame. "It's recognition of their achievement while in school, and it reinforces the fact we do have a good program -- both education- and activity-wise."...
State tourney kicks off (07/15/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- After sweeping their only two meetings during the regular season by a combined score of 23-7, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels found themselves in the unusual position of mounting a comeback when facing New Madrid County...
Squids rout Woodpeckers (07/15/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- In four previous games this season, the Charleston Woodpeckers were unable to ever get a win against the Chaffee Squids. On Thursday night kicking off the opening round of the Missouri Senior Babe Ruth State Baseball Tournament in Chaffee, that trend continued as the Squids posted a 14-3 win sending Chaffee to the winner's bracket and Charleston just one loss away from elimination in the double-elimination tournament...
Anna Bennett (07/15/11)
CHARLESTON -- Anna Elizabeth Stricker Bennett, age 99, died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at her home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Monroe Holland (07/15/11)
VANDUSER -- Monroe C. Holland, 69, died July 14, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Jimmy Casey (07/15/11)
SIKESTON -- Jimmy Casey, 75, died July 14, 2011, at the V.A. Medical Center in Columbia. Arrangements are incomplete.
Mary Woodruff (07/15/11)
DEXTER -- Mary Bessie Woodruff, 89, died July 15, 2011, in the Golding Living Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete.
Gladys Steward (07/15/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Gladys Lorene Steward, 84, died July 13, 2011, at Southern Missouri Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...