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Stories from Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Cost of feeding jail inmates increased (07/19/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Inmate meals at the Scott County Jail are going up in cost but it could have been worse. Glenn Klander Jr., general manager of correctional services for Aramark, and Chris Brooks, the front line manager, met with Scott County Commissioners during their regular Tuesday meeting to discuss the price increase...
Boy, 8, dies in ATV crash (07/19/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- A Portageville boy was killed in an all-terrain vehicle accident Monday in New Madrid County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 1:30 p.m. on County Road 417, one mile south of Missouri Highway 162, as 8-year-old Jacob Harris, who was operating an eastbound ATV, exited a field road into the path of the southbound vehicle driven by Amos M. French, 60, of Portageville. French's vehicle struck the ATV...
Emerson discusses federal deficit, debt limit with residents (07/19/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Options for raising the country's debt ceiling and other federal issues were discussed by U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, 8th District, during a Sikeston Rotary Club luncheon Monday. Raising the country's debt ceiling by $2.4 trillion is "an important issue we're discussing right now," Emerson said...
Delinquent taxes: City prepares list of delinquent city personal property taxes (07/19/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Being on the list in this case is not a good thing. The city of Sikeston will publish an insert in the Aug. 10 edition of the Standard Democrat the names of all individuals and businesses that are delinquent on city personal property taxes...
Junior High football works on basics (07/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- On Monday, the Sikeston junior high football team opened up what will be a week long football camp where willing seventh and eighth graders will learn some of the basics of the program's system. "We went five weeks in the end of June and all of July where we got in the weight room and got some weight lifting in," Sikeston coach Brent Taylor said. "We got about five weeks of work with these seventh and eighth graders, now we'll have camp all this week."...
Bulldogs get jump start on kicking at camp (07/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In a game that is often decided by only a few points, kickers can often make or break their teams chances by helping to create good field position or scoring vital last second points. That's why, on Monday afternoon, the Sikeston Bulldogs football program started a two-day kicking camp to get a jump start on their special teams needs for the upcoming season...
Roxie Bailey (07/19/11)
LILBOURN -- Roxie Mae Bailey, 83, died July 17, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Leroy Thornton (07/19/11)
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Rev. Leroy Thornton, formerly of Hayti, Mo., died July 17, 2011, in Oklahoma City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bud Holland (07/19/11)
VANDUSER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Monday for Monroe "Bud" Clifton Holland, 69, who died on July 14, 2011, were: Mike Duncan, Ben Hall, Warren Gross, Dustin Stokes, Brandon Pemberton, Lindel Mason and Don Gross.
Jacob Harris (07/19/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Jacob Harris, 8, died July 18, 2011, in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Portageville. Arrangements are incomplete.