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Stories from Thursday, July 21, 2011

County wants route options explored (07/21/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners would like to see options explored for restoring access to the areas formerly served by County Road 310 and 312. During the regular County Commission meeting, County Clerk Junior DeLay said the county received a proposal from Smith and Co. of Poplar Bluff for survey work and a preliminary engineering report on restoring County Road 310 and a bridge on that road that crosses Ditch 29...
Softball tourneys kick off (07/21/11)
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Sikeston, Miner will take part in sales tax holiday (07/21/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Back-to-school shoppers will once again have the opportunity to save money on clothes, computers and school supplies at local stores. The state's 8th Annual "Back-to-School" Sales Tax Holiday will take place from Aug. 5-7, according to the Missouri Department of Revenue...
New Madrid man pleads guilty to gun, drug charges (07/21/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A New Madrid man has pled guilty to drug and gun charges. Tommie Williams, 56, pled guilty to one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm and one felony count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine base. He appeared before Tuesday United States District Judge Henry E. Autrey...
Regionals begin: Sikeston 16U claims first game 12-9 (07/21/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston 16U Lady Dogs softball team opened the 2011 Babe Ruth 16U Midwest Plains Regional softball tournament on a positive note. With a 10-hit performance, Sikeston defeated the Oz Rockets from Kansas 12-9, winning their first pool play game...
Sikeston 14U breaks loose for 13-2 victory (07/21/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Rallying for four runs in the third inning on Wednesday, Sikeston broke out of an early 2-2 tie with the Rose Hill, Kan., Raptors before pulling away to win 13-2 in the opening game of the 14U Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional Softball Tournament at the Sikeston Sports Complex...
Squirrels have sights set on World Series berth (07/21/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Fresh off their fourth state title in five years, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels will begin their hunt for a return trip to the World Series this weekend when they host the 2011 Midwest Plains Regional Senior Babe Ruth Tournament...
Michael LeGrand (07/21/11)
ROCKWALL, Texas -- Michael Edward LeGrand, 49, of Rockwall, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died July 19, 2011, at the Lake Pointe Medical Center in Rowlett. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jacob Harris (07/21/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Services were conducted today at St. Eustachius Catholic Church for Jacob Harris, 8, who died on July 18, 2011, at Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Beulah Adams (07/21/11)
SIKESTON -- Beulah Adams, 90 died July 20, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Mary Ruth Scott (07/21/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Thursday for Mary Ruth Scott, 51, who died on July 16, 2011, were: Joey Heckert, Larry Holt, Danny Bridger, Ray Rehder, Steve Curry and Brad Eftink.