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Stories from Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Scott County emergency management director resigns (07/26/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County is looking for a new emergency management director. Scott County commissioners confirmed during their regular meeting Tuesday that Amber Scudder, emergency management director, has verbally advised them she is resigning...
Saying goodbye (07/26/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- New hires at the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities are going to have some big shoes to fill. "We are losing somewhere in the neighborhood of 90 years of tenure experience, and that's not easy to replace," said Ed Throop, BMU's executive director...
Sikeston man sentenced for murder of infant (07/26/11)
ST. LOUIS - A Sikeston man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the death of an infant in his care. On Monday Kevin Dixon, 20, was sentenced to 25 years for second degree murder and 25 years for child abuse with the sentences to run concurrently. Dixon, who was charged in the March 24, 2009, death of eight-month-old Jamieon Quanterius Jatwaun Mosby in Sikeston, was sentenced by St. Louis County Judge Colleen Dolan, who heard the case on a change of venue from Scott County...
Farmers to learn about ways to cut costs at Field Day (07/26/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Southeast Missouri farmers continue waiting for Mother Nature to bring more rain. In the meantime, many of them will learn ways to cut down on waste and costs through this week's Irrigation Energy Field Day in Portageville...
Squirrels stopped (07/26/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- A day after their cold bats moved them into the loser's bracket of the 2011 Midwest Plains Regional Senior Babe Ruth Tournament, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels saw their season come to a close. Facing the Minnetonka, Minn., Mudhens on Monday, the Squirrels were only able to muster five hits as the Hens rolled to a 10-3 win...
Robert King (07/26/11)
DEFIANCE, Ohio -- Robert King, 67, died July 19, 2011, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center in Defiance. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lathen Rodgers (07/26/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lathen Erik Rodgers, newborn son of Erick Don Rodgers and Emily Suzanne Brown of East Prairie, died at 6:23 a.m. July 23, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lindy A. Sterling (07/26/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lindy A. Sterling, 80, died at 11:30 a.m. July 24, 2011, in the Bertrand Nursing Facility. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Pamela Massey (07/26/11)
SIKESTON - Pamela Massey, 55, died July 25, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.
8 year old All Stars (07/26/11)
The Sikeston 8 year old All Stars placed 3rd in the Campbell Little League tournament. Front row Max Worth Colby Meadows Jay Noon Vashawn Upchurch Evan Boyd Back row Wyatt Meredith Lawson Alcorn Barrett Davis Nolan Self Justin Church Joe Miles Jack Bell...