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Stories from Thursday, July 28, 2011

Spillway bridge report completed (07/28/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Four As, a B, four Cs, 2 Ds and an F probably would be frowned upon as a student report card but Mississippi County's spillway bridges could have done a lot worse. Dennis Cox, an engineer for Smith and Company in Poplar Bluff, presented County Commissioners with the inspection report on the 11 bridges located in the spillway during their regular meeting Thursday...
Airport improvements hoped for (07/28/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County Commissioners have approved proceeding with preliminary steps toward improvements at the county airport in the hope that funding becomes available. County Clerk Junior DeLay said during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday that Bill Cobb of Smith and Company in Poplar Bluff advised the Missouri Department of Transportation is ranking improvements to the county airport "high on their list of priorities to fund."...
MDMC opens Wound and Hyperbaric Center (07/28/11)
SIKESTON - The opening Wednesday of Missouri Delta Medical Center's Wound and Hyperbaric Center marked a change in wound care locally. For some patients treating a wound requires much more than a bandage. When a wound just won't heal, special treatment is needed...
Residents get glimpse of life of American farmer (07/28/11)
MINER -- Local Sikeston residents had an opportunity to get a sneak peek into the life of an American farmer with the America's Farmers Mobile Experience that made a stop at Lambert's Cafe on Wednesday. Those touring the exhibit, learned about current issues farmers are having, including the world's growing population. With land not a renewable resource, companies like Monsanto are having to come up with new technologies in order to help farmers feed an estimated 9 billion people in 2050...
Haywood City man pleads guilty to gun charge (07/28/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Haywood City man pled guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm in federal court. Martin Akeem Daniel, 26, pled guilty to one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm. He appeared before United States District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr...
Sikeston woman gets 12 months for fraud (07/28/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Sikeston woman will serve just over a year in prison and pay back more than $100,000 in connection with wire fraud charges. U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. sentenced Christy Ann Chandler, 42, to 12 months and one day on four felony counts of wire fraud...
Sikeston set to host 11U Cal Ripken Midwest Plains Regional (07/28/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Starting on Thursday, the Sikeston All Stars will set their sights on another championship as they host the 2011 Cal Ripken 11U Midwest Plains Regional Tournament. "The core of our team here has been together since they were six year olds," Sikeston team manager Stacy Pratt said. "We've won two state championships as well as two regional championships...
Shirrell Smith (07/28/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Shirrell W. Smith, 90, died July 26, 2011, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ruby L. Bain (07/28/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ruby L. Bain, 78, died at 11:30 a.m. July 27, 2011, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lorene O'Neal (07/28/11)
SIKESTON -- Ella Lorene O'Neal, 73, died at 9:55 p.m. July 27, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Hurshel Cossey (07/28/11)
SIKESTON -- Hurshel L. Cossey, 90, died July 27, 2011, at the Miner Nursing Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Colleen Campbell (07/28/11)
PUXICO -- Colleen Campbell, 89, died July 27, 2011, at the Puxico Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Gregory Jackson (07/28/11)
DEXTER -- Gregory Dean Jackson, 54, died July 26, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.