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Stories from Thursday, August 4, 2011

Mississippi County will grab first helping hand offered (08/04/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County will accept the first disaster assistance that comes in and sort out "double dipping" conflicts as they come up -- if they come up. County Clerk Junior DeLay said during their regular Mississippi County Commission meeting Thursday that he is requesting from Debra Johnston, project specialist for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, "pictures, maps -- all the supporting documentation" for damages in the spillway so that information can be provided to the U.S. ...
Jobs available at Sikeston Armory (08/04/11)
SIKESTON -- Those looking for work should head to the Sikeston Armory now. The Department of Workforce Development will be at the Armory in Sikeston until 5 p.m. Thursday and from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. Friday "We have jobs available and are looking for workers to employ," said Maida Coleman with the Missouri Department of Labor. "So of course we would like to get them out here to get hired."...
Then and now (08/04/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A lot has changed in construction over the last 80 years. Watching contractors at work on the basement of the new Sikeston Department of Public Safety building, Charles Moore of Sikeston recalled having something many would find interesting:...
Public learns important message at safety clinic (08/04/11)
MATTHEWS - Jared Dalton, 10, is light on his feet, easily jumping inside the grain bin at Monsanto's Safety Clinic. In a matter of seconds, however, he discovers no matter how nimble he normally is, once the soybeans mound around his legs, then his chest, he is trapped...
Patrol set to conduct DWI saturation (08/04/11)
POPLAR BLUFF - During August, Troop E will conduct a driving while intoxicated saturation in Stoddard, Dunklin, Pemiscot, and New Madrid counties. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Route CC In Scott County reduced for pavement repairs (08/04/11)
SIKESTON - Route CC in Scott County will be reduced to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction while Missouri Department of Transportation crews overlay the roadway. The section of roadway is located from Route 91 to Route W. Weather permitting, work will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Aug. 10...
Harper named to All-Missouri baseball team (08/04/11)
LISLE, Ill. -- Soon to be Sikeston junior Drew Harper made the Missouri roster of the Prep Baseball Report Futures Game which features most of the top Class of 2013 prospects from Illinois, Missouri, Ohio. The one-of-a-kind, two-day event begins Saturday and runs through Sunday, at Benedictine University in Lisle, IL...
Regional bracket play (08/04/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Moving on to play Scott County in the semifinals today, the Mineral Area National team defeated Emporia, Kan., 8-2 on Wednesday in the Cal Ripken 11U Midwest Plains Regional Tournament at the Sikeston Sports Complex...
Judy Greenwood (08/04/11)
MARION, Ill. -- Judy Roselee (Vaughn) Greenwood, age 71, of Marion, Ill., former longtime resident of the East Prairie, Mo., area, passed away peacefully at 4:50 a.m., on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mary Jane Kirk (08/04/11)
JACKSON -- Mary Jane Woolridge Kirk, 87, formerly of New Madrid, passed away Aug. 2, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Carrie LeBeau (08/04/11)
DEXTER -- Carrie LeBeau, 91, died Aug. 2, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jim Laminack (08/04/11)
ESSEX -- James Lee "Jim" Laminack, 70, died at 12:15 a.m. Aug. 3, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Janet Glodjo (08/04/11)
MARION, Ill, -- Janet Faye Glodjo, 69, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died at 2:33 p.m. Aug. 2, 2011, in the Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...