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Stories from Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Director selected (08/09/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County has a new emergency management director. The decision to hire Patrick Young of Oran to the position was made Thursday, County Commissioners said during their regular meeting Tuesday. Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn said commissioners held off on announcing their choice as a courtesy to other applicants so they could inform them by letter that the position had been filled...
Unpaid property taxes pose problem (08/09/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com MINER -- Miner city officials will try a letter to those owing back taxes to the city before moving forward with a city sticker option. The Miner Board of Aldermen tabled an ordinance during a special meeting Monday which would require all residents to purchase the stickers and display them on the windshield of vehicles...
Rodeo time has arrived (08/09/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Being general chairman of the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo is a big job -- in essence, the chairman is responsible for overseeing virtually every aspect of the annual event. But it's one that Cal Crader, who holds the role for the 59th annual Rodeo, which officially kicks off Wednesday, has embraced. And the time has flown by...
DPS officers prepare for event (08/09/11)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Public Safety Department is getting ready for the 59th annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, according to Sgt. Jim McMillen. Officers will attend all four nights of the rodeo, which begins Wednesday, and will assist with Saturday's Rodeo Parade...
Charges are filed after guns discovered (08/09/11)
BENTON - Two Sikeston men will be arraigned on gun and drug charges in Scott County Court on Aug. 17. Ulyses Neal, 22, and Thomas Vonneedo Jr., 31, are being held in the Scott County Jail following their arrest by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
Senator's jobs tour includes a stop at Sikeston industry (08/09/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Employees of Sikeston's Alan Wire shared their concerns about the nation's economy and its impact on small business with U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. McCaskill, who is conducting what she called a Missouri Manufacturing Jobs Tour this week, stopped in Sikeston Monday afternoon. ...
Bulldogs begin two-a-days (08/09/11)
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Starting with slack (08/09/11)
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Margaret LaPlant (08/09/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Margaret Rosalie Oliver LaPlant, 72, died Aug. 7, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Eddie Ford Jr. (08/09/11)
SIKESTON -- Eddie Frank Ford Jr., 70, formerly of Holly Springs, Miss., died Aug. 4, 2011, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Larry Schrick (08/09/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Lawrence "Larry" Schrick, 95, formerly of Florissant, died Aug. 7, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Anna Burgess (08/09/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Monday for Anna Burgess, 82, who died on Aug. 4, 2011, were: Jeff Reynolds, Matt Bolen, Dan Williams, Jaxon Brasher, Wally Altom and Greg Miller.
A.L. Blair (08/09/11)
DEXTER -- A.L. Blair, 73, died Aug. 9, 2011, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete.