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Stories from Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Get ready to ride (08/10/11)
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Rodeo salutes, raises funds for local vets (08/10/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Local veterans will join the many who benefit from the annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo this year. Thursday is Patriot Night, according to Cal Crader, general chairman for the 2011 Rodeo. "It is designed to raise awareness of the need for rehabilitation and other services for the veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan as they return with their units and get back to their families and regular careers," Crader said. ...
Grants boost area's law enforcement (08/10/11)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Two task forces combating illegal drugs and drug-related crimes in Southeast Missouri received funds to strengthen law enforcement efforts. Missouri Department of Public Safety awarded $275,733 to the Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force based in Poplar Bluff. The Bootheel Drug Task Force based in Pemiscot County will receive $219,494...
Couple arrested for growing marijuana (08/10/11)
BENTON - A marijuana growing operation was discovered at the home of a rural Benton couple. William Russell, 57, and Karla Russell, 55, are charged with two counts of manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia...
I-55 in New Madrid and Pemiscot counties reduced for pavement repairs (08/10/11)
SIKESTON - Interstate 55 in New Madrid and Pemiscot Counties Reduced For Pavement Repair North and southbound Interstate 55 in New Madrid and Pemiscot Counties will be reduced to one lane while contractor crews perform pavement repairs. This section of roadway is located from Route M in New Madrid Co. to Route T in Pemiscot Co...
Putting in the work: Sikeston's varsity football and soccer teams continue preparation for upcoming season (08/10/11)
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Slack continues (08/10/11)
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Blame the spending for our debt crisis (08/10/11)
I fully admit I don't know exactly what to make of the credit rating downgrade for our great nation. I know just enough to understand that it hurts our image around the world and that it has the potential for impacting interest rates for consumers. Beyond that, I know very little...
Ora Davis (08/10/11)
SIKESTON -- Ora Lee Davis, 66, died Aug. 8, 2011, at the Southeast Missouri 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 Bounds-Hart (08/10/11)
ADVANCE -- Carrie Bounds-Hart, 77, formerly of Sikeston, died Aug. 9, 2011, at the Advance Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Annie Spear (08/10/11)
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Annie Avalene Spear, 93, died Aug. 8, 2011, at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. Arrangements are incomplete.
Faye Templeton (08/10/11)
SIKESTON -- Faye D. Templeton, 76, died Aug. 9, 2011, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
A.L. Blair (08/10/11)
ESSEX -- A.L. Blair, 73, died Aug. 9, 2011, at Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.