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Stories from Friday, August 12, 2011

Interim county recorder sought (08/12/11)
news@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County Democrats are looking for an interim county recorder. "Our recorder of deeds, Tom Dirnberger, has passed away," said Larry Tetley, chairman of the Scott County Democratic Party Central Committee. "We will be interviewing qualified people who are interested in the position...
Rodeo continues (08/12/11)
jillb@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - Boyd Pollhamus isn't sure Sikeston residents know what a good thing they've got. He describes the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo as the Indy 500 or the Super Bowl. "This is very prestigious rodeo," he said. "Some people never know what goes on in their own backyard or they take it for granted. People need to know this Rodeo has an immense reputation."...
Gardner has been to all 59 rodeos (08/12/11)
news@standard-democrat.com MINER - For 59 years, the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo has entertained visitors and locals alike through roping, riding and musical performances. One person has been there ever since it started. June Gardner, 60, of Clarksville, Tenn., calls coming to the Rodeo a family tradition...
Back-To-School Fair (08/12/11)
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Disaster Recovery Center has closed but it is still not too late for SBA loans (08/12/11)
SIKESTON -- Even though the last Disaster Recovery Center in this area has closed, it's not too late to get disaster assistance in the form of Small Business Administration loans. "We want to make sure everyone who needs help gets help," said Cynthia Cowell, public information officer for the SBA...
Thursday entertainment (08/12/11)
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Tennis anyone? (08/12/11)
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Rodeo continues (08/12/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Wrapping up the second night of competition during the 59th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, performers put up, yet again, impressive numbers. Danny Schlobohm claimed the top spot in bull riding with a score of 83 while Kurtis Meador earned a 78 to grab second place. The only other rider to post a score, Corey Granger, earned a 72, which put him in third place...
Reva Cantrell (08/12/11)
PUXICO -- Reva Cantrell, 83, died Aug. 10, 2011, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center in Puxico. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Tom Dirnberger (08/12/11)
ORAN -- Scott County Recorder Tom Dirnberger, 53, died Aug. 11, 2011, at his home in Oran. Arrangements are incomplete.
James Sain (08/12/11)
SIKESTON -- James Sain, 76, died Aug. 9, 2011, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.