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Stories from Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Miner sees no increase in health insurance costs (08/16/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com MINER -- Employees of the city of Miner will enjoy a rare treat this year: no increase in health insurance. The Board of Aldermen approved renewing their health insurance coverage with Anthem during their regular meeting Tuesday...
County EEZ offers incentives for businesses (08/16/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- There are incentives available for certain businesses to set up or expand in Scott County. Scott County commissioners appointed Mike Miller of Scott City to fill a vacancy on the county's Enhanced Enterprise Zone board during the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday...
Officer killed in line of duty (08/16/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A Caruthersville police officer was killed and another injured as they tried to stop a vehicle driven by a suspect wanted for assault and auto theft. Caruthersville Police officer Evan Burns, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene of the early-morning accident on Highway 84. Also injured was Richard Altice, who was taken to the hospital at Hayti for treatment...
Corps problem (08/16/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- A 51-foot levee at Birds Point is just not good enough. During the town hall meeting aboard the Mississippi River Commission's Motor Vessel Mississippi at the New Madrid waterfront Monday, officials from other areas discussed issues such as local levee work or the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' "Plan H" for the upper Mississippi River...
Police officer killed; another injured (08/16/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A Caruthersville police officer was killed and another injured as they tried to stop a vehicle driven by a suspect wanted for assault and auto theft. Caruthersville Police officer Evan Burns, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene of the early-morning accident on Highway 84. Also injured was Richard Altice, who was taken to the hospital at Hayti for treatment...
Street improvements (08/16/11)
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Oran man pleads guilty to unlawful possession of firearms (08/16/11)
news@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU - An Oran man pled guilty to gun charges in federal court. United States District Judge Carol E. Jackson accepted Jerry L. Daniels, 42, plea of guilty to one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm...
Soccer preview (08/16/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Looking to build on last year's record-setting 15-win campaign, the Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team will open up the regular season on Aug. 29 with hopes of working towards the school's first district title since 2005...
Rita Eichhorn (08/16/11)
KELSO -- Rita A. Heisserer Eichhorn, 80, died Aug. 14, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Elizabeth Stewart Hughes (08/16/11)
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Elizabeth Ann Stewart Hughes 64, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died on Aug. 11, 2011, after being diagnosed in 2009 with ovarian cancer. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cordia Seabaugh (08/16/11)
FREDERICKTOWN -- Cordia T. Seabaugh, 94, formerly of Sikeston, died Aug. 11, 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 Losh (08/16/11)
JACKSON -- Eddie Martin Losh, 58, died Aug. 13, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Velma Davis (08/16/11)
SIKESTON -- Velma Dickerson Davis, 97, died Aug. 15, 2011, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Laurie DeWitt (08/16/11)
MOREHOUSE -- Laurie Ann DeWitt, 42, died at 5:45 a.m. Aug. 16, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.
George Norman (08/16/11)
SIKESTON -- George A. Norman, 79, died Aug. 15, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Rita Curtis (08/16/11)
SIKESTON -- Rita Marie Curtis, 48, died Aug. 13, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.