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Stories from Monday, October 3, 2011

$10,000 will rebuild roads (10/03/11)
BENTON -- Another rural county in southeast Missouri is getting a hand with repairs following this spring's severe weather, courtesy of the agricultural community. Director of Agriculture Dr. Jon Hagler presented Jamie Burger, presiding commissioner of Scott County, with a check for $10,000 from the Missouri Agriculture Disaster Relief Fund today, fully-funding their request for assistance to repair gravel roads damaged by heavy rain and flooding this year...
Cotton Carnival Parade (10/03/11)
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Margaret Stuckey (10/03/11)
ORAN -- Margaret Stuckey, 97, died Sept. 30, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Wilma Ellis (10/03/11)
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. -- Wilma Long Ellis, 91, died Oct. 2, 2011, at the Elmcroft of Hendersonville Care Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dovey Luttrell (10/03/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Dovey Virginia Luttrell, 71, died Oct. 1, 2011, at the Caruthersville Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Wanda Tippy (10/03/11)
SIKESTON -- Wanda Tippy, 83, died Oct. 2, 2011, at the Miner Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Earl H. Holt (10/03/11)
BENTON -- Earl H. Holt, 74, died at 6:17 p.m. Sept. 30, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jack Wilson (10/03/11)
CIRCLE CITY -- Jack David Wilson, 80, died Sept. 30, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Don Blagg (10/03/11)
SIKESTON -- Don "Skee" Blagg, 55, died Oct. 2, 2011, in Benton. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Wynette Wilson (10/03/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Wynette Wilson, 77, died Oct. 2, 2011, at Heritage Gardens of Portageville. Arrangements are incomplete.
Carol Means (10/03/11)
DEXTER -- Carols Means, 70, died Oct. 1, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.