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Stories from Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Miner votes down sales tax (11/08/11)
MINER -- Voters in Miner decided during Tuesday's general election not to give a funding boost to its fire department. In a 52-34 vote, Miner residents decided against enacting a one-fourth of one percent sales tax for the operation of the municipal fire department...
Council debates housing proposal (11/08/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston City Council will review market study data before giving its support for a senior housing project. During the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday, Jason Maddox, executive vice president of MACO Development Company of Clarkton, presented the Council with a market study which he said shows the need for low-to-moderate income senior housing units in Sikeston...
Sikeston woman dies in accident on Monday (11/08/11)
SCOTT CITY -- A Sikeston woman was fatally injured in a two-vehicle accident Monday in Scott County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 7:46 a.m. just south of Scott City. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Paying online: Paying county taxes online now more affordable (11/08/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Paying county taxes online should cost just a bit less this year for tech-savvy area residents. "A few of us (county collectors) went with a new company called Federal Payments," said Mark Hensley, Scott County collector. "The rates for the taxpayer are more affordable."...
Soccer playoffs (11/08/11)
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Preliminary hearing set for man charged in stabbing (11/08/11)
WARDELL - A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 12 for a man charged in a weekend stabbing. Lyndell Butler was arraigned Monday on charges of first degree assault and armed criminal action. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Run away (11/08/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- It didn't phase Caruthersville in the least that Crystal City opened Friday night's Sectional contest with a 14-0 lead. Besides, it happened once before during Week 3. "Don't quit," Caruthersville running back Elbie Fonda simply said he was thinking early in the first quarter. "Just keep playing and have no let-ups."...
Fonda, Monroe run over Crystal City defense (11/08/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- Not many teams in the Southeast Missouri area pack the explosive one-two punch that the Caruthersville Tigers have in running backs Elbie Fonda and Darrell Monroe. Anyone watching the Tiger's game against Crystal City on Monday got to see both players impose their will on the Hornet's defense and add to their already impressive stats in a 55-20 win that sends Caruthersville to the quarterfinals...
Virginia Moss (11/08/11)
CHARLESTON -- Virginia Lee Griggs Moss, 96, died Nov. 7, 2011, at the Charleston Manor. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Gilbert T. Menz (11/08/11)
NEW HAMBURG -- Gilbert T. Menz, 81, died Nov. 6, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Nursing Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Garnelle Lloyd (11/08/11)
ASHLEY, Del. -- Garnelle Lloyd, 89, died Nov. 3, 2011, at the Cherith Care Center in Willow Brook Christian Village. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...