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Stories from Thursday, June 7, 2012

Inmate dies after assault (06/07/12)
news@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - The investigation is continuing into the death of an inmate at the New Madrid County Jail. John Wayne Reynolds Jr., 49, died around 8 p.m. Tuesday after he was assaulted by other inmates at the jail, according to New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens...
Preliminary hearing held in murder case (06/07/12)
CHARLESTON - A Puyallup, Wash., resident will return to court June 12 on charges stemming from a fatal shooting. Following Tuesday's preliminary hearing at the Mississippi County Courthouse for Andra R. Phillips, 34, the court determined there was sufficient evidence of Phillips involvement in the shooting death of Gregory Gary, also of Puyallup...
Getting ready (06/07/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With about 60 days leading up to their 60th annual rodeo, the Sikeston Jaycees are busy readying the grounds for the city's biggest event. "We get fantastic support through the community for this event," Chris Deen, general chairman of this year's rodeo. "As long as we have that, we'll have everything we need."...
Tour de Corn bicycle ride scheduled for June 23 (06/07/12)
news@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Looking for a way to get some exercise while contributing to charitable causes? The 11th annual Tour de Corn bicycle ride in East Prairie provides a means of doing so. Silvey Barker, director of tourism for the city of East Prairie, said "it's a fun ride and it is a charity ride."...
Bullseye (06/07/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Putting together three separate three-run rallies, the Missouri Bulls 14U team notched a 10-5 win against the Charleston Woodpeckers on Wednesday in the first game of a wood bat double header. "The kids came out ready to swing the bats," Bulls' head coach Matt Bucher said. "It's been a rough couple weeks for us. We've been down to a tournament in Cordova, Tenn. and one in South Haven, Miss. last weekend and came out 0-8 against some great teams...
Altee Johnson (06/07/12)
HOWARDVILLE -- Altee Johnson, 72, died June 4, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 11, 1939, in Portageville, to the late Lusher and Iodia Wheeler Johnson Sr.. she was employed at Plastene Supply Company in Portageville for 25 years and she also worked at Swift Company in Dexter. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Catron and also served on the Usher Board at House of Deliverance in Portageville. She was an Eastern Star with Chapter Rock of Ages...
Patricia Schlosser (06/07/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Patricia Anne Schlosser, 78, died June 6, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.