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Stories from Saturday, June 30, 2012

Lost WWII hero returns home at last (06/30/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- It was almost 20 years ago when the Moxleys were first given hope that a family member killed in action during World War II was found. It wasn't until today, however, that he finally made it home. How 1st Lt. Warren G. Moxley died in the last few months of World War II was never a mystery...
July Calendar Girl (06/30/12)
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R-6 School District budget includes pay hikes for teachers, staff (06/30/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For the first time in two years, Sikeston R-6 staff will see an increase in their salaries for the upcoming school year. The school district's Board of Education approved funding three steps on the salary schedule for most support and certified staff. On Tuesday the Board adopted the $31.5 million budget for the new fiscal year, which begins July 1...
Fourth of July tradition (06/30/12)
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Animal cruelty is investigated (06/30/12)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- The Hayti Police Department, Hayti Animal Control Officer and the Caruthersville Humane Society are seeking information concerning an animal abuse case. According to Hayti Chief of Police Paul Sheckell, officers responded to a call near South Mallory and West Lincoln concerning a possible animal abuse case. ...
Woodpeckers battle heat, Perryville in 9-1 loss (06/30/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Playing through the intense 109-degree heat that engulfed the area on Friday, the Charleston Woodpeckers saw a seven-hit effort go to waste as visiting Perryville pulled out and early lead and held on for a 9-1 decision...
Training for championships (06/30/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Last year was a week-long preparation. This year, they've upped the ante. In addition to their regular classes, Peak Performance Taekwondo of Sikeston recently finished a month's worth of training to help prepare four hopefuls for the 2012 AAU Taekwondo National Championships in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., which starts Monday and ends on July 7...
Local company earns international honors (06/30/12)
SIKESTON - The machines beat rhythmically as they create the gabled-top liquid food packaging at Sikeston's Tetra Pak plant. Mike Tomaszewski, the factory's manager, stands on the production floor and smiles at the noise. After all, the constant hum of steady production is part of the reason the Sikeston facility was recently honored with an international award for excellence...