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Stories from Thursday, July 26, 2012

Where there's smoke.... (07/26/12)
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New Madrid council OKs utility rate increase (07/26/12)
jillb@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- It will cost a little more for residents to turn on the lights or water the lawn in New Madrid. The New Madrid City Council unanimously approved a 3 percent increase in residential rates and a 4 percent increase for commercial, industrial and other large users, including New Madrid County Central High School and Middle School. The rate increase applies to electric, water and sewer usage...
Wednesday fender bender (07/26/12)
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12U Midwest Plains Regional set for weekend (07/26/12)
SIKESTON -- Starting on Saturday, eight teams from six states will descend upon the Sikeston Youth Sports Complex as the 12-and-under Cal Ripken Midwest Plains Regional Tournament gets underway. The host Sikeston All-Stars will be one of four teams representing Missouri in the double-elimination tournament while Kansas also brings two squads. Other states sending teams include Kansas, Colorado and Minnesota...
Larry L. Pope (07/26/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Larry L. Pope, 73, died at 10:55 a.m. July 24, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 12, 1938, in East Prairie, to the late Perry Martin and Lucille Marie Cooper Pope, he lived all of his life in East Prairie. He was a member of the First General Baptist Church in East Prairie and the Charleston Masonic Lodge No. 407 AF&AM. He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam War...
Jewell Woods Sr. (07/26/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jewell D. Woods Sr., 68, died at 1:45 p.m. July 24, 2012, at his home. Born Nov. 8, 1943, in Mississippi County, to the late Eugene Ray and Elizabeth May Rhodes Woods, he had lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired farmer and member of the Victory Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Art Holden (07/26/12)
SIKESTON -- Arthur David "Art" Holden, 68, died July 25, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Dec. 13, 1943, in Parma, to the late Charles and Mildred Lashley Holden, he attended the First Assembly of God and had been a supervisor for DeWitt Company for 21 years before retiring...
Jeremy Wheeler (07/26/12)
SIKESTON -- Jeremy Wheeler, 35, died July 24, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 10, 1977, the son of Ineada Wheeler of Grand Rapids, Mich., he was a 1996 graduate of Sikeston High School. In addition to his mother, survivors include: one brother, Taylor Wheeler of Grand Rapids; and one sister, Chiquita Wheeler of Grand Rapids...
Lee Pattengill (07/26/12)
CHARLESTON -- Lee Pattengill, 85, died July 26, 2012, at his home in rural Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.