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Stories from Friday, July 27, 2012

Grant funds help local fire departments (07/27/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It's always nice whenever a fire department can receive new equipment. It's even better when that equipment is bought with the help of grant money. This year, the Missouri Department of Conservation, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, has offered matching grant funds to 180 rural fire departments throughout the state...
Rural Scott City man jailed for sex crimes (07/27/12)
BENTON -- A rural Scott City man is in custody after being charged with multiple sexual related offenses. Chad E. Dixon, 35, is charged with 15 counts of second degree statutory rape, five counts of second degree statutory sodomy and five counts of incest...
County won't get money for damage caused by blowing levee (07/27/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County will not receive money from the Army for damage caused by the activation of the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in May 2011. County Clerk Junior DeLay presented a letter from the U.S. Army's Tort Claims Division dated July 17 to county commissioners during their regular weekly meeting Thursday...
2012 class of leadership program graduates (07/27/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Another group of young professionals in the area has graduated from the Leadership Sikeston program, and is ready to make a mark in the community. Sixteen were a part of the 2012 class, and received their diplomas Thursday at the monthly Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon...
SEMO athletes set record for academics (07/27/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Ohio Valley Conference handed out its academic awards for the 2011-12 school year Thursday. A school record 137 Southeast Missouri student-athletes were honored. Of Southeast's 137 individuals, 18 were presented with the OVC Medal of Honor, reserved for those who achieve the highest grade point average in a Conference-sponsored sport...
Jake Pattengill (07/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Lee "Jake" Pattengill, 85, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at his residence in rural Sikeston. He was born Oct. 23, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, to the late William Channing and Nellie Pray Pattengill. He had lived and farmed in Southeast Missouri his entire life. ...
"Jr." Stilts (07/27/12)
DEXTER - Earl Lee "Jr." Stilts, 87, died July 26, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Oct. 2, 1924, in Gypsy, to the late Lee and Alma Hedrick Stilts, he had lived in the Puxico area most of his life. A retired mechanic at John Deere, he was a farmer with Douglas Farms. He was a member of the Kinder Chapel near Puxico, a charter member of the Mingo Saddle Club at Puxico and a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II...
Donald Hurst (07/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Donald Hurst, 79, died July 26, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel.
Martha Stobaugh (07/27/12)
DEXTER -- Martha Elizabeth Stobaugh, 93, died July 26, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Jan. 31, 1919, in Center Ridge, Ark., daughter of the late Charles Andrew and Ollie Pearl Williams Ethridge, she moved in 1946 from Arkansas to the Charter Oak community where she and her husband farmed until moving to Dexter in 1985. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Robert McLean (07/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Robert T. McLean, 42, died July 26, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 25, 1970, in Sikeston, son of Linda Brewer McLean of Sikeston and the late Paul Edgar McLean, he was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and had been a water tower painter...
Greg Mayer (07/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Greg Mayer, 62, died July 25, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Danny Meeks (07/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Danny Meeks, 67, died June 27, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.