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Stories from Saturday, July 28, 2012

Junk mail creates confusion for some registered voters (07/28/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Junk mail urging residents to register to vote is causing confusion among those who have already registered, according to area election officials, while those responsible for the mailings say the results are worth it...
Reel change (07/28/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- "The Dark Knight Rises" is not only the final movie in Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy: it is also the last movie shown at the Sikeston Malco Trio using a film projector. The Batman movie is also one of the first digital movies to be presented at the Malco...
Weekend offers summer holiday from sales taxes (07/28/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Some local retailers and their staff are gearing up for the back-to-school sales tax holiday weekend. The three-day holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 3 and runs through Aug. 5. Certain back-to-school purchases, such as clothing, shoes, school supplies, computers and other items are exempt from state sales tax during the period...
Rodeo prep (07/28/12)
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Stolen goods, drugs uncovered in search (07/28/12)
BENTON - Three Morley residents face a variety of charges after their arrests by officers with the Scott County Sheriff's Department Deputies served two search warrants Friday morning at two different residences in Morley, according to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter. The search warrants were obtained after investigators received information that stolen property and illegal drugs were in the residences...
Zone 4 tourney (07/28/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After having to postpone the opening round of the American Legion Zone 4 Tournament Thursday because of rainfall, play resumed Friday between the host team, Ford & Sons Cape Girardeau Post 63, and Festus Post 253 at Capaha Field in Cape Girardeau...
8U All-Stars (07/28/12)
Busy times ahead for the newspaper (07/28/12)
In the newspaper business, we have busy news days, slow news days and then dreadfully slow news days. Thus is the nature of small-town newspapers. But as our Managing Editor so accurately pointed out, we are approaching a "perfect storm" in local newspaper reporting...