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Leaves will be picked up once they dry

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

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Todd Kennard of the Sikeston Department of Public Works clears leaves from a drainage grate on South New Madrid Street Monday. This year's leaf collection program is set to begin as soon as it is dry enough.
(Photo by Scott Welton, Staff)
scottw@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Sikeston's Leaf Collection Program will begin as soon as it is dry enough to begin collecting them.

"Our collection program was to have started today," Steve Lee, street superintendent, said Monday. "The rain caused us to hold off."

Lee said he hopes they will be able to begin today with collection operations in the northwest and southwest quadrants.

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