[Nameplate] Fair ~ 77°F  
High: 79°F ~ Low: 56°F
Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

City and county E911 won't merge

Friday, April 13, 2012

BENTON -- Scott County and the Sikeston E-911 services will remain as they are now: separate.

Scott County Commissioners took another look at the figures during their Thursday meeting and agreed the price tag for merging the county's services with the city of Sikeston's is currently too high.

First District Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn said he is disappointed an agreement on merging the system, which would have provided emergency dispatching for Sikeston and most of Scott County, could not be reached.

For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edit