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Stories from Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Time for a new beginning: Sikeston seniors receive diplomas (05/25/05)
SIKESTON -- Among the messages given by speakers to the Sikeston Senior High School Class of 2005 was this: Graduation is the time for a new beginning. Nearly 260 students received their diplomas Tuesday night during the school's 104th annual commencement program at the Sikeston Field House. And leading the graduating class toward its new beginning were valedictorians Cullen DeHart and Katie Jennings and salutatorian E.C. Atchison...
Five named to local board (05/25/05)
BENTON - The Board of Trustees for the Scott County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund is complete. This Board consists of five citizens of Scott County; two appointed by the presiding commissioner, two appointed by the sheriff, and one appointed by the coroner. Current and former employees of the Sheriff's Office and the Prosecuting Attorney's office cannot serve as Board members...
Speakers are announced for Memorial Day service (05/25/05)
SIKESTON - A U.S. Army combat veteran with experience in Iraq and Afghanistan will be the featured speaker at Sikeston's Memorial Day service Monday. Lt. Col. Charles Hardy will speak at the program which will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Veterans Park. ...
Hills takes first in Super Pro (05/25/05)
SIKESTON -- Linden Hills of Fremont ran away with the Super Pro division at the Sikeston Drag Strip on Saturday. Hills averaged 106.15 mph in an elapsed time of 5.411 seconds with a dial-in of 5.20 and a reaction time of .552 seconds. Ed Maconay of Wappapello finished second in 9.267 seconds with a dial-in of 6.68 at 60.22 mph and a reaction time of .538...
Sikeston, North County prepare for sectional game (05/25/05)
SIKESTON - Sikeston and North County have only met twice on the baseball diamond, but it seems like they've been rivals for many years. That's because in the only two games they've played, both of which were state sectional matchups, the teams engaged in a couple epic games that will be remembered by area fans for years...
DeJournett wins at Sikeston Raceway (05/25/05)
SIKESTON - SEMO Raceway located in Sikeston wrapped up another exciting kart racing evening Saturday, May 21st with some new and first time visitors to victory lane. In the beginners Yard Kart class for, 6-9 year olds, Mark Messner of Morehouse held off the 29 kart driven by Cade McClellan of Cape Girardeau to make his very first appearance in victory lane by taking the lead and holding it for the 12 lap feature...
Wild turkeys digging for gold chufa (05/25/05)
Turkey Gold Chufa is one of the most effective and is now becoming the most popular food plot crops planted for the wild turkey. Wild Turkeys will use Chufa food plots on a regular basis and will continue this for months, doing what we all strive for when we plant food plots -- keeping them out will be a problem you just might like...
E.P. ready for first playoff game since '95 (05/25/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- The East Prairie Eagles make a long-awaited return to a state baseball sectional when they contest the Scott City Rams today at East Prairie. The Eagles claimed the Class 2, District 1 title with a 12-7 win over South Pemiscot, their first championship since the 1995 season...
Patsy Kennedy (05/25/05)
WHITEWATER - Patsy Lou Kennedy, 71, died at 12:32 a.m. May 24, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 5, 1934, in Delta, daughter of the late Tessie Beatrice McClain and William Roy Taylor, she was a seamstress at Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee and a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Arbor...
Looking Back 5/25 (05/25/05)
SIKESTON - Divola's Flowers Shop is now open for business at 109 N. Kingshighway, former location of Gilbert's Cafe. MATTHEWS - Miss Mary Ann Gruen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Gruen Route Three, is valedictorian of the class of 1965 of Matthews R-5 High School. Paul Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leelon Roberts of Rockford, Ill., is salutatorian...
Charitable donation unequally divided (05/25/05)
You've probably received the call from the telemarketing firm who represents the Missouri Police Chiefs. And if you're like me, you always want to be supportive of law enforcement efforts. So maybe you pledge a small donation. But if you knew that 80 percent of your donation goes to the telemarketing firm and not the police chiefs, you'd probably change your mind. I know I would...
Your view: Saying thanks (05/25/05)
The Scott County Women in Agriculture, along with the Standard Democrat, wish to express their appreciation to the following individuals, businesses, and organizations for their contributions to Farm Day 2005. Without your help it would be impossible to provide the third grade students of Scott County with a fantastic learning experience about the safety, workings and pleasures of farm life. ...
Speakout 5/25 (05/25/05)
Please if anyone knows the number to get on the no-call list in the state of Missouri, would they please leave it in Speakout. The toll-free number for the national registry on the No Call List is 1 -888-382-1222. The number for the Missouri No-Call List is 1-866-662...