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Stories from Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Changes made in school districts (06/01/05)
SIKESTON " Starting July 1 several local school administrators will be doing a quick shuffle " either within their own districts or at a new one " as the fiscal year begins for the 2005-2006 school year. After working three years as the Scott County Central superintendent, Jo Anne Northern will leave the district at the end of the month to begin another administrative position at Poplar Bluff R-1 Schools, working as the director of early childhood and Title I...
Popular styles are a shoe-in for comfort (06/01/05)
SIKESTON - Women searching for comfortable, yet fashionable shoes are in luck this year. Lightweight, ventilated waterproof clogs, also known as Crocs, started hitting area stores early this year. And flat, round toe shoes are also gaining popularity...
Scott County officials to look at photography (06/01/05)
BENTON - Scott County commissioners will look over the county's aerial photography before approving payment. "The photography is all done," said Presiding Commissioner Martin Priggel during the regular county commission meeting Tuesday. "We will review it and see if it's as clear as they said it is," said Dennis Ziegenhorn, commissioner...
Calendar Girl (06/01/05)
Heather Hughes, daughter of Paul Hughes and Carol Ross, is the Standard Democrat's Calendar Girl for June. Miss Hughes, a finalist in the 2004 Miss Sikeston Pageant, plans to attend nursing school at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff.
Legion ready for season (06/01/05)
SIKESTON ? The Sikeston Senior American Legion Post 114 team enters the season with a deep squad of versatile athletes under the direction of first- year coach Todd Baker. Baker, a junior Legion assistant the past three years, replaced Charlie Dye, who stepped down after last season. Dye, who took over the program in ?98, guided the team to a 21-12 record and a district championship ? the first during his tenure ? in his swan-song season...
Junior legion splits twin bill with Farmington (06/01/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Ladies Auxiliary Unit 114 baseball team split a doubleheader with Farmington on Tuesday in their home opener at VFW Stadium. Sikeston won the first of two seven inning games 8-2 behind the pitching of Zach Secoy, who threw 5 2/3 innings, allowing two hits and four walks while striking out four...
Allen wins BassBuster tourney at Lake Barkley (06/01/05)
LAKE BARKLEY, Ky. -- The Bootheel BassBusters held their third tournament of the year on Lake Barkley out of Devil's Elbow ramp on May 22nd. Mitch Allen won the tournament with five fish weighing 11lbs. 12 oz. Russ Jones was second and took big bass honors with one fish weighing 6 lbs. even. Kenny Dement was third with three fish weighing 5 lbs. 15 oz...
DeWitt homers, collects five RBIs in Catfish victory (06/01/05)
COLUMBUS, Ga. ? The Columbus Catfish continued their winning ways Saturday night at Golden Park with an 8-5 victory over the visiting Hickory Crawdads. The victory is a season-high fifth in a row for the Catfish. Though the Catfish turned in a solid performance in all phases of the game, it was a special night for Catfish left-hander Scott Elbert. Elbert, the 17th pick overall in last year's draft, picked up his first victory of the season. He pitched six innings and allowed two earned runs...
Clara Dirnberger (06/01/05)
OLATE, Kan. ? Clara Ida Dirnberger, 96, formerly of Scott City, Mo., died May 31, 2005, at Villa St. Francis. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Luona Buttrey (06/01/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Luona Buttrey, 97, died June 1, 2005, at West Plains. Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Jerry R. Smith (06/01/05)
Jerry R. Smith SIKESTON - Pallbearers at funeral services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Jerry Ray Smith, 66, who died May 26, 2005, were: Jeff Smith, Mike Sloan, Gene Shaw, Gerald Rogers, Dan Limbaugh and John Hooper.
Nadine S. Haley (06/01/05)
ANNISTON - Nadine Self Haley, 80, died at 7:30 p.m. May 30, 2005, at her residence in Anniston. Born April 29, 1925, in Lilbourn to the late Willie and Leoda Bashears Armer, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was a member of the St. James General Baptist Church...
Roger Murphy (06/01/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Roger Murphy, 51, died at 2:20 p.m. May 31, 2005, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Shelby Funeral Home where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday. E.J. McDougal will officiate...
Willia Dodds (06/01/05)
SIKESTON - Willia Mae Dodds, 62, died at 6:23 p.m. May 28, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 2, 1943, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late Joe and Mary Allen Dodds, she was an optician at the Wal-Mart Vision Center and had lived in Sikeston most of her life...
Velma Lawrence (06/01/05)
SIKESTON -- Velma Louise Lawrence, 45, died May 29, 2005, at her home. Born Aug. 26, 1959, in Scott County, daughter of Lucy Reddix Lawrence of Memphis, Tenn., and the late James Lawrence, she had lived in Sikeston most of her life and attended Sikeston Senior High School. She was of the Baptist belief...
John Jamison Jr. (06/01/05)
CHARLESTON -- John Henry Jamison Jr., 77, died May 28, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 16, 1927, in Ripley, Tenn., son of the late John and Bertha Jamison, he had lived in Missouri for over 40 years. He was employed by Hequembourg and Brewer Farms for many years...
Births (Published 6/1) (06/01/05)
Ledbetter SIKESTON - Bridget April and Toby Lynn Ledbetter are the parents of their second child, first daughter born at 7:09 a.m. April 4, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center. Carlee Ann Ledbetter weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long. Bridget, daughter of Glen and Nancy Hamm of Scott City, is a RN for St. Francis Medical Center. Toby, the son of Dennis and Diane Ledbetter of Sikeston, is a machine operator for Good Humor Breyers...
Looking Back in Time at June 1 (06/01/05)
SIKESTON - Construction of Sikeston's "G.I." house financed through the Federal Housing Administration under the provision of the G.I. Bill of Rights, is to begin Monday, it was announced by John Powell, who is handling the transaction. The house is to be built on East Gladys Street in the Chamber of Commerce addition...
Blame for actions falls on individual (06/01/05)
When Missouri State Highway Patrolman Brandon Brashear pulled the erratic driver to the side of the road near Kansas City Saturday, little did he know what was about to happen. Brashear had just exited his patrol vehicle when the driver opened fire. The trooper was shot and wounded. He tried to escape by running toward the highway median. But the driver followed and continued to shoot...
Speakout 6/1 (06/01/05)
I just read the article in the Standard in Annie's Mailbox about how difference are made in kids in family situations. It is kind of funny because we just had a discussion about that Sunday. It wasn't just the kids but the grandkids and the great-kids, etc. ...