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Stories from Saturday, June 30, 2007

Calendar Girl (06/30/07)
Candice Coffey, daughter of Paul and Valerie Causey and the late Steven Coffey, is the Standard Democrat's Calendar Girl for July. Miss Coffey, a finalist in the 2006 Miss Sikeston Contest, plans to attend LPN school or Three Rivers Community College in the fall...
Group is seeking family for new Sikeston home (06/30/07)
SIKESTON -- If you know someone who needs a hand up -- not a hand out -- for a home, Habitat for Humanity would like to hear from you. "We're seeking the right family to partner with for our first build," said Karen Davis, chair of the Habitat for Humanity Sikeston Project's steering committee...
Motorists are urged to be safe on Fourth (06/30/07)
SIKESTON - With the Fourth of July being the most heavily traveled holiday of the year besides Thanksgiving, large amounts of traffic are imminent. But with the holiday being on Wednesday this year, Missouri Highway Patrol Officers expect a decline in the usual number of travelers...
Amanda Dooley file (06/30/07)
Class: Junior Height: 5-11 Honors: Among her numerous accolades, Dooley is the current batting average record-holder for the state of Missouri with a .714 average. '07 Highlights: Dooley qualified for the state tournament in tennis and was named to the all-region basketball team. She also batted .667 for the Lady Bearcat softball team...
Dexter junior sets high standards (06/30/07)
DEXTER -- Even as a kid, Amanda Dooley was more interested in sports than other typical little girl activities. The Dexter native seemed willing to play any sport, just as long as a ball was involved. "Playing sports is all I've ever done," said Dooley. "It's what I'm used to."...
Hunter Acres Caring Center joins national campaign (06/30/07)
SIKESTON - Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes, a national initiative dedicated to promoting state-of-the-art nursing home care announced recently that Hunter Acres Caring Center has joined its national campaign to provide superior care...
Put on those running shoes (06/30/07)
I have just returned from my final session attending the Delta Regional Authority's Leadership Institute. I was honored to represent Sikeston/Miner and southeast Missouri at the Institute which is made up of representatives appointed by the governor of each of the Delta Regional Authority states...
Country Boys Cooking cooks up fresh, made-to-order meals (06/30/07)
SIKESTON - Even before you walk in Country Boys Cooking, the smell of barbecue begins to tantalize the tastebuds. Each morning owner Ray Guzman and his brother, Frankie, begin their day by firing up the smoker to cook the meats featured on their menu...
Business briefcase 7/1 (06/30/07)
SIKESTON - Gabe L. Dement has been appointed financial representative by the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network in Sikeston. He will be associated with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, The Hahs Group, of Cape Girardeau. As financial representative, Dement will join a network of specialists offering a wide array of products. In offering life, disability and long-term care insurance, he will provide guidance and innovative solutions for a variety of financial needs and goals...
Grand opening (06/30/07)
Harmac Store No. 4 Lambert Location held its grand opening ribbon cutting June 22 at 2303 E. Malone Ave. in Sikeston. The business is open 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Cutting the ribbon is realtor Jane Clark...
Lillian Maevers (06/30/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Lillian Lorraine Maevers, 89, died June 29, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Jan. 19, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Angus Teddy and Alpha Mae Lufcy Baldwin, she was a 1936 graduate of Central High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University. ...
Bart Simmons (06/30/07)
SIKESTON - Bart Edward Simmons Jr., 68, died June 27, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center emergency room. Born July 12, 1938, in Raleigh, Miss., son of the late Bart and Linnie Brown Simmons, he was a member of Grand Avenue 7th Day Adventist Church and was employed at Ferguson Medical Group for 25 years...
Bonnie Jean Manning (06/30/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Bonnie Jean Manning, 60, died at 3:30 a.m. June 30, 2007, at her home. Born April 29, 1947, at Indianapolis, Ind., daughter of James A Bolden of East Prairie and the late Edith M. Chastain Bolden, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was a member of the Gospel Assembly Church in East Prairie...
Thomas Gregory Sr. (06/30/07)
BENTON - Thomas Wayne Gregory Sr., 63, died at 4:33 a.m. June 29, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 11, 1943, at Morehouse, to the late Mable Marie Pack and Earl Theopolis Gregory, he was a plumber and a plumbing instructor at Florida State Correctional Facility. He was of the Baptist belief, affiliated with Eagle Christian Mission Church and a lifetime member of N.R.A. and Bassmasters...
Juanita Barber (06/30/07)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for services conducted on Friday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, for Juanita Barber, 81, who died on June 26, 2007, were: Mark Merrick, Ricky Merrick, Donney Benthal Sr., Donney Benthal Jr., Lance Crafton and Jim Miller...
Births (published 7/1) (06/30/07)
MALDEN - Amy and David Duckworth are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 10:24 a.m. May 29, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ella Kate Duckworth weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Judy Wallace and Steve Wallace of Malden...
Harrell-Hodges (06/30/07)
NEW?MADRID -- Mr. and Mrs. David Pounds and Mr. Jimmy Harrell have announced the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Harrell, to James Wesley Hodges II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hodges of Matthews. The future bride is also the daughter of the late Gina Harrell. ...
Welch-Davis (06/30/07)
ALMOND, Ark. -- Clark and Patty Welch of Almond have announced the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay M. Welch, to Stephen A. Davis, son of Oran and Pam Davis of Concord. The future bride is a full-time student at UCA of Conway, where she is studying elementary education. She is the granddaughter of Maurice and Clarene Welch of Paragould, Ark. and Glenn and Norma Sitzes of Sikeston, Mo...
Priday-Sullivan (06/30/07)
SIKESTON - Ron and Christy Priday have announced the engagement of their daughter, Hailey Rebecca, to Christopher Michael Sullivan, son of Deborah Garrett Gosnell of Florida and the late Donnie Garrett. A 2001 graduate of Sikeston High School, the future bride graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 2005. She is currently employed as an art teacher with Sikeston Public Schools...
Williams-Estes (06/30/07)
SIKESTON -- Tara Lorree Williams and Dugless Ray Estes Jr. have announced their engagement. The future bride is a graduate of Sikeston Senior High School and Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed at Newmarket Associates and is a real estate agent at Area Properties. She is the daughter of Carla Williams of Sikeston...
Looking Back 7/1 (06/30/07)
SIKESTON - Grover C. Banks announced the first bloom of cotton for the year. He brought the bloom into The Daily Standard office, saying that he found it in his field next to town. SIKESTON - Sun Airline Corp. of Rolla, a new commercial commuter air service, wants to start serving Sikeston. ...
Council needs to commit to cleanup (06/30/07)
We should all be overjoyed by the announcement of new jobs coming to Sikeston and take time to commend our economic development effort for injecting this exciting advancement for our community. At the same time we should also commend Mayor Mike Marshall and Councilman Mike Bohannon for their spirited support of efforts to remove eyesores and problem properties from Sikeston...
Speakout 7/1 (06/30/07)
I'm calling about whoever wrote in about needing more taxis. I'd like to say why can't you people lay off the taxis? It wouldn't matter if they had 10 cars, you would still find something to complain about. If it wasn't the taxis, it would be people on welfare. ...