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Stories from Thursday, September 6, 2007

Sikeston man arrested for drugs (09/06/07)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man was arrested for a drug-related offense late Tuesday at a home in Sikeston. David C. Hedge, 43, of Sikeston was arrested about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, following a drug investigation by the Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force...
Many are making plans to observe day for grandparents (09/06/07)
SIKESTON -- Spending time with young people -- especially one's grandchildren -- really can put the extra spring in a senior's step. "When people's grandkids come it, it just brightens their eyes," said Pam Little, activities director at the Sikeston Convalescent Center...
Sikeston teenager is fighting Hodgkin's (09/06/07)
SIKESTON -- All 18-year-old Ashley Davis and her family are asking Southeast Missouri residents for is a swab of the inside of their cheeks. The 2007 Sikeston High School graduate spent the past year undergoing radiation treatments at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., in an effort to rid her body of Hodgkin's disease -- a cancer that starts in lymphatic tissue...
Agreement reached at Noranda (09/06/07)
NEW MADRID -- Noranda employees will see improved wages and retirement benefits as a result of a new labor agreement, which took effect Saturday. Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation, which owns Noranda Aluminum Inc., announced the new five-year agreement between the company and the United Steelworkers Local 7686 in a Wednesday...
Sikeston defender Trevino proving he's a serious scoring threat (09/06/07)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston junior Dakota Trevino is trying to disprove an age-old theory: In soccer, defenders can be scorers. Through six matches this season, Trevino has accumulated three of the Bulldogs' first seven goals. For that effort, he has been selected as The Standard Democrat's "Athlete of the Week" for the period of Aug. 27-Sept. 2...
Sikeston stops Kennett (09/06/07)
SIKESTON -- Despite notching a 4-2 victory against Kennett on Wednesday at the Sikeston Sports Complex, Bulldogs head coach Derrick Long was upset with his squad for allowing the Indians to hang around. "We fought hard and it was a much-improved effort, but we left them in the game," Long said after Sikeston evened its overall record at 3-3. "There were times when it seemed like Kennett wanted to win this match more than we did."...
Lady Bulldogs defeat Saxony (09/06/07)
JACKSON -- The Sikeston High School varsity volleyball team evened its overall record at 1-1 Wednesday after sweeping Saxony Lutheran 25-15, 25-20. "We learned tonight that we can not take any opponents lightly," Sikeston coach Steve Beydler said. "There were too many long rallies that could have gone either way."...
Early runs lead Kelly past Lady Bulldogs (09/06/07)
SIKESTON -- Taking the field on their home turf for the first time this season, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs hosted the Kelly Lady Hawks at the Sikeston Sports Complex on Wednesday. Kelly posted a 7-1 decision over SHS by scoring early and holding down the Lady Bulldogs' attack for most the game...
Jackson will miss time due to injury (09/06/07)
SIKESTON -- In his first varsity football game, sophomore running back Eli Jackson helped the Sikeston Bulldogs overcome the Caruthersville Tigers during Week 1. Now, Sikeston (1-0 overall), which received 179 yards and three touchdowns from Jackson in the first half of Friday's 34-20 victory, must deal with the fact that the Bulldogs' leading rusher will be out for an undetermined amount of time because of a foot problem...
Bill B. Mainord (09/06/07)
DANVILLE, Ill. -- Bill B. Mainord, 83, died at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 26, 2007, at the VA Illiana Health Care System. Born Sept. 1, 1923, in East Prairie, Mo., son of the late Frank and Myrtis Scott Mainord, he had owned and operated the former Bi-State Warehouse in Danville and served on several boards including the Children's Home, Danville Junior College, First Financial Bank Board of Ridge Farm and was past president of the Ridge Farm High School Board, as well as the board of the Bank of Danville and 1st Midwest Bank. ...
Seburn Crumley (09/06/07)
BERTRAND -- Seburn Henry Crumley, 83, died at 10:08 a.m. Sept. 4, 2007, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. Born Nov. 24, 1923, in New Holland, Ga., son of the late John and Ozena Adams Crumley, he had been employed as a painter with the General Motor Company in Doraville, Ga. He had lived since 1978 in Bertrand, where he was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. He was a World War II veteran, having served in both the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy...
Hershel Hardgrave (09/06/07)
NEW MADRID -- Hershel Hardgrave, 69, died Sept. 6, 2007, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Jeanette Keasler (09/06/07)
DEXTER -- Jeanette Keasler, 93, died Sept. 4, 2007, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Aug. 5, 1914, in Wright County, to the late Jesse and Bertha Cravens Webb, she was a homemaker and a member of the United Women's Group and the First United Methodist Church in Mountain View...
Vernon Patterson (09/06/07)
RISCO -- Vernon Milton Patterson, 77, died Sept. 5, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 4, 1929, in Bonne Terre, son of the late Benjamin Milton and Anna Katherine Allgier Patterson, he was a farmer and a member of the First Baptist Church in Risco...
Ted Walton (09/06/07)
CHAFFEE -- Ted F. Walton, 87, died at 5:45 a.m. Sept. 5, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 11, 1920, in Nash, to the late B. and Laura Bell Ross Walton, he was a retired foreman from Superior Electric in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Rockview, Chaffee Masonic Lodge No. 615 AM & AF, and a U.S. Army veteran...
Births (Published 9/6) (09/06/07)
SIKESTON -- Micah and Cynthia Byrne are the parents of their third child, third daughter, born at 1:57 p.m. July 24, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Morgan Faith Byrne weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Patricia Matthes and the late Rudy Martinez...
Looking Back 9/6 (09/06/07)
SIKESTON - Wallace Henry, who has been associated with the E.C. Robinson Lumber Co. for 37 continuous years, resigned and will be taking a position with the W.H. Powell Lumber Co. at St. Claire, Mo. --- SIKESTON - Mrs. H.M. Kendig was given a surprise party at her home Saturday night by a group of her friends...
Federal program is doomed to failure (09/06/07)
Be careful Missouri, the feds are watching. Well, actually it should come as no surprise. The U.S. Department of Education this week issued their report on Missouri schools and warned - as it did in every other state - that problem schools must be monitored more closely or uncomfortable changes were coming...
Speakout 9/6 (09/06/07)
I strongly disagree what one person said about deporting illegal aliens from America. Now, I am not illegal nor am I married to someone who is here illegally. Why do we want to deport these people? They are people. I do love and have worked with many of them. ...