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Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

Stories from Monday, September 17, 2007

Resident have two dates to come clean in October (09/17/07)
SIKESTON -- Dates for the City of Sikeston's Fall Cleanup are set for the first two weeks in October. The Fall Cleanup program gives residents two opportunities to dispose of bulky rubbish during their regular solid waste pickups. Residents with Monday and Thursday trash collection will have their Fall Cleanup opportunities on Monday, Oct. 1 and Thursday, Oct. 4. Those with Tuesday and Friday solid waste pickup will have their Fall Cleanup collections on Tuesday, Oct. 9 and Friday, Oct. 12...
Little League in action (09/17/07)
Marquez Newman, a Rams running back, runs the football during the Sikeston Jaycee Little League Football Saturday morning against the Packers. The Rams won the game 26-6. In other action, the Chiefs won 14-6 against the Bears.
Parade marshal named (09/17/07)
SIKESTON - Representative Ike Skelton will serve as the grand marshal for this year's Cotton Carnival Parade in Sikeston. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 29. Skelton, who represents Missouri's Fourth Congressional District, is the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. A Democrat, he has served in the House since 1977...
Kelly softball ends tourney 3-1 (09/17/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Kelly Lady Hawks softball team participated in the Jackson Invitational tournament on Saturday, at the Shawnee Sports Complex in Cape Girardeau, taking home the consolation prize, after finishing the day with a 3-1 record. The Lady Hawks lost their first game of the event, to Seckman by a score of 9-3. Sarah Ruff finished the game 3-for-4 with a home run while Casey Kern and Brittany Brantley each collected two hits...
Sikeston girl fares well at AAU Junior Olympic Games (09/17/07)
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Marissa Jones, 8, recently made her second trip to the AAU Junior Olympic Games held in Knoxville. Jones was one of approximately 20,000 kids who competed in Olympic style events, qualifying to compete in the 800 and 1500 meter runs in both the AAU and the USATF sanctioning bodies...
New e-mail address (09/17/07)
SIKESTON -- Due to technical difficulties the Standard Democrat sports e-mail address has changed. Our new e-mail address is sd_sports@yahoo.com We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Anyone wishing to submit information can do so over the internet or by calling 573-471-6980 or 573-471-4141...
Ruthie Peek (09/17/07)
IMPERIAL - Ruthie Arnold Peek, 57, died Sept. 16, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Aubrey Gant (09/17/07)
DUDLEY - Aubrey Ray Gant, 75, died Sept. 14, 2007, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Center. Born Oct. 12, 1931, in Mauila, Ark., to the late Marvin Henry and Mary Jane Bell Gant, he was a member of the Dudley Church of Christ and a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served during the Korean War...
Wendul Hagler (09/17/07)
SIKESTON - Wendul G. Hagler, 70, died at 10:45 a.m. Sept. 16, 2007, at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Gladys Mallory (09/17/07)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for services conducted Sunday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Gladys Mae Mallory, 69, who died on Sept. 14, 2007, were: Drew Eubanks, Dennis Fortman, Camden Davis, Shawn Smith, Brad Eubanks and Jeramey Taylor.
Joe Williams (09/17/07)
SIKESTON - Joseph Cole Williams, 70, died at 8:50 a.m. Sept. 15, 2007, at his home. Born Sept. 26, 1936, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late James F. and Pauline Kirby Williams, he owned and operated Joe's Security Locksmith for 25 years and was of the Baptist belief...
Cornelius Dirnberger (09/17/07)
BENTON - Cornelius Z. Dirnberger, 81, died Sept. 14, 2007 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 27, 1926, in Benton, son of the late Michael and Colletta LeGrand Dirnberger, he was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton. ...
Justin Fiscus (09/17/07)
FRIEDHEIM - Justin Fiscus, 28, formerly of Charleston, died Sept. 16, 2007, in Carbondale, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Jimmie Jordan (09/17/07)
BERNIE - Jimmie Fred Jordan, 72, died Sept. 15, 2007, in the emergency room of the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born Nov. 29, 1934, at Malden, son of the late Vernon and Fredda Winchester Jordan, he was a former manager of the Dexter IXL Plant and a former maintenance supervisor of the St. Louis Auto Auction...
Looking Back 9/17 (09/17/07)
SIKESTON - The junior department of the Baptist Sunday School enjoyed a picnic supper and a hike Sunday evening in the Applegate Grove. --- SIKESTON - Miss Ruby Evans was a visitor in St. Louis over the weekend. SIKESTON - The congregation of the First Baptist Church voted unanimously Sunday night to award the building contract for its new church to Brown Construction Company of Dexter. ...
Speakout 9/17 (09/17/07)
I'd like to point something out in the Look before crossing speakout. The person was talking about having the right of way at crosswalks. The statute does say that a pedestrian has the right of way in a crosswalk; however, it does have to be a crosswalk. ...