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Stories from Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Cost of diesel impacts farmers (07/15/08)
By Leonna Heuring leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Record-high diesel prices have doubled -- and in some cases tripled -- the costs of farming over the past year, leaving farmers and other big consumers of energy looking at ways to save money...
Rodeo blood flows through local teen (07/15/08)
By Mollie Landers news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - "I have rodeo blood in me." That's something that soon-to-be Kelly High School junior Mallory Cowger has proven twice now. Cowger, daughter of Jim and Jeanne Cowger, is preparing to compete for the second time in the largest rodeo in the world, the upcoming National High School Rodeo held in Farmington, N.M. Over 1,500 high schoolers from around the country and Australia and Canada will compete at the event...
Meeting scheduled to gauge Sikeston's VISION of future (07/15/08)
By Scott Welton scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- City officials are hoping to see plenty of citizens at the next Sikeston VISION meeting Thursday. "If they want to see our community grow, if they want to see something changed, they need to participate in our VISION process," said Linda Lowes, director of governmental services. "We need our citizens to participate so we have a roadmap for our community for the next 5, 10, 15 years."...
Reading program learning (07/15/08)
Teresa Tipler with the University of Missouri Extension office uses a black light and spray to show how germs spread during the Sikeston Public Library's Summer Reading Program. The story for the week was "The Bee Tree and The Very Greedy Bee."
Gateway PGA Junior Series | Sikeston Country Club (07/15/08)
Boys 16-19 In the boys 16-19 year-old division at the Gateway PGA Junior Series held at the Sikeston Country Club Monday, Brett Leimbach came in first place with a score of 80. Trent Weaver came in second place with an 84 and third place was a tie between Corey Fowler and Brock Walker who both shot 87. Pictured left to right are Leimbach, Weaver, Fowler and Walker...
Frances Sitzes (07/15/08)
SIKESTON -- Frances Sitzes, 87, died July 14, 2008, at Westridge Place in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Glenda Morris (07/15/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Glenda J. Morris, 66, died at 10:45 p.m. July 14, 2008, in the Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Born June 17, 1942, in East Prairie, to the late Wayne and Sybil Keen Free, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a bookkeeper for Parr's Heating and Cooling and was of the Protestant belief...
Alan Brown (07/15/08)
SIKESTON -- Alan Lawrence "Brownie" Brown, 52, formerly of Dexter, died at 6:31 a.m. Sunday, July 13, 2008, at his home, following an extended illness. Born July 22, 1955, in Dexter, to the late James Elvis and Betty June Akins Brown, he had worked as a brick mason for the Danny Dowdy Masonry and Boner Masonry, both in Dexter. He had also worked for Sonny's Solid Waste Service Company in Sikeston and was an honorary member of the Sikeston Jaycees...
Helen Dye (07/15/08)
GLENDORA, Calif. -- Helen Ruth Sides Dye, age 76, died July 12, 2008, from cancer. She was born in Blytheville, Ark., on Sept. 24, 1931, the daughter of Robert and Lillie Sides. Helen graduated from Sikeston, Mo., High School where she won the Commercial Award for typing and shorthand, and was first runner-up in the State Regional Finals competition. ...
Mary Cagle (07/15/08)
TAWAS CITY, Mich. - Mary A. Cagle, 96, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died July 12, 2008, at Tawas St. Joseph Hospital in Tawas City. Born Feb. 24, 1912, in Kewanee, Mo., to the late Clifton and Mary Jane Mallard Reynolds, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief...
Theresa Grisham (07/15/08)
BELL CITY - Theresa Ann Grisham, 65, died July 12, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 3, 1943, at Kennett, to the late George and Katherine Davis Midkiff, she was a homemaker and of the General Baptist belief. On Jan. 18, 1973 in Olive Branch, Miss., she married Jerry Grisham, who preceded her in death on July 11, 2005...
Brandon Bentley (07/15/08)
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. - Brandon Wayne Bentley, 24, died July 12, 2008, in Tomato, Ark. Born July 4, 1984, in Blytheville, to Timothy Wayne Bentley of Blytheville and Lisa Ann Barlow of Delta, he was a steel worker for Nucor Steel in Blytheville. On Sept. 25, 2007, he married Samantha Hinkebein, who survives of the home...
Looking Back 7-15 (07/15/08)
SIKESTON - The date of the wedding of Tamara Rohald, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S.H. Rohald, and Raymond Louis Rushevsky, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rushevsky of New York City, has been set for Aug. 1. SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Denny Hayden of Bertrand are the parents of a son born Monday in the Missouri Delta Community Hospital...
Speakout 7-15 (07/15/08)
In the June 12 and 18 SpeakOut column, persons were really concerned about a presidential candidate's name. I didn't know your middle name could define you as un-American, terrorist, un-patriotic or Muslim. To these persons, what does your name say about you?...