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Stories from Thursday, March 26, 2009

Rodeo time (03/26/09)
SIKESTON -- A crossover artist, a new face on the country music scene, an established vocal duo and a less established performer will make up the entertainment at the 57th annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo. "There ought to be something for everybody, even someone who doesn't listen to country music," said Cal Crader, entertainment chairman. ...
Public housing receives funding (03/26/09)
WASHINGTON - Sikeston, Charleston, East Prairie, New Madrid and other area communities are slated for federal grant money, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, who announced the funding through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, said the money is being provided through the Public Housing Capital Fund Program to support the modernization and development of public housing...
Public, school officials explore possibilities for school system (03/26/09)
SIKESTON -- A citizens group on Wednesday explored the idea of doing away with grade levels in the Sikeston R-6 School District as a possible way to improve student performance. In Sikeston, a kindergarten student whose birth date is in May, June or July is three times as more likely not to be ready for the first grade than other students born between August through April, superintendent Steve Borgsmiller told members of the district's Citizens Advisory Committee...
Sikeston rolls in opener (03/26/09)
HARRISBURG -- The Sikeston girls soccer team kicked their season off with a 4-1 win over Harrisburg on Wednesday night. "Our defense played pretty well tonight," Sikeston head coach Derrick Long said. "The field was kind of sloppy because of the rain and it was kind of hard to gauge where we are at right now."...
Patsy Jo Johnson (03/26/09)
SIKESTON -- Patsy Jo Johnson, 55, died at 3:30 p.m. March 17, 2009, at Gottleib Hospital in Melrose Park, Ill. Funeral arrangements are with the Blanchard Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dorothy Anderson (03/26/09)
ORAN -- Dorothy May Anderson, 72, died at 8:45 p.m. March 24, 2009, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Oran. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Alan Shew (03/26/09)
KINGSTON SPRINGS, Tenn. -- Robert Alan Shew, 73, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died March 22, 2009. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition. Information is courtesy of McMikle Funeral Home...
Padad Pettigrew (03/26/09)
RISCO -- Lowell "Padad" Pettigrew, 81, died March 24, 2009, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Tony Acton (03/26/09)
DEXTER -- Tony Alan Acton, 48, died March 24, 2009, at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Ill. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jerry Sindle (03/26/09)
SIKESTON Pallbearers for services held Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Jerry Lee Sindle, 64, who died March 22, 2009 were: Danny Sindle, Cash Sindle, Justin Sindle, Kyle Sindle, Kevin Alfultis and Jim Umfress. Honorary pallbearers were: Darrell Sindle, David Sindle, Donny Sindle, Blake Sindle, Ross Sindle, Jeff Matthews, Jerry McCoy, David Gates, Larry Gates and David Pardon...
Jerry Lemons (03/26/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Jerry Don Lemons, 62, who died March 22, 2009, were: Rodney Tidey, Mike Gisi, Jack Walker, Jerry Duncan, Wayne Bowers and Jack Lemons.
Mildred Ault (03/26/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mildred Rushing Ault, 91, died at 5:30 a.m. March 25, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Pat Curry (03/26/09)
SIKESTON -- Pat Curry, 62, died March 25, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Carl Todt (03/26/09)
SIKESTON -- Carl Todt died March 25, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.