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Stories from Thursday, April 2, 2009

Candidates consider the challenges ahead (04/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Voters in the Sikeston R-6 School District will choose two of four candidates when they step up to the polls on Tuesday during the general municipal election. Terms held by current board president Ann Jones and board member Julie Dolan, who both opted not to seek re-election expire later this month...
Child abuse victim dies (04/02/09)
SIKESTON -- An infant seriously abused by his mother's boyfriend has died. Eight-month-old Jamieon Q. Mosby died around 8:28 p.m. Wednesday at Children's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, according to Scott Amick, Scott County coroner. An autopsy is set to be conducted today in Farmington, said Amick...
A play fit for a king (04/02/09)
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Plans for KRCC benefit concert falling into place (04/02/09)
SIKESTON -- As June 24 approaches, anticipation is growing for the Kenny Rogers/Neal E. Boyd benefit concert set for that day. And the Kenny Rogers Benefit Concert committee is working to make all the necessary arrangements for the event. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston will elect mayor (04/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Voters will pick city officials -- including Sikeston's mayor and Miner's chief of police -- during the April 7 election. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dogfighting trial postponed (04/02/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- A trial for a Cape Girardeau man charged in conjunction with a Stoddard County dogfighting ring busted in 2007 had his trial postponed again, according to the Daily Statesman. The trial was delayed because the case was remanded back to Division 2 on March 23. Jessie Don Short, 32, of Cape Girardeau was arrested Oct. 21, 2007, and faces five counts of dogfighting...
Tigers capitalize on Bulldog mistakes (04/02/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team dropped their second game of the season Wednesday afternoon as they fell on the road to the Cape Central Tigers 7-4. For the Bulldogs, it was four miscues in the field that led to the 3-run defeat...
Sikeston golfers win at Dalhousie (04/02/09)
JACKSON -- The Sikeston golf team turned in a good performance on Wednesday, winning a three-team match at Dalhousie. Sikeston shot a 158 Wednesday, followed by Saxony Lutheran (184) and Advance (240). LEOPOLD -- The Oran Eagles held off Leopold for a 4-3 road win Wednesday afternoon...
Stause, Bearcats quiet Hawk bats Wednesday (04/02/09)
BENTON -- Although the visiting Dexter Bearcats put up a few more runs than the Kelly Hawks on Wednesday afternoon, each team had a strong showing from their hurlers on the mound in Dexter's 5-1 win. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
C.J. Jameson (04/02/09)
HUDSON, N.H. -- C.J. "Bud" Jameson, 78, also of Tarpon Springs, Fla., formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died March 29, 2009, in Clearwater, Fla. Funeral arrangements are with the Farwell Funeral Home, 18 Lock Street in Nashua. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Herbert Bird (04/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Herbert H. Bird, 80, who died on March 28, 2009, were: Mike Marshall, Mike Bohannon, Terry Lape, Joe Allen III, Wade Hamra and Chip Wright. Honorary pallbearers were: Dr. Joe Allen, Bill Burch, Charles Hawkins, Tom Story, Tony Gill and John Hirschfeld Jr., in absentia...
Earlyne Barnes (04/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Janice Earlyne Barnes, 86, died at 12:48 a.m. April 2, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. 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...
Billie Jean Ellis (04/02/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Billie Jean Ellis, 77, who died on March 29, 2009, were: Danny Parker, Odell "Sonny" Parker, Kevin Hutson, Darrel Maclin, Todd Ellis and Scott King.
Doris McCoy (04/02/09)
DEXTER -- Doris McCoy, 75, died March 31, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Genevieve Brashers (04/02/09)
CHARLESTON -- Genevieve V. Brashers, 80, died at 3:55 p.m. April 1, 2009, at her home in Charleston. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...