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Stories from Sunday, May 3, 2009

Music and artwork (05/03/09)
SIKESTON -- If it weren't for choir, Sikeston High School senior Jennifer Davis said she wouldn't even like school. "Music gives us the opportunity to express ourselves," said Davis, who has been singing since she was 3 years old. Casey Palmer, who is also a Sikeston High School senior, also enjoys singing. Her mother and aunt sang in the school's choir years ago, and Palmer is following her family tradition...
Relay for Life events are coming up (05/03/09)
=SIKESTON -- Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society's signature activity, is nearing in area counties. And officials are sending out a plea for teams to help raise funds for the big events. "There are less teams than usual this year," said Natalie Hunter, community manager of development for the ACS, representing the Scott and Mississippi county relays this year. "I hate to say it, but it's probably due to the economy."...
Guilty plea entered in Charleston bank robbery (05/03/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Cape Girardeau man pled guilty in federal court on Friday to a February bank robbery in Charleston. Isiah Mathis, 26, pled guilty to one felony count of bank robbery, according to a news release from Acting United States Attorney Michael W. Reap. Mathis appeared before United States District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr...
Sikeston license office bid awarded (05/03/09)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Sikeston's license office will stay under the same office agent. On Friday, the Missouri Department of Revenue awarded the managements of the Sikeston/Miner office to Terry R. Cole. He has been the agent since February 2005, and also served as the office agent from 1981 to 1993. The license office will remain at 1515 E. Malone Ave...
Playing with the boys (05/03/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston High School sophomore Hannah Uthoff is a major contributor to the Bulldogs golf team. The boys golf team that is. Uthoff, who is also a Sikeston cheerleader, currently holds the No. 5 spot on the Bulldogs varsity roster. Uthoff has an average of 51.2 strokes in her last five 9-hole matches and a 52.4 average for the season...
Sikeston declaws Bearcats (05/03/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Field conditions weren't at their best on Friday afternoon, but the No. 5 seed Sikeston Bulldogs were as they defeated the No. 4 seed Dexter Bearcats 10-0 in five innings. The Bulldog defense provided an errorless campaign in the opening round game of the SEMO Conference Tournament behind Charlie Bohannon, who gave up just two hits through the complete game effort...
Tigers outlast weather and Kelly, 6-3 (05/03/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Cape Central Tigers outlasted nasty weather conditions as well as the Kelly Hawks, defeating them 6-3 in Cape Girardeau Friday in opening round play of the SEMO Conference tournament. What had started as a wet, but mild day, turned windy and cold right before the first pitch...
Knight named basketball coach at East Prairie (05/03/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- A bigger school means more students, which has newly acquired East Prairie boys basketball coach Casey Knight excited about his opportunity to coach the Eagles next winter. "I'm pretty pumped up about it," Knight said. "It's a larger, football school and they've got the athletes. ...
Matilda Hinchey (05/03/09)
WYATT -- Matilda Earline Brumley Hinchey, 88, died April 30, 2009, at the Cypress Point Care Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with 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...
Sarah Holmes (05/03/09)
ORAN -- Sarah Marie Holmes, 94, died May 1, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Harold Alsup (05/03/09)
DEXTER -- Harold T. Alsup, 87, died April 30, 2009, at his home near Dexter. Arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Joyce Kernell (05/03/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Joyce F. Kernell, 84, who died on April 27, 2009, were: Tim Kernell, Doug Griffin, Louie Ackmann, Ron Payne, Cody Rice and Eric Yant. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...