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Stories from Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Local students get 'hands-on experience' (05/05/09)
ORAN -- Rob Askew knows no matter how much he teaches his students out of the textbook, there is still nothing to witnessing it firsthand. That's why the fifth and sixth grade teacher at St. Denis Catholic School in Benton likes taking his students to see what he teaches applied in real-life situations. And, that's just what his students and other fifth graders from around Scott County got on Monday at the annual Ecology Day...
Tougher ordinance suggested to council (05/05/09)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston City Council member would like to see the city pass an ordinance making it a crime to keep a house in a dilapidated state. During the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday, Councilman Mike Bohannon showed Council members a news article about just such an ordinance that was passed by the city council of Indio, Calif...
Dexter assault under investigation (05/05/09)
DEXTER -- Police in Dexter continue to investigate an early Sunday morning assault. The City of Dexter Police Department's incident summary indicates an assault was reported at 2:33 a.m. Sunday at the Casey's General Store parking lot, 20 W. Business 60...
Bulldogs come up short (05/05/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Over the course of four innings on Monday evening the Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team appeared to be heading towards another SEMO Conference Tournament title. In high school baseball however, games last for seven innings and the Jackson Indians broke out their bats before their half of the seventh inning ever rolled around...
Lady Bearcats win SEMO Central meet (05/05/09)
DEXTER -- Both of the Dexter girls and Kennett boys track teams won a share of the SEMO Central Conference track and field championship on Monday afternoon at Dexter high school. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
SHS has one qualify for state tournament (05/05/09)
FARMINGTON -- Sikeston Bulldog freshmen golfer Evan Deere is heading to the MSHSAA Class 3 State Golf Championships. Deere fired a round of 82 Monday at Crowne Point Golf Club in Farmington during the Class 3 District 1 Tournament, earning sixth place honors...
Redhawks sign guard from Moberly (05/05/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Southeast Missouri State basketball coach Dickey Nutt has announced that Moberly Area Community College sophomore Sam Pearson has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball for the Redhawks. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Underwood wins tourney with 71 (05/05/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston golfer Ron Underwood shot an even-par 71 to take low gross honors in the Sikeston Country Club Men's Senior Golf Association April 29. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Fred O. Myers (05/05/09)
MOREHOUSE -- Fred O. "Checko" Myers, 73, died May 4, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marvin Cullum (05/05/09)
DEXTER -- Marvin Cullum, 78, died May 4, 2009, at his home. 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...
Vivian Waters (05/05/09)
SIKESTON -- Vivian Waters, 93, died May 4, 2009, at her daughter's home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Charles Sullins (05/05/09)
SIKESTON -- Charles E. Sullins, 75, died May 3, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
J.W. Hinton (05/05/09)
SIKESTON -- John W. "J.W." Hinton, 88, formerly of Charleston, died May 3, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. 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...
Velma M. Lovel (05/05/09)
JACKSON -- Velma Margaret Lovel, 85, formerly of Morley, died at 12:55 p.m. May 4, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Elizabeth Hammontree (05/05/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Elizabeth Ann Hammontree, 72, died May 4, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bill Blackburn (05/05/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for William "Bill" Blackburn, 80, of Bertrand, who died April 29, 2009, were: Tony Comstock, Steve Watkins, Ken Dicus, Ron Kiplinger, Michael Redden and Kevin Redden.