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Stories from Sunday, May 10, 2009

'Cleanup Day' is May 16 (05/10/09)
SIKESTON -- The Westend Community Betterment Association is finalizing plans for the Ward 4 Community "Cleanup Day" set for 8:30 a.m. to noon May 16. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Caruthersville man pleads guilty (05/10/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Caruthersville man pled guilty Friday to federal firearms charges before United States District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. Dennis Green, 47, pled guilty to one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm...
Local health officials prepared; Antivirals in stock (05/10/09)
SIKESTON -- Although there have been no confirmed or even possible swine flu cases in the Sikeston area, health officials are prepared should an outbreak occur locally. The current swine flu strain -- also known as H1N1 -- has sickened more than 3,440 people in 29 countries, the World Health Organization reported Saturday...
Seniors gear up for big moment (05/10/09)
SIKESTON - High school graduation is a milestone moment, and area seniors are gearing up for the day they will accept their diplomas and move to a new phase of their lives. Approximately 230 Sikeston High School students will take part in graduation, set for 7 p.m. May 19 at the Sikeston Field House...
Mirroring mom (05/10/09)
SIKESTON -- Everyone's relationship with their mother is different. But some people have an extra-special relationship with their mom. To them, she's not only a mother, but a mentor or a co-worker. These people work in the same profession and, sometimes, alongside their moms...
NMCC wins district title (05/10/09)
BONNE TERRE - The New Madrid County Central High School golf team took top honors in the Class 2, District 1 competition. The district championship was conducted May 5 at the Tour De Loc Country Club at Bonne Terre. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Freshman 'state'ment (05/10/09)
SIKESTON -- Bulldog golfer Evan Deere is heading to the Class 3 State Golf Tournament later this month. Although this is quite an accomplishment for any high school athlete, Deere's achievement is especially noteworthy considering he is only a freshmen...
Esther Williams (05/10/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Esther O. Williams, 91, of Sikeston, who died May 6, 2009 were: Gary Faughn, Dennis Faughn, Earl Phillips, Jamie Williams, Josh Sewell and Aaron Faughn.
Dimple Woods (05/10/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Dimple M. Woods, 94, died at 10:30 p.m. May 7, 2009, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Clifford Musgrave (05/10/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- Clifford Musgrave, 78, died May 7, 2009, at his home near Bloomfield. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ray Gene Emerson (05/10/09)
MORLEY -- Ray Gene Emerson, 67, died of an apparent heart attack at 3:34 p.m. May 7, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...