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Stories from Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Steele standoff ends with arrest (05/19/09)
STEELE -- A Steele resident was left unharmed after barricading himself into a residence on Monday with a firearm, threatening to harm himself. The city police department was notified of the situation on Monday, after family members, afraid for their lives, fled the residence and contacted officials, according to a news release...
Graduation preparation (05/19/09)
Larry Carroll of High Tech Communications checks bulbs and adjusts lighting on the stage at the Sikeston Field House in preparation of Sikeston High School's graduation tonight. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m. and doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
Concert tickets selling quickly (05/19/09)
SIKESTON -- It's looking like the June 24 Kenny Rogers benefit concert will be the most successful to date. "We have more than doubled (the number of sponsors) than any previous concert," said Tom Nunnelee, co-chairman of the concert committee. "I was in hopes that we could get to a level such as this and we have. I am thrilled beyond words...
More Missourians expected to hit the road this summer (05/19/09)
SIKESTON -- More than 27 million Americans are expected to travel by motor vehicle this Memorial Day holiday, and if they're traveling through Missouri, chances are they will come across a work zone. Andy Meyer, project manager for Missouri Department of Transportation's Southeast District in Sikeston, said there are several active road construction projects going on, and at any given point and time, motorists could come across one...
Possession of gun brings prison time (05/19/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- An Oran man was sentenced Monday for unlawful possession of firearms. Vernon J. Hanselman, 50, was sentenced to 18 months on one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of firearms. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kelly upsets East Prairie; Charleston moves on (05/19/09)
CHARLESTON -- The Kelly Hawks will advance to the semifinals of the Class 2 District 3 Tournament, as they downed the East Prairie Eagles 7-3 Monday in Charleston. Kelly received a big boost Monday from the pitcher-catcher duo of Levi Felter and Josh DeBrock. Felter picked up the win on the mound allowing the potent Eagle offense only three runs on nine hits. DeBrock was 2-for-3 at the plate with four RBIs, in addition to solid work behind the plate...
Top seeds advance at Oran district (05/19/09)
ORAN -- The momentum that the Scott County Central Braves had generated on the diamond may not have resulted into many wins over the past few weeks, but it did have the Braves playing some of their best baseball heading into the Class 1, District 2 tournament...
Sikeston's season comes to an end (05/19/09)
FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team wrapped up its season on Monday evening with a 5-1 loss to the North County Raiders. The Raiders, seeded second in the Class 4 District 1 tournament, capitalized on a few Bulldog mistakes and added a big, three run home run to advance to the second round...
SHS wins on penalty kicks (05/19/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- For 80 minutes of regulation and 30 minutes of overtime, Sikeston's Emily Eaves played several different positions in the field for the Lady Bulldogs. But when the game went to penalty kicks, Sikeston coach Derrick Long had one more change in mind for the junior...
Ronald Craver (05/19/09)
BERNIE -- Ronald Paul Craver, Jr., 41, died May 17, 2009, near Bernie. 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...
Ed Ulmer (05/19/09)
MORLEY -- Henry Edwin Ulmer, 57, died May 18, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dr. Bob Ahlvin (05/19/09)
SIKESTON -- Dr. Robert C. Ahlvin, 81, died at 11 a.m. May 18, 2009, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Pauline Jones (05/19/09)
SIKESTON --Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Pauline Jones, 83, of Arnold, formerly of Sikeston, who died May 15, 2009, were: Shannon Wren, Bob Jones, Tom Jones, Rocky Williams, Charles Wagner and Howard Wren Jr...
Essie Walters (05/19/09)
DEXTER -- Essie Lee Walters, 84, died May 17, 2009, at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Anne Woodard (05/19/09)
SIKESTON -- Anne Recker Woodard, 77, died May 18, 2009 at the 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...