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Stories from Sunday, May 24, 2009

Service honored (05/24/09)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man was recently awarded the Silver Star in recognition of his heroic acts during the Vietnam War. James "Mike" Ralph, 64, received a letter dated Feb. 20 from the U.S. Army's military awards branch informing him of the Silver Star award. This letter was followed by a letter from Sen. Kit Bond in April...
Spotlight shines on child safety (05/24/09)
SIKESTON -- Monday marks National Missing Child Day, and area law enforcement agencies have plans in place should parents or guardians ever need their assistance. Since 1990, the recovery rate of missing children has jumped from 62 percent to 97 percent, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children...
Nominations sought by SHS (05/24/09)
SIKESTON --Forms to nominate individuals for the Sikeston R-6 Hall of Fame/Honor Wall are now available. This year two 2004 graduates of Sikeston High School, Blake DeWitt and Jacob Priday, will be automatic inductees into the Hall of Fame for their sports accomplishments...
Training keeps personnel ready for pool emergencies (05/24/09)
SIKESTON -- Practice makes perfect. That's just what the aquatics staff at the Sikeston YMCA, Sikeston Department of Public Safety and South Scott Ambulance Service worked toward on Friday in a pool safety drill. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Three in custody for robbery attempt (05/24/09)
BENTON - Three Sikeston men are in the Scott County Jail for attempting to rob a Sikeston bank. Scott County Prosecuting Attorney Paul R. Boyd filed charges Friday afternoon against Don Duran Fletcher Jr., 20, Jonnathan Gray, 19, and Dameon Winston, 17, for allegedly attempting to rob U.S. Bank, 625 N. Main Street...
Strom prepares for state (05/24/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Bulldog Tennis junior standout Stuart Strom is heading to Springfield next Friday to compete in the Class 1 boys tennis championships. Strom qualified for the state tournaments my placing second in the District 1 championships earlier this month in Sikeston...
Lane, Jones place at state (05/24/09)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The Class 1 and 2 state track and field meets kicked off Friday at Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City, with several local athletes placing or qualifying for the finals in their respective events. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
NMCC's Minner signs with Mineral Area (05/24/09)
NEW MADRID -- New Madrid County Central keeps turning out athletes year after year sending them to the next level. Josh Minner, senior basketball player, is next in line for the Eagles as he prepares to make the transition from high school basketball to the collegiate level...
Annie Hunt (05/24/09)
SIKESTON-- Annie F. Hunt, 88, died May 21, 2009, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Thelma Grace (05/24/09)
BENTON, Ky. - Thelma Grace, 77, formerly of Blodgett, Mo., died at 10:30 p.m. May 21, 2009, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sandra Kay Brown (05/24/09)
DEXTER -- Sandra Kay Brown, 60, died May 21, 2009, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. 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...
David Gilliland II (05/24/09)
SIKESTON -- David Russell Gilliland II, 41, died at 1:17 p.m. May 21, 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...
Nela B. Allen (05/24/09)
MOREHOUSE -- Nela B. Allen, 93, died May 21, 2009, at the Miner Nursing Center in Miner. 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...
Patsy Abernathy (05/24/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Patsy Abernathy, 70, died at 9:25 p.m. May 22, 2009, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Richard Montgomery (05/24/09)
BRIDGETON -- Richard Anthony Montgomery, 85, died at 10 a.m. May 22, 2009, at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. 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...
Tom Crocker (05/24/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Tom Crocker, 59, died at 2:30 a.m. May 23, 2009, at his 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...
Mae Marshall (05/24/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- May Brown Marshall, 87, formerly of Charleston, died May 22, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
J'andra Rice (05/24/09)
SIKESTON-- J'andra Rice, six months old, died May 20, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Hazel Marie Rhody (05/24/09)
BROSELEY -- Hazel Marie Rhody, 68, died May 21, 2009, at her 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...