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Stories from Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Not forgotten (05/26/09)
SIKESTON - They were not forgotten. The flags stood at half staff to honor the sacrifice of fallen Missouri airman 1st L.t. Roslyn L. Schulte during Monday's Memorial Day Service at Veterans Park as citizens and soldiers gathered to remember others who have also given their lives for their country...
Many state bridges to be replaced in the next four years (05/26/09)
SIKESTON -- Missourians are well on their way to driving across 802 new bridges, including many in Southeast Missouri by Oct. 31, 2014. The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission selected KTU Constructors to replace 554 bridges across the state in the next four years through a design-build contract...
Pedestrian struck by car Monday (05/26/09)
SIKESTON -- A pedestrian was injured as a result of a Monday incident in Sikeston. According to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety's incident report, a vehicle hit a pedestrian just after 2 p.m. at 1701 E. Malone. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sensational sectionals (05/26/09)
FARMINGTON -- Sikeston's Ismail Johnson was a busy man during the Class 3 sectional track meet at Farmington on Saturday afternoon. Not only was he advancing himself into state competition with a first place finish in the 400 meter dash and a third place finish in the 200 meter, he was also the last leg of the 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams...
Joanie Curd (05/26/09)
SCOTT CITY -- Betty Joan "Joanie" Curd, 52, died May 23, 2009, at Benton. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Patsy Abernathy (05/26/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Patsy Sue Abernathy, 70, died at 9:25 p.m. May 22, 2009, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. 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...
Tom Crocker (05/26/09)
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 (05/26/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mae Brown Marshall, 87, formerly of Charleston, died May 22, 2009, at her home in Saxony Village in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Wayne Laughlin (05/26/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Wayne Leonard Laughlin, 45, formerly of Sturgis, Ky., died at 11:30 a.m. May 23, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Aileene J. Zeigler (05/26/09)
BENTON -- Aileene J. Zeigler, 81, died May 26, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Benton.
Yvonne Stevens (05/26/09)
ORAN -- Yvonne M. Stevens, 72, passed away May 24, 2009, at her home. 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...
Bill Halter (05/26/09)
ORAN -- William "Bill" Halter, 68, died at 5:40 p.m. May 23, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Oran is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Nela Allen (05/26/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Nela B. Allaen, 93, who died on May 21, 2009, were: Dwayne Sitzes, Stephen Allen, Greg Allen, D.J. Allen, Joseph Allen, Jacky Hayes and Ronnie Lutes...
Mary Treece (05/26/09)
BENTON -- Mary Vanie Treece, 87, of Benton and formerly of Charleston, died May 24, 2009 at the St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ronald Craver Jr. (05/26/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Ronald Craver Jr., 41, who died on May 7, 2009, were: Mike Craver, Ray Craver, Randy Orick, Ray Jones, Rogers Cochran, Jamie West and Danny Jones...
Jefferson Hickman (05/26/09)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for Jefferson Monroe Hickman, 85, who died on May 21, 2009, were: Aaron Hickman, Phillip Northcutt, Scott Hamilton, Matthew Hickman, Jeffery Peterson and Terry Buchanan...