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Stories from Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Changes made to rodeo (05/27/09)
SIKESTON -- In an effort to enhance fans' experiences, organizers of this year's Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo made moves to draw the top names in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, and they've added a new online ticket purchasing system. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Everyone's a winner! (05/27/09)
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Bootheel becomes subject of book (05/27/09)
NEW MADRID - From family roots that grow deep into New Madrid's soil, amply watered by the Mississippi River, Mary Sue Anton has harvested the stories of her hometown. Now, she is proudly promoting the final product, her book, "New Madrid: A Mississippi River Town in History and Legend."...
Sikeston Public Works fighting mosquitoes (05/27/09)
SIKESTON -- Memorial Day is not only the unofficial start of summer -- it is also about the time of year mosquitoes start breeding. As mosquitoes are not only a nuisance but also spread disease, the Sikeston Public Works Department is committed to maintaining a mosquito abatement program that is effective as possible, according to a news release from the city...
Post 114 undergoing changes this summer (05/27/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Senior American Legion Post 114 will see a new face at the helm this season as Chris Crosby takes over the program for the 2009 season. Crosby, an assistant for the Sikeston Bulldogs baseball program, said this season he is looking to rebuild the program and further improve their high school athletes...
Squirrels looking to repeat success (05/27/09)
CHARLESTON -- With their best season since their creation in 2005 behind them, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels will be looking to make a repeat visit to the Senior Babe Ruth World Series in their upcoming 2009 season. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Fellow writer is double teamed (05/27/09)
The classic double team. LeBron James experiences it. Kobe Bryant experiences it. And, Chris Pobst experiences it. For the complete column and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Wilson wins BassBusters event (05/27/09)
KENTUCKY LAKE -- The Bootheel BassBusters held their third tournament of the year on May 17 on Kentucky Lake out of the KenLake Marina. John Wilson won the tournament with a six fish limit weighing 21 pounds, 10 ounces which included the Big Bass of the tournament, a 4-15 largemouth...
Pansy McGowen (05/27/09)
Acie Dixon Sr. (05/27/09)
SIKESTON -- Acie Dixon Sr., 74, died May 20, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. 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...
Frankie Walker (05/27/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Frankie J. Walker, 79, died May 26, 2009, at Oakdale Nursing Home in Poplar Bluff. 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...
Earmon Miller (05/27/09)
ST. CLAIR -- Earmon Miller, 85, formerly of Lonedell, died May 24, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Morgan Funeral Home in Advance. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Aileene Zeigler (05/27/09)
BENTON -- Aileene Jeanette Zeigler, 81, died Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Edward Jenkins (05/27/09)
HAYWOOD CITY -- Edward Ezel "Ed Buddy" Jenkins, 90, died May 22, 2009, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. 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...
Haughty Henderson (05/27/09)
BERTRAND -- Haughty Bell Henderson, 85, died May 24, 2009, in the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cindy Welch (05/27/09)
CHAFFEE -- Cindy Welch, 48, died May 26, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sharon Marshall (05/27/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sharon Ann Marshall, 55, died May 25, 2009, at her daughter's home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home of Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Leslie Quertermous (05/27/09)
CHARLESTON - Leslie Quertermous, 70, died May 26, 2009, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
George Butrum (05/27/09)
CARDWELL -- George Wilson Butrum, 67, died May 24, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are with the McDaniel Funeral Service in Senath. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...