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Stories from Sunday, May 31, 2009

Principal's dream realized (05/31/09)
CHARLESTON -- Shane Stewart, a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper, remembers many mornings where he returned home from his 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. shift, only to find his wife, Becky, reading a book. "She'd be reading and have to get up at 6:30 a.m. to go to work (as principal of Hearnes Elementary in Charleston)," Stewart recalled. "Becky loved to read. Ninety percent of her time was reading."...
June Calendar Girl (05/31/09)
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Schools help new students to adjust (05/31/09)
SIKESTON -- If it weren't for the help of advisers, Heather Thomason admitted she would have been lost when it came to enrolling in classes for her first semester as a college student. "I don't think I would have been able to do it without their help," said the incoming student, who plans to complete Southeast Missouri State University-Sikeston's dental hygiene program...
Murder suspect turns in self in Stoddard County (05/31/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- A Dexter man is awaiting extradition to the state of Alaska on first degree murder and first degree assault charges, according to a news release from the Stoddard County Sheriff's Department. Christopher L. Burleson, 24, reportedly turned himself in at the Dexter Police Department headquarters at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday for a warrant from Alaska...
Clean-up campaign runs Wednesday through June 14 (05/31/09)
SIKESTON - The Annual Community Clean-Up Campaign will be held for nine days beginning June 6 and concluding June 14. The times will be from 7:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Cal Lane wins state title in the long jump (05/31/09)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Sikeston's Cal Lane repeated as the champion in the long jump during the Class 3 State Track and Field Championships in Jefferson City on Friday, a day that ended with Sikeston tied for second in team rankings. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Coach talk (05/31/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Area Youth Baseball and Softball association's summer season is now in full swing. But as a few coaches and official's recently pointed out, there is more to it than wins and losses. "The goal of SAYB, as a community, is to allow these boys and girls to enjoy the experience and found out what baseball and softball are all about," Dan O'Brien, vice president of operations for SAYB said...
Post 114 wins in extra innings (05/31/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Senior American Legion Post 114 baseball team walked off with a win on Friday night, even though it won't count towards their record. In an exhibition game against the Jackson Cherokees at VFW Memorial Stadium, Post 114's Evan Underwood drove in the winning run with a single into left-center field for the 3-2 walk-off win...
Delphine Gosche (05/31/09)
CHAFFEE - Delphine Josephine Gosche, 85, died May 28, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Frankie Walker (05/31/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Friday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Frankie J. Walker, 79, who died May 26, 2009, were: Bill Smith, Derek Evans, Christopher Huggett, Arion Howard, Ted Evans and Gary Coppen.