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Stories from Sunday, June 7, 2009

Making more space (06/07/09)
Sikeston business will close doors (06/07/09)
SIKESTON -- An employer relatively new to Sikeston will be closing its doors in August, leaving its 16 employees looking for new jobs. On Thursday, the city of Sikeston received notification Philips Products Inc., a window and door company that opened in mid-2007 in Sikeston, plans to close the plant Aug. 5...
Interest in food preservation is growing (06/07/09)
SIKESTON -- As gardens begin producing fruits and vegetables, some growers are planning to learn a new skill: food preservation. "Our office has had a great deal of phone calls about food preservation and gardening this year," said Phyllis Flanigan, human development specialist and county program director for the Butler County University of Missouri Extension. ...
Four teens injured in accidents (06/07/09)
SIKESTON -- Four teenagers were injured in three separate accidents Friday in Scott, Mississippi and Stoddard counties. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the first accident occurred at 5:30 p.m. in Scott County. Bradlee J. Burton, 17, of Sikeston, was traveling eastbound on County Road 518, just west of County Road 517, when he swerved to avoid a dog, ran off the road and struck a tree...
Bulldogs slide into Class 3 title game (06/07/09)
SPRINGFIELD -- The Notre Dame Bulldogs defeated Harrisonville on Friday afternoon to pave the way to a spot in the Class 3 championship game. The win left the Bulldogs with a bid to play Carl Junction on Saturday afternoon for the title. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
New wave of baseball (06/07/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The rules are the same. The equipment is the same. The only thing that changes is the venue, the players and the level of play. A new wave of baseball has slowly crept into southeast Missouri over the past few years. Recently, more of the top high school baseball players have made the transition from American Legion baseball to 'prospect baseball.'...
Squirrels overpower Fulton (06/07/09)
CHARLESTON -- Steven Dooley had everything in his pitching repertoire in full effect on Friday night. Fastball, curveball or whatever it was, Dooley threw it for strikes. "Dooley threw the ball great," Squirrels head coach Michael Minner said. "He threw hard, he mixed it up and he was in command."...
Theodore Linebaugh (06/07/09)
CHARLESTON - Theodore Wilson Linebaugh, 91, died at 10:07 p.m. June 5, 2009, at the Charleston Manor. Funeral arrangements are with 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...
Mary Merritt (06/07/09)
SIKESTON -- Mary Jewel Merritt, 71, died June 4, 2009 at 5:20 p.m. at her home. Funeral arrangements are with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Ferguson (06/07/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- James Ferguson, 85, died June 6, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home.
Ada Goines (06/07/09)
STANTONVILLE, Tenn. -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Ada Deona Pearson Goines, 100, formerly of Morehouse, Mo., who died on June 2, 2009, were: Marilyn Kildow, Wanda Carothers, Rhonda Henry, Belinda Owens, Derrick Pearson, Kim Hackworth, Robin Dial and Crystal Taber...