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Stories from Sunday, June 14, 2009

Earning top honors (06/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Like most people entering the Air Force, Luke Choate wanted to fly jets. But Choate's colorblindness forced him to take a different path. "Since I couldn't fly the planes, I wanted to be the one doing all the support on the ground to generate the flying mission, whether it be moving the cargo, loading the passengers or fueling the aircraft on the flightline," Choate said in a recent e-mail to the Standard Democrat...
New technique offered keeps MDMC on the cutting edge (06/14/09)
SIKESTON -- In another first for the hospital, Missouri Delta Medical Center is now offering Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery for gall bladder surgery patients. "It is exciting because this is something Missouri Delta Medical Center has before anyone else in this area," said Sharon Urhahn, director of marketing for MDMC. "There is nobody trained to do it in Cape Girardeau, nobody in Poplar Bluff."...
Stock market turbulence raises concerns (06/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Negative reviews of the stock market have been making some investors re-evaluate what they contribute, especially while attempting to tighten their financial belts. But now is actually a time to keep retirement account contributions steady or even bump them up...
DPS arrests two on drug charges (06/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Two suspects are awaiting their arraignment for charges of trafficking narcotics and recovering cocaine and marijuana. Around 3 a.m. Wednesday, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety received a complaint of a suspicious vehicle in the 500 block of Kendall Street, according to a news release from Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer. Officers responded and found the vehicle parked near 517 Kendall...
Full contact: 10 teams take part in weekend football camp (06/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Contact was definitely the best word that could describe the 2nd annual Southeast Missouri Area Football Coaches Association full contact camp on Friday afternoon. In particular, most of the contact was delivered by the Sikeston Bulldogs...
Bulls late rally falls short against Tradewater (06/14/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls tried once more to prove themselves as the comeback kids, but this time the rally fell short by one run as they dropped their first home game of the season. The Tradewater Pirates got the pleasure of handing Sikeston their first home loss as they fended off the ninth inning rally to hold on for a 5-4 win...
Carla Jones (06/14/09)
BERTRAND -- Carla D. Jones, 49, died June 12, 2009, at her home. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie 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...
Paul McConnell (06/14/09)
DEXTER -- Paul McConnell, 95, died June 12, 2009, at the Gideon Nursing Center. Arrangements are with 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...
Beverly Holden (06/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Beverly Holden, 70, died March 28, 2009, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Ponder Funeral Home 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...
Fred Lawson (06/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Fred Joe Lawson, 73, of Sikeston, who died June 10, 2009 were: Jeff Aldrich, Ryan Aldrich, Cody Aldrich, Danny Silman, Shea Mattingly and Don Cantrell. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Blanche McVey (06/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Blanche McVey, 89, died June 12, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Geno McDowell (06/14/09)
WAPPAPELLO -- Walter "Geno" McDowell, 80, formerly of Sikeston died June 13, 2009 at Doctors Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lillian Kinder (06/14/09)
DEXTER -- Lillian Kinder, 91, died June 12, 2009 in the St. Louis University Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by 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...