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Stories from Sunday, June 21, 2009

Summer swelter bakes Bootheel (06/21/09)
SIKESTON -- Sunday may officially mark the first day of summer, but Southeast Missouri residents have known for at least a few days -- through the high temperatures and humidity -- the hot-weathered season had arrived. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dad shares special gift with son (06/21/09)
SIKESTON -- To say ministry runs in the family of the Rev. A.J. Wollenburg, pastor at Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston, may be putting it a bit lightly. "My father was a minister," he said. "And three of his sons (including myself) are also Lutheran ministers."...
Eyewitness assists DPS in the arrest of robber (06/21/09)
SIKESTON - The actions of a Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities employee led to the quick arrest of a robbery suspect Friday afternoon. At around 1:20 p.m. Friday, a 71-year-old woman was walking with a friend in the 100 block of East Center Street, according to a news release issued by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
DPS plans traffic checkpoints (06/21/09)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is planning "Traffic Enforcement Checkpoints" as the Fourth of July holiday approaches. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
July 4th events set (06/21/09)
NEW MADRID - New Madrid will host a 4th of July celebration the entire community can enjoy. All events will be conducted at the lot next to the Higgerson School on Main Street. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lady Bulldogs earn honors (06/21/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Several Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer players headed into the offseason with significant honors following the 2009 campaign. The Lady Bulldogs finished the season with a strong showing in districts, losing to eventual district champion Notre Dame by a final of 2-1 in semifinals...
Self Insurance wins Rookie League title (06/21/09)
SIKESTON -- It took four hours and two games to crown the Sikeston Area Youth Baseball Rookie League Champion Friday night, but at 10:57 p.m., Self Insurance Agency was the last team standing, 16-15, over Jim Wilson Insurance. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mistake prone: Bulls drop error-filled game 10-9 (06/21/09)
SIKESTON -- The 'E' column on the scoreboard at VFW Memorial Stadium was sure to be red hot after Friday night. Both the Bulls and the visiting Owensboro Oilers had their fair share of errors as they combined for a total of 10 on the night. The Bulls, however, contributed the most to that list with six as they fell in a close 10-9 game...
Davis takes top honors in tourney (06/21/09)
SIKESTON - Despite a delay for some early morning thunderstorms, the Men's Senior Association got underway Wednesday, June 17 at the Sikeston Country Club. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Squirrels pick up win in Rolla tourney (06/21/09)
ROLLA -- The Charleston Squirrels picked up a win in their first game at the Rolla Summer Slugfest on Friday night with a 13-3 rout against Camdenton, Mo. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Leroy Stokes (06/21/09)
SIKESTON -- Leroy Stokes, 84, died June 17, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Joshua Penick (06/21/09)
DEXTER -- Joshua Alan Penick, 27, died June 18, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Vera Rogers (06/21/09)
SIKESTON -- Vera Lee Rogers, 82, died June 19, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...