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Stories from Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Down it comes (06/23/09)
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Governor Nixon plans to attend Wednesday's events in Sikeston (06/23/09)
SIKESTON -- The guest list for Wednesday's benefit concert hosted by Kenny Rogers and Neal E. Boyd has become a bit more prominent. Gov. Jay Nixon's office confirmed the governor will be among the spectators at the concert. He'll also play a special role in the events...
Local doctor had big impact (06/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Family, friends, former patients -- an entire community -- are mourning the loss while celebrating the life of Dr. Ed Masters today. Masters, 63, died Sunday at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. "It's a loss to the world," said Paul Walters of Alton, Ill., a former patient of Masters making the three-hour drive for today's visitation. "He was an amazing person."...
Local church is on a mission to feed the community (06/23/09)
SIKESTON -- One Sikeston church has found the recipe to doing mission work for the community. In February, the Green Memorial Church of God in Christ began offering a free community dinner each month. It's a project that not only helps fill stomachs, but also provides opportunities for fun and fellowship along the way...
Heat advisory will continue today (06/23/09)
PADUCAH, Ky. - A heat advisory remains in effect until 9 p.m. today for Southeast Missouri, according to the National Weather Service. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Keefer is named to all-state team (06/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston senior Abbi Keefer was recently named to the 2009 Missouri Class 2 All-State Soccer second team. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Bulls walk-off with win (06/23/09)
SIKESTON -- The Tradewater Pirates have given the Sikeston Bulls problems all season long in the KIT League. On Monday evening at VFW Memorial Stadium the tides turned on the Pirates as one crack of the bat changed everything for the Bulls. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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'Owl'standing (06/23/09)
NEW MADRID -- Six runs in the top of the first inning from the Charleston Squirrels had the New Madrid Owls in a deep hole right from the start. But a complete game from an unlikely arm and six RBIs from a recently struggling bat gave the Owls a 9-8 win over Charleston on Monday night...
Ron Hon (06/23/09)
BARDWELL, Ky. -- Ronald G. Hon, 55, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died June 18, 2009, at Poplar Bluff, Mo. Funeral arrangements are with the Snapp Bearden Funeral Home in Branson, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ricky Joe Moore (06/23/09)
DEXTER -- Ricky Joe Moore, 24, died June 20, 2009, near Zalma. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Louise Wright (06/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Louise Wright, 81, died June 21, 2009, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. 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...
Kenneth Dowdy (06/23/09)
DEXTER -- Kenneth Dowdy, 84, died June 22, 2009, at his home. 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...
Irvon Carter (06/23/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services held Monday at Watkins and Sons Chapel for Irvon Clay Carter, 72, who died June 20, 2009, were: Jason Grebe, Steve Riney, Gary Marron, Donnie Ray Layton, Gabe Alford, Bob Pullum and Tommy Pullum.
Vera Rogers (06/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services held Monday at Ponder Funeral Home for Vera Lee Rogers, 82, who died June 19, 2009, were: Bill Loflin, Joey Loflin, Marshall Loflin, Jason Shoup, John Kunce and Steve King.