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Stories from Monday, July 13, 2009

Staycation (07/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Many families are staying closer to home this summer and taking advantage of the region's tourist attractions. Home-based vacations, also known as "staycations," became popular in 2008 as an alternative to an expensive getaway. The trend is sticking around in 2009...
Parents still have chance to enroll children in kindergarten (07/13/09)
SIKESTON -- In case they missed it in the spring, Sikeston R-6 parents will have the opportunity to enroll their children for kindergarten during a one-day screening later this month. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Missing child found Sunday evening (07/13/09)
NEW MADRID - Volunteers from throughout the county combed much of New Madrid before finding a missing child Sunday evening. Law enforcement officers were notified at 7:50 p.m. Sunday that a child had gone missing while playing at the Hunter-Dawson Park off Route U in New Madrid...
Series loss (07/13/09)
SIKESTON-- The Sikeston Bulls fell 5-2 to the Fulton Railroaders Sunday evening, dropping the weekend series to the KIT League second place team two games to one. In a rain shortened game, the Bulls were able to win over the Railroaders Saturday night by a final score of 2-1. The game was stopped in the top of the eighth inning when rains made the field unplayable...
DeWitt sent back to AAA on Saturday (07/13/09)
LOS ANGELES -- Sikeston native Blake DeWitt was optioned back to Albuquerque on Saturday in an effort to shore up the Dodger bullpen. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Patsy Day (07/13/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Patsy Ruth Day (Wilkerson) passed away Thursday, July 9, 2009, at her son Noel's home in St. Louis. 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...
Leon Hill (07/13/09)
BERNIE -- Leon Hill, 83, died July 11, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. 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...
Penny Griggs (07/13/09)
CHARLESTON -- Penelope Marie "Penny" Griggs, 65, died July 12, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
William Rice (07/13/09)
DEXTER -- William D. Rice, 67, formerly of Malden, died July 12, 2009, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Billy Joe Crowley (07/13/09)
BERTRAND -- Billy Joe Crowley, 71, died at 2:45 p.m. July 11, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...