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Stories from Wednesday, July 15, 2009

'Traveling Trunks' program will take history to students (07/15/09)
SIKESTON -- Facing budget crunches, many schools are cutting out some field trips. But Mike Marsh, director of the Sikeston Depot, still wants to bring history alive for students. "So if they can't come to us, we'll go to them," he said. That's the inspiration behind the museum's newest project, "The Traveling Trunks" program...
A bad fall (07/15/09)
A 500-foot section of West Malone near South West was closed to traffic for about a half hour Tuesday by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety to provide a landing area for Air Evac. The air ambulance service was called in to transport Donald Blizzard, 56, of Sikeston, who apparently fell from a ladder, although nobody reportedly witnessed the fall. ...
Car hits building (07/15/09)
Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety survey an accident scene on Tuesday evening at Anderson and Green Insurance on South Main Street. The accident occurred when an SUV drove into the business around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. No further information was available at press time...
County asked to join CodeRED (07/15/09)
BENTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is hoping the counties will join in on a high-tech emergency notification service. During their regular Scott County Commission meeting Tuesday, Joel Evans, county emergency management director, reported on a meeting he recently attended held by Sikeston DPS officials to discuss the CodeRED rapid emergency communication service...
A 'Magic'al message (07/15/09)
SIKESTON-- The sound of bouncing basketballs and laughter have filled the gymnasium at the YMCA of Southeast Missouri this week, as Captain Magic Valentino has returned to host his youth basketball camp for the fourth consecutive year. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bulls rally past Union City on Tuesday night (07/15/09)
UNION CITY -- The Sikeston Bulls took advantage of Union City mistakes Tuesday night to defeat the league-leaders 6-5 on the road. Trailing 5-2 in the top of the eighth, Sikeston scored three runs, two unearned to tie the game and then won the game by plating a run in the ninth inning...
Kelly Ross (07/15/09)
MALDEN -- Kelly Scott Ross, 38, died July 12, 2009, at The Med in Memphis, Tenn. Funeral arrangements are with the White-Sanders Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
William Hamilton Jr. (07/15/09)
CHICAGO -- William Fletcher Hamilton Jr., 59, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died July 8, 2009, in Chicago. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home in Sikeston For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jean Sikes (07/15/09)
WARNER, Okla. -- Jean Archie Sikes, 72, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 1:25 p.m. July 14, 2009, at Country Estates Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Gary Chism (07/15/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted Tuesday at the Ponder Funeral Home for Gary Randolph Chism, 63, who died July 10, 2009, were: Travis Walls, Terry Walls, Michael Walls, James Walls, Jacob Tumbleson and Corey Bedwell. Honorary pallbearers were John Nettler, Dean Prine and Jerry Vann...
Lottie Pylant (07/15/09)
NEW MADRID -- Lottie Pylant, 96, died July 8, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Miller (07/15/09)
JACKSON -- John H. Miller, 63, of Jackson, died on Monday, July 13, 2009, at his home in Jackson. Funeral arrangements are with the Ford and Sons Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...