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Stories from Sunday, August 2, 2009

Farm tour showcases diversity (08/02/09)
WASHINGTON -- Eighth District Rep. Jo Ann Emerson annual Farm Tour will kick off Wednesday in Southeast Missouri and end Aug. 10 back in the Bootheel. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
August Calendar Girl (08/02/09)
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Traffic fatality identified (08/02/09)
SCOTT CITY - On Friday, police released the name of the man killed in an Interstate 55 accident. Cape Girardeau County Coroner John Clifton said Jerry Finley, 71, of Cape Girardeau was killed when he was struck by a semitrailer Thursday night...
Legion aids kids of soldiers killed during active duty (08/02/09)
SIKESTON -- It can't replace what they've lost, but it can give them a bit of help for their future. The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund was established by the Legion to "bridge the gap" between the federal money for college education provided by law to children of active duty military killed at war and the rising costs of higher education...
Public can join efforts to assist Marines (08/02/09)
SIKESTON - Southeast Missourians are being asked to make things a little more comfortable for the troops fighting in Afghanistan. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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From art to slack, rodeo offers lots for residents, visitors to do (08/02/09)
SIKESTON --The 57th annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo may have paraded into town Saturday morning, but plenty of events are planned for this week to keep people busy. The rodeo officially kicks off Wednesday, but there will be activity at the grounds earlier in the week...
Sikeston's Neal Boyd will perform hit song from his debut album (08/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Some rodeo fans will see a live performance of a hit single by one of Sikeston's own at this year's Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo. Sikeston native Neal E. Boyd, who recently released his debut album, "My American Dream," will sing his single "God Bless the USA" during opening ceremonies Wednesday and Thursday night...
Well-rounded (08/02/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston 14 year old Junior Babe Ruth squad played two very different styles of ballgames on Friday at VFW Memorial Stadium, but at the end of the day the outcome was exactly the same -- a win. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Flo Plunk (08/02/09)
DEXTER - Flo Magnolia Plunk, 73, died July 29, 2009, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Helen Marsh (08/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Helen Charlene Marsh, 71, died at 5:53 p.m. July 30, 2009, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Shirley Laminack (08/02/09)
LAFAYETTE, La. -- Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday Aug. 3, 2009, at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette, for Mrs. Shirley Farris Laminack, 80, who went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, July 24, 2009, in Baton Rouge, La...
Tom Hale (08/02/09)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Tom Hale, 76, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 6:06 a.m. Aug. 1, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Bealus Summerlott (08/02/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Bealus Mae Bain Summerlott, 87, died at 5:07 p.m. July 31, 2009, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. 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...