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Stories from Monday, August 3, 2009

Saddle up for rodeo (08/03/09)
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Towns plan events (08/03/09)
SIKESTON -- Two Scott County towns will celebrate their 150th birthdays in 2010 and the celebrations are beginning to take form. "This isn't as big as a centennial, but it's not something we want to let pass by," said Christy LeGrand, a coordinator of the sesquicentennial events in Benton...
Young patients often face emotional scars with hurts (08/03/09)
SIKESTON -- When a child suffers an injury, it's easy to see the physical damage but not so visible is the emotional damage sometimes left behind. "A lot of times, even in pediatrics, they are looking at fixing the physical issues, and they don't think to start looking at the psychosis that can linger," said certified pediatric nurse Crystal Tripp...
Break-in, shooting is investigated (08/03/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Police are seeking information about a man who broke into house, struck a woman and fired a pistol. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Rodeo entertainer reported uninjured (08/03/09)
SIKESTON -- Billy Currington received "scrapes" in a stage accident this weekend but will still be performing at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo Thursday as scheduled, according to the Sikeston Jaycee's entertainment chair. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Squirrels lose pitcher's duel, 1-0 (08/03/09)
CHARLESTON -- Out of their first two games of the Midwest Plains Regional tournament, the Charleston Squirrels have given up just one run in 14 innings of play. However, their record now stands at 1-1. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Stayin' Alive (08/03/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Area Youth Baseball 14-year-old All-Stars had their backs to the wall in the Missouri State Championship Sunday, as a loss would end their season. But the Sikeston squad dug out two wins against two tough Mineral Area teams to advance to the championship game...
Florence Butler (08/03/09)
GAINESVILLE, Ark. -- Florence Helen Butler, 94, departed this world at 8:30 p.m. July 29, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel in Paragould. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles Fowler (08/03/09)
ESSEX -- Charles Sherman Fowler, 84, died Aug. 1, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cecil Lynn (08/03/09)
SIKESTON -- Cecil Rodgers "Nip" Lynn, 82, died at 10:15 p.m. Aug. 2, 2009, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Max Richardson (08/03/09)
BELL CITY -- Max Richardson, 92, died Aug. 2, 2009, in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Bill Skelton (08/03/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Bill Skelton, 60, died Aug. 3, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Patsy Eastwood (08/03/09)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Patsy Diane Eastwood, 45, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died July 9, 2009 at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Tom Hale (08/03/09)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Joseph James "Tom" Hale, 76, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died at 6:06 a.m. Aug. 1, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Carol Batson (08/03/09)
MATTHEWS -- Carol Ann Batson, 70, died at 10:22 p.m. Aug. 1, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.