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Stories from Friday, August 7, 2009

Family affair: Stock contractor marks 27th year at Sikeston rodeo (08/07/09)
SIKESTON -- Of the 15 or so professional rodeos the Hall family supplies livestock for each year, Shelley Hall said it's the annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo that's their favorite. "The committee is great. The town is great. Everybody (in the community) is involved with the rodeo. ...
Recycling bin will be back in E.P. (08/07/09)
CHARLESTON -- Green-minded residents of East Prairie will soon have their recycling bin back, officials promise. Commissioner Steve Jones updated his fellow commissioners on the recycling bin during their regular weekly meeting Thursday. Recyclers in the county have complained about the recycling bin being removed from the Town and Country Supermarket parking lot...
R-6 to receive federal funds for technology (08/07/09)
SIKESTON -- A local school district is one of 14 Missouri schools awarded a federal grant to help fund technology in the classroom and expand technology-based teaching methods. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Neighbor saves man from burning apartment (08/07/09)
KENNETT -- Authorities say an alert neighbor reacted selflessly in a life-threatening situation, saving a man from a burning apartment before calling 911 on Tuesday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Local flavor (08/07/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston native Carrie Thomas highlighted round two of the 57th annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo on Thursday night finishing a full second in front of her competition in the barrel racing with a 16.24 first place ride. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Glendell Richard (08/07/09)
Maudie Leary (08/07/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Maudie G. Leary, 88, died Aug. 5, 2009, at Heritage Garden of Portageville. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Peck Chanley (08/07/09)
NEW MADRID -- Russell "Peck" Chanley, 80, died Aug. 4, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Nancy Williams (08/07/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services to be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church for Nancy Lou Moore Williams, 73, who died Aug. 4, 2009, will be: Pat Jones, Bucky Smith, Jim Green, Norman Lambert, Dean Wooden and Ken Rubenaucher...
Otto Johnson (08/07/09)
BROWNSVILLE, Ky. -- Otto Johnson, 86, died Aug. 6, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Francis Adams (08/07/09)
SIKESTON - Francis "Jack" Adams, 83 died at 2:10 p.m. Aug. 6, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Marie Young (08/07/09)
WAPPAPELLO -- Marie Young, formerly of Essex, died Aug. 6, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Donna Ashworth (08/07/09)
WYATT -- Donna Gail Franklin Ashworth, 55, died Aug. 6, 2009, at Wyatt. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.