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Stories from Sunday, August 9, 2009

British couple take in rodeo during U.S. visit (08/09/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo typically draws several out-of-town fans, filling hotel rooms and campsites. This year was no different. And at least two spectators will have traveled overseas for the event, coming to the rodeo while on vacation in the United States from England...
Altercation results in two wounded (08/09/09)
HOLLAND -- The Pemiscot County prosecuting attorney is reviewing an incident which resulted in gunshot injuries of two individuals early Friday. According to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell, deputies were called to a residence on State Highway F, just west of Holland around 2:30 a.m. ...
Economy takes toll on school budget (08/09/09)
SIKESTON -- When it comes to the economy, school districts are in the same position as individuals and businesses. The Sikeston R-6 Board of Education recently adopted a budget for the 2009-2010 school year. The budget for the new fiscal year, which began July 1, funds salary schedules for all employees, meaning that employees returning for the previous year received additional pay their year of service...
City seeks public input on rainwater issue (08/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston is making progress on stormwater runoff pollution but still has work to do. Sikeston is one of 149 communities in the state required by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to have a program in place to control the impact of stormwater runoff and the pollutants carried by that runoff...
Remembering a legendary coach: Bill Sapp's son has created sculpture of former coach (08/09/09)
SIKESTON -- For most of the 1950s one man was behind the dominant force known as the Sikeston Bulldogs on the football field. Legendary Sikeston head football coach Bill Sapp led the Bulldogs to a 135-21-4 record during his 17-year coaching career which included 14 conference titles and four undefeated seasons...
Two new leaders are produced Friday night (08/09/09)
SIKESTON -- The third go-round of the 57th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo produced new leaders in two events on Thursday night. Matt Sherwood and Rhen Richard moved into first place with a time of 4.9 in the team roping competition while Lorie Manning took over Sikeston native Carrie Thomas' first place spot in the barrel racing with a time of 16.11...
Donna Ashworth (08/09/09)
WYATT -- Donna Gail Franklin Ashworth, 55, died Aug. 6, 2009, at Wyatt. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click {http://ee.standard-democrat.com...
Jack Adams (08/09/09)
SIKESTON -- F.G. "Jack" Adams, 83, of Sikeston, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Joe Taylor (08/09/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Joe Willie Taylor, 54, died Aug. 5, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Burton Thompson (08/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Burton Alvin Thompson, 78, died at 3:40 a.m. Aug. 8, 2009, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Blanchard Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Willie Winfield (08/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Willie Winfield, 52, died Aug. 4, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jack Wilson (08/09/09)
PUXICO -- Robert "Jack" Wilson, 84, died Aug. 7, 2009, at his home in Puxico. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marie Young (08/09/09)
WAPPAPELLO -- Marie Young, 83, died Aug. 6, 2009, at her home. 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...
Audrey Marshall (08/09/09)
CHARLESTON -- Audrey Marshall, 82, died Aug. 8, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.