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Stories from Thursday, August 13, 2009

NMCC football player dies (08/13/09)
NEW MADRID - The initial autopsy was inconclusive into the cause of death of a New Madrid County Central High School football player. An autopsy was conducted Wednesday on Raymond Sullivan Tindle, a junior at Central High School, collapsed while running at the beginning of football practice about 8:40 a.m. Wednesday...
Tennis anyone? (08/13/09)
Sikeston tennis player Hannah Kean hits a backhand in practice on Wednesday afternoon at the Sikeston High School tennis courts. Tennis is one of the many fall sports that began practice on Monday. A preview of the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team will appear in Sunday's sports section of the Standard Democrat with previews of additional sports appearing next week...
Young cowboys, cowgirls to take prat in 4-H rodeo (08/13/09)
SIKESTON -- The action will continue at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo grounds this weekend. But younger cowboys and cowgirls will be featured in the annual 4-H youth rodeo. "There's a lot of talent," said Kierstie Anderson, president of the Scott County 4-H Rodeo group. "These kids are good, and I guarantee you that some of us will be running the same times as the professionals did last weekend."...
Railroad Quiet Zone will be discussed on Monday (08/13/09)
SIKESTON -- A special meeting of the Sikeston City Council will be conducted Monday for public comment on creation of a Railroad Quiet Zone. Also on the agenda is requested legislation requiring all domestic animals in Sikeston to be spayed or neutered...
Man sentenced to federal prison (08/13/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A New Madrid County man was sentenced to federal prison on drug charges. Brian David Roberds, 43, was sentenced to 162 months imprisonment on one count of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of a substance containing methamphetamine. He appeared before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr. on Tuesday...
Lady Bulldogs prepare to open season Sept. 1 (08/13/09)
Sikeston High School volleyball practice began on Monday as the Lady Bulldogs prepare for the upcoming season. Madeline Davis makes a pass during a drill in practice on Wednesday afternoon at the Field House. Sikeston will open the season on Sept. 1 when they host the Bernie Lady Mules...
David Dowdy (08/13/09)
PYLETOWN -- David Lee Dowdy, 61, died Aug. 12, 2009, on his farm in Pyletown. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home at Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sullivan Tindle (08/13/09)
LILBOURN -- Sullivan Tindle, 16, died Aug. 12, 2009, in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Elsie Lackey (08/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Elsie Mae "Tootie" Lackey, 80, died at 3:39 p.m. Aug. 12, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical 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...
Jean Grubbs (08/13/09)
DEXTER -- Jean Ann Grubbs, 79, died Aug. 12, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. 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...