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Stories from Sunday, August 16, 2009

KRCC staff finishing 'Bobath' method training (08/16/09)
SIKESTON --The Kenny Rogers Children's Center always works to stay on the cutting edge and provide state-of-the-art care to the children who receive treatment there. And a course several staff are wrapping up will continue that trend. "Once they've come back from this training, they'll not only function at a higher level, but also be able to use each other as resources to treat better, do better and ultimately get a better outcome," said Michelle Fayette, executive director of the Center...
Three nabbed for ATM damages (08/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Three Lilbourn residents were arrested Thursday on burglary and stealing charges of automated teller machines at three local banks. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety, Ashley Smith, 25; Robert Smith, 31; and Johnny Smith, 32, all of Lilbourn were arrested following an investigation into the burglary and property damage of the automated teller machine located on the west side of the parking lot at Alliance Bank, 820 North Main St. in Sikeston...
Former Jackson administrator fills role as Charleston superintendent (08/16/09)
CHARLESTON -- Dr. Andrew Rogers has served as a National Guardsman for his country, an administrator for Jackson students and a husband and father to his wife and their four children. Now the longtime educator is serving in a new capacity -- as superintendent of Charleston R-1 schools...
Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team looking to build on last season (08/16/09)
SIKESTON-- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team will look to build on last season's hard work and struggles as they strive for wins on the court in this fall's season. The Lady Bulldogs experienced an up-and-down season last year, falling just short of the win numerous times...
Experience returns for Charleston Lady Bluejays tennis team (08/16/09)
CHARLESTON -- With only two players with any varsity experience during last season, the Charleston Lady Bluejays tennis team still ended the year with an impressive 9-6 record. Entering the 2009-10 season, the Lady Bluejays will return seven players from last year's squad in hopes to repeat that success -- and then some...
Numbers up for Lady Bearcats tennis team (08/16/09)
DEXTER -- The Dexter tennis team has doubled from one season to the next. With only seven players total on last year's squad, the Lady Bearcats will have 14 players which will make a full squadron of players to choose from. "We'll at least have enough players for a full team," Dexter head coach Leanne Dooley said...
SHS holds Red and Black scrimmage (08/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Hard hitting defense, explosive bursts of offense and all-around aggressiveness on both sides of the ball was what some fans saw at the annual Red and Black game of the Sikeston Bulldogs on Friday night. Seeing a swarming defense and an offense that can break out for big yardage was all well and good, but for Sikeston head coach Kent Gibbs, it was the aggressiveness on both sides that he like the most...
World Series bound: Sikeston 13-year-old All-Stars win Midwest Plain Regionals (08/16/09)
BURLINGTON, Iowa -- The Sikeston 13-year-old All-Stars put it all together when it mattered Wednesday, defeating Minnesota 12-2 in the Midwest Plains Regional championship game sending them to the World Series in the process. After cruising to the championship game, Sikeston fell to the Minnetonka-based Minnesota squad 8-2 on Tuesday, forcing an "all-or-nothing" game on Wednesday...
Alice Decatur (08/16/09)
CHARLESTON -- Alice Jean Decatur, 70, died Aug. 14, 2009, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Harold Jackson Sr. (08/16/09)
BERNIE -- Harold Allen Jackson Sr., 63, died Aug. 14, 2009, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. 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...
June W. Beal (08/16/09)
SIKESTON -- June W. Beal, 92, died at 8:17 a.m. Aug. 14, 2009, at her home. 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...
Inez Bond (08/16/09)
RISCO -- Inez Landers Bond, 85, died Aug. 14, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Funeral arrangements are with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mary McNay (08/16/09)
MATTHEWS -- Mary Vandiver McNay, 88, died at 6:15 p.m. Aug. 14, 2009, at her home in Matthews. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Mary Gentry (08/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Mary Gentry, 84, died Aug. 14, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Nancy Sumner (08/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Nancy Sumner, 64, died at 5:40 p.m. Aug. 14, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.