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Stories from Thursday, August 20, 2009

Former Governor honored at Capitol (08/20/09)
Betty Hearnes places her hand on the casket of her husband, former Gov. Warren Hearnes before the start of a public viewing in the Missouri Capitol Rotunda Wednesday in Jefferson City. Hearnes, who from 1965 to 1973 was the first Missouri governor to serve two full consecutive terms in office, died late Sunday night at the age of 86 at his home in Charleston...
Club hosting talent event (08/20/09)
CHARLESTON -- No one can pinpoint what it is, but there's something about the Charleston Kiwanis Club Annual Talent Show that makes it a hit. And organizers expect the 45th performance, set for Friday, to be no different. "From what I can deduce from talking to talent coaches from around the area and dance studios, they apparently really like this show, and the young performers do, too," said Brett Matthews, chairman of the show. "They say it's been very well-run, and they like the venue."...
Wyatt woman injured in wreck (08/20/09)
CHARLESTON -- A Wyatt woman was seriously injured in a Wednesday afternoon accident in Mississippi County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 3:35 p.m. on Route D, five miles southeast of Charleston, when the westbound vehicle driven by Kristen N. Haines, 19, of Wyatt, ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a culvert...
R-6 students offered healthier meal options (08/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Students at Lee Hunter Elementary were the first on Wednesday to sample the new mini salad bars which will be used at all of the elementary by the school year's end. Trinity Land, first grader, was one of many students who opted for a salad to go with their regular lunch. It wasn't her first salad bar either. She plopped the veggies on her tray...
Bulldogs hoping for more offense in '09 (08/20/09)
SIKESTON -- In quite a few sports, defense wins championships. According to Sikeston Bulldogs head coach Derrick Long, soccer is no different. "We're ready to get the season going," said Long. "I'd say this is the best shape we've ever been in after a week. We're close to game-shape now."...
Jackson Haines (08/20/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jackson Haines, 83, died Aug. 20, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Amos Kennedy (08/20/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel for Amos Kennedy, 79, who died on Aug. 16, 2009, were: Allen Walker, Jeff Myers, Norman Robinson, Wilson Frank, Tom Stevens and Justin Kelly.
Tammie Wold (08/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Tammie Ann Wold, 43, died Aug. 8, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Ford and Sons Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Aretta Tucker (08/20/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at the Apostolic Church in Dexter for Aretta Tucker, 91, who died on Aug. 14, 2009, were: Jimmy Harris, Derek Pyles, Kyle Kent, Jonathon Tucker, Donald Ray Tucker and Steven Kent Jr. Watkins and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Wanda Pierce Lewis (08/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Wanda Pierce Lewis, 83, died at 7:35 a.m. Aug. 19, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Robert DeVeau (08/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Robert Allen DeVeau, 26, died Aug. 18, 2009, in New Madrid County. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kindle Lenderman (08/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Kindle Scott Lenderman-Pullen, 24, died Aug. 18, 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...
Rick Leonard (08/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Rick Leonard, age 48, passed away at 3:08 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Michael Crowden (08/20/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Michael Crowden, 55, died Aug. 19, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
John Toton (08/20/09)
PEORIA, Ill. -- John Toton, 46, died Aug. 18, 2009, at Peoria. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
W. H. 'Dub' Perrin (08/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Washington H. "Dub" Perrin Jr., 87, died Aug. 19, 2009 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gwendolyn Hearnes (08/20/09)
MAUMELLE, Ark. -- Gwendolyn Moxley Hearnes, 96, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Aug. 17, 2009, at Stonehaven Assisted Living in Maumelle. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...