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Stories from Sunday, August 23, 2009

Final respects: A near-capacity crowd turns out for Hearnes service in Charleston (08/23/09)
Members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol prepare to transfer the coffin of former Gov. Warren E. Hearnes into the waiting car following Friday's service at the First Baptist Church in Charleston. Several people turned out to pay their respects to Hearnes, including Charleston students, shown waving flags in the top photo, who were let out of school and bused to the processional...
Adding space (08/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Although its facility is only six years old, the Scott County Health Department has been out of space for quite some time. And now, it's getting an addition, thanks in large part to an infrastructure grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health...
SHS athletes will participate in ImPACT tests (08/23/09)
SIKESTON -- For the last several years, Sikeston High School athletes have chosen on an individual basis whether or not to participate in a testing program that measures concussions. This year, entire teams from the district are being tested under the Immediate Post-concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing program, or "ImPACT," through a subscription with ReStart of Missouri Delta Medical Center...
Sikeston and East Prairie get final tune-up (08/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Friday evening marked the first time in which high school football teams were able to hit the gridiron against one another instead of scrimmaging against themselves in a practice setting. The East Prairie Eagles and the Perryville Pirates made their way to Sikeston Public Schools Stadium where they both went toe-to-toe with the Sikeston Bulldogs for a final tune-up before the season begins this Friday...
Portageville, Dexter shine in scrimmage (08/23/09)
DEXTER -- A freshman made all the difference on Friday night. Portageville's Dominique Walker gave area football fans just a little peek at what to expect from the Portageville Bulldogs this upcoming football season in the annual Dexter football jamboree at Dexter High School...
Jamboree goes smoothly for Charleston, Chaffee (08/23/09)
CHAFFEE-- The sights and sounds of football have once again filled the late summer air in southeast Missouri, as Friday's jamborees mark the start of the high school football season. Charleston, Chaffee, Malden, and Fredricktown were all on hand in Chaffee Friday to participate in a round-robin, 24-play scrimmage, or jamboree...
Robert Badgley (08/23/09)
CHARLESTON -- Robert Gene Badgley, 75, died at 5:18 p.m. Aug. 20, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Beverley Patterson (08/23/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- Beverley Patterson, 66, died Aug. 20, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with Chiles Cooper Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Aubrey Bridger (08/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Aubrey Bridger, 17, died August 21, 2009 at Saint Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.