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Stories from Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Two killed in Tuesday evening accident (08/26/09)
MOREHOUSE - Two people were killed in an accident Tuesday evening on Highway 60 at Route E, near Morehouse. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Daughter joins mother in Foster Grandparent Program (08/26/09)
MOREHOUSE -- When the foster grandparent for his second-grade class at Morehouse Elementary leaves every day, Jayden Harris whispers in her ear "I love you." That sentiment pulls at the heartstrings, and even brings tears to the eyes of Margaret Taylor...
Risco receives CDBG funding (08/26/09)
RISCO -- A Community Development Block Grant will help Risco city leaders continue improvements to the town's water system. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Area is taking part in 'Steps for Justice' (08/26/09)
BENTON -- Members of the surrounding communities are taking "Steps for Justice" through a weekend of fundraising efforts in support of the Scott County Sheriff's Department's investigation into the unsolved 1992 murder of Mischelle Lawless. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Officials address fundraising efforts for Lawless case (08/26/09)
BENTON -- Money raised to pay off DNA testing costs for the unsolved 1992 murder of Angela Mischelle Lawless must be carefully accounted for by the county. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kelly bedevils Chaffee 11-1 (08/26/09)
BENTON -- Kelly's Kristen Powell has one dangerous pitch. It's a kind of change up that has hitters so out in front they're facing third base before the ball is halfway to the plate. Hitters seem baffled when it slowly passes them by for a strike. "I love doing that," said Powell...
Eagles begin season in honor of fallen teammate (08/26/09)
ORAN -- The Oran Lady Eagles played Tuesday afternoon's softball game with two different purposes. The first, was to win their contest against the visiting St. Vincent Lady Indians. The second, was to play in memory of a close friend who would've been on the diamond on opening day...
Perryvillescores 8 in fourth to beat SHS (08/26/09)
PERRYVILLE -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team got their 2009 campaign off to a rough start Tuesday, as they were defeated 14-4 by the Perryville Lady Pirates in Perryville. Sikeston (0-1) was able to keep things close early, only trailing 5-2 after three innings of play. But the Lady Pirates (2-0) opened the floodgates in the fourth, outscoring the Lady Bulldogs 8-0 in the frame...
World Series ends for Sikeston (08/26/09)
MURRAY, Utah -- The Babe Ruth World Series came to an end for the Sikeston 13-year-old All-Stars with an 18-2 loss to Kennewick, Wash., Tuesday afternoon. Things started off poorly for Sikeston as the Missouri squad gave up five runs in top of the first inning...
Gambling can be problematic (08/26/09)
Every once in a while men do stupid things. Cheat, lie, steal, etc. you get my point. Gambling is also a common problem, be it playing games of chance or poker or whatever. My stupidity falls along the lines of basically all four of the previously mentioned problems...
Chuck Urhahn (08/26/09)
DUBLIN, Ga. -- Paul "Chuck" Urhahn, 55, died Aug. 21, 2009, at the Carl Vinson Veteran Administration Hospital in Dublin. Funeral arrangements are with the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Betty Vaught (08/26/09)
MOREHOUSE -- Betty Lou Carlyle Vaught, 68, formerly of East Prairie, died Aug. 25, 2009, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Morehouse. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Slim High (08/26/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Riley L. "Slim" High, 84, died at 10:45 a.m. Aug. 25, 2009, at Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gladys Carter (08/26/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Gladys Iva Carter, 78, died at 1:05 a.m. Aug. 25, 2009, at East Prairie Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sylvia Terrill (08/26/09)
DEXTER -- Sylvia Roxine Gaines Terrill, 86, died Aug. 24, 2009, at Southern Missouri Healthcare. 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...
Johnny Davis Jr. (08/26/09)
NEW MADRID -- John C. "Johnny" Davis Jr., 59, died Aug. 24, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kathryn Sinks (08/26/09)
CHARLESTON -- Kathryn Ann Sinks, 52, died Aug. 21, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lou Muller (08/26/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Lou Emma Muller, 90, died Aug. 25, 2009, at Heritage Garden in Portageville. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jean Holloway (08/26/09)
PUXICO -- Jean Holloway, 77, died Aug. 24, 2009, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...