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Stories from Thursday, August 27, 2009

Keeping safe (08/27/09)
BENTON -- Scott County Farm Bureau is using the 2009 Tour of Missouri Bicycle Race to remind local children about bicycle safety. "Bicycling is becoming more of a sport than a recreation in our area, and teaching the kids at an early age of the dangers and safety of bike riding along with the importance of wearing a helmet is essential," said Brenda Freed, public educator for the Scott County Health Department. "If we start teaching them early, they're more likely to continue as an adult."...
Sikeston ensures 'Vision' continues (08/27/09)
SIKESTON -- This spring, the city wrapped up its "Vision for Tomorrow" long-term strategic planning process. The implementation committee is working to ensure that vision won't become clouded and continues to move forward, with the formation of a Speakers Bureau...
Delta Center ready to show off advancements at annual Field Day (08/27/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The University of Missouri Delta Center has accomplished quite a bit in the 50 years it has been in existence. And it plans to celebrate all those advancements, and especially those made over the past year, at its 48th annual Field Day, set for Sept. 2...
New Benton business (08/27/09)
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Two injured in motorcyle wreck (08/27/09)
BENTON -- A Benton man and Portageville woman were injured in a motorcycle accident Wednesday afternoon in Scott County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ready, Set, Go (08/27/09)
SIKESTON-- The Sikeston Bulldog football team is busy with last minute preparations as they prepare to kick off their season Friday by hosting the Fredericktown Blackcats. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ervin L. Cole Sr. (08/27/09)
MARION, Ind. -- Ervin L. Cole Sr., 63, died Aug. 24, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Gholar and Gholar Funeral Service. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Winford Towe (08/27/09)
MOREHOUSE -- Winford Ray Towe, 74, died Aug. 25, 2009, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Morehouse. 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...
Kathryn Sinks (08/27/09)
CHARLESTON -- Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Charleston for Kathryn Ann Sinks, 52, who died on Aug. 21, 2009. The Rev. Floyd Wade will officiate. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery with Williams Funeral Home of Charleston in charge of arrangements...
Sissie Taylor (08/27/09)
SIKESTON -- Helen Kay "Sissie" Taylor, 58, formerly of Morley, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 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...
Beverley Patterson (08/27/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- Pallbearers for services conducted Monday at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home for Beverley Patterson, 65, who died on Aug. 20, 2009, were: Paul Morgan, Butch Bollinger, Ronnie Clark, Mickey Williams, Scott Perry and Seldon Quick.
Oshall Warren (08/27/09)
DEXTER -- The Rev. Oshall Warren, 81, died Aug. 26, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.