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Stories from Sunday, August 30, 2009

Texting-while-driving now illegal for those 21 & under (08/30/09)
SIKESTON -- If they didn't before, motorists who are 21 years and younger are now thinking twice before reading, typing or sending text messages while behind the wheel. A new state law enacted Friday bans the age group from texting-while-driving. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Campaign kicks off with luncheon (08/30/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way will officially launch its 2009 fundraising campaign during a luncheon Thursday in Sikeston. This year's goal is the same amount it's been for the past two years -- $80,000. Organizers plan to wrap up the campaign Nov. 5...
Businesses, clients connect through social sites (08/30/09)
SIKESTON -- Workplaces are beginning to see Facebook in another light. On one hand, networking Web sites and services are seen by many employers as a productivity killer: no boss wants to see their workers adding friends and poking on company time. But now they are also seeing it as way to connect with customers and clients...
DPS recovers an illegal weapon (08/30/09)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston teen is facing charges for a sawed-off shotgun. Stephen Dan Bean, 19, was arrested and charged Friday with unlawful use of a weapon, according to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Veterans town hall set in Sikeston (08/30/09)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The Missouri Veterans Commission will host a veterans town hall/listening post Oct. 7 in Sikeston. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Strong start (08/30/09)
SIKESTON -- It's understood in the sporting world that it's good to get the first win under your belt. Consider the start of the season for the Sikeston Bulldogs positive as they took care of business on Friday night in front of their local crowd, downing the Fredericktown Blackcats by a final of 42-20...
Eagles shock Hayti (08/30/09)
EAST PRAIRIE-- After losing several seniors in 2008, including the Carr Trophy winner, many people doubted the East Prairie Eagles chances in 2009. That doubt lingers no longer, as East Prairie rolled the visiting Hayti Indians 25-6 in front of a packed house Friday in East Prairie...
Bearcats implode in the third quarter against Ste. Genevieve (08/30/09)
DEXTER -- After grabbing a 7-point lead in the final two minutes of the first half, the Dexter Bearcats went into the locker room with the score and the momentum well on their side. As soon as the third quarter hit, all of that changed. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
SHS knocks off Poplar Bluff in home opener (08/30/09)
SIKESTON -- A late afternoon thundershower seemed to spark the Sikeston softball team's bats as the Lady Bulldogs rallied to defeat Poplar Bluff 5-4 Friday afternoon. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Virginia Cox (08/30/09)
SIKESTON -- Virginia Cox, 79, died Aug. 29, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Keith Hampton (08/30/09)
DEXTER -- Keith Hampton died Aug. 28, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.