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Stories from Tuesday, September 1, 2009

City gets money from lawsuit (09/01/09)
SIKESTON -- The city will receive $234,000 from AT&T as part of a class action lawsuit settlement. In order to meet a Sept. 15 deadline for paperwork, the settlement was accepted as an emergency ordinance during a special City Council meeting Monday morning...
Stream Team (09/01/09)
HOWARDVILLE - The youngsters raced across the playground, gathering up discarded wrappers and empty cans. With each discovery there were shouts and laughter as the litter went into the big yellow plastic bags. Who knew picking up litter could be so much fun?...
Area residents will try and 'Thrill the World' on Oct. 24 (09/01/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston will serve next month as a site for those attempting to break the world record of the largest simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" routine. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Frazier is honored for her service (09/01/09)
HOWARDVILLE - Vannessa Frazier is an advocate for the environment and enthusiastic about all-things outdoors. Well, almost all things. "I don't like snakes," she admits. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Opening win (09/01/09)
ORAN -- The prep volleyball season got underway on Monday evening and the Oran Lady Eagles welcomed in the Charleston Lady Bluejays for a best-of-five match. The home team finished off the Lady Bluejays in three straight sets, 25-18, 25-19 and 25-16 to start off the season with a 1-0 record...
JV Bulldogs down Jackson 18-6 (09/01/09)
JACKSON-- The Sikeston Bulldogs junior varsity football team started the season on a positive note Monday, downing the Jackson Indians 18-6 in Jackson. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Dexter rolls past Richland in opener (09/01/09)
ESSEX -- The Dexter Lady Bearcat volleyball team began their season just the way they wanted to with a win over the Richland Lady Rebels on Monday night in two straight sets, 25-6 and 25-20. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Davis wins weekly golf competition (09/01/09)
SIKESTON - Ron Davis shot an even par 71 to take low gross honors during the Aug. 26 weekly competition in the Sikeston Country Club's Senior Men's Association. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Dolly Harris (09/01/09)
MATTHEWS - Dolly Erladean Harris, 91, died Aug. 30, 2009, at Close to Home Nursing Home in Matthews. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mike Morris (09/01/09)
CHARLESTON -- Charles L. "Mike" Morris, 86, died at 4:45 a.m. Aug. 30, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. 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...
Red Vaughn (09/01/09)
MORLEY -- Dale "Red" Vaughn, 68, died Aug. 31, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Edward Schiwitz (09/01/09)
SCOTT CITY -- Edward Charles Schiwitz, 83, died Aug. 30, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Wanda R. Carwile (09/01/09)
DEXTER - Wanda Ruth Carwile, 72, died Aug. 31, 2009, at the Cypress Point Nursing Facility in Dexter. 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...
Keith Hampton (09/01/09)
DEXTER -- Keith Elbert Hampton, son of the late Louie and Ethel Pirtle Hampton, was born on March 26, 1926, in Essex, and departed this life on Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at his residence in rural Dexter, at the age of 83. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel...
Marguerite Owens (09/01/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Marguerite G. Owens, 95, formerly of Van Buren, died at 3:40 p.m. Aug. 30, 2009, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jessie L. Scott (09/01/09)
SIKESTON - Jessie L. Scott, 73, died at 3:05 p.m. Aug. 31, 2009, at his home in Sikeston. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Orville Almon (09/01/09)
CHARLESTON - Orville Almon, 86, died at 11:45 p.m. Aug. 31, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.