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Stories from Wednesday, September 2, 2009

September Calendar Girl (09/02/09)
Kacie Evans, daughter of Rick and Karen Evans, is the Standard Democrat's Calendar Girl for September. Evans, a finalist in the 2008 Miss Sikeston Contest, is attending Missouri State University in Springfield and plans to major in nursing.
Officials seek new location for Benton time capsule (09/02/09)
BENTON -- Scott County commissioners are fine with a new Benton time capsule but would like to see a new location for it. Commissioners looked over the city time capsule's location immediately north of the Scott County War Memorial in front of the courthouse during their regular meeting Tuesday...
Charleston man sentenced to assault charges (09/02/09)
BENTON -- A Charleston man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for assaulting his Sikeston girlfriend with a baseball bat. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Officials prep for holiday travel (09/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Traveling, shopping and outdoor recreation are typically among the activities included over Labor Day weekend as many families plan one last special outing to mark the end of summer. Fewer people will take a vacation this Labor Day weekend than last year, though cheaper gasoline and an abundance of special holiday deals still promise to make it a busy weekend on the highways, auto club AAA said...
Sikeston netters fall to Jackson (09/02/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldog tennis team fell 9-0 on the road against the Jackson Lady Indians on Tuesday afternoon. Sikeston's Jacarra Lampkin came the closest to victory as she edged Jackson's Chelsea Jones in a tight 9-7 match. Sikeston's next match will be against Dexter today at 4 p.m...
SHS shuts out Chaffee, 4-0 (09/02/09)
CHAFFEE -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldog softball team got just what they needed from their starting pitching and the heart of their lineup on Tuesday afternoon as that combination got them a 4-0 win against the Chaffee Lady Devils. Sarah Hopson pitched a one-hit shutout for the Lady Bulldogs in seven innings of work. ...
Saxony slips by Bulldogs in opener (09/02/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer season got underway on Tuesday afternoon on their home field where the visiting Saxony Lutheran Crusaders escaped with a 1-0 victory. For the Bulldogs, a small lapse in their defense proved costly as a Crusader was left open for a tap-in goal in the second half...
Sikeston drops three-set thriller to Bernie (09/02/09)
SIKESTON-- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs came close in their season opener, but fell just short to the Bernie Lady Mules 16-25, 26-24, 25-22, in a three-set barn burner Tuesday in Sikeston. Sikeston (0-1) came out of the gates strong Tuesday, taking a 7-6 lead early in the first set and never surrendered that edge in route to a 25-16 route in the set...
Technology cause for random thought (09/02/09)
It was Facebook pick-em week for the column, so if you don't care too much for today's reading, well, blame technology -- it made me do it. Occasionally I post on Facebook for column topics, but this week was a little different. I gave my list of 'friends' just five minutes to come up with topics for today's column and I told them I'd pick amongst the first 10 listed...
Evelyn Ray (09/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Evelyn Ray, 85, died Sept. 2, 2009, at Miner Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Charles Brown Jr. (09/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Tuesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Charles Brown Jr., 83, of Sikeston. who died on Aug. 29, 2009 were: Andrew Garner, Brian Green, Joe Bard, Austin Brown, Derek Brown and Steve Hampton.
Denny Day (09/02/09)
HERCULANEUM -- Dennis Michael "Denny" Day, 56, formerly of Madison, Ill., died Aug. 31 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City. Funeral arrangements are with the Thomas Saska Funeral Home of Granite City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Joann Baker (09/02/09)
NEW MADRID -- Joann B. Baker, 74, died Aug. 31, 2009, at her home in New Madrid. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition y...
Jessie Scott (09/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Jessie L. Scott, 73, died Aug. 31, 2009, at his home. 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...
Margie Wiggins (09/02/09)
SIKESTON -- Margaret Ann "Margie" Wiggins, 76, died Aug. 31, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Massey Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...