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Stories from Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Chamber says businesses may be misled over map ads (09/16/09)
SIKESTON -- It appears that two entities are misrepresenting themselves to area businesses by selling "city map ads." On Tuesday, Missy Marshall, executive director of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce, alerted business members that a second company, Skyline, is contacting businesses to sell ad spaces for a city map. Last week, Sterling Publishing was reported to be selling spaces, too...
Giving blood (09/16/09)
Karen Hinze gives blood to the Red Cross at Southeast Missouri State University-Sikeston on Tuesday afternoon. Some American Red Cross blood banks are reporting a downturn in donations and have attributed it to the downturn in the economy. The next local Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Ferguson Medical Group, 1012 North Main St...
County tax revenues up (09/16/09)
BENTON -- Car dealers and manufacturers aren't the only ones who cashed in on clunkers. "Our sales tax for September was up quite a bit," Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn said during the regular Scott County Commission meeting Tuesday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Woman killed in one-vehicle crash (09/16/09)
KELSO -- A Scott City woman was fatally injured Tuesday in a one-vehicle accident near Kelso. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 7 p.m. two miles east of Kelso. Beth R. Harper, 50, was driving eastbound on Route PP when she lost control of her vehicle and ran off the right side of the road. She then overcorrected, ran off the left side of the road causing her vehicle to overturn...
Businesses can benefit from tax credit plan (09/16/09)
SIKESTON -- In the current economic climate, it seems everyone is trying to cut corners -- businesses included. Sometimes, that means a company may not fill an open position, to cut down on hiring costs and a salary. But there's a program that gives businesses money back when they make certain hires...
Early goals too much for SHS (09/16/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Two early goals helped push the Cape Central Tigers soccer team ahead of the Sikeston Bulldogs in Tuesday's contest and they never looked back as they held on for a 3-1 victory over the visiting Sikeston squad. Despite pulling out an even second half with one goal scored and one goal allowed, the Bulldogs couldn't overcome the deficit for the win...
Junio High Bulldogs sweep past NMCC (09/16/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog seventh and eighth grade teams both notched wins over the visiting New Madrid County Central Eagle squads on Tuesday, with ninth grade prevailing 32-8 and eighth 6-0. The Sikeston Bulldog ninth graders were held to a standstill with the Eagles in the first half of their contest on Tuesday, as the score was 0-0 at the half...
Sikeston volleyball falls to Puxico (09/16/09)
PUXICO -- The Puxico Lady Indians volleyball squad downed the visiting Sikeston Lady Bulldogs 25-14, 25-11 Tuesday in Puxico. Lady Bulldogs head coach Steve Beydler said Puxico is a very 'scrappy' team. "It is hard for us to adjust to the smaller gyms," he said. "That's not the reason we lost, but it does play a factor. Puxico is a very scrappy team, they always seem to push the ball over the net back to us. Eventually, someone makes an error, and we made those errors tonight."...
Lady Rams overpower Dexter (09/16/09)
DEXTER -- The overpowering strikes of the Scott City Lady Rams led to the eventual downfall of the Dexter Lady Bearcats on Tuesday night as they lost in straight sets, 25-14 and 25-17. "I think our girls came out ready to play tonight, but it just wasn't enough against a great Scott City team," Dexter head coach Kris Vandeven said. "They have three hitters that can hit the ball very well."...
Parents just don't understand (09/16/09)
After a very interesting week last week there's quite a bit to talk about. For starters, the Sikeston Bulldogs are off to an unblemished record in football. Last week it was Dexter who took the fall and this week they welcome in Jackson, who got the better of SHS last year in some of the sloppiest field conditions of the 2008 season...
Sue Martin (09/16/09)
OXFORD, Miss. -- Carolyn Sue Edwards Martin, 62, died Sept. 3, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are with the Deaton Funeral Home in Red Bay, Ala. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Geri Shaner (09/16/09)
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. -- Geraldine "Geri" Shaner, 78, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sept. 14, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Charles Long (09/16/09)
HOUSTON, Texas -- Charles Frank Long, 51, died Sept. 12, 2009, at Kindred Hospital in Houston. Funeral arrangements are with the Rosewood Funeral Home in Humble. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gay Robinson (09/16/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Gay Robinson, 79, died Sept. 14, 2009, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. 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...
Sarah Parker (09/16/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Sarah "Johnnie" Parker, 92, died at 12:13 a.m. Sept. 15, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical 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...
Lee Hough (09/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Rosalie Marilyn "Lee" Hough, 85, died at 9:40 p.m. Sept. 14, 2009, at her 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...