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Stories from Sunday, September 20, 2009

MDMC expects cuts (09/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Missouri Delta Medical Center administrators are bracing themselves for changes in Medicaid payments to hospitals that will cut how much the hospital receives. The impact of two Medicaid funding changes proposed by the Missouri Department of Social Services to take effect Jan. 1 could cut a total of $139 million per year from Missouri hospitals, according to one estimate cited by the Associated Press...
Bloomfield woman killed in accident (09/20/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- A Bloomfield woman died as a result of a two-vehicle accident in Bloomfield on Friday afternoon. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 1:10 p.m. on Missouri Highway 25 at East Bloomfield Avenue when an eastbound vehicle driven by Teresa M. Crosby, 46, of Bloomfield, pulled into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Sharon K. Tackett, 53, of Sturdivant...
After 25 years, program is still going strong (09/20/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Twenty-five years after it started, Parents as Teachers is still doing what it set out to do: supporting children and families. "I don't know anyone who doesn't use Parents as Teachers," said Kristy Taylor, a New Madrid mother of two...
Sikeston entities featured on game board (09/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston businesses have the opportunity to step into a game board this fall, as the Sikeston Young Professionals are designing a "Sikestonopoly" game. "We're customizing the game to our community," said Ryan Meredith, a steering committee member for the SYP...
Recreational vehicles on city streets questioned (09/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Can I drive it on Sikeston's streets? The short answer is: only if you are a sober, licensed driver. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety has heard quite a few comments recently regarding golf carts, all-terrain vehicles, utility vehicles and scooters, according to a Friday news release from DPS, with several residents questioning whether it is legal to drive those vehicles on city streets or not...
Air Raid: SHS goes to air for two TDs in 27-0 win (09/20/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs enjoyed a historic night Friday in front of their home fans, as they downed the Jackson Indians 27-0 to notch their fourth win of the season. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Bulldogs prove to be more than just running team (09/20/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- As the 2009 football season began, no one in southeast Missouri doubted the Sikeston Bulldogs ability to run the football, but many did doubt the effectiveness and efficiency of their passing attack. Those doubts are a thing of the past after Friday's 27-0 victory over the Jackson Indians...
Eagles hold on to beat Kennett (09/20/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com EAST PRAIRIE -- It's one of their biggest wins in recent years. Not only was it against a bigger Class 3 school, but with their 14-8 win over the Kennett Indians on Friday night, the Class 1 East Prairie Eagles have improved to 4-0 for the first time in 15 years...
NMCC routs Charleston 54-12 (09/20/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- The Charleston Bluejays headed into Friday's contest at New Madrid County Central with a short bench and in search of their first victory. At the end of the night, they didn't leave with a victory as they fell 54-12 to the Eagles, but head coach Jeremy Helton said that his squad knew they were playing one of the best teams in Class 3 and would take away a lot of positives from the loss...
Miller's help lift Eagles to 4-0 start (09/20/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com EAST PRAIRIE -- One plays a major role on the offense, while the other plays a just as important one on defense. Aaron and Alan Miller, twin brothers for the East Prairie Eagles, played each of their roles to a 'T' on Friday night...
Excitement is building around Bulldog program (09/20/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs made statement Friday night in front of a packed house, which school officials described as "the largest they had seen in some years." For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Geneva DuMay (09/20/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Geneva F. DuMay, 77, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are with the Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
C.J. Ivy Jr. (09/20/09)
DEXTER -- C.J. Ivy Jr., 78, died Sept. 14, 2009, at his daughter's home in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mildred Abernathy (09/20/09)
BENTON -- Mildred Bertrand Abernathy, 81, died Sept. 18, 2009, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Frances Purnell (09/20/09)
BERTRAND -- Frances Purnell, 62, died Sept. 16, 2009, at her home. Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Joe Cunningham (09/20/09)
PARMA -- Joe Henry Cunningham, 75, died Sept. 18, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Albert Kruse (09/20/09)
DEXTER -- Albert Kruse, 98, died Sept. 17, 2009, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Zelphia Knight (09/20/09)
ST. CHARLES -- Zelphia Idell Knight, 92, formerly of Dexter and Bernie, died Sept. 17, 2009, at the Mt. Carmel Senior Living Center. The Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...