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Stories from Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Plenty of pumpkins to choose from this fall (09/22/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Even though there likely won't be a bumper crop, local growers say residents will have plenty of pumpkins to choose from this year. David Diebold of Diebold's Orchards in Benton, said so far this year's crop is off to a good start...
Playhabitat for Humanity (09/22/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Volunteers and sponsors are pitching in on a miniature build that will help Sikeston Habitat for Humanity in a big way. You could call it "Playhabitat for Humanity." For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Events begin next week (09/22/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Cotton Carnival has stepped into the World Wide Web. This year, organizers with the annual event, sponsored by the American Legion, set up a special Web site which includes club activities, specifically information concerning the 65th Annual Cotton Carnival, set for Sept. 29 through Oct. 3...
Cold case set to be featured on TV (09/22/09)
NEW MADRID - America will be asked once again for their help in solving a Southeast Missouri "cold case." The television show "America's Most Wanted" will air a segment on a old homicide in Greenville, S.C., and its link to the March 28, 1998, murders of Sherri Ann Scherer and her 12-year-old daughter, Megan Elizabeth...
Caruthersville man pleads guilty to drug charges (09/22/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Caruthersville man pled guilty on Monday to federal drug charges. Jonathan Levato Taylor, 25, pled guilty to one felony count of possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Tight squeeze (09/22/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- With a tie game in the bottom of the eighth, Sikeston's Sarah Hopson stood just 60 feet from home while representing the game-winning run. Sikeston catcher Mary Deason was standing in the batters box with a chance to give the Lady Bulldogs the win...
SHS improves but drops match to Bloomfield (09/22/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- After a rough start in their match against the visiting Bloomfield Lady Wildcats on Monday night, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs began to turn it around. Although a vast improvement was made throughout the match, it was not enough to bring down Bloomfield (7-4) as they won in straight sets 25-19 and 25-21...
Sikeston freshmen win; JV falls in OT (09/22/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog freshman football team defeated Obion County, Tenn., 34-14 on Monday night. CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs junior varsity football team lost a thrilling overtime game to Cape Central 24-16 Monday afternoon. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lady Eagles honor fallen teammate (09/22/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- Emotions were running high on Monday afternoon in Oran as the Lady Eagles held Senior Day as well as a pre-game memorial for Alexis 'Lexi' Cummins, a former teammate, who died tragically in an accident last summer. As for the contest, the visiting Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs held on for a 2-1 victory in seven innings...
Sikeston netters sweep Caruthersville (09/22/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs earned their first win of the season in impressive fashion, defeating Caruthersville 9-0. CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Lady Bluejays defeated Massac County, Ill., 9-0 on Monday afternoon...
Underwood takes weekly golf title (09/22/09)
SIKESTON - Another week, another low gross honor for Ron Underwood during the Sept. 16 competition at the Sikeston Country Club Senior Men's Association. Underwood fired a 1-under 70 to once again take the weekly title. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Talent on display at Sikeston Open (09/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Local tennis talent was on display at the 46th Annual Sikeston Open Tennis Tournament held Saturday and Sunday in Sikeston. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gilbert Westrich (09/22/09)
NEW HAMBURG -- Gilbert M. Westrich, 83, died Sept. 20, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Benton. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Robert Pruitt (09/22/09)
DELTA -- Robert Scott Pruitt, 55, died Sept. 21, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Joe Cunningham (09/22/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Sunday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter for Joe Henry Cunningham, 75, who died Sept. 18, 2009, were: Ted Morgan, Mike Morgan, Jimmy Benson, Tommy Daniels, Billy Cunningham and Robert Cunningham...
Bobby Fowler (09/22/09)
SIKESTON - Bobby Fowler, 62, died Sept. 21, 2009, at his home in Sikeston. Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Helen Bollinger (09/22/09)
CHAFFEE -- Helen Estelle Bollinger, 91, died Sept. 20, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Jeffrey Gunter (09/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Jeffrey Neil Gunter, 41, died Sept. 19, 2009, at his home in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Scott City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Glenda Sylvester (09/22/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Glenda Faye Sylvester, 55, died at 5 a.m. Sept. 20, 2009, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Wesley Schlosser (09/22/09)
ORAN -- Wesley L. Schlosser, 78, died Sept. 22, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.