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Stories from Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Noranda Union workers picket in response to schedule change (09/23/09)
MARSTON - A second day of informational picketing is scheduled today at Noranda Aluminum Co. by members of United Steelworkers of America Local 7686. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
House arrest program debated (09/23/09)
BENTON -- Scott County's commissioners and sheriff are in favor of using a house arrest program monitoring offenders by electronic bracelets to alleviate crowding at the county jail. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Changes set for WIC organization in October (09/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Most parents realize the need for their young children to have plenty of fruits and vegetables in their diet. "But a lot of times, they feel like they can't afford them -- it's cheaper to eat unhealthy than it is to eat healthy," said Karren Menz, nutrition coordinator at the Scott County WIC office...
Looking for treasures (09/23/09)
Chris Willemin, the show manager for the Treasure Hunters Roadshow, inspects gold jewelry at the Pear Tree Inn, in Sikeston on Tuesday afternoon. The tour, which will be in town through Saturday, seeks to connect sellers with collectors and other buyers...
Dock hurls one-hitter (09/23/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Kelly pitcher Danielle Dock struck out 15 in a one-hit shutout as the Lady Hawks beat Poplar Bluff 4-0 on Tuesday. Dock fanned nine of the first 10 batter she faced and took a no-hitter into the fifth inning when Poplar Bluff freshman Ally Brooks hit a clean single to left...
Lady Rams prove to bee too much for East Prairie (09/23/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- After a hard-fought, 11-7 win over Cape Central the day before, the Scott City Lady Rams enjoyed another well-earned win on Tuesday afternoon as they dismantled the East Prairie Lady Eagles 23-1. With such a large margin of a win Scott City was able to substitute many players who would rarely see playing time. And with only half of a busy week of games behind them, the Lady Ram starters were in need of the break...
Scott City thumps Oran in straight sets (09/23/09)
ORAN -- The Scott City Lady Rams volleyball team picked up their 11th victory of the season on Tuesday evening as they strolled south to Oran and defeated the Lady Eagles in three straight sets, 25-0, 25-6 and 25-12. In the first set, Katie Hogan provided all of the damage for the Lady Rams as she knocked out 25 successful serves in a row. The first set laid the foundation for the three-set victory for Scott City...
Fifth inning sinks Chaffee upset bid (09/23/09)
CHAFFEE -- One big inning doomed Chaffee's upset bid and helped Delta get back on track. The Bobcats (13-5) came from behind to knock off the host Red Devils 10-2 on Tuesday night. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
SHS soccer, tennis teams fall short (09/23/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldog soccer team dropped a close match to Poplar Bluff on Tuesday night in a 1-0 contest. Poplar Bluff's Louis Riviera scored an unassisted goal with 23 minutes left to create the difference in the match. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Columnist welches on bad bet (09/23/09)
(The following column was written by sports editor David Jenkins as Josh Mills) I am a welcher. I know it is a pretty harsh term but that is what I have been dubbed by my fellow co-workers after failing to live up to my part of a lost bet. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Layla Bye (09/23/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Layla Mae Bye, 82, died at 2:59 a.m. Sept. 23, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Bobby Fowler (09/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Bobby Lynn Fowler, 62, died Sept. 21, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Reviue Allen (09/23/09)
CHARLESTON -- Reviue O. Allen, 79, died Sept. 20, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Shirley Hester (09/23/09)
WYATT -- Shirley Hester, 61, died at 1:45 p.m. Sept. 22, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Darrell Stallion (09/23/09)
DEXTER -- Darrell Stallion, 57, died Sept. 21, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Glenda Sylvester (09/23/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Glenda Faye Sylvester, 55, died at 5 a.m. Sept. 20, 2009, at her home. 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...
Ruby Lee Smith (09/23/09)
Ruby Lee Smith HOWARDVILLE -- Ruby Lee Smith, 67, died Sept. 20, 2009, at her home. 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...