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Stories from Friday, October 2, 2009

Clothesline Project (10/02/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Skyla Martin held up an orange T-shirt -- one from a survivor of rape or sexual abuse. The 18-year-old read the words painted onto the shirt by the local survivor: "You were able to knock me down, but I was able to get away and you will NEVER be able to hurt me again."...
Commission to update its nuisance ordinance (10/02/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- An earlier nuisance ordinance passed by the Mississippi County Commission may shave some of the cost off of getting an improved version. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ankle bracelet GPS program moves forward (10/02/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County is getting closer to implementing an active GPS monitoring program for low-risk prisoners. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Woman shares journal of her husband's illness (10/02/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Melinda Dame Wilferth never intended to share the journal she kept during her husband's illness. The medical process, his condition, as well as the couple's feelings, struggles and prayers, were therapeutic compilations meant for only her eyes...
911 Advisory Board is dissolved (10/02/09)
BENTON -- Scott County no longer has an Advisory Board for it's 911 services. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Dexter holds off Sikeston (10/02/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Dexter's Abbie Warren and Lauren Ward are a deadly combination. Ward sets them up while Warren knocks them down. Which is what happened during their match against the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs on Thursday night as the Lady Bearcats came away with a straight set win...
Scott City rolls past Bell City (10/02/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SCOTT CITY -- The Scott City Lady Rams showed why they are considered one of the best volleyball squads in southeast Missouri on Thursday, as they rolled the visiting Bell City Cubs 25-15, 25-11, 25-12 in three straight sets. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
SHS wins on Senior Day (10/02/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston's Kyrstal Henson has noticed the improvement in the Lady Bulldog's bats recently. They scored a massive 17 runs and had over 10 hits in their previous game and on Thursday afternoon, showed a bit of everything at the plate against one of their tougher opponents of the year in the Delta Lady Bobcats...
Lady Rams walk past St. Vincent (10/02/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com PERRYVILLE -- The Scott City Lady Rams softball team took their act on the road and defeated the St. Vincent Lady Indians by a final of 16-2. Just four hits from the Lady Rams got the job done as the Lady Indians gave up 16 walks and hit a batter to aid the Scott City offense...
Bulldogs drop rain-shortened game (10/02/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Rain and lightning shortened the Sikeston Bulldogs' soccer game on Thursday evening but not before the visiting Marion, Ill., Wildcats notched two goals that eventually provided them with the win. As the rules go, since the contest made it to the halfway mark, it was considered an official game...
Leonard Long (10/02/09)
MARSTON -- Leonard Leroy Long, 53, died Sept. 29, 2009, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Delores Schwartz (10/02/09)
OKEMAH, Okla. -- Delores F. Schwartz, 82, died Sept. 29, 2009, in Tulsa. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Vera Stewart (10/02/09)
DEXTER -- Vera A. Stewart, 51, died Sept. 28, 2009, at her home in Dexter. 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...
June Miller (10/02/09)
DEXTER -- June Miller, 81, died Oct. 1, 2009, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Jewell Whitten (10/02/09)
MATTHEWS - Jewell Latham Whitten, 88, died at 10:25 p.m. Oct. 1, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Lillian Fowler (10/02/09)
PASCOLA - Lillian Mae Evelyn Fowler, 2, died Oct. 1, 2009, at Memphis, Tenn. DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Virgil Holland (10/02/09)
ARBYRD - Virgil Willie Lee Holland, 73, formerly of Sikeston, died Oct. 1, 2009, at his home at Arbyrd. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.