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Stories from Sunday, October 4, 2009

Carnival dims (10/04/09)
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Coffee: Keeping people connected (10/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Not having a Starbucks may be a good thing, community-wise. In his recently-released book, ''Everything but the Coffee: Learning about America from Starbucks,'' Bryant Simon, a history professor at Temple University in Philadelphia, shares observations gathered during five years of spending hours upon hours in hundreds of Starbucks around the world...
Grant will provide children non-violent visits with parents (10/04/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- The grant was awarded to the city of East Prairie for a Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center program but the true beneficiaries are the children. The $349,330 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women is for the The Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program offered at the Center...
Not just a drill (10/04/09)
Students at Matthews Elementary School in Sikeston were evacuated from the school buildings following a fire alarm shortly after 2 p.m. Friday. Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers responded but were unable to find what triggered the alarm, according to officers at the scene...
Statement game: SHS shuts done high octane NMCC offense (10/04/09)
NEW MADRID -- When the Sikeston Bulldogs went three-and-out on the first drive in Friday evening's football game against New Madrid County Central, it appeared at first glance that the game would be a dog-fight for Sikeston. As the game progressed, however, the chains began to move their way up and down the field as the visiting Bulldogs got to NMCC enough for the victory, 34-12...
East Prairie soars past Chaffee (10/04/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Defense and special teams played dividends for the East Prairie Eagles on Friday night as they handed the visiting Chaffee Red Devils a 48-0 loss at East Prairie High School. A fumble recovery, a goal line stand, an interception and another fumble recovery all led to five East Prairie touchdowns which gave the Eagle offensive a generous place to begin their drives...
Sikeston players earn PRIDE (10/04/09)
NEW MADRID -- Sikeston Bulldog football players are walking tall these days and rightfully so, as they gave an extra boost to their record on Friday evening, resting at 6-0 after the win over NMCC. At first glance, the SHS helmets this season don't look any different than they have in years' past. However, taking a closer look, one could see tiny stickers on the back with the word PRIDE written in bold lettering...
Early touchdown passes set tone (10/04/09)
om EAST PRAIRIE -- East Prairie's Mikey Russell knew it was coming his way. Quarterback Connor Scott had told him it was during the huddle and again even before the game had started. "Me and Connor have talked about it all week that I haven't had a touchdown yet," Russell said. "He was wanting to get me one. Coach called the play and he (Scott) came up to me in the huddle and told me he was throwing to me so, I pretty much knew."...
Ellen Jones (10/04/09)
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Ellen Drew Kurrus Jones, 80, passed away Oct. 1, 2009, at the Atriums, a retirement living community. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McGilley State Line Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Carl Phillips (10/04/09)
PORTAGEVILLE - Carl Eugene Phillips, 81, died Oct. 2, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jewell Whitten (10/04/09)
MATTHEWS -- Jewell Latham Whitten, 88, died at 10:25 p.m. Oct. 1, 2009, at her home. Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston 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...
Willie Holland (10/04/09)
ARBYRD -- Virgil Willie Lee Holland, 73, formerly of Sikeston, died Oct. 1, 2009, at his home in Arbyrd. Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston 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...
June Miller (10/04/09)
DEXTER -- June Katheryn Miller, 81, died Oct. 1, 2009, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Doster (10/04/09)
SIKESTON - James Lee Doster, 76, died Oct. 2, 2009, at St. Johns Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home.