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Stories from Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Meals help Ladies Auxiliary raise funds to assist charities (10/14/09)
SIKESTON -- One thing the Sikeston Eagles Ladies Auxiliary knows is that people have to eat -- and eating is something most everyone enjoys. The group used that train of thought when coming up with its newest fundraiser, the blue plate special. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Board praises New Horizons (10/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Nearly 250 students have earned their high school diplomas since the Sikeston R-6 School District opened its alternative school in 2003. Lynn Crader, principal of New Horizons, told the R-6 Board of Education during its regular meeting Tuesday there are a total of 239 graduates from the alternative school...
New signs will be tried on some county roads (10/14/09)
BENTON -- Scott County will try out some new signs on numbered county roads. Joel Evans, emergency management director for the county, said Tuesday that the county road and bridge department would place orders later that day for up to four different sign types of "different shapes and sizes and a couple different mounting methods as a test to see how they weather and hold up."...
Block grant funds new school well (10/14/09)
BENTON -- Scott County is approved for a $20,251 emergency Community Development Block Grant for a water system improvement project. The grant will be utilized to install a temporary domestic well to serve Thomas Kelly School. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
SHS winning streak now at four (10/14/09)
PERRYVILLE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team kept a 4-game winning streak alive on Tuesday evening by defeating the Perryville Pirates on the road 2-0. An early goal in the first half and a goal late in the second half gave Sikeston all of the offense they needed as they picked up the victory...
Cardinal fall flat in playoffs (10/14/09)
First things first... I have an extra Yankees t-shirt and hat if anybody wants to jump ship just for the rest of the baseball season. Just offering, don't clog the Speak-Out line just for my sake, but I thought I'd offer. I'm a generous guy. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Darren Robinson (10/14/09)
NEW MADRID -- Darren Rae Robinson, 42, died Oct. 12, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Howardville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Junior Mhoon (10/14/09)
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Funeral services for Ivory "Junior" Mhoon III, 38, of Davenport were held Aug. 21 at Pentecostal Church of God. Bishop McArthur Anderson officiated his homegoing. Junior departed this life on Aug. 17, 2009, at Genesis Medical Center...
Clifton Henderson (10/14/09)
CHARLESTON -- Clifton Henderson, 96, died Oct. 9, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Edna King (10/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services held Tuesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Edna Justine Beck King, 93, who died Oct. 10, 2009 in Centerville, Ohio were: Kip Stewart, Butch McClard, Larry Parks, Bud King, Richard Panek, and Jeffrey Bejma.
Lois Boley (10/14/09)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services held Tuesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Lois Marie Boley, 61, who died Oct. 10, 2009, at her home in rural Sikeston, were: Jason Hess, Richard Johnson, Chip Bolt, Anthony Bolt, Douglas Bolt and James Boley...
Edna Colton Sargent (10/14/09)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Mrs. Edna Colton Sargent, 86, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 9, 2009, in Memphis. 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...