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Stories from Monday, October 19, 2009

Hunters gear up for deer season (10/19/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Hunters are gearing up for deer season despite high ammunition prices and hard economic times. "Archery season is already in and firearms deer season will be upon us pretty quick," said Leother Branch, Scott County conservation agent. "The firearm season comes in on the 14th of November."...
Old and new will come together for Youth Field Day (10/19/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com LILBOURN -- Past and present participants of a youth mentoring program in the Bootheel will come together next weekend during the 18th annual Youth Field Day. Set for Oct. 24 at New Madrid County Central High School, the invitation-only event focuses on Lincoln University Youth Development Kids' Beat, an acquired service of Lincoln University Cooperative Extension...
Ghoulish good fun (10/19/09)
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Two arrested for drug possession (10/19/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Two persons were arrested after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a controlled substance. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
New Madrid home destroyed by fire (10/19/09)
NEW MADRID - A residence was destroyed by fire Sunday evening. According to New Madrid Fire Chief Jimmy Harris, his department was paged at 8:40 p.m. Sunday about a fire at 1011 Davis St. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lady Bulldogs bring home SEMO title (10/19/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs were able to outlast the Lady Eagles of Oran and found themselves as the last team standing in the SEMO Conference volleyball tournament, defeating Oran 25-17, 20-25 and 25-18 in the championship game Saturday morning at Charleston High School...
HEARTBREAKER (10/19/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BALLWIN -- The Kelly Lady Hawks put their fans on board an emotional roller coaster on Saturday afternoon at the Ballwin Athletic Association complex. After all the ups and downs of the contest, Kelly headed back south towards the off-season while their opponent, the Lady Tigers from Belle High School traveled home in anticipation of their trip to the state playoffs...
Bass tourneys over, crappie set to begin (10/19/09)
With last week's Superbass tournament on Lake Wappapello, the bass tourney season came to an end (unless there is one not on my schedule from the Corps of Engineers) for 2009. Now the crappie tournament season will start. The Current River Smallmouth Association will have their final circuit event Oct. 17, fishing from Van Buren...
Leo Rofkahr (10/19/09)
SIKESTON -- Leo W. Rofkahr, 88, died Oct. 18, 2009, at Hunter Acres Care Center in Sikeston. 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...
Marcia Manning (10/19/09)
SIKESTON -- Marcia Manning, 74, died Oct. 17, 2009, in De Grasse Hospice House in St. Louis. 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...
Bobby Williams (10/19/09)
BENTON -- Bobby Williams, 64, died Oct. 18, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Joe Watson (10/19/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- L.S. "Joe" Watson, 89, died at 6 a.m. Oct. 19, 2009, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.