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Stories from Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Rain, cool temps slowing harvest (10/20/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Many Missouri farmers are seeing bumper crop yields this year but area cotton farmers would be happy just to be able to get their crops out of the field. Frequent rains -- and now, cool temperatures -- have delayed the cotton harvest by weeks...
Haunted hayride promises thrills and chills for those who dare to ride along (10/20/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A hayride with frightening scenes, a maze and spinning vortex are just a few of the things those who go through the Sikeston Jaycees' Haunted Hayride will experience when the annual event opens Friday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Fall celebration treats families to fun and food (10/20/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A Halloween-themed festival sponsored by the Historic Midtown Development Group aims to offer fun for the whole family this weekend. Set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Malone Park, the event will feature activities along with craft vendors, concessions, face painting and other fall-themed games including a pumpkin toss, witches hat toss, ghost saver and great pumpkin toss...
Couple jailed on drug charges (10/20/09)
BENTON - A Benton couple is in jail on drug charges following a Friday afternoon vehicle stop. Enos J. Parks, 38, and Vannetta J. Wells, 40, both of Benton, are charged with transporting a controlled substance in the company of a minor child, possession of a controlled substance, and endangering the welfare of a child...
Truck retrieved from pond (10/20/09)
MINER -- Traffic was diverted from a portion of State Highway HH early this morning after a cow was reportedly struck by a truck on the highway. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Three set thriller (10/20/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Fresh off of a SEMO Conference tournament title, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs were once again on their home floor on Monday night taking on the visiting Bell City Lady Cubs. Despite heroic effort by the Lady Bulldogs, the three-set match eventually fell in Bell City's favor, 25-19, 20-25 and 18-25...
Dexter falls in potential district final match-up (10/20/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- Coming into Monday night's match-up, Dexter's Abbie Warren knew their district opponent would be tough to contain. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charleston netters drop sectional match (10/20/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Charleston Lady Bluejays tennis team saw their season come to an end in sectionals with a 5-0 loss to John Burroughs on Saturday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston JV soccer team advances in Cape tournament (10/20/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com The Sikeston Bulldogs junior varsity soccer team won their first round game in the Cape JV Tournament on Monday evening by defeating the Saxony Lutheran Crusaders 4-1. A four goal lead at the half sealed the deal for Sikeston as they gave up just one goal in the second half to win by three...
L.S. "Joe" Watson (10/20/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- L.S. "Joe" Watson, 89, died at 6 am. Oct. 19, 2009, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. 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...
Doug Griggs (10/20/09)
CHICAGO -- Howard Douglas "Doug" Griggs, 82, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died Oct. 17, 2009, at the Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
David Scowden (10/20/09)
SIKESTON -- David Alonzo Scowden, 29, died at 8:43 p.m. Oct. 16, 2009, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident three miles east of Morley. Funeral arrangements are with the Blanchard Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Billy Joe Brothers (10/20/09)
CHARLESTON -- William J. "Billy Joe" Brothers, 72, died Oct. 20, 2009, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home.
Lorena Enderle (10/20/09)
NEW HAMBURG -- Lorena Marie Enderle, 92, died Oct 19, 2009, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Bobby Williams (10/20/09)
BENTON -- Bobby G. Williams, 64, died Oct. 18, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Chapel in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dave Cobb (10/20/09)
NEW MADRID -- Dave Cobb, 57, died Oct. 16, 2009, at his 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...
C.W. Lawrence (10/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services conducted Monday at Ponder Funeral Home for Carroll Wayne "C.W." Lawrence, 68, who died on Oct. 15, 2009, were: Bobby Stinnett, Harrison Beasley, Ralph Hennemann, Ray Long, Monroe LeGrand, Christopher Lawrence, Lyle Jones and Kyle Jones...