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Stories from Sunday, October 25, 2009

Baby Boom (10/25/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It's been nine months since damaging ice storms crippled southeast Missouri, leaving many without electricity for days. But things were apparently still heating up in some homes, as local hospitals are expecting an increase in births over the next few weeks...
Former Missouri first lady releases book (10/25/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Whether you have an interest in state history, historical political figures or just a great recipe, a new book by Betty Hearnes is exactly what you're looking for. "A Sesquicentennial Cookbook" is "a history and a cookbook," according to Hearnes, a state legislator from 1979-1989 and Missouri's first lady from 1965-1973. "And it's full of history that's never been written before."...
Phone scam is detected in Bootheel (10/25/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- If the deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That's the message the Caruthersville Police Department is giving residents after being informed of a phone scam in the area, in an effort to keep residents from becoming a victim...
Many ways to get involved in Thanksgiving Dinner (10/25/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With Thanksgiving a month away, organizers of the holiday's annual community dinner are busy planning for the event and now accepting donations and volunteer requests. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
District champs (10/25/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com POPLAR BLUFF -- There was an autumn chill in the air Friday night, but the Sikeston Bulldogs showed they are still red hot through nine weeks of the season. The Bulldogs whelped the Poplar Bluff Mules 28-0 to claim the Class 4 District 1 title Friday in Poplar Bluff...
SHS wins first district title since the 1995 season (10/25/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs won convincingly over the Poplar Bluff Mules Friday to capture their first district title since 1995. "It's a great accomplishment for our kids and our program," Sikeston head coach Kent Gibbs said of the district title. "But our goal going into the season was a 10-0 season and we have one more to go. The kids and coaches have worked so hard for this...
Caruthersville, Fonda run past Eagles (10/25/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CARUTHERSVILLE -- The East Prairie Eagles will have to wait one more week to determine their playoff fate. The Eagles fell behind early on the road Friday night to the Caruthersville Tigers and never made up the lost ground, falling 21-0 at Hopke Field...
Dexter blasts Perryville 41-0 (10/25/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- Dexter quarterback Ben Mills threw for over 200 yards and three touchdowns to help the Bearcats to their first district win of the season on Friday night defeating the Perryville Pirates 41-0. The offense was the best it has been all season and it couldn't have come at a better time for the Bearcats...
Eagles use big plays to fly past Kennett (10/25/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com KENNETT -- There was definitely a silver lining for the Kennett Indians after Friday night's loss to New Madrid County Central. While Kennett suffered a 45-18 to the Eagles at Metz Cherry Stadium, Dexter kept the Tribe's playoff hopes alive by winning at home against Perryville 41-0 -- setting up a showdown between the Indians and Dexter Thursday night here in Kennett...
Wendell Caskey (10/25/09)
COLUMBIA -- Wendell Holmes Caskey, 88, passed away Monday Oct. 19, 2009, at his home in Columbia. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mary Teel (10/25/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Mary Lou Teel, 82, died Oct. 23, 2009, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Delmar Hanks (10/25/09)
SIKESTON -- Delmar Dwayne Hanks, 63, formerly of Steelville, died Oct. 21, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
David Tackett (10/25/09)
SIKESTON -- David Tackett, 72, died Oct. 23, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home.