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Stories from Friday, October 30, 2009

Great coach: Sapp statue unveiled (10/30/09)
SIKESTON -- The unveiling of a statue commemorating the success of one of the greatest high school football coaches in Southeast Missouri history took place prior to the Sikeston Bulldogs and Farmington Knights game on Thursday night. Legendary Sikeston head football coach Bill Sapp was honored and remembered during a ceremony as the newly erected sculpture of the coach was shown to the public at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium...
Lawless case funds discussed (10/30/09)
BENTON -- Family and friends of Angela Mischelle Lawless have turned over close to $7,000 to the Scott County treasurer's office to help pay for lab work to solve the 1992 murder case. But Glenda Enderle, treasurer, said she hasn't yet been able to disperse any of the funds yet...
Vehicle use policy revised (10/30/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County's vehicle use policy now officially requires employees to be on duty before getting behind the wheel. During their regular meeting Thursday, Mississippi County commissioners approved a revised county vehicle use policy to be signed by all employees of the county that drive a county-owned vehicle...
Halloween Fun (10/30/09)
Sikeston Jaycees Ryan Meredith, Brett Taylor and Bart Ziegenhorn pose next to the guillotine scene of the Haunted Hayride at the Rodeo Grounds. The Hayride, which began last week, will wrap up today with rides from 7:30 p.m. until all have gone through. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for ages 12 and under...
Princesses, action heroes top costume choices for children (10/30/09)
SIKESTON -- When it comes to local Halloween costume trends, princesses, action heroes, nurses and doctors seem to be among the popular choices this year. "With Halloween falling on a Saturday, everybody seems to be going to costume parties on both Friday and Saturday," said Garrett May, manager May Bros. Halloween Super Store in Miner...
10-0: Bulldogs cap perfect regular season with 37-20 win (10/30/09)
SIKESTON -- He took the snap out of the shotgun. As the ball hit his hands, Sikeston quarterback Juqualin Wiggins had trouble making a clean grab out of the rainy air which caused a slight bobble. After regaining his composure and the ball, Wiggins made a split second decision and bounced out of the pocket right up the middle of the field. Wiggins ended his run 25 yards down the field for a touchdown...
Night was fitting for Bulldogs' historic win (10/30/09)
SIKESTON -- It was only fitting that on a night where the Sikeston Bulldogs celebrated their first undefeated season in 33 years and their first SEMO Conference title in 11 years, a ceremony honoring arguably the best high school football coach in Southeast Missouri history took place just before kickoff...
Eagles qualify for playoffs (10/30/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- The East Prairie Eagles made their way into the playoffs on Thursday evening by defeating the visiting Malden Green Wave 14-0. Through rough field conditions and steady rain the Eagles held on tight for their first playoff visit since 1994...
Tigers shutout Jays to claim district title (10/30/09)
CHARLESTON -- The Caruthersville Tigers dashed the Charleston Bluejays hopes for a miracle district title Thursday, as they cruised to a 27-0 victory at John Harris Marshall Stadium in Charleston. The rain-soaked contest began slowly for both squads. Caruthersville (8-2) finally found pay dirt early in the second quarter when Vohland Fonda punched it in from nine yards out...
Timothy O'Neal (10/30/09)
SIKESTON - Timothy Paul O'Neal, 33, died at 12:53 a.m. Oct. 29, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Juanita McClain (10/30/09)
CHAFFEE - Juanita McClain, 79, died Oct. 28, 2009, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. The Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee 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...
Lora Bizzell (10/30/09)
SIKESTON -- Lora Bizzell, 91, died at 12:05 a.m. Oct. 29, 2009, at the Miner Nursing Center. Arrangements are with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mattie Gaskins (10/30/09)
BLOOMFIELD - Mattie L. Tilley Gaskins, 77, died Oct. 28, 2009, at Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lucille Morris (10/30/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lucille Woodard Morris, 89, died at 3:15 a.m. Oct. 30, 2009, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Peggy Basinger (10/30/09)
SIKESTON -- Peggy Lee Basinger, 65, died at 3:44 p.m. Oct. 29, 2009, at her home in Sikeston. 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...
Imogene Grim (10/30/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Imogene Grim, 81, who died Oct. 25, 2009, were: Corey Tucker, Kelly Tucker, Terry Wayne Grim, Jimmy Sanders, Charles Sanders and Allen Wilson.
Catherine Williams (10/30/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Thursday at Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for Catherine Williams 85, who died on Oct. 27, 2009, were Paul Shelby, Kim Hart, Horace Odom, Jason Ward, Jason South and James Sims.