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Stories from Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Bulldog day (11/04/09)
Sikeston Mayor Pro Tem Mike Bohannon reads a proclamation to the Sikeston Bulldogs football team on Tuesday afternoon following the Bulldogs' practice. Bohannon, Sikeston Mayor Jerry Pullen, right, and the council voted Monday to honor SHS's district title and perfect regular season...
Morley OKs tax (11/04/09)
BENTON -- Voters in Morley approved a sales tax to fund improvements of maintenance and construction of city streets during Tuesday's election. The measure will impose a sales tax of one-half of one percent for the purpose of funding capital improvements which may include the retirement of debt under previously authorized bonded indebtedness...
Tiny Touch: 10th-year program offers advice to young mothers (11/04/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- For new mother Brittany Helms, having the Tiny Touch program available to her is making all the difference when it comes to caring for her 1-month-old son, Carson. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
State wants counties to spend more while cutting funding (11/04/09)
BENTON -- State officials are again asking counties to spend additional money while simultaneously cutting funding. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Recipes remembered (11/04/09)
Betty Hearnes signs a copy of her new book, "Missouri Sesquicentennial History & Cookbook," Tuesday at Susie's Bake Shoppe in Sikeston. The book is "a history and a cookbook," according to Hearnes, a state legislator from 1979-1989 and Missouri's first lady from 1965-1973. ...
Lady Rams ready for state (11/04/09)
KANSAS CITY -- They will have one more shot. One more chance to avenge last season's state championship loss from the very team that gave it to them. A second place finish in last year's Class 2 state tournament just wasn't good enough for the Scott City Lady Rams and they can't wait to go head-to-head with the team that took their first place trophy...
SHS geared up for Raiders (11/04/09)
SIKESTON -- The undefeated Sikeston Bulldogs will host their first state playoff game in 14 years tonight, as the North County Raiders come to town for a Class 4 Regional showdown. The Bulldogs (10-0) closed out their undefeated regular season last Thursday with a 37-20 win over the Farmington Black Knights, while the Raiders (3-7) rolled Windsor 43-8 in a mud-soaked contest to earn the playoff berth...
Wilson wins final tourney (11/04/09)
KENLAKE MARINA, Ky. -- The Bootheel Bassbusters held their ninth and final tournament of the year on October 17 and 18 on Kentucky Lake. The event was a trailer tournament with the weigh-in at KenLake Marina. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dream season is reality (11/04/09)
As much as I'd like to talk about nothing but the Yankees this week, who lead the World Series 3-2 as I type this, there's something much more important in the world of sports at the moment -- the Sikeston Bulldogs' football team. What a phenomenal season and to be sitting at 10-0 heading into the first week of playoffs is something that probably nobody thought was possible heading into week one...
Larry Wayne Doll (11/04/09)
DEXTER - Larry Wayne Doll, 61, died Nov. 2, 2009, at his residence in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bill Maddox (11/04/09)
DUDLEY -- William LeRoy "Bill" Maddox, 69, died Nov. 2, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition....
John Harper (11/04/09)
SIKESTON -- John F. Harper, 70, died Nov. 2, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Robbie Rollins (11/04/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Robert "Robbie" Rollins, 48 years of age, was called to his Heavenly Father Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Ford and Sons Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Betty Edgar (11/04/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Betty L. Edgar, 76, died Nov. 3, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville
Don Crouch (11/04/09)
DEXTER -- Don Mack Crouch, 72, died Nov. 2, 2009, at his home in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ethel Gibson (11/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Ethel Marie Gibson passed away from this life on Oct. 31, 2009, at her home 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...