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Stories from Sunday, November 8, 2009

Navy officer to speak (11/08/09)
SIKESTON -- The community of Sikeston will observe Veterans Day with a ceremony at 9:45 a.m. Nov. 11 at the Field House. Lt. Clayton P. Hahs of Cape Girardeau will be the guest speaker. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Numerous homes will be closed this month (11/08/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Although President Obama signed a bill Friday to extend the popular $8,000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers set to expire at the end of November, those involved in closing home loans are still expecting the rest of the month to be hectic...
Tax time (11/08/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- This is the first year Scott County taxes are abated but residents should still look for and open the statement from the county collector. "The county general revenue tax was abated due to the half-cent sales tax approved by voters," said Mark Hensley, Scott County collector of revenue. ...
Playoff game will be webcast (11/08/09)
SIKESTON -- The Southeast Missouri Hospital WebCast on KFVS12.com is scheduled to present the Poplar Bluff Mules vs. Sikeston Bulldogs varsity high school state sectional football game in Sikeston on Monday. Live coverage is scheduled to begin at approximately 7 p.m...
No Monday paper will be printed (11/08/09)
SIKESTON -- The offices of the Standard Democrat will be closed Monday and no paper will be published in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. The office will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. The staff and families of the Standard Democrat wish you a safe and happy holiday...
Scott City back in state title game (11/08/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com KANSAS CITY -- All season long the Scott City volleyball team worked toward their goal of getting a rematch with Hermann in the state championship game. On Friday they got their wish. The Lady Rams finished 4-2 in pool play at the Class 2 State Volleyball Championships held at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, qualifying for Saturday's state championship game against the Hermann Lady Bearcats...
SHS-Mules set for rematch (11/08/09)
SIKESTON -- For the second time in four weeks, the Sikeston Bulldogs and the Poplar Bluff Mules will be paired together for another high-stakes game. Only this time, its win or go home. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eagles look to turn tables on Potosi (11/08/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- Monday night will feature high-powered offense against high-powered offense when the visiting Potosi Trojans (11-0) take the field against the New Madrid County Central Eagles. The two clubs met up in week three in a game that featured a 33-point victory by Potosi, 39-6...
Sikeston Youth Soccer League receives funds (11/08/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Youth Soccer League has received more than $1,650 in both funds and equipment from Slusher Farm & Home and UniroyalŪ Tire as part of an ongoing commitment. The program is currently in its tenth year of supporting youth soccer across the nation through the Uniroyal Soccer Program...
Gene Bennett (11/08/09)
NEW MADRID -- Harold Eugene "Gene" Bennett, 77, died at 7 a.m. Nov. 4, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. 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...
Rochelle Ward (11/08/09)
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. -- Rochelle Minnis Ward, 39, died Nov. 5, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Irene Carr (11/08/09)
ORAN -- Irene Elizabeth Carr, 87, died Nov. 6, 2009 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at this time at Amick Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Lucy Gilmore (11/08/09)
CHARLESTON -- Lucy A. Brown Gilmore, 90, died Nov. 6, 2009 at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.