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Stories from Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Comedic play starts Thursday (11/18/09)
SIKESTON -- When Jeremiah and Abby Reeve read "The Dixie Swim Club," they were rolling at the comedy. "We were just laughing out loud at what we were reading," said Jeremiah Reeve. And that was the main factor that led to him directing the Sikeston Little Theatre performance set for Thursday through Sunday...
Many residents sucked into 'The Twilight Saga' (11/18/09)
SIKESTON -- Over the past year many readers -- the majority being female -- found themselves getting sucked into the saga of teenagers Bella and Edward when they began reading the "Twilight" series. Vanessa Morgan of Benton remembered reading until 2 in the morning just to find out what would happen next...
Pilot program will soon be accepting electronics to e-cycle (11/18/09)
BENTON -- Scott County residents will soon have an opportunity to e-cycle their electronics locally. From 8 a.m. until noon Dec. 5, Ozark Green Recycling will be accepting computers and computer parts, such as CPUs, monitors, keyboards, mice and printers, and other electronics, such as televisions, stereos, cell phones and hand-held devices, radios, VCRs and DVD players, at 417 North Main in Sikeston, Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn said during their regular meeting Tuesday...
Second man is sentenced in fraud scheme (11/18/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A second man involved in a mortgage fraud scheme involving the sale of residential real estate in Sikeston was sentenced to federal prison on Tuesday. Robert P. Wrolstad of O'Fallon was sentenced to 108 months on a 34-count indictment for his involvement in the scheme, said Acting United States Attorney Michael W. Reap. After his sentencing on Tuesday, the district court remanded Wrolstad to the custody of the United States Marshals to serve his sentence...
SHS leaving mark in record book (11/18/09)
SIKESTON -- With Saturday's win over Ladue, the Sikeston Bulldogs football team has advanced to the state semifinals for the first time in school history. But the semifinals aren't the only history the Bulldogs have made this season, as 2009 will be mentioned often in the Sikeston record books...
Game preparation begins by watching films (11/18/09)
SIKESTON -- If you are one of the final four teams still standing in the high school football season then you must have done something right all year long. The Sikeston Bulldogs are one of four remaining teams in a field of 64 at the Class 4 level, and head coach Kent Gibbs and his staff will head into Saturday's semifinal against the Jefferson City Helias Crusaders with one goal on their mind, the championship game at the Edward Jones Dome...
Helias brings back bad memories (11/18/09)
One thing is for certain, the winner of the Sikeston vs. Jeff City Helias game on Saturday will visit the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis with more wins than the St. Louis Rams have seen in the past few years. One of the 13-0 Class 4 teams will leave Saturday afternoon with their first and only blemish of the season, while the other will head into the championship game with a 14-0 record...
Davie Jacobs Jr. (11/18/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- David "Davie" Jacobs Jr., 59, died Nov. 8, 2009, at his sister's home in Portageville. 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...
Kim Fletcher (11/18/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Kim Lee Fletcher, 42, died at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 13, 2009, at her home. 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...
Patrick Longstreet (11/18/09)
SIKESTON -- Patrick James Longstreet, 50, died Nov. 13, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bonnie Coffee (11/18/09)
SPRINGFIELD -- Bonnie Alice Coffee, 91, died Nov. 15, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Greenlawn Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Fred Bender (11/18/09)
Fred Bender WYATT -- Fred Eugene "Boob" Bender, 75, died Nov. 16, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition....