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Stories from Thursday, March 25, 2010

Rodeo entertainment named (03/25/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- One of the biggest names in music will help kick off the 58th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo in August. The southern rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd, named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 100 music groups of all time, is scheduled for Aug. 11, the first night of this year's event...
Students 'Kick Butt' (03/25/10)
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Group learns of revenue struggles (03/25/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A citizens group on Wednesday learned about some of the revenue challenges facing the Sikeston R-6 School District this school year and next. "There's still a lot unknown," R-6 Business Director Lori Boardman told members of the district's Citizens Advisory Committee. "Unfortunately, we're at a point where have to start putting the budget together (for fiscal year 2011). So some hard decisions have been made by the Board of Education."...
Three vying for R-6 board (03/25/10)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston R-6 Board of Education's two incumbents, Paul H. Boyd of Sikeston and Scott Crumpecker of rural Sikeston, and former member, Mary White-Ross, will vie for the two seats available during the April 6 election...
Body discovered Wednesday in New Madrid County (03/25/10)
NEW MADRID - An autopsy is scheduled today on a body found along a rural New Madrid County road. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
SHS dominates Harrisburg (03/25/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- With last year's leading scorer, Abbi Keefer, lost to graduation, one of the biggest questions the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs face this season is making up that lost offense. If Wednesday results against Harrisburg, Ill., were any indication they have nothing to worry about...
Cruise control: Sikeston bangs out 11 hits in 13-0 win over Kelly (03/25/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BENTON -- In just their first two games of the season, the Sikeston Bulldogs have combined for 20 hits and 18 runs as a team. That's something that designated hitter Nathan Rodgers and the rest of the Bulldogs know will take them a long way...
Junior Brown (03/25/10)
CHARLESTON -- Riley "Junior" Brown, 82, died March 24, 2010, 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...
Walter Adams (03/25/10)
SIKESTON -- Walter Owens Adams, 60, died March 23, 2010, at his home. 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...
Dallas Bogard (03/25/10)
AUSTIN, Ark. - Dallas K. Bogard, 80, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died March 22, 2010. Shelby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Harold Sloas (03/25/10)
NEW MADRID -- Harold Sloas, 95, died March 23, 2010, at Golden Living Center in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Randy Polk (03/25/10)
GLADSTONE -- Samuel R. "Randy" Polk, 51, formerly of Matthews, died March 22, 2010, at St. Lukes Northland Hospital in Kansas City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bill F. Harris (03/25/10)
BLOOMFIELD -- Bill F. Harris, 82, died March 23, 2010, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marge Schwaninger (03/25/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Marjorie F. "Marge" Schwaninger, 85, died March 23, 2010, in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are with the Kutis Afton Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...