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Stories from Monday, May 3, 2010

Despite ruling, prayer event will continue (05/03/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Despite a federal judge's recent ruling the National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional, the celebration will continue in Sikeston this year. The annual event sponsored by the Sikeston Kiwanis Club will begin at 6:30 a.m. Thursday with a citywide breakfast at the First Christian Church and followed by a prayer-led celebration at 7 a.m...
Community garden (05/03/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Organizers are hoping for a bounty from a community garden on Jackson Street. Open Door Fellowship Ministries, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Scott County University of Missouri Extension office have teamed up to establish the garden as part of the People's Garden Initiative...
Sikeston baseball to play for third at SEMO conference tourney (05/03/10)
The Bulldogs fell to Kennett 6-2 in the semifinal round on Saturday. They will face Cape Central for third place.
Sikeston boys, girls track place third at Poplar Bluff Invite (05/03/10)
The Chaffee girls and Jackson boys team finished fourth at the event while the New Madrid County Central boys and Dexter girls took sixth.
Wimpy Allen (05/03/10)
BERNIE -- John Millard "Wimpy" Allen, 92, died May 1, 2010, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center at Kennett. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Earnest Clark (05/03/10)
ESSEX -- Earnest E. Clark, 67, died May 2, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jerry Daugherty (05/03/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Jerry Daugherty, 71, died May 2, 2010, at Heritage Gardens in Portageville. Arrangements are incomplete.
Jerry Harlow (05/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday for Jerry T. Harlow, 63, who died April 30, 2010, will be: Scott Singletary, Joshua Jones, Jonathan Valentino, Jeffrey Valentino, Jason Byrd and Tim Wade. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...