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Stories from Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Roundup (05/11/10)
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Public support sought (05/11/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Local levee district officials are asking area residents to show their support tonight for a project that would finally provide critical flood protection. A public meeting hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the St. Johns Bayou-New Madrid Floodway Project will be at 7 p.m. in the Church of God's Family Life Center, located at 322 N. Washington St. in East Prairie...
Resident earns $100,000 scholarship (05/11/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- When Charleston High School senior William "Wilson" McNeary IV applied for a $100,000-national scholarship earlier this year, he was hopeful to at least become a finalist in the program. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Upcoming festival helps to welcome spring to Sikeston (05/11/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Spring is in the air, and Downtown Sikeston plans to celebrate the beginning of the season with its "Sikeston In Bloom" festival this weekend. "This is our big kickoff to spring," said Brandon Kuehn, executive director of the Historic Midtown Development Group, which sponsors the event...
Prepping for graduation (05/11/10)
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Sikeston's Strom rolls to tourney title (05/11/10)
Stuart Strom, who improved to 14-1 on the season, avenged his only loss of the season in the championship game, defeating Farmington's Drew Fuemmeler 8-4.
Headed to CRC: Carter to bring history of success to Pioneer baseball (05/11/10)
It only took one tryout for Risco's Ross Carter before he quickly signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark.
Headed to CRC: Nowlin to play volleyball, softball for Lady Pioneers (05/11/10)
Portageville's Kaitlyn Nowlin signed her letter of intent to play both softball and volleyball at Crowley's Ridge College on Monday.
Wes Wright (05/11/10)
MORLEY -- John Wes "Beans" Wright Sr., 71, died May 9, 2010, at Columbia Veterans Hospital in Columbia. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gwendolyn Swims (05/11/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Gwendolyn M. Swims, 83, died May 9, 2010, at Heritage Garden of Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Lucille Hockersmith (05/11/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lucille Hockersmith, 87, died at 12:30 a.m. May 11, 2010, in the Countryside Care and Rehabilitation Center in Bardwell, Ky. Arrangements are incomplete.
Sheridan Dowdy (05/11/10)
DEXTER -- Sheridan Dowdy, 92, died May 11, 2010, in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Irene Willis (05/11/10)
DEXTER -- Irene Willis, 89, died May 10, 2010, at the Golden Living Facility in Bloomfield. Arrangements are incomplete.
Jim Poore (05/11/10)
SIKESTON -- Jim Poore, 75, died at 5:47 p.m. May 10, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.