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Stories from Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Plans for SHS grad ceremony are set (05/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Graduation procedures are under way for Sikeston High School's class of 2010. High School Principal Tom Williams briefed the Sikeston R-6 Board of Education during its monthly meeting Tuesday. Graduation is set for 7 p.m. May 18 at the Field House with 245 students eligible for graduation. Student speakers will be Kingston Arthur, Elizabeth Engram and Claudia Davis...
Community clean-up set (05/12/10)
SIKESTON - The annual community clean-up campaign will be held for nine days beginning May 15 and concluding May 23. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
St. Louis woman killed in accident (05/12/10)
SCOTT CITY -- A St. Louis woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday in Scott County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition....
Officers arrest 25 in roundup (05/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Law enforcement was out in full force doing some "spring cleaning" Tuesday morning, arresting subjects for a variety of warrants. Twenty-one Scott County warrants, the majority for drugs, were executed beginning just after 6 a.m., with all suspects in custody -- some already at other facilities -- just after 8 a.m. With additional arrests, a total 25 individuals were taken into custody...
Lymphedema needs to be kept under wraps (05/12/10)
SIKESTON -- While bringing attention to women's health issues is the focus this week, there is one condition that needs to be kept under wraps: lymphedema. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Roundup: Sikeston soccer, baseball teams both collect wins (05/12/10)
The Sikeston girls soccer team defeated Cape Central 1-0 will the Bulldog baseball team beat Graves County 4-2.
Scott City baseball -breezes past Kelly in district preview (05/12/10)
In what they hope is a preview of things to come, the Rams pumped out 16 hits for 15 runs to easily route Kelly 15-1 in six innings on the mercy rule.
MacGillivray places third in Conference tournament Tuesday (05/12/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs golf team finished fifth in the SEMO Conference tournament with a total of 357 points on Tuesday afternoon held at Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau. "A couple of the guys struggled because they never have played Dalhousie before," Sikeston golf coach Andy McGill said. "Although it was a good day to play golf, minus the wind...
Deere, Hoggatt ready for state play (05/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Coming into the season, two of Sikeston golf coach Andy McGill's goals were to finish in the top five in districts and send at least two golfers to state. Last week the Bulldogs met those expectations. As a team, the Bulldogs finished fourth in the Class 3, District 1 golf tournament held at Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington. ...
Cooter blasts Charleston, 15-1 (05/12/10)
CHARLESTON -- Having an abundance of runs at his disposal, Cooter's Jonathan Boone knew he could feel relaxed on the mound. Although, the run-support he received would have made any pitcher feel comfortable. "Having my guys behind me gives you that extra boost that you need to throw strikes and get the job done," said Boone...
Mary Grace Banks (05/12/10)
DEXTER -- Mary Grace Banks, 65, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 4:46 p.m. May 9, 2010, at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rob Propst (05/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Robert B. "Rob" Propst, 69, died May 11, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Irene Willis (05/12/10)
DEXTER -- Irene Willis, 89, died May 10, 2010, at the Golding Living Facility in Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ora Hockersmith (05/12/10)
BARDWELL, Ky. -- Ora Lucille Hockersmith, 87, formerly of East Prairie Mo., died at 12:30 a.m. May 11, 2010, at Countryside Healthcare in Bardwell. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Dickson (05/12/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- James L. "Dickie Bo" Dickson, 68, died May 10, 2010, at the East Prairie Nursing Center in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jimmie Poor (05/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Jimmie Poor, 75, died May 10, 2010, at his home in Sikeston.
Sheridan Dowdy (05/12/10)
DEXTER -- Sheridan Dowdy, 92, died May 11, 2010, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff.
John Fred Baugher (05/12/10)
ESSEX -- John Fredrick "Freddie" Baugher, 54, died at 5:30 a.m. May 10, 2010, at his home.
Randy Winchester (05/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Randy Lee Winchester, 44, died at 4:13 a.m. May 7, 2010, in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
The last word on games (05/12/10)
As I age, I find that I am still learning new things. Unlike an old dog, I find myself performing new tricks all of the time. However, sometimes the things I don't know, can make me look a little ridiculous. That happened recently when my wife and I had game night with some friends. Now I love board games and usually I am very good at them as long as you don't team me with my wife. That is bad board game ju-ju...
Food stamp use keeps on growing (05/12/10)
Food stamps will go to a record 40 million Americans this year. That translates into one in every eight Americans now rely on the federal anti-hunger program to supplement or provide for their meals. Of course the headline in this story deals with the record number. But the real story concerns why this massive segment of our population cannot provide for their own food needs...