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Stories from Friday, May 14, 2010

Sikeston's history (05/14/10)
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Cash, gift cards top graduate gifts (05/14/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When it comes to finding that perfect gift for a high school or college graduate, most prefer cash or gift cards. "The No. 1 gift they want is money, and the No. 2 is gift cards for gas or restaurants," said Kim Thornbrough, senior counselor at Sikeston High School, after talking to some graduating seniors...
Elected official's expenses debated (05/14/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com MINER -- Miner's mayor wants reimbursement for some expenses incurred while doing city business. At least one Board of Aldermen member doesn't think it's such a good idea. The Miner Board of Aldermen moved on to other business during a special Miner Board of Aldermen meeting Thursday before coming to any decision on an expense account for the mayor...
County bid packets under revision (05/14/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County officials are revising county bid packets. Revisions to bid packets were discussed during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday. Commissioners were made aware of some items that need to be added to their bid packets recently when an excavation contractor who advised the county he would begin work on May 1 delayed his start...
City Council makes interim appointments (05/14/10)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston City Council members made two interim appointments to city commissions during a special meeting Thursday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Arkansas woman killed in Pemiscot County accident (05/14/10)
HAYTI -- An Arkansas woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident Thursday in Pemiscot County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Oran baseball wins slugfest with East Prairie (05/14/10)
Seniors Mac McConnell and Gabe Kielhofner sparked Oran to a 23-9 win over the East Prairie Eagles in five innings.
Sikeston girls soccer dominates on Senior Night (05/14/10)
The Lady Bulldogs have won more games than any other team in the program's history and added another to that total Thursday defeating Fredericktown 3-0 on Senior Night, improving their record to 13-7.
Doubles team helps Dexter to second place finish (05/14/10)
The Dexter Bearcat's strong showing was led by a trip to the finals by doubles partners Dylan Acevedo and Tyler Miller.
Sikeston's tennis season comes to an end (05/14/10)
Coming into the district tournament ranked No. 1 and a favorite to go to state, Sikeston's Stuart Strom was upset in the semi-finals.
Elizabeth Shelby (05/14/10)
CHARLESTON -- Elizabeth Blaylock Shelby, 82, died at 8:24 a.m. May 13, 2010, at the Miner Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bobby Tatum (05/14/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Bobby Dale Tatum, 73, died May 13, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Robert Sitzes (05/14/10)
CHARLESTON -- Robert Clement Sitzes, 89, died May 13, 2010, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Francesca Metz (05/14/10)
CHAFFEE -- Francesca Marie Metz, 48, died May 12, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Buddy Randall (05/14/10)
CHARLESTON -- C.H. "Buddy" Randall Jr. died May 14, 2010, at his home in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete.