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Stories from Wednesday, May 19, 2010

TRCC to expand offerings (05/19/10)
SIKESTON -- Three Rivers Community College is on track to expand its offerings in the Sikeston area, thanks to a land donation. At a news conference this morning at City Hall, the college and the Three Rivers Endowment Trust announced they have received a gift of approximately 40 acres off of Highway 60 from Scott and Karen Matthews and Mike and Elizabeth Brunt. Scott Matthews and Elizabeth Brunt are siblings...
245 get diplomas at SHS commencement (05/19/10)
SIKESTON -- Just like their commencement speakers suggested, members of the graduating class of 2010 have made some great melodies over the past four years, but their best song has yet to be heard. Two hundred forty-five Sikeston High School and New Horizon School students received their diplomas Tuesday night at the 109th annual commencement at the Sikeston Field House...
Woman is killed in crash (05/19/10)
DEXTER -- A Parma resident was fatally injured in a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon in Stoddard County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Chaffee downs Oran; will play for title (05/19/10)
CHAFFEE -- Entering Tuesday's Class 1, District 2 semifinal contest against the Oran Eagles, Chaffee coach Brian Horrell decided to move his regular third baseman Jared Walker over to second in hopes of improving the team's defense at the position. The move proved to be a game changer for the Red Devils as Walker made the game-winning catch in the top of the seventh to save Chaffee's season...
Dexter finishes third in Class 3 (05/19/10)
SPRINGFIELD -- The Dexter golf team ended their season in a big way Tuesday, finishing third in the Class 3 Golf Championship. The Bearcats shot a 318 on Tuesday and finished with a 634 for the tournament, tying St. Francis Borgia but were awarded third place by the tie breaker rule. Westminster Christian took first with a 599 while Warrensburg was second with a 625...
Cobb perfect for Rams (05/19/10)
PERRYVILLE -- Flawless, unscathed, untouchable. All good words to describe Scott City senior Skylar Cobb on Tuesday afternoon but only one fits the bill. Perfect. Cobb tossed a perfect game against the Kelly Hawks in the first round of the Class 2, District 3 tournament in Perryville as the Rams rode Cobb's performance to a 4-0 win...
Edith Dunn (05/19/10)
DEXTER -- Edith Lillian Dunn, 96, died May 17, 2010, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Vicki Lochridge (05/19/10)
CHARLESTON -- Vicki Lochridge, 52, died May 17, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Terrence Brown (05/19/10)
GRAYSON, Ga. -- Terrence L. "Sam" Brown, 38, died, May 13, 2010, as the result of an accident in Zebulon, N.C. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sue Robinson (05/19/10)
DUDLEY -- Sue Robinson, 64, died May 18, 2010, in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Louella Lee (05/19/10)
PUXICO -- Louella Lee, 74, died May 17, 2010, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Eula Martindale (05/19/10)
NEW MADRID -- Eula Martindale, 79, died May 18, 2010, at Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Consumers fail to learn lessons (05/19/10)
I suspect the key to economic survival is to live within your means. That basic premise of economics applies to your household budget but it also applies to state and federal budgets. The federal government - citing extraordinary times - has clearly abandoned the principle of living within its means. And here in Missouri, the General Assembly adjourned Friday while leaving much of the heavy lifting to Gov. Jay Nixon in terms of cutting state spending to balance our delicate state budget...