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Stories from Thursday, May 20, 2010

Honors Board (05/20/10)
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Work continues as session ends (05/20/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Like every legislative session, the Missouri General Assembly was able to accomplish some important objectives while others weren't achieved before adjournment Friday. "I think without question the budget was the most important legislation this session," said State Rep. Ellen Brandom, 160th District...
Donation will bring new center (05/20/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston community received a big 150th birthday present Wednesday, courtesy of the Matthews family and Three Rivers Community College. Three Rivers Community College formally accepted a gift of almost 40 acres of land owned by the Matthews family south of Highway 60 at an unveiling event at the City Council Chamber. It plans to build a new center at Sikeston on the land...
Theft suspect injured during pursuit by DPS (05/20/10)
SIKESTON -- A foot pursuit this morning led to the arrest of an individual but the investigation continues. Complaints of theft have been reported to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety in recent days in the South Kingshighway area, said Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer...
SHS to play for district title (05/20/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com FARMINGTON -- With a chance at redemption, the Perryville Lady Pirates brought everything they could at the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs on Wednesday night but somehow, the Lady Bulldogs withstood the storm. "Perryville came out fired up," Sikeston head coach Derrick Long added. "They came out with a lot more intensity than we did. We couldn't match it in the first half...
District champs (05/20/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- Any time the Chaffee Red Devils needed a big play in Wednesday's championship game of the Class 1, District 2 championship game against Bernie, they got it. Whether it was double plays, strikeouts or big hits, Chaffee came through, upsetting top seeded Bernie 2-1 for their first district title since 2001...
Rams, Bluejays to meet in finals (05/20/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com PERRYVILLE -- Riding the arm of pitcher Ethan Browning, second-seeded Charleston took down sixth-seeded Meadow Heights Wednesday afternoon to advance to the final round of the Class 2, District 3 Tournament. Browning pitched seven innings of two run ball to help the Bluejays squeeze by the Panthers 3-2...
Eula Martindale (05/20/10)
NEW MADRID -- Eula Martindale, 79, died May 18, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ned Barnes (05/20/10)
MISHAWAKA, Ind. -- Ned Barnes, 91, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 6:23 p.m. May 17, 2010, in the Golden Living Center in Mishawaka. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mickey Sterling (05/20/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Mickey Sterling, 60, died May 19, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Catfish Shelby (05/20/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Wallace "Catfish" Shelby, 75, died at 6:40 a.m. May 19, 2010, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Wyatt Cobb Jr. (05/20/10)
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Wyatt Cobb Jr., 87, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died May 17, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lorraine Taber (05/20/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Wednesday at Garden of Memories Cemetery for Johnnie Lorraine Taber, 65, who died on May 17, 2010 were: John Netteler, Larry Davis, Tim Hileman, Jordan Hileman, Dustin Bruenderman and Bill Litchford. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...