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Stories from Thursday, May 27, 2010

150 years (05/27/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- One of the oldest homes in New Madrid will celebrate its 150th commemoration this weekend. The Hunter-Dawson Historic Site, located at 312 Dawson Road in New Madrid, will have an informational meeting and open house beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday in honor of its birthday...
SCC is looking to build reserve (05/27/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Looking to build its reserves, the Scott County Central School District will ask its voters to approve a no tax increase levy adjustment during a special election June 8. If passed, the measure would provide the district with an extra $50,000 to $55,000 per year...
Risco teacher is honored at History Day (05/27/10)
jillb@standard-democrat.com RISCO - Missouri's History Teacher of the Year doesn't teach history. While Melanie Tipton, who was honored during the annual Missouri History Day, is a communications teacher at Risco High School, her commitment to students and to history is so strong, officials called her an "excellent choice."...
Students to compete at national level (05/27/10)
RISCO - Risco students have a history of not only performing well at district and state levels at History Day but also on the national level. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Gas prices higher than last year (05/27/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- GasBuddy today projected that average gasoline prices in the Continental United States over the Memorial Day weekend will average 30-cents per gallon higher than last year, but will be the second cheapest on record since 2006. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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TRCC announces 45 layoffs (05/27/10)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Forty-five layoffs were announced this week at Three Rivers Community College, including the elimination of child care services, in order to serve an increasing number of students while state revenue is down and costs are rising. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Title Search: Sikeston boys seeking to repeat as Class 3 state champs (05/27/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com JEFFERSON CITY -- The Sikeston Bulldogs track and field team know where they stand among the rest of the Class 3 state competitors. Sikeston head coach Terry Flannigan has totaled the projected times and distances of his squad as well as the two schools that could likely give his Bulldogs the most trouble; Staley High School of Kansas City and University City High School of St. Louis...
Cobb named conference player of year (05/27/10)
CHAFFEE -- Scott City's Skylar Cobb was named the 2010 Scott-Mississippi Conference Baseball Player of the Year. Cobb, a senior, helped lead the Rams to a 17-5 record including a district title where he and pitched Scott City to a 3-0 win over Charleston in the championship game. Earlier in the tournament, Cobb pitched a perfect game over Kelly and tossed a no-hitter earlier in the season...
John Skelton (05/27/10)
SIKESTON -- John Bryan Skelton, 37, of Sikeston, died at 5:52 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lester Layton (05/27/10)
ANNISTON -- Lester Layton, 78, died at 8:46 p.m. May 24, 2010, at his daughter's residence in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Hugh Flippin (05/27/10)
CHESTERFIELD -- Hugh Flippin, 85, died May 25, 2010, at Delmar Gardens Nursing Home in Chesterfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gaila Warren (05/27/10)
SIKESTON -- Gaila Jean Warren, 59, died May 25, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jasmin Davis (05/27/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jasmin Marie Davis, 29-day-old daughter of John and Danielle Ritch Davis died May 26, 2010, at the Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete.
John W. Jackson (05/27/10)
HICKORY, N.C. -- John W. Jackson, 49, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died May 26, 2010, at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete.
Marie St. Clair (05/27/10)
DEXTER -- Marie St. Clair, 93, died May 25, 2010, at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Facility in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete.
Mildred Adkisson (05/27/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Mildred V. Adkisson, 88, died at 3:25 a.m. May 27, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.