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Stories from Sunday, June 20, 2010

Sentimental journey (06/20/10)
Editor's note: Standard Democrat reporter Scott Welton was invited on Friday to fly aboard a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, which is part of this weekend's Cape Girardeau Heroes and Legends Air Festival. scottw@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- During World War II, flying in a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber was a dangerous assignment. Today, it is a rare and memorable experience...
Jury finds Rowe guilty (06/20/10)
BENTON -- A Sikeston man has been convicted of statutory sodomy. Hernando Rowe, 39, was found guilty Friday of first degree statutory sodomy by a jury after a two-day trial, according to a news release from Scott County Prosecutor Paul R. Boyd. The case was tried in New Madrid County on a change of venue and conducted before Judge Fred Copeland...
Local fathers reflect on their parental roles (06/20/10)
Celebrating fathers leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Whenever Ed Dust meets a new or expectant father, he said he always shares the same sentiment with them. "I tell them to get ready for the greatest experience in the world," said the Sikeston father of two and grandfather of five...
Heat advisory in effect till Monday (06/20/10)
SIKESTON -- The National Weather Service in Paducah, Ky., has issued a heat advisory in effect from 10 a.m. Saturday to 7 p.m. Monday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Caruthersville woman charged with fraud (06/20/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A Caruthersville in-home health care provider faces felony Medicaid fraud charges, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said Friday. Crystal D. Abernathy of Caruthersville is charged with 4 counts of making a false statement to receive a health care payment, a class C felony punishable by up to seven years in prison...
Girls Track Athletes of the Year (06/20/10)
School: Chaffee High School Year: Junior Season recap: As a foreign exchange student from Berlin, Germany, Luisa Boschan became Chaffee's fourth individual state champion when she finished first in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:20.19 at the 2010 Class 1 MSHSAA Track & Field State Championships. ...
Boys Track Athletes of the Year (06/20/10)
School: Sikeston High School Year: Junior Season recap: Trying to keep the Bulldog tradition of great jumpers going, Trey Lewis was the only Bulldog to leave the 2010 Class 3 MSHSAA Track & Field State Championships with a gold medal. Lewis had the third best long jump in all classes at the state meet with a leap of 22-feet, 10-inches. ...
Bulls fall short against Chiefs (06/20/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- A rough outing for the Lids Missouri Bulls who, after taking an early two-run lead saw the game slip away, falling to the Midwest Chiefs 6-3 Friday afternoon in the second annual SEMO Invitation. "We didn't play very well today," Bulls coach Mitch Woods said. "Our pitching struggled a little bit and hitting wise I thought that there was definitely pitchers we could hit...
Cherokees pound Southside, 14-3 (06/20/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Cherokees 18-and-under team broke away from a 3-3 tie in the top of the fourth inning in a big way. A combination of three hits and four walks put the opposing Southside Columbia squad against the ropes as the Cherokees went to work producing seven runs and eventually a 14-3, five-inning win in the SEMO Invitational tournament's pool play at Notre Dame Regional High School...
Chaffee rallies past Nixa, 5-4 (06/20/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- After losing two-straight games to start the SEMO Invitation tournament the Chaffee Red Devils came through with an exciting come-from-behind win over the Nixa Eagles Friday afternoon. Trailing by a run coming in to the top of the seventh, the Red Devils tied it up before Daniel Dooley hit a game-winning line drive up the middle to score two as Chaffee won 5-4...
New book captures spirit of Sikeston (06/20/10)
I sheepishly admit I have had a sneak peek at the new publication, "Through The Years: A Pictorial History of Sikeston, Missouri," which is a sesquicentennial tribute to our fair city. The new book will officially be unveiled this Friday, June 25 during a 5-8 p.m. reception at the Historic Downtown Museum. Copies are available for $35 and especially for longtime Sikeston residents, this publication is indeed a treat...
Paul Lomax (06/20/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Paul Emerson Lomax, 59, passed away suddenly Saturday, June 12, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Max Corlew (06/20/10)
DEXTER -- William "Max" Corlew, 95, died June 17, 2010, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Willie Sims (06/20/10)
HAYWOOD CITY -- Willie Estus Sims, 68, died June 16, 2010, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Russell Schaefer (06/20/10)
MARBLE HILL -- Russell R. Schaefer, 84, died June 16, 2010, at Woodland Hills in Marble Hill. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Arnita Price (06/20/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Arnita Price, 82, died June 18, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.