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Stories from Wednesday, June 30, 2010

July Calendar Girl (06/30/10)
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Gin fire (06/30/10)
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Charter changes channel lineup (06/30/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A Sikeston area cable television provider is charting a new course but some customers are feeling lost. One SpeakOut caller, apparently confused by the change, mistakenly made the comment that the TV Guide channel and Weather Channel are no longer part of the basic and extended basic lineup -- understandable as 4 now has no programming and 15 is CSPAN...
Local holiday events planned (06/30/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Food, pageants, games and fireworks are among the activities included in the area's Fourth of July celebrations this weekend. The city of Sikeston will have its approved annual fireworks display sponsored by Sikeston Elks Lodge 2319 beginning around dusk Sunday at the Sports Complex...
Breaking Away (06/30/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Fighting Squirrels defeated the visiting Jackson Sr. Babe Ruth team 7-4 on Tuesday evening after breaking away from a tie in the middle innings. The Squirrels gained an early 4-0 lead after the third inning but the next half inning saw Jackson climb back in to contention with a four-run top of the fourth...
Bulls sweep past Chaffee in DH (06/30/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Only allowing a single hit in their double-header with the Chaffee summer team on Tuesday evening, the Missouri Bulls rode to an easy victory in both contest. Winning on the mercy-rule, the Bulls took the first game 10-0 in five innings of play, following that with a 15-0 decision in the second game, also lasting five frames...
Ballpark giveaways need to be given away (06/30/10)
I'm starting to get used to the sound of a massive bee hive every time I turn on my TV. It never fails, the vuvuzelas of the FIFA World Cup are a sure-fire way to put me in a position to take a nice, long afternoon nap. That, and the "scintillating drama" of the soccer match. A combination such as that could put someone into hibernation...
Having a super birthday (06/30/10)
Is it me, or do birthdays seem to come around too often? I think I've been celebrating my 21st birthday for about 15 years now but like clockwork, every 365 days it is here again. It's funny how differently people react to their birthdays. Some people tell the world it is their birthday and want cake, presents and other extravagances while others want to ignore the day and hope nobody notices...
Gone but his pork is not forgotten (06/30/10)
Robert Byrd of West Virginia - the self-proclaimed "Big Daddy" King of Pork - never found it difficult to spend other people's money. The longest serving Senator in United States history died this week at age 92...
Bobby Johnson (06/30/10)
CHARLESTON -- Bobby L. Johnson, 77, died June 23, 2010, at the 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...
Clayborn Brasher (06/30/10)
SCOTT CITY -- Clayborn Donald Brasher, 78, died June 28, 2010, at the 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...
Mildred Hunsaker (06/30/10)
DEXTER -- Mildred Hunsaker, 82, died June 27, 2010, at Winchester Place in Bernie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Madgeleene Wood (06/30/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Tuesday for Madgeleene Matilda "Meg" Wood, 85, who died on June 24, 2010, were: Markel Fitchpatrick, Dan Wood, Freeman Wood, David Wood, Aaron Wood and Marion Pearson.
Betty Milam (06/30/10)
DIEHLSTADT -- Betty Jean "B.J." Greer Milam, 81, died Monday, June 28, 2010, at her home in Diehlstadt. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...