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Stories from Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Gone fishin' (07/06/10)
SIKESTON -- For many Sikeston families, taking their children fishing during the Elks annual Fishing Derby is as much a part of the Fourth of July as fireworks. On Saturday some 30 youngsters, accompanied by a host of adults, took part in the annual event around the lake at the Sikeston Sports Complex. The morning started off with near perfect temperatures, before heating up as the hours passed...
Post 114 Jr. Legion bit by Cobras (07/06/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Post 114 Junior Legion fell victim to an early deficit on Monday evening, and although they were able to tie the game in the later innings, the Southeast Cobras were just too much as Southeast won the first game of the doubleheader, 14-10...
Squirrels sweep (07/06/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- Charleston improved to 17-12 on the summer season as the Fighting Squirrels swept Monday evening's doubleheader with New Madrid County's Senior Babe Ruth Team. In their first contest, Charleston took an early lead and kept on building as it rolled to a 12-1 decision after five innings on the ten-run mercy rule...
Vivian I. Finley (07/06/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Vivian I. Finley, 89, died at 5:34 p.m. July 4, 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...
Modest Grider (07/06/10)
KUTTAWA, Ky. -- Modest Christine Grider, 96, died July 4, 2010, at Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Strayhorn (07/06/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- James "Cat Man" Strayhorn, 78, died June 30, 2010, at 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...
Electra Fowler (07/06/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Electra Ann Fowler, 43, died July 3, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Donald Cox (07/06/10)
DEXTER -- Donald Cox, 64, died July 2, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jo Spitzmiller (07/06/10)
SIKESTON -- Betty Jo Spitzmiller, 81, died Sunday, July 4, 2010, at her residence following an extended illness. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dewey Davidson Sr. (07/06/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today for Dewey W. Davidson Sr., 57, who died on July 1, 2010, were: Dewey Davidson Jr., Dave Davidson, John Davidson, Chris Combest, Bryce Davidson, Roger Ward, Larry Rogers, Jason Childers and Blade Bannister...
J.D. Buttry (07/06/10)
O'FALLON -- James Dallas "J.D." Buttry, 84, died July 5, 2010, at the Garden View Care Center in O'Fallon. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...