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Stories from Sunday, July 18, 2010

BMU's new home finished (07/18/10)
SIKESTON -- Moving is often a bittersweet experience. The Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities' move into their new office building this weekend, however, was one completely without regrets. "It's like the first day of school, kids at Christmas," said Darron McCracken, job foreman for Interior Plus, who was putting the last ceiling tiles up and going over the punchlist Friday...
United tribute to vets planned (07/18/10)
SIKESTON -- To Tammy Barborek, there will never be a way to thank veterans enough for all of their service. "The veterans deserve a lot more tribute than what we give them," she said. And that's why she pitched the idea of a "Hands Across Sikeston" event in honor of veterans to fellow members of the Ladies Auxiliary Post 3174...
Backpacks offered to military children (07/18/10)
SIKESTON -- When military personnel are deployed, their entire family is impacted, especially the children of those service men and women. To help relieve some of the emotions that come with the situation, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 114 of Sikeston for the past several years has offered free backpacks for local children of active military personnel...
SEMO Hall of Fame class of 2010 announced (07/18/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Six individuals and one team will be inducted into the Southeast Missouri Athletic Hall of Fame during induction ceremonies on Dec. 3, 2010 at the Show Me Center. The individuals include Krista Haukap Davis (Volleyball, 1997-2000), Terrence Branch (Track & Field, 1990-94), Bruce Thomas (Wrestling, 1972-75), Dale Meier (Baseball, 1961-64), Ted Henderson (Basketball, 1952-54) and Clarence Bergman (All Sports, 1927-31). The team is the 1969 men's track team...
Naile lifts Squirrels past Missouri Valley (07/18/10)
CHARLESTON -- Riding the arm and bat of James Naile, the Charleston Squirrels are now one step closer to their fourth consecutive Senior Babe Ruth state title. Naile pitched seven shutout innings and drove in both of the Squirrels' runs as Charleston squeezed by Missouri Valley 2-0 Friday evening to stay in the winner's bracket of the Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament...
Post 114 blanked by Dunklin Co. (07/18/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Throughout the first three innings, it had the feel of a possible upset in the making. Starting pitcher Mikey Russell and Sikeston Legion Post 114 had been able to do what many teams haven't over the summer which was to keep Dunklin County Post 303 from grabbing that ever-important early lead...
Martha Moore (07/18/10)
HAYTI -- Martha Moore, 88, formerly of Sikeston, died July 15, 2010, at the Pemiscot Nursing Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Carolyn Davenport (07/18/10)
LILBOURN -- Carolyn Faye Davenport, 60, died July 15, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...