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Stories from Monday, July 26, 2010

Local teen charged with murder (07/26/10)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston teen has been charged with murder after a death early Saturday morning on Westview Street. Brianna M. Branson, 17, of Miner, has been charged with second degree murder, tampering with evidence, leaving the scene and minor in possession of alcohol after events that led to the death Kendra Nichole Gray, 18, of Sikeston...
DPS now using Facebook (07/26/10)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is now using social media -- specifically Facebook -- to improve its community relations. "Facebook" will help provide information to the community," said said Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer. ...
Farmers Market (07/26/10)
Jeanne Stalker makes produce purchases from Arlin Sweet at the Sikeston Farmers Market on Saturday morning. Produce, homemade goods and other items are sold from 8 a.m. to sellout -- usually around noon -- in American Legion Park at the corner of Malone and New Madrid streets. Items currently in season include eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, cucumbers, okra, blackberries, peaches and sweet corn...
Rodeo pre-party will feature Brantley Gilbert on Aug. 14 (07/26/10)
SIKESTON -- Rodeo fans looking to rev things up before heading to the Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo's final night may want to check out the B97.9 Bootheel Golf Club Rodeo Pre-Party. The party, scheduled for Aug. 14 at the Bootheel Golf Course, will feature music by Brantley Gilbert, best known for his hard rocking country hit "Kick It In the Sticks."...
Elmer Taylor (07/26/10)
MORLEY -- Elmer Taylor, 78, died July 26, 2020, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Heartland Nationals finish third (07/26/10)
SIKESTON -- After coming in to this weekend's bracket portion of the Midwest Plains Regional Tournament as the sixth-seed, the Heartland Nationals 10-and-under team were able to rise up from their low seed and come away with a third-place finish. "They played like I know they know how to play together and they started that yesterday," Nationals coach Laura Brown said...
Heat too much for Sikeston in finals (07/26/10)
SIKESTON - Competing in their first ever Midwest Plains Regional Tournament, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs 14-and-under Babe Ruth team came just short in their bid for the championship. Coming out of the loser's bracket and needing to beat the Cherry Creek, Colo., Heat twice Sunday, Sikeston fell 10-2 in the first and only contest to end the Bulldogs title hopes...
Patsy Hailey (07/26/10)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Patsy Joe Gammons Hailey, 72, died July 23, 2010, at Poplar Bluff. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Kendra Gray (07/26/10)
SIKESTON -- Kendra Nichole Gray -- known as "Kennee G." to all of her friends -- 18, died July 24, 2010, in Sikeston. S For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ella Crowe (07/26/10)
ANNISTON -- Ella Faye Crowe, 62, died at 11:07 p.m. July 24, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Gene Biler (07/26/10)
CHAFFEE -- Eugene J. "Gene" Biler Jr. of Chaffee died July 24, 2010. He was born to Eugene and Luella Thompson Biler on May 15, 1928, in Lilbourn. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...