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Stories from Thursday, August 12, 2010

Quick to judge (08/12/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Spectators at this year's Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo may be entertained by the competitor-and-animal performances, but it doesn't mean they'll always receive high marks from the judges. Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association judge Dewitt Forrest said there are many things to look for when scoring events as both the contestants and animals are judged...
Texas man canoeing down the Mississippi (08/12/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When Charles and Constance Michael of Sikeston went to Cape Girardeau to pick up one of his old wrestling buddies on Aug. 6 for a visit, they didn't meet him at the airport or bus terminal. They picked him up from the river...
Heat warning remains (08/12/10)
PADUCAH, Ky. - An excessive heat warning is now in effect until 8 p.m. Saturday. According to the National Weather Service at Paducah, the maximum afternoon heat index values each day through Saturday will likely exceed 105 degrees and many locations will top out closer to 110...
Beating the heat (08/12/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- One by one after their group completed their run-through, it didn't take long for members of the Sikeston football team to find the nearest watering hole. "We let the kids get all the water they want," Sikeston head coach Kent Gibbs said. "As long as they hustle on and off the field, they get all of it they want."...
Rodeo is off to good start (08/12/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The 58th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo kicked off Wednesday night with the cowboys and cowgirls posting some exciting times in their respective events. In the bareback riding, Wes Stevenson easily out-performed the competition posting a score of 87 to lead the pack. Joe Gunderson was second with a 78 while Justin McDaniel and Will Lowe tied for third each scoring a 76...
Merl Carter (08/12/10)
ORAN -- Johnnie Merl Carter, 94, died Aug. 11, 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...
Cletus Shipman (08/12/10)
BLOOMFIELD -- Cletus Shipman, 63, died Aug. 10, 2010, in the emergency room at 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...
Dorothy Owens (08/12/10)
MALDEN -- Dorothy Owens, 67, died Aug. 11, 2010, at the Malden Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Rosie Martin (08/12/10)
NEW MADRID - Mary Rosanna Martin, 67, died Aug. 11, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Alice Cooper (08/12/10)
TULSA, Okla. -- Alice Jean Cooper, 75, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 9:02 a.m. Aug. 8, 2010, at her son's home in Tulsa. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Wyrick (08/12/10)
NEW HAVEN, Ind. -- James H. Wyrick, 68, died Aug. 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.