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Stories from Sunday, August 15, 2010

The coolest job: Ice cream manufacturer keeps busy as the outdoor temps soar (08/15/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Some people might think an ice cream factory would be a cool place to work. They'd be right. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Corridor project celebrated (08/15/10)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Dreams do come true. Mark Shelton, Missouri Department of Transportation Southeast District Engineer, said Friday's trip along the completed Highway 60 as a four-lane highway was an engineer's dream. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Student spends 6 weeks in Japan (08/15/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com NEW HAMBURG -- Brandi Kern of New Hamburg spent six weeks this summer immersing in the Japanese culture, and in the process, the Kelly High School senior said she learned to rely on her independence. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Upwards football (08/15/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- There's soccer, baseball and basketball but if your looking for a football league for any child under the third grade, you're out of luck in the Sikeston area. John Vernon, of Miner Baptist Church, took notice and decided to fill that void with the help of the largest sports program for children in the world...
Sikeston falls in first game of Series (08/15/10)
OCALA, Fla. -- The Sikeston 10-year-old All-Stars dropped their first game in pool play 13-2 to the host Ocala squad at the Cal Ripken 10U World Series on Friday night. Ocala wasted no time jumping on Sikeston, scoring four runs in the first inning off of Jarred Sandlin. Ocala added another run in the second and two more in the fourth, building a 6-0 lead before Sikeston could get on the board...
Competitors shine on Friday (08/15/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- In the second to last night of the Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, contestants once again battled it out looking to get their share of the prize money. Starting things off was the bareback riding competition where Jason Havens' score of 87 was good for first place. Coming in second was George Gillespie IV with a 75, followed by Clint Cannon whose 75 was good for third...
Good education begins at home (08/15/10)
If it's Rodeo week in Sikeston, the start of school must be right around the corner. My oldest daughter reminded me this week of a letter I had written to her on her first day of school. So I glanced back at that long-ago message and was struck by the similarities after 30 years...
Charles Stamp Sr. (08/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Charles R. Stamp Sr., 85, died Aug. 12, 2010, at the family home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Stanley Ealu (08/15/10)
NEW ORLEANS -- Stanley Earl Ealu, 71, died at 6 a.m. Aug. 13, 2010, in New Orleans. Arrangements are incomplete.