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Stories from Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Sikeston heading back to school (08/17/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Classes officially begin Wednesday for students in the Sikeston R-6 School District, but many of their teachers have been preparing for the new school year all summer long. "The teaching staff have been focusing on improving student learning and dealing with the ongoing challenges we have with the revenue reduction," Superintendent Steve Borgsmiller said...
Voicing concerns (08/17/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- When it comes to the Mississippi River, the top concerns for local officials this year are flood control and harbor maintenance. Concerns about these issues were presented to Mississippi River Commission and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials Monday during a public meeting held aboard the MRC's motor vessel "Mississippi" as part of the MRC's annual low-water inspection trip down the Mississippi River...
Economic group gets new name and office (08/17/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In a way to better serve the region's needs, a longtime economic organization in Southeast Missouri now has a new name and office. The Mid-South Economic Development Alliance, formerly Southeast Missouri Economic Development Alliance, recently reorganized to better meet the needs of the multi-county regional efforts...
Canola education (08/17/10)
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Four arrested in rodeo concert ruckus Saturday (08/17/10)
SIKESTON -- Four people were arrested during a Gretchen Wilson concert held Saturday at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo grounds. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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High school softball circle moving back (08/17/10)
davidj@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As a freshman, Sikeston's Sarah Hopson found out just how dangerous standing 40-feet from the batter in softball can be. Hopson, a pitcher for the Lady Bulldogs, took a hard line drive off the head that proved to be a scary moment not just for the freshman, but for her entire team and coaching staff. ...
Despite Sandlin's two homers, Sikeston falls 12-4 (08/17/10)
OCALA, Fla. -- Despite two home runs from Jarred Sandlin, the Sikeston 10-year-old All-Stars fell to 0-3 in pool play Monday with a 12-4 loss to Middletown, N.J., in the Cal Ripken 10U World Series. Middletown took control of the game early, scoring four runs in the bottom of the first and another three in the second, jumping out to a 7-0 lead...
L. Joyce Parris (08/17/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- L. Joyce Parris, 72, died Aug. 15, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Wilma Boswell (08/17/10)
MOREHOUSE -- Wilma Jean Boswell, 86, died Aug. 9, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Paul Wilson (08/17/10)
MATTHEWS -- Paul Ray Wilson, 63, formerly of East Prairie, died at 11:23 p.m. Aug. 16, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.