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Stories from Sunday, August 29, 2010

Circles for rice: Thanks to a new technique, rice becomes option for more farmers (08/29/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For years, the only way to grow rice in Southeast Missouri has been to use fields with soil able to hold water and flood them. But after years of research, a local irrigation company and others have developed a new technique to grow the crop under center pivots, which was tested by farmers this year...
Pemiscot County man pleads guilty to drug charges (08/29/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Hayti Heights man pled guilty on Friday to drug trafficking charges before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. Floyd L. Roberson, 56, pled guilty to two felony counts of distribution of cocaine base and one felony count of possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base...
Miner woman jailed on sex charges (08/29/10)
MINER -- A Miner woman has been arrested and charged with a sex crime involving a juvenile. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Three nabbed in joint investigation (08/29/10)
SIKESTON -- Three Sikeston men were arrested Friday following a joint narcotics investigation by local law enforcement. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
SHS wins shootout (08/29/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com TROY, Tenn. -- Coming into this season the Sikeston Bulldogs' biggest question marks resided on the offensive side of the ball, where nearly every major contributor graduated from last year's record-setting team. Judging by their performance in their first game on Friday night, Sikeston's offense appears to be just fine...
Cape Central too much for NMCC (08/29/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Big play after big play, a rejuvenated Cape Central Tigers football team imposed their will over the visiting New Madrid County Central Eagles on Friday night. And like in most cases, it all started up front. "Line play is a factor in every single ball game," NMCC head coach Arlen Pixley said. "We're not there right now. We've got guys who haven't even played football ever before in their life up front right now and we've got a lot to get straightened out...
Caruthersville runs past Portageville 36-0 (08/29/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Ronnie Jones first game at the head of the Portageville Bulldogs football program didn't go as well as he hoped. Taking on the visiting Caruthersville Tigers, the Bulldogs struggled to hold down the Tigers' ground game, falling 36-0 to open the season...
U.S. border needs greater control (08/29/10)
If we all generally agree that one strength of this great nation is that we accept with open arms those who seek the freedom afforded here, then it's important to examine the ingredients in this "melting pot" that we call America...
Becky Burns (08/29/10)
SIKESTON -- Rebecca Marie "Becky" Burns, 32, died at 1:48 p.m. Aug. 25, 2010, at Saint 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...
Larry Taylor Sr. (08/29/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Larry Lynn Taylor Sr., 48, died at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26, 2010, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on AA Highway in New Madrid County. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...