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Stories from Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Return to Sunset: Vendors reminded to get city license (09/01/10)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's annual Return to Sunset is set for 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the neighborhood just north of Roberta Rowe Park. The annual Labor Day weekend event is held in the Sunset community so current and previous residents can reunite and connect with old friends. This year a Sunset Reunion will also be held from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. each night in conjunction with the Return to Sunset celebration...
Return to Sunset: Keynote speaker went 'From Bitter to Better' (09/01/10)
SIKESTON -- A former Sikestonian who went "From Bitter to Better" will be the keynote speaker for the Sunset Reunion's final day. Lloyd Howard of North Chicago is scheduled to speak at 3 p.m. during Sunday's Gospel Explosion. "I was born in Kansas City, Mo., in 1927," Howard said. "At an early age, my parents moved me back to Sikeston. I grew up there and went to high school until the 10th grade in Sikeston."...
Hands Across Sikeston: Unity chain and walk will be held on Sept. 18 in Sikeston (09/01/10)
SIKESTON -- Time is winding down to register for the first-ever Hands Across Sikeston event aimed to honor veterans. The unity chain and walk that will go from the American flag at the Sikeston Sports Complex to the Veteran's Memorial Park is planned for Sept. 18. Line-up will begin at 2:30 p.m., and there will be a picnic for all of the participants around 4 p.m...
Sikeston rolls: Offense was key in 8-2 win over Chaffee (09/01/10)
SIKESTON -- Although they might not want to make a habit out of it, looking up at an opponents early lead may just be what the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs need to prompt a rally. The Chaffee Lady Devils provided the Lady Bulldogs with an early deficit on Tuesday afternoon at the Sikeston Sports Complex and Sikeston quickly turned it around...
SHS soccer team notches big win over Perryville 3-1 (09/01/10)
Staff Reports sd_sports@yahoo.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team had a strong showing in the semifinals of the Farmington Invitational Tournament against the Perryville Pirates on Tuesday night with a 3-1 victory. "It's a big win for us," Sikeston coach Doyle Noe said. "They're a district opponent and I think it may have established some ground in our district...
Kelly, Powell one-hit Delta in 10-0 victory (09/01/10)
BENTON -- Improving to 2-1 on the season, the Kelly Lady Hawks came out firing on all cylinders in Tuesday game with the visiting Delta Lady Bobcats. With starting pitcher Kristen Powell pitching a one-hit shutout, the Lady Hawks offense combined for 12-hits on the afternoon as Kelly mercy-ruled the Lady Bobcats 10-0 in five innings of play...
Portageville, Dexter both win volleyball openers on Monday (09/01/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The Portageville Lady Bulldogs volleyball team opened the season with a straight-set 25-20, 25-18 win over Twin Rivers on Monday. Katelyn Jackson led Portageville with 16 assists while finishing 11 of 12 on serves. Emily Delisle was 7 of 7 on serves with four kills while Janika McIntyre was 11 of 11 on serves with one ace and nine kills...
Tourney held to benefit mission (09/01/10)
SIKESTON -- On Aug. 20, the Charleston Baptist Association held its Fourth Annual Golf Tournament at the Bootheel Golf Club. This tournament was held to benefit the mission's efforts to West Africans of the 32 Baptist Churches that make up the Charleston Baptist Association. Teams have used funds provided to travel to Senegal, West Africa to do Medical Missions and evangelism. Another team has traveled to work with West Africans in the Bronx and Harlem in New York City...
Parties need to give in on tax increase (09/01/10)
How about a compromise? The Republican leadership needs to come out in favor of a tax increase for all Americans if the Democrats will agree to halt any spending increases. Every single dime of the new taxes generated would be directed to deficit reduction. When the deficit becomes a surplus, then the arguments over high taxes can resume at the same time that runaway spending returns...
Ted Hardy (09/01/10)
CANYON LAKE, Texas -- Teddy Joe Hardy, 73, died Aug. 30, 2010, in New Braunfels. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bradley LeGrand (09/01/10)
CHICAGO -- Bradley Charles LeGrand, 44, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 11 a.m. Aug. 30, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Bettie Fleeman (09/01/10)
DEXTER -- Bettie Fleeman, 81, died Aug. 31, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Clarice Allen (09/01/10)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarice M. Allen, 85, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Aug. 26, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...