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Stories from Thursday, September 9, 2010

Branching out (09/09/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way is branching out. Having exceeded its goal fundraising amount for several years, the Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way bumped its goal up to $85,000 this year, which will enable it to aid an additional three agencies. The 2010 campaign officially kicks off today...
Living History Day is Saturday (09/09/10)
jillb@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE - Rustic furniture maker Joe Littrell laughs as he recalls a wide-eyed youngster's fascination with a wooden top. Littrell, who had crafted the top, watched the boy spin and spin, then spin again the simple toy...
Orthopedic surgery will return to Sikeston (09/09/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Missouri Delta Medical Center is laying the foundation for bringing orthopedic surgery back to Sikeston. It has been 20 years since orthopedic surgery was available here. Jason Schrumpf, senior vice president for MDMC, said hospital officials are excited to have all the elements in place to once again provide a comprehensive orthopedic service line...
Second person dies from fall (09/09/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A second person has died after a fall from a catwalk on Tuesday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

SHS ready for physical Bearcats (09/09/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston head coach Kent Gibbs isn't sure how his 2-0 Bulldogs would react if they happened to take one on the chin. After a high-scoring affair against Obion County Central in week one and the demolishing of their rival, the Charleston Bluejays, a week ago, the Sikeston Bulldogs have yet to face a tough, physical team where defense may play more of a factor than the highest yardage totals...
Errors sink SHS (09/09/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Leading the visiting Saxony Lutheran Lady Crusaders by two points late in the second set, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs squandered a chance to take it to a three set match and win their first match of the season as the Lady Crusaders rallied for a two-set win, 25-18 and 25-22...
Kelly slips by slumping SHS (09/09/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BENTON -- A strong defensive effort against Kelly was spoiled Tuesday afternoon as Sikeston's offense continued its recent slump. After allowing a single run in the second, the Lady Bulldogs were unsuccessful in their attempts to rally, falling 1-0 to bring their current skid to four games...
Ruthe Blackwell (09/09/10)
PARIS, Mo. -- Ruthe Rebecca Hahn Blackwell, 95, formerly of Charleston, died Sept. 2, 2010, at the Monroe Manor in Paris. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Maurine B. Bryan (09/09/10)
SIKESTON -- Maurine Olivette (Burnet) Bryan, 93, died at 8:20 p.m. Sept. 7, 2010, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Arbuckle Jr. (09/09/10)
WARDELL -- John C. Arbuckle Jr., 86, died Sept. 8, 2010, at his home in Wardell. Arrangements are incomplete.
Celia DeLisle (09/09/10)
NEW MADRID -- Celia A. DeLisle, 59, passed away Sept. 7, 2010, near Matthews. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Norvel Carden (09/09/10)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Norvel Briggs Carden, 67, died Aug. 22, 2010, at St. Petersburg. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ed Payne (09/09/10)
CHAFFEE -- William "Ed" Payne, 57, died Sept. 8, 2010, after a long illness. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Artie Britt (09/09/10)
EDMOND, Okla. -- Artie Lee Britt, 83, died Sept. 7, 2010, at Integris Bass Baptist Health Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rose Anielak (09/09/10)
BENTON -- Rose Anielak, 94, died Sept. 7, 2010, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.