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Stories from Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Road closed (09/15/10)
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R-6 will be more energy efficient (09/15/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston R-6 officials are taking steps to save money by making the district as energy efficient as possible. During its regular meeting Tuesday the Board of Education approved the employment of Allen & Hoshall in the amount of $71,000 for its contract assistance in securing an energy service contractor, or ESCO...
Road crew training will be held in Benton (09/15/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Training in Benton next month is an opportunity for area road crews to improve their skills. Scott County commissioners said during their regular meeting Tuesday that the Scott County Highway Department will host a motor road grader training session by the University of Missouri-Rolla's Missouri Local Technical Assistance Program on Oct. 7...
Cotton time (09/15/10)
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Seminar helps officials plan for the worst (09/15/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When it comes to emergency management, it's best to plan for the worst. "That way if it doesn't get that bad, you'll be 'pleasantly surprised,' but if it does, you'll be prepared," said Jim Charrier, training and exercise manager for the State Emergency Management Agency...
Manhunt goes on in Bootheel (09/15/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Pemiscot County authorities are continuing their search for a man considered armed and dangerous. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bulldogs fall to Cape Central on penalty kicks (09/15/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Forced into a shootout after two scoreless overtimes against visiting Cape Central Tuesday night, Sikeston was denied its fifth win of the season as the Tigers connected on their final three penalty kicks to win 2-1. "I think we were a little flat (tonight)," Sikeston coach Doyle Noe said. "We were a little bit on our heels...
3-set rally (09/15/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Despite losing their first set by two points and doing so with eight, self-inflicted errors, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs pulled out a three-set win on Tuesday night against the Puxico Lady Indians, 23-25, 25-22 and 25-13...
Late mistake dooms Kelly in extra inning loss (09/15/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BENTON -- In a game filled with efficiency, it was the team that made the first mistake that ultimately paid the price. An error by the Kelly Lady Hawks in the top of the eighth inning eventually led to the first and only run on Tuesday afternoon as the Twin Rivers Lady Royals came away with their first win against Kelly in the last three years in a 1-0 game...
Charleston netters down Sikeston; Kelly runners shine (09/15/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Charleston Lady Bluejays tennis team downed the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs in a varsity only match 6-3 on Tuesday. Sikeston picked up wins in singles from Jacarra Lampkin and Kelsey Dial. Lampkin defeated Madeline Burke 8-5 while Dial downed Jasmine Spence 8-1. The two also teamed to best Burke and Taylor Duenne in doubles 8-3 for Sikeston's only other win...
More than wins, losses (09/15/10)
I am not originally from Sikeston or Charleston but in the 12-plus years I have worked at the Standard Democrat I have grown an appreciation of the rivalry between the two schools. Especially in football, where the two teams met for the 125th time just a week and a half ago...
Political winds may be shifting (09/15/10)
OMG! There's actually talk - and publicly no less - about the replacement of the Democratic leadership in the House should the Republicans steamroll the November elections as many are predicting...
Linda Montgomery (09/15/10)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Linda Hutchcraft-Montgomery, 58, died Sept. 13, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Mary Menees (09/15/10)
MALDEN -- Mary Ruth Menees, 69, died Sept. 12, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Maurine Bryan (09/15/10)
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...
Lorraine Bernal (09/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Lorraine Love Bernal, 55, died Aug. 29, 2010, at the 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...
Dean Green (09/15/10)
DEXTER -- Dean Green, 30, died Sept. 12, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.