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Stories from Sunday, September 19, 2010

7 individuals, two teams set to be inducted at Friday game (09/19/10)
SIKESTON -- Seven individuals and two teams will be the latest honorees added to the Sikeston R-6 Honor Wall and Hall of Fame during the 15th annual ceremony set to take place at halftime of Friday's Sikeston Bulldogs and Jackson Indians football game...
Flu shot time arrives (09/19/10)
SIKESTON -- Although they ran out of the seasonal flu vaccine early last year, area health departments and other places that administer the vaccine say there should be plenty to go around this year. "Last year we gave out all we had and there was a big rush on it," recalled Kay Griffin, nurse practitioner at the Scott County Health Department. "But I think there will be plenty of vaccine this year. We have the vaccine and should be able to get more if we need it."...
Accident pins driver in vehicle (09/19/10)
The cause of an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a passenger car remains under investigation by the Miner Police Department. The accident occurred just after 11 a.m. Friday on Highway 62, near the Interstate-55 south on-ramp, according to Miner Police Chief Chris Griggs. ...
Parade will celebrate 150 years in Sikeston (09/19/10)
SIKESTON - One of these days, Pat Cox would like to sit and watch the parade go by, but it won't be this year. Cox is again heading up Concordia Lutheran Church's entry into the Oct. 2 Cotton Carnival Parade. With the parade just weeks away she is busy working out the details to their float...
Bank robbery attempted (09/19/10)
SIKESTON -- A man was arrested after attempting to rob a Sikeston bank on Friday. At 10:56 a.m., the Sikeston Department of Public Safety received a call from US Bank, 104 E. Center St., in reference to a man saying he was there to rob the bank. Officers immediately responded to the scene, located less than a block from DPS Headquarters and detained the subject, who was unarmed, said Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer...
Oran pounds Saxony 25-0 (09/19/10)
ORAN -- The Oran Lady Eagles softball team rolled past Saxony Lutheran 25-0 on Friday, to snap a six-game losing streak. Oran scored 12 in the first and added 13 additional runs in the second to seal the game. Amanda Williams led all Oran hitters going 3 for 3 with 5 RBIs. The Lady Eagles took advantage of 14 walks and eight Saxony errors...
NMCC downs Charleston to pick up first win, 49-20 (09/19/10)
CHARLESTON -- Riding a 22-point lead into half, New Madrid County Central got its first win of the season Friday night, beating Charleston 49-20 thanks in part to a four-touchdown performance by quarterback G'Darius Stevenson. "I think we got better in a whole bunch of things tonight that we were weak in the earlier weeks," Stevenson said. ...
Surging Green Wave too much for Portageville (09/19/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The Portageville Bulldogs didn't have an answer for Malden quarterback Tanner Murphy. Although mountainous passing numbers weren't produced, Murphy and his Green Wave teammates did more than enough to down the Bulldogs on Friday night, 28-6...
Bulldog defense holds Mules to 60 total yards (09/19/10)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The last three meetings with Poplar Bluff have been games that Sikeston Bulldog fans will probably never forget. From C.J. Council's interception return for a winning touchdown as time expired in 2008 to last season's hyped up district and sectional meetings in which Sikeston's defense crushed the Mules' record-setting offense -- Bulldog fans have seen some good times recently at the expense of the Mules...
Grace McGarity (09/19/10)
SIKESTON -- Grace Pearl Golden McGarity, 87, passed away peacefully in her home on Sept. 16, 2010, in Sikeston, surrounded by her children. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Matthew Fitzgerald (09/19/10)
SIKESTON -- Matthew Terrence Fitzgerald, 35, died Sept. 17, 2010, at his home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ann Davis (09/19/10)
SIKESTON -- Elizabeth Ann Davis, 72, died at 6 a.m. Sept. 17, 2010, at her home, following an extended illness. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Vangilder (09/19/10)
SIKESTON -- James F. Vangilder, 78, died Sept. 16, 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...
Patricia Higdon (09/19/10)
DEXTER -- Patricia Ann "Sissy" Higdon, 70, died Sept. 16, 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...
Bill Boyd (09/19/10)
NEW MADRID -- William E. "Bill" Boyd, 77, died Sept. 16, 2010, at St. 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...
Mona Albrecht (09/19/10)
GREENBRIER, Ark. -- Mona Maxine "Tiny" Albrecht, 76, died Sept. 1, 2010, at Conway Regional Hospital in Conway. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Religion remains basis of nation (09/19/10)
There seems to be an all-out assault on religion during this turbulent election cycle. Liberal political pundits - notably Bill Maher - are outspoken in their contempt for candidates who wear their religious convictions on their sleeves. Jon Stewart - yet another left-wing comedian/commentator - constantly pokes fun at the religious community and specifically those candidates who base many of their political positions on religious beliefs...