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Stories from Sunday, September 26, 2010

Legion gearing up for carnival (09/26/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Fields gleaming with rows of white bolls is a clear signal it is time for food, fun and fellowship at the American Legion's 66th Annual Cotton Carnival. "I remember back when I was a kid, I was from Morehouse and met up with kids I knew from Sikeston," said Gene Stroud, grounds chairman for this year's Cotton Carnival...
Hall of Fame (09/26/10)
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ON FIRE: Delaney takes a chance and wins in more ways than one (09/26/10)
jillb@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- She didn't walk away with a million dollars, but Donna Delaney can still consider herself a winner. Delaney and her fiery knives earned a spot on this season's "America's Got Talent" competition and in the hearts of the fans...
Despite national buzz, canned pumpkin supply should be ample (09/26/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- They may not see it on their grocery store's shelf yet, but local consumers should be able to find canned pumpkin in time to bake their favorite dessert this holiday season. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mad skills! (09/26/10)
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Vehicle pursuit ends with arrest (09/26/10)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man wanted for possession of cocaine is in jail after leading Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers on a lengthy chase Thursday. Jermaine A. White, 27, is charged with the class B felony of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and the class D felony of resisting arrest, according to a news release provided by Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer for DPS...
Big plays lift SHS (09/26/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- With two touchdowns in less than two minutes, the Sikeston Bulldogs could not have asked for a better start in Friday night's SEMO Conference game against the Jackson Indians at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Jackson made things interesting for a half, but ultimately could not contain the big-play capabilities of the Bulldogs, who cruised to a 49-18 victory...
Caruthersville 3rd quarter kick return ends NMCC upset hopes (09/26/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles came within a touchdown of knotting the game at 20 points apiece in the third quarter. It started with a fumble recovery by linebacker Shermon Taylor, followed by a long drive that ended with Zach Rucker punching it in from five yards out giving the Eagles the momentum they needed to possibly come back...
Liberty runs over East Prairie (09/26/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com EAST PRAIRIE -- With 502 total yards, visiting Mountain View-Liberty showed East Prairie just how dangerous its offense can be. Running up a 34-point lead by the half, Liberty wound up with over 40 points for the fourth straight week, beating East Prairie 41-7...
Sikeston soccer blasts AJ (09/26/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ANNA, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team improved to 6-8 on the season with a 4-1 win over Anna-Jonesboro. The game was scoreless at the half before the Bulldogs exploded in the second. Grant Hinton scored at the 45 minute mark off an assist from Hunter Williams to get the scoring started...
Cape's casino will impact Sikeston (09/26/10)
Cape Girardeau may soon be home to Missouri's newest casino. And don't think for a minute that the potential casino doesn't impact Sikeston. You would be wrong. As a disclaimer, I enjoy a visit to the casino probably more often than I should. And the "convenience" of locating a gaming facility virtually in our own backyard has some logistical appeal...
Virginia Manker (09/26/10)
WYATT -- Virginia Mae Nance Toombs Manker, 80, died Sept. 24, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Marzell Little (09/26/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Marzell E. Little, 88, died Sept. 23, 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...
Geneva Owens (09/26/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Geneva Owens died Sept. 25, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete.
Tommy Henson (09/26/10)
SIKESTON -- Tommy Ellis Henson, 55, died Sept. 23, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bill Wills (09/26/10)
SIKESTON -- William M. "Bill" Wills, 66, died Sept. 24, 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...
Herschell Hailey Jr. (09/26/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at the Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston for Herschell "Red" Hailey Jr., 84, who died on Sept. 22, 2010, were: Chester Kordahl, Dwayne Lorenz, Bud Werner, Thurman Dambach, Bo Gary Ozment and Bob Ozment...