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Stories from Thursday, September 30, 2010

Highway named for Matthews man (09/30/10)
news@standard-democrat.com MATTHEWS - Gene Curtis was a soldier, a farmer, a family man and a civil servant. But the role he loved most was as salesman, promoting his hometown of Matthews. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sunshine Boys (09/30/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It's been several years since Connie Thompson directed a Sikeston Little Theatre production, but the 34-year Little Theatre member will return to the director's chair next week for the season-opening production of Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys."...
Habitat for Humanity wanting to increase awareness (09/30/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Over a billion people worldwide lack decent shelter. Habitat for Humanity affiliates around the globe -- including here in Sikeston -- are working toward eliminating poverty housing one family at a time. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Four arrested on meth charges (09/30/10)
BLOOMFIELD -- Four Dexter residents were arrested Wednesday on methamphetamine possession charges in Stoddard County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Voting still open for Ella's Hope (09/30/10)
SIKESTON -- Ella's Hope is a grant proposal with the Pepsi "Refresh Everything" project. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bulldogs, Eagles set for rivalry game (09/30/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- It's been a tale of two seasons for the Sikeston Bulldogs and the New Madrid County Central Eagles. Hampered by a top-heavy schedule and the loss of core players from last year's 9-4 team, the Eagles have struggled to a 1-4 record that include losses to undefeated Cape Central and Caruthersville with quarterback/running back G'Darius Stevenson pacing his squad...
Rolling along (09/30/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs wrapped up their home schedule on Wednesday afternoon blistering Saxony Lutheran 21-0. Sikeston quickly put the game away, scoring 17 runs off of eight hits in the first inning, helped by two RBIs from Sarah Dixon, Sydney Davied and Kayla Fodge. Madison Chaney, Courtney Collins, Nicki James and Katie Hines also drove in runs as Sydney King, Sarah Hopson and Chaney all had two hits in the inning, including a double by King...
Chaffee holds 3rd Annual Postal Meet (09/30/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- After Wednesday's 3rd annual Chaffee Postal Meet went off without a hitch, Lady Red Devil's cross country coach Travis Calkins thinks he and his squad have ironed out most the kinks in running a successful meet. "I would say (it went) almost flawless," he said of this year's 5K event. ...
Kelly squeezes past Oran 1-0 (09/30/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- After the Kelly Lady Hawks and Oran battled through six scoreless innings Wednesday afternoon, it was the Lady Hawks who came away with the late inning heroics. With Sydney Vinyard on third with one out in the top of the seventh, Kelly's No. 9 hitter Darbe Backfisch's squeeze attempt came back to pitcher Morgan Todt who relayed to the Oran catcher Amanda Williams, but not in time to stop Vinyard from scoring the go-ahead run...
Dexter netters beat Sikeston (09/30/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- Sikeston's Kelsey Dial and Jacarra Lampkin where the only Sikeston Lady Bulldog netters to gain wins separately and together in doubles against the Dexter Lady Bearcats on Wednesday at Dexter High School as the Lady Bearcats pulled out a 6-3 win over Sikeston...
Frank Maevers (09/30/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Frank Albert Maevers Sr., 89, of Cape Girardeau, died Sept. 29, 2010, at Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Edith Buttry (09/30/10)
PUXICO -- Edith Turnipseed Buttry, 90, died Sept. 28, 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...
Bill Gage (09/30/10)
CHARLESTON -- William Raymond "Bill" Gage Jr., 83, died Sept. 29, 2010, at the Charleston Manor. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eunice Bobo (09/30/10)
LILBOURN -- Eunice J. Bobo, 65, died Sept. 27, 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...
V. Estelle Smith (09/30/10)
O'FALLON --V. Estelle Smith, 81, died Sept. 25, 2010. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Gerald Yeargain (09/30/10)
SIKESTON -- Gerald W. Yeargain, 85, died at 12:40 p.m. Sept. 29, 2010, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ann Sharp (09/30/10)
SIKESTON -- Elizabeth Ann Sharp, 62, died Sept. 28, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Patsy Wren (09/30/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday for Patsy Lou Wren, 71, who died Sept. 28, 2010, will be: Trey Wren, Brad Wren, T.J. Abernathy, Steve Holden, Dustin Holman and Kevin Alexander. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...