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Stories from Sunday, October 3, 2010

Carnival wraps up (10/03/10)
Two youngsters prepare for a ride on the ferris wheel at the American Legion Cotton Carnival. The 66th annual event wrapped up on Saturday with a parade, two queen contests and more festivities at the grounds. Pictures of the winners and parade will be in Monday's edition of the Standard Democrat...
Homecoming queen (10/03/10)
Sikeston senior Sarah Hopson reacts after being announced as the 2010 Fall Homecoming Queen at halftime of the Sikeston and New Madrid County Central football game on Friday night at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Hopson was escorted by Michael Gipson...
Program feeds more hungry local students (10/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Nearly a year after implementing "BackPacks for Fridays" at Morehouse Elementary, students from another Sikeston R-6 school are now benefitting from the program, too. SEMO Food Bank was able to support the expansion of the program to serve Southeast Elementary after receiving a $10,000-grant. It also received a $20,455 grant to support food acquisition for the entire program. This grant is being funded by Unilever U.S., one of the world's leading suppliers of consumer goods...
Public gets look at new BMU (10/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Beautiful. Amazing. Gorgeous. Those are just a few of the comments people had while touring the brand-new Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities offices during an open house on Friday. In addition to the tours, there was a ribbon cutting ceremony as well as a hot dog lunch provided by BMU in Legion Park across from the offices and a short performance by the Sikeston High School band...
Traffic stop uncovers cocaine (10/03/10)
NEW MADRID - Three Indiana men are to return to court Monday after a kilo of cocaine was discovered in their vehicle by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Roundup: Cape Central stays perfect in 47-0 rout (10/03/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Cape Central turned two first-quarter interceptions into touchdowns on its way to routing St. Charles West 47-0 on Friday. Michael Reeder intercepted two passes and the Tigers' offense did the rest. Rodney Reynolds rushed for 139 yards on four carries, which included an 85-yard scoring jaunt and a 46-yarder...
Portageville runs past Rams (10/03/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Building a comfortable 14-point lead by the half, the Portageville Bulldogs found their way back to the .500 mark on the season, beating the Scott City Rams 37-13. "We did pretty well," Portageville's Tevin Walker said. "It was our homecoming and we came out pretty pumped and got the win. We had a few penalties, but got through it."...
East Prairie ruins Red Devil homecoming 42-0 (10/03/10)
CHAFFEE -- The East Prairie Eagles may not forget their 34-point loss to Mountain View Liberty last week, but dominating the Chaffee Red Devils on Friday night may help ease that pain. "If we don't bounce back this week (against Chaffee) it's going to be a long season," East Prairie running back/linebacker Aaron Miller said. "We couldn't just bounce back in a small win. We had to do it in a big way to get our confidence back...
Quick start lifts Sikeston over NMCC 54-15 (10/03/10)
SIKESTON -- For the second straight week Sikeston coaches made a point of emphasis to start fast. And for the second straight week, they returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown. Once again the Bulldogs used a game-opening play to spur the team to a blowout victory, defeating New Madrid County Central 54-15 on Homecoming night at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium...
Janet Lambert (10/03/10)
FESTUS -- Janet Halene Lambert, 56, formerly of Anniston, died at 11:25 a.m. Oct. 1, 2010, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Hazel Johnson (10/03/10)
ANNISTON -- Hazel Louise Johnson, 65, died at 1:02 p.m. Oct. 1, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ollie Thacker (10/03/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Ollie Thacker, 95, died Oct. 1, 2010, at Heritage Gardens in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ruby Cantrell (10/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Ruby Imogene Cantrell, 74, died Sept. 30, 2010 at her home in Sikeston, MO. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Thelma Laird (10/03/10)
CHARLESTON -- Thelma Laird, 90, died Oct. 1, 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...
Dorothy Mooneyhan (10/03/10)
MOREHOUSE -- Dorothy Helen Mooneyhan, 73, died Sept. 29, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
L.B. Black (10/03/10)
ESSEX -- L.B. Black, son of the late Vern and Lou Tucker Black, was born on Dec. 11, 1924, in Gray Ridge and passed away on Sept. 30, 2010, at the age of 85. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ann Sharp (10/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at Ponder Funeral Home for Elizabeth Ann Sharp, age 62, who died on Sept. 28, 2010, were: Mickael Breazeale, David O'Neal, Tony Abbott, Dennis Pratt, Jimmy Draper and Rick Bohnsack.
Imogene Britt (10/03/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Imogene Britt, 71, died at 8:26 a.m. Oct. 1, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Billy Kirk (10/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Billy Joe Kirk, 78, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at his home, surrounded by family. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Census numbers have big impact (10/03/10)
Census numbers will be announced shortly but already some of the preliminary totals are starting to slowly make their way to the surface. Probably the most important announcement - yet less than official - is that Missouri will likely lose one congressional seat when the final census numbers are announced...