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Stories from Sunday, October 10, 2010

Birdwatchers join in 'Big Sit' (10/10/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Chris Barrigar of Bloomfield calls it tailgating for nature lovers, but the goal of the nationwide "Big Sit" planned for Sunday is really to tally as many bird species in the given time period and report it to Bird Watcher's Digest...
Festival fun (10/10/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Members of the Altrusa Club are getting into the holiday spirit -- and they want the community to join them. This year, the group is rolling out a brand-new fundraiser, "Festival of Holidays," to benefit its local projects...
Kewanee gas station under investigation (10/10/10)
JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has asked the Missouri Attorney General's office to determine the responsible party for Underground Storage Tank Law violations at a Kewanee gas station. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Woman killed while riding horse (10/10/10)
DIEHLSTADT -- A woman was killed Friday evening in what appeared to be a horse riding accident. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Robbery suspect now in custody (10/10/10)
SIKESTON - The search for a armed robbery suspect is over. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Newspaper not published Monday (10/10/10)
SIKESTON -- The offices of the Standard Democrat will be closed Monday and no paper will be published in observance of the federal holiday, Columbus Day. The office will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Sikeston dismantles Kennett (10/10/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com KENNETT -- The Sikeston Bulldogs continued to roll through the regular season with another lopsided victory, ruining Kennett's homecoming ceremony with a 56-9 thrashing. It was another solid performance as Sikeston gears up for Class 4, District 1 play on Friday when they host Perryville...
'Good show': East Prairie rallies past Portageville 40-26 on Homecoming (10/10/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Passing for three touchdowns and running for two, Connor Scott guided East Prairie's offense to 444 total yards against visiting Portageville. After the Bulldogs' Fred Treadwell scored on a 64-yard run midway through the third to put Portageville up six, the Eagles went on to score 20 unanswered points in their 40-26 win...
Errors prove to be Oran's downfall in district title game (10/10/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- It's something that the Oran Lady Eagles have had to deal with for most of the season and it's what eventually ended their year. After seven errors on Friday afternoon, the Lady Eagles were eliminated by the Naylor Lady Eagles in the Class 1, District 1 championship game at Oran High School in an 8-4 loss...
Mistakes doom Chaffee in loss to Malden (10/10/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee Red Devils' inconsistencies couldn't be overcome. Whether it was a goal line situation or fourth and long, Chaffee ended their drives the same way each time; by giving the Malden Green Wave the ball. For the second straight week, the Red Devils were shut out as the visiting Green Wave posted a 35-0 win on Friday night at Mark Whitaker Memorial Field in Chaffee...
Emerson, Blunt deserve support (10/10/10)
This is not my favorite time of year. That's putting it mildly. The weather is changing in a direction I don't favor. Sunshine is diminished every single day. The Cardinals - once again - are not in the playoffs, golf is winding down and I'm no fan of the hectic holiday season that is rapidly approaching...
Patsy Lynch (10/10/10)
PUXICO -- Patsy Ruth Lynch, 75, died Oct. 7, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.