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Stories from Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Kids at Play (10/13/10)
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Arrest made in Friday shooting (10/13/10)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is investigating a shooting that left a 45-year-old man with injuries to his leg and a 38-year-old Sikeston resident in custody. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
R-6 gets donation of picnic tables (10/13/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Visitors to some Sikeston R-6 school campuses may notice new wooden picnic tables, which were recently donated to the district by a Sikeston business. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Music will return to Malone Park bandstand (10/13/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Tunes will return to Malone Park -- for the next two Saturdays at least. "We had such a good response to Music at the Malone back in June and it was a great family activity, so we decided to do a couple of Saturdays at the park," said Megan Looney, co-chair of the events, which are sponsored by the Historic Midtown Development Group...
Commission is updated on Red Cross activity (10/13/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- In tough times, a little organization can go a long way. Cheryl Klueppel, executive director of the Southeast Missouri Chapter of the American Red Cross, updated the Scott County Commission on some of the local Red Cross activities during the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday...
Sikeston man enters guilty plea on gun charge (10/13/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Sikeston man has pled guilty to a felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
TRCC hosts 8th district debate (10/13/10)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The four candidates vying for Missouri's 8th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives will appear together on stage at Three Rivers Community College. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charleston, Scott Central to play alumni game Oct. 23 (10/13/10)
The two schools have combined for 31 state titles over the last 35 years.
Basketball districts have new look for 2010-11 (10/13/10)
The Missouri State High School Activities Association has made minor changes to the state's 2010-11 basketball district alignments.
SJHS rolls by Jays (10/13/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Though they only got two-and-a-half quarters in before lightening stopped play, the Sikeston Bulldogs had more than enough time to put up a strong offensive effort. Leading visiting Charleston by 28-points at the half, Sikeston put up two more scores before lightning ended play with 3:47 left in the third, earning a 46-14 win in their final home game of the season...
Dexter downs Advance in first round of SCAA Tourney (10/13/10)
MARBLE HILL -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats volleyball team advanced to the semifinals of the Stoddard County Tournament after defeating Advance in three sets 25-20, 10-25, 25-17 on Tuesday night. Dexter was led by McKenzie Mitchell who finished with seven kills while Elisha Flanigan added six...
Fowler crowned champion (10/13/10)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Ladies Golf Association wrapped up its season on Oct. 5 at the Sikeston Country Club by passing out trophies and holding a memorial for member Evelyn Warf, who passed away in February. Diane Fowler was crowned champion of the SCCLGA's Championship Tournament held Sept. ...
Social Security's uncertain future (10/13/10)
Last week's announcement that Social Security payments will not be increased next year should come as no surprise. The cost of living adjustments were set in a formula back in the 1970s. When that formula - based on the Consumer Price Index - is negative for inflation, payments stay the same...
Lawanda Jordan (10/13/10)
SIKESTON -- Bonnie Lawanda Williams Jordan, 80, died Oct. 12, 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...
Leah Robertson (10/13/10)
BLOOMFIELD -- Leah Mae Robertson, 75, died Oct. 8, 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...
Gail Launius (10/13/10)
DEXTER -- Gail Allision Launius, 62, died Oct. 9, 2010, at his home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Virginia Meredith (10/13/10)
HODGENVILLE, Ky. -- Virginia Maude Meredith, 88, of Hodgenville, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at the Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kay Gurley (10/13/10)
LILBOURN -- Patricia "Kay" Gurley, 56, died Oct. 9, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ruby HeiRonimus (10/13/10)
SIKESTON -- Ruby Orr HeiRonimus, 81, of Sikeston, died Oct. 11, 2010, at Miner Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...