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Stories from Thursday, October 21, 2010

Celebrating Tim Jaynes Day (10/21/10)
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Haunted Hayride full of fun, fright (10/21/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Haunted Hayride is all about being spooky -- but what's most important to the Sikeston Jaycees is ensuring that it's a family-friendly event. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Governor visits area (10/21/10)
MATTHEWS -- Missouri's governor got a lesson in history and farming during a visit to Southeast Missouri. Chris Matthews, co-owner of Matthews Cotton Company with his cousin, Scott Matthews, walked Gov. Jay Nixon, first lady Georganne Nixon and Director of Agriculture Jon Hagler, through the cotton gin Wednesday afternoon...
Help wanted (10/21/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com MOREHOUSE -- Morehouse residents are looking to make a difference in their children's lives by sprucing up the town's school playground this weekend. To coincide with Saturday's largest national day of community service, Make A Difference Day, parents, teachers and students of Morehouse Elementary have organized a communitywide work day at the school...
East Prairie earns MCB honors (10/21/10)
JEFFERSON CITY - East Prairie was among 37 communities and 14 individuals honored at the Missouri Community Betterment conference, which assists communities to improve their quality of life. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Robbery suspect turns himself in (10/21/10)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man wanted in connection with a Monday afternoon armed robbery has surrendered to authorities. Drew Dollar, 29, turned himself in at the Scott County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday morning. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dexter, NMCC set for key district contest (10/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles found themselves in a shootout last week with the Fredericktown Blackcats. They put up 36 points, which is the second most this season for them, and had plenty more chances to cross the end zone, according to head coach Arlen Pixley...
Final four ready (10/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BENTON -- Win or lose, the results of an entire seasons worth of work by the Kelly Lady Hawks all boils down to this weekend in Springfield. That's where, after last Saturday's 13-2 win over the Hartville Lady Eagles in the Class 2 quarterfinals, the Lady Hawks will take part in the Class 2 State Tournament semifinals Friday at 2 p.m...
SHS soccer team moves over .500 (10/21/10)
ST. LOUIS -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team won two games on Saturday in a tournament at St. Louis against Sacred Heart and Southern Boone County. Sikeston senior Hunter Williams totaled all four of the Bulldogs' goals as they defeated Sacred Heart 3-1 and the state-ranked Southern Boone County 1-0...
Retta Mohorc (10/21/10)
CHAFFEE -- Loretta "Retta" Mohorc, 64, died Oct. 19, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Duell Criss (10/21/10)
NEW MADRID -- Duell Criss, 96, died Oct. 18, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Velma Dobbs (10/21/10)
CHAFFEE -- Velma Edith Dobbs, 90, died Oct. 20, 2010, at the home of her daughter in Memphis, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete.
Robert Hubbert (10/21/10)
SIKESTON -- Robert Hubbert, 71, died at 5:35 a.m. Oct. 21, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Betty Dew (10/21/10)
SIKESTON -- Kathryn "Betty" Rowe Ash Dew, 78, died Oct. 20, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Dale Brown (10/21/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Dale Brown, 71, died at 12:55 p.m. Oct. 20, 2010, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Calvin Presley (10/21/10)
MEDINA, Tenn. -- Calvin Presley, 89, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 13, 2010, at the Jackson-Madison County Hospital in Jackson. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ina Murray (10/21/10)
SIKESTON -- Ina Ruth Murray, 91, formerly of Columbia, died Oct. 18, 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...