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Stories from Sunday, October 24, 2010

Local state rep race heating up (10/24/10)
Fright site: Family's Halloween decor attracts many passersby (10/24/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- What started as a way to make Halloween more fun for one Sikeston couple's son has evolved into an annual treat for other families, too. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cooler night temps trigger color in leaves (10/24/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Cooler temperatures are coming together to create some festive fall foliage around Southeast Missouri. "We're starting to see some fall color, and it will probably be peaking out sometime in the next couple of weeks," said Ross Glenn, a resource forester with the Missouri Department of Conservation...
Lowdown on leaf burning (10/24/10)
SIKESTON -- The changing color of leaves means they'll soon be falling to the ground -- where they can potential fuel fires. However, there are several precautions people can make when burning debris in their yards to keep that from happening. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Towns establish trick-or-treating dates and times (10/24/10)
Some celebrating holiday Saturday and others on Sunday SIKESTON -- With Halloween falling on a weekend this year, it's left some local children wondering when candy will be dished out in their neighborhoods -- Saturday or Sunday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Going red (10/24/10)
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Dexter stops Stevenson, NMCC (10/24/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- When taking on New Madrid County Central, the game-plan is simple -- stop G'Darius Stevenson. The Dexter Bearcats made sure the senior all-state running back was not going to beat them as they defeated the Eagles 35-20 in Friday's Class 3, District 1 contest at Dexter's Charles Bland Stadium to clinch their second straight playoff berth...
Fourth place: Kelly softball places fourth in Class 2 (10/24/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SPRINGFIELD -- After providing a season of nail-biting one-run games, why should the Kelly Lady Hawks last game of the year be any different? Playing the Brookfield Lady Bulldogs in the third place game of the Class 2 State Tournament Friday night, the Lady Hawks found themselves down by one with one out and the tying run at second...
Sikeston, Charleston pairs both fall in state tournament (10/24/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SPRINGFIELD -- The Sikeston doubles team of Jacarra Lampkin and Kelsey Dial saw their season come to an end in the Class 1 state tournament on Friday at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield. The Lady Bulldogs dropped their first match of the tournament 6-0, 6-1 to Christine Schlafly and Lauren DeRousse of Westminster Christian Academy, falling into the consolation bracket...
Tigers run over East Prairie to win district championship (10/24/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com EAST PRAIRIE -- The Caruthersville Tigers have a plethora of weapons. One particular weapon makes them all go. Senior Vohland Fonda does whatever is asked of him for the Tigers. He can run, catch and even kick the extra points. "He's Walter Payton," Caruthersville head coach Nathan Morgan said about Vohland. ...
Malden keeps Bluejays winless, 48-21 (10/24/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com MALDEN -- The Malden Green Wave kept their playoff hopes alive while dashing Charleston's with a 48-21 win on Friday night in Malden. With the win, Malden (7-2) will host East Prairie (6-3) on Thursday with the winner qualifying for the Class 2 playoffs...
Lots to decide on November 2 (10/24/10)
If you're like me, you probably have decided how to cast your ballot in just over a week. Surely by now we've heard enough from the candidates to know their positions and make a decision on just how to vote...
Mary Frederick (10/24/10)
SIKESTON -- Mary Blanche Warfield Frederick, 85, died Oct. 19, 2010, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Vivian Stacy (10/24/10)
ST. CHARLES -- Vivian L. Stacy, 89, died at 10:14 p.m. Oct. 21, 2010, at the Nursing Health Center in St. Charles For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ivern Isaacs (10/24/10)
ARNOLD -- Ivern Isaacs, 88, died Oct. 22, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.