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Stories from Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Officials discuss seismic conference (10/27/10)
BENTON -- Conferences are informative and exercises are helpful but first-hand experience is often the best teacher. Scott County Commissioners commented during their regular meeting Tuesday on their impressions of the 2010 New Madrid Seismic Zone Conference held Oct. 19-20 at the Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus in Cape Girardeau...
There are many ways to decorate pumpkins (10/27/10)
SIKESTON -- Those looking to add a twist to their pumpkin decorating this Halloween have lots of options. They just need to think outside the box -- or the pumpkin. Nikki Heuring, art teacher at Kelly Elementary School in Benton, said a popular project she's done with students is making pumpkin people...
Plenty of Halloween activities scheduled for this weekend (10/27/10)
SIKESTON -- For parents who don't want to take their children trick-or-treating in various neighborhoods this weekend, there are plenty of activities open to the public to help the kids load up on sweets, and still take advantage of the holiday. Among those is the Candy Festival, a joint effort between the YMCA of Southeast Missouri and Terra Nova Church, which has its services there. ...
Lady Rams upset in bid for seventh straight district title (10/27/10)
SCOTT CITY -- After cruising through three straight sets to open the Class 2, District 2 Tournament, the Scott City Lady Rams saw their bid for a seventh-straight title come to a bitter end. Ranked third in state and holding the top seed in the tournament, things looked set up for the Lady Rams to make a run at their second state championship...
Lady Rams upset in bid for seventh straight district title (10/27/10)
SCOTT CITY -- After cruising through three straight sets to open the Class 2, District 2 Tournament, the Scott City Lady Rams saw their bid for a seventh-straight title come to a bitter end. Ranked third in state and holding the top seed in the tournament, things looked set up for the Lady Rams to make a run at their second state championship...
District champs crowned across the area (10/27/10)
SIKESTON -- The Farmington Knightettes won their 19th district title on Tuesday night defeating the No. 2 seeded Poplar Bluff Lady Mules in three sets at Sikeston High School. Farmington, who was the No. 1 seed, will play the winner of the District 4 tournament which was played tonight. Results from that tournament were not known at press time...
Perryville thwarts Dexter's upset attempt in three sets (10/27/10)
DEXTER -- They came out ready and determined to pull off an upset. With senior Elisha Flanigan leading the way, the Dexter Lady Bearcats proved they were up to the task as the match began defeating the state-ranked Perryville Lady Pirates in the first set...
James Bula (10/27/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- James Alberto Bula, 50, died Oct. 25, 2010, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ivern Isaacs (10/27/10)
ARNOLD -- Pallbearers at services conducted Tuesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Ivern Genelda Isaacs, formerly of Morley, who died Oct. 22, 2010, were: Todd Altrogge, Randy Isaacs, Garrett Castor, Alex Ditto, Tim Daniels and Jeff Presson.
George Hathhorn (10/27/10)
PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- George Lotin Hathhorn, 59, died Oct. 23, 2010, after a six-month battle with lung cancer. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Michael Ramsey (10/27/10)
BELL CITY -- Michael Jay Ramsey, 51, died Oct. 25, 2010, at his residence. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Steve Breedlove (10/27/10)
SIKESTON -- William Steven "Steve" Breedlove, 53, died Oct. 26, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Wanda Chamberlain (10/27/10)
DEXTER -- Wanda Lee Chamberlain, 83, died Oct. 25, 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...
Velma Bridges (10/27/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Tuesday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Velma Mae Bridges, 97, who died on Oct. 23, 2010, were: Gary Taylor, Ron Davis, Wayne Davis, David Garner, Dyer "Sonny" Garner and David Stenstrom.
John MacBride (10/27/10)
SIKESTON -- John Henry MacBride, age 82, died Oct. 25, 2010, at his home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Mary Williams (10/27/10)
PINHOOK -- Mary Louise "Weezie" Williams, 76, died Oct. 23, 2010, at the Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Finding the truth in the election (10/27/10)
But one outcome is certain in next week's elections. The ultra-liberal media will undoubtedly claim a Democratic victory regardless of the outcome. I assure you the scripts are already written. Unless the GOP wins every single House and Senate seat, our state-run media will somehow spin the outcome to portray it as an astounding victory for the Democrats and the Obama administration...