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Stories from Sunday, March 20, 2011

Anti-bullying: East Prairie kicks off prevention campaign (03/20/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Students, teachers and parents in the East Prairie R-2 School District are taking a stand against bullies in their community. "Every school district is facing bullying and cyberbullying issues at all grade levels," said Lesli Marcum, East Prairie R-2 director of special education. "Social media is so big. With our students, we wanted to be proactive rather than reactive."...
Benefit will feature food, live music and auction (03/20/11)
SIKESTON -- Julie Heppe is one of the first people to volunteer to help others. "She donates to everybody and is constantly trying to help people," said her sister, Michell Anglemeyer. "She will go anywhere and does anything, anytime anybody asks her to."...
31st annual KRCC Telethon kicks off (03/20/11)
A lot of preparation went in to Saturday and Sunday's Kenny Rogers Children's Center Telethon. Ashley Kahila, left, and Brandy Dallas, therapists with the Center, put up banners just prior to the live broadcast. The annual event will feature a variety of entertainment and information about the services provided at no charge to the children in need of developmental or therapeutic services. More photos of telethon action will be featured in Monday's Standard Democrat...
Bluejays rally for win in third place game (03/20/11)
COLUMBIA -- "Aw shucks we got dem Jays fired up!" If you hear this over the course of a game, it usually means the Charleston Bluejays are rolling. In the second half of Friday's Class 3 third place game against Elsberry, the Charleston student body made sure everyone in Mizzou Arena was aware that the Bluejays were indeed on fire as they rallied past the Indians 87-79 in a record-setting performance...
Girls soccer preview: SHS putting in hard work in search of title (03/20/11)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston soccer team is coming off of their best season in school history, but as the 2011 season approaches the Lady Bulldogs realize there is still work to do. "We are hoping to win districts this year and I think we can be ready," said senior Blair Kelley. "Coach is really working us hard this year."...
Chaffee no-hits Tigers (03/20/11)
CHAFFEE -- Getting seven innings of no-hit ball from Andrew Dooley and Alex Davie, the Chaffee Red Devils opened their season with a 7-0 win over the visiting Risco Tigers on Friday afternoon. "We came out, our pitchers threw the ball extremely well and I was pleased to see our defense make plays behind them," Chaffee coach Brian Horrell said. "I think we had (five) walks on the day. That's something we try to talk about. We can't help you if you're walking people...
Golf preview: SHS will be young but experienced in 2011 (03/20/11)
SIKESTON -- With all six of their top players returning for another year, the somewhat young Sikeston golf team is hoping to better themselves by setting their sights on particular goals. "The top six players from last year are all returning from last year, so hopefully, we can improve," Sikesotn golf coach Andy McGill said. "That's what we've talked about. We're setting goals on what we want to accomplish as a team and individually...
Cooter enters 2011 ranked No. 2 in Class 1 (03/20/11)
COOTER -- The Cooter baseball team has made a name for itself in Class 1 and 2011 looks to be no different as the Wildcats enter the season ranked No. 2 in the Class 1 preseason poll. The Wildcats return six starters from last year's final four team and finished the fall with a 20-5 record, winning the Tri-County Conference...
Deloris Spitler (03/20/11)
BERTRAND - Deloris Ann Meeks Spitler, 69, died March 19, 2011, at the 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...
Harry Miller (03/20/11)
SIKESTON -- Harry Samuel "Buster" Miller, 86, died at 10:33 p.m. March 17, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Laura Christy Carlson (03/20/11)
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Dr. Laura Christy Carlson, 46, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died March 15, 2011, at her home in Augusta. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eileen Tumbleson (03/20/11)
ESSEX -- Eileen Elizabeth Tumbleson, 86, died March 17, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
John M. Slinkard (03/20/11)
CHAFFEE -- John M. Slinkard, 46, died March 17, 2011, at St. 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...
Inez Bradley (03/20/11)
EAST PRAIRIE - Inez Washington Bradley, 76, died March 16, 2011, at St. 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...