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Stories from Friday, April 29, 2011

More flooding (04/29/11)
Safety is top goal for Corps (04/29/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Corps of Engineers wants to prevent an intentional breach of the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway if at all possible. But safety is its No. 1 goal. That was the message shared at a press briefing regarding the floodway held Thursday...
Breach at Birds Point would be 'devastating' (04/29/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Covering the local share of the cost to deal with infrastructure damage from backwater flooding will be tough for Mississippi County. A breach at Birds Point would be devastating. "Over the last four or five days, all the new business is the water,"...
MFH provides emergency help to Southeast Missouri (04/29/11)
SIKESTON -- The Southeast Missouri Health Network has received $25,000 from the Missouri Foundation for Health to assist Missouri Bootheel families affected by the devastating floods. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Items needed to help evacuees (04/29/11)
MOREHOUSE -- Flooding in Morehouse has led to the evacuation of several who lived in the Housing Authority -- and materials are needed to keep them fed. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Two local civic organizations featured at SACC meeting Thursday (04/29/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The focus was on two of Sikeston's civic organizations at the monthly Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon held Thursday. Mike Marsh spoke about the local Lions Club, while Peter Myers shared information about Sikeston's Kiwanis Club...
'Drop, Cover and Hold On' (04/29/11)
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Students are remembered with run/walk (04/29/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Not a day goes by that the Oran community -- specifically high school students -- don't talk about two classmates who died in an automobile accident almost two years ago. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Relay for Life event postponed (04/29/11)
CHARLESTON -- Flooding in the region has led to the postponement of a Mississippi County event planned for the weekend. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Drinking water safe in Vanduser (04/29/11)
news@standard-democrat.com VANDUSER -- Despite concerns, the mayor of Vanduser wants to ensure town residents the water is safe. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (April 29) (04/29/11)
Local scores from Friday, April 29
Chaffee shines at Red Devil Invitational (04/29/11)
The Chaffee track and field teams swept the boys and girls titles at its own invitational.
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (April 28) (04/29/11)
Local scores from Thursday, April 28
SHS shakes off rust; tops rival (04/29/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- It's been nine days since the Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team has played a game because of the recent weather hinderances, but they were able to shake off the rust. The Bulldogs would end up loving their return to baseball after an 8-4 win over Notre Dame on Thursday at Notre Dame High School...
Marion, weather too much for Sikeston (04/29/11)
davidj@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Weather continues to impact the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team. After having their game on Tuesday postponed due to heavy rains and flooding, Sikeston dropped their game Thursday night to Marion, Ill., 2-0 in a game that was halted after one half due to lightning...
Red Devils dominate Panthers (04/29/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Getting their first chance to take the field since recent rains held team indoors for the past week, the Chaffee Red Devils held Meadow Heights to only two hits Thursday in a 13-1 win after five innings on the mercy rule...
Dexter drops tune-up with Cape Central 8-4 (04/29/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- They would do anything to get back on the diamond. Both Dexter's and Cape Central's baseball teams agreed to change venues for an opportunity to play at least one game before the SEMO Conference Wood Bat Tournament following the flash floods that have caused nothing but headaches in the past week...
NMCC softball sweeps DH; Risco baseball wins (04/29/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central softball team swept a doubleheader on Thursday, defeating Bernie (10-1) and Meadow Heights (13-2). Senior pitcher Kelly Robey earned the win in both games, striking out 13 and allowing just one run on two hits in five innings against Bernie. In the second game, Robey didn't allow a hit and only walk in four innings, striking out 11...
Grady Truelove (04/29/11)
LILBOURN -- John Grady Truelove, 87, died April 28, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bud Perry (04/29/11)
PARMA -- Ernest "Bud" Perry, 88, died April 27, 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...
Johnny Johnson (04/29/11)
LILBOURN -- Johnny Lee Johnson, 57, died April 24, 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...
Marjorie Bollinger (04/29/11)
MARBLE HILL -- Marjorie Hopkins Bollinger, 97, died April 27, 2011, at the Woodland Hills Nursing Home in Marble Hill. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Reba Hazel (04/29/11)
ORAN -- Reba Puckett Hazel, 90, died April 28, 2011, at the Advance Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Billie Mulcahy (04/29/11)
DEXTER -- Billie Mulcahy, 59, died April 29, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Brenda Becker (04/29/11)
SIKESTON -- Brenda Becker, 62, died April 28, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Louise Conn (04/29/11)
SIKESTON -- Mary Louise Conn, 94, died at 8:45 a.m. April 28, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.