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Stories from Thursday, May 5, 2011

Assisting New Madrid (05/05/11)
Local farmers assisted the city of New Madrid in pumping back water over the levee to keep it out of the community.
Sikeston center of sandbag operations (05/05/11)
SIKESTON - Truck after truck pulls away from the gates at the Jaycee Rodeo Grounds. Some are filled with sand. Others are loaded down with already created sandbags. Each is a truckload of hope that Southeast Missourians will be able to keep the flood waters at bay...
Sikeston begins preliminary assessment of city damage (05/05/11)
SIKESTON - The city of Sikeston is beginning its preliminary assessment of property damaged by the flooding. The assessment will be of structures, not lawns, according to DPS officials. Those with damage, who have not already been contacted, should contact Trey Hardy, community redevelopment coordinator for the city, at telephone number 471-2512...
Fundraiser for Immaculate Conception set (05/05/11)
NEW MADRID - One thing is for sure - the winner will squeak to a win. As part of a fundraiser for the Immaculate Conception Parish, Mouse Races are planned for the church's Riverfest on May 7. Activities are scheduled from 5-9 p.m. Saturday at the school grounds, located off 560 Powell Ave...
DPS trying to find right balance with CodeRED (05/05/11)
SIKESTON -- Issuing warnings for emergencies is a balancing act. Sikeston Department of Public Safety officials are doing their best to provide timely alerts for actual emergencies while not putting out false alarms, according to Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer for DPS...
Scott City boys, Chaffee girls win conference (05/05/11)
CHAFFEE -- With a consistent showing throughout each event, the Chaffee Lady Devils track team won the SEMO South Conference girls track meet on Wednesday at Chaffee High School. Chaffee had at least one individual or relay team finish within the top three in all but three of the 18 total events...
Bulldog netters fall 9-0 (05/05/11)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team fell 9-0 to visiting Carbondale, Ill. on Wednesday at the Sikeston Tennis Courts. "Carbondale brought a really good team over," Sikeston tennis coach Russ Dial said. "They were fundamental and sound in all areas. Again, due to varsity players being absent, some of our jayvee played very well against a solid team...
Braves hold off Advance; Garner advances (05/05/11)
SIKESTON -- The Scott County Central Braves pounced on the Advance Hornets early and was able to hold on for the slim 4-3 victory on Wednesday. The Braves (9-3) pushed across all four of their runs in the bottom of the first inning. They then relied on Dustin Johnson and Ben Freed to keep the Hornets at bay in an important district game...
Errors again doom Bluejays in loss to Crystal City (05/05/11)
CHARLESTON -- In what has become an all too familiar story for the Charleston Bluejays, unforced errors once again left the Bluejays out of striking distance late in a ball game. Playing state-ranked Crystal City Wednesday, Charleston saw costly mistakes in the field fuel a pair of big rallies by the Hornets en rout to an 11-1 loss...
L.D. Davis (05/05/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- L.D. Davis, 84, died at 8:42 p.m. May 4, 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...
Carl Babb (05/05/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Carl E. Babb, 69, died May 3, 2011, 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.
Bob Carlisle (05/05/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Robert R. "Bob" Carlisle, 75, died April 30, 2011, in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Lila Foote (05/05/11)
SIKESTON -- Lila Goetz Foote, 91, died May 4, 2011 at the Miner Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Tony Redman (05/05/11)
LILBOURN -- Anthony "Tony" Redman, 59, died May 3, 2011, 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...
Bertie Warren (05/05/11)
BERTRAND -- Bertie R. Warren, 99, died May 3, 2011, at the Miner Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Glenda Mae Whitlock (05/05/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Glenda Mae Whitlock, 63, died May 2, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Howard McCollough (05/05/11)
DUDLEY -- Howard E. McCollough, 87, died May 3, 2011, in the Westwood Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center at Poplar Bluff. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...