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Stories from Friday, May 6, 2011

Guard unit monitoring the spillway (05/06/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County Commissioners are relying on help from the Missouri National Guard to keep people out of the spillway. Sgt. William Pedigo and Sgt. 1st Class Ray Alford, liaison officers for the National Guard's 1221 Transportation Company in Dexter, met with county commissioners and Danny Harris, county emergency management director, during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
Final blast completed (05/06/11)
Around the region (05/06/11)
KENNETT -- With the St. Francis River reaching more than 27 feet, the Dunklin County Commission, Independence Township, and Army Corps of Engineers were working to raise low points in the levee near the St. Francis River bridge on Wednesday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Plan in place should Caruthersville need to be evacuated (05/06/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- The Pemiscot County Sheriff has announced actions that will be taken if a mandatory evacuation is called for in Caruthersville. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mo. ag director: Insurance will cover crop losses (05/06/11)
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Surveying of damage begins; FEMA to visit (05/06/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County is beginning to survey the damage the recent rainfall and flooding has had on the homes and businesses. "(This) afternoon or next week, the Federal Emergency Management Association, State Emergency Management Association and I will be doing disaster assessments," Amber Scudder, emergency management director, reported to commissioners at their Thursday meeting...
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (May 5) (05/06/11)
Local scores from Thursday, May 5.
Davied to play softball at Lindenwood (05/06/11)
davidj@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston's Sydney Davied was determined to play college softball well after the Lady Bulldogs' fall season had ended. Davied's determination paid off as she signed a letter of intent to play at Lindenwood University next season...
Five-run rally lifts Bulldogs over East Prairie in seventh (05/06/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Trailing by four runs in the final inning of Thursday's game against East Prairie, the Sikeston Bulldogs put together the kind of rally a team can build on heading into the final week before the district tournament...
Bluejays knock off previously unbeaten Oran (05/06/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- There's been something about the Charleston Bluejays and their knack for pulling out big wins. Their flair for the dramatic started with a win over county-rival East Prairie and carried over with a shocking victory over arch-rival Sikeston earlier this season...
SHS sending two golfers to state tournament (05/06/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs will be sending two golfers to the Class 3 State Tournament after both Evan Deere and Ben Murray qualified during sectionals at Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau on Thursday. Deere shot an 81, good enough for seventh place while Murray shot an 82 to finish tied for eighth...
SJHS boys win SEMO North title; McClinton sets mark (05/06/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston junior high track team recently finished it's season with both the boys and girls squads ending successfully. The boys finished first in the SEMO North Conference with the girls taking third. "I think we had a very successful season," junior varsity track coach Jon Johnson said. "Our boys only finished out of first one time all season...
L.D. Davis (05/06/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- L.D. Davis, 84, died at 8:42 p.m. May 4, 2011, in the 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...
Joseph Keen (05/06/11)
BENTON - Joseph Charles Keen, 84, died May 5, 2011, at his home in Benton. Arrangements are incomplete.
Lila Foote (05/06/11)
SIKESTON -- Lila Pansy 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 (05/06/11)
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...