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Stories from Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Recovery begins (05/10/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com MOREHOUSE -- Floodwaters in Morehouse have receded, but the worries of residents continue as most houses remain unlivable. Morehouse resident Kenny McWilliams ripped out the floors of his house Monday after 18 inches of floodwater crept into his home and stood for days before finally receding...
Construction OK'd for new DPS building (05/10/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston will proceed with the construction of a new building for the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. City Council members voted 6-1 during a special meeting Monday to recommend to the Sikeston Economic Development Corporation accepting a bid of $4,963,560 submitted by Penzel Construction Company of Jackson...
Fun, food and music featured on May 21 (05/10/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Last year's Crawfish Boil and Music Festival went over even better than members of the Sikeston Jaycees, which organized the event, had anticipated. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Standard Democrat Scoreboard (May 10) (05/10/11)
Local scores from Tuesday, May 10.
Blackcats claw out win over SHS (05/10/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have had some thrilling comebacks this season, and for a short while against Fredericktown on Monday, it appeared that they may have another rally up their sleeve. But this time the Bulldogs came up short, falling 8-6 to the Blackcats at VFW Stadium...
Dexter outslugs Portageville 17-3 (05/10/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Snapping a five-game losing skid, the Dexter Bearcats held the Portageville Bulldogs to five hits Monday afternoon in a 17-3 mercy rule win. "It's good to get off a losing skid," Dexter coach Brian Becker said. "We talked about coming in it's time to start a new streak. We're on a five-game losing streak and it's time to stop that and start a winning streak."...
Charleston gets past Scott County Central 14-9 (05/10/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Bluejays out-slugged the visiting Scott Central Braves in a 14-9 victory on Monday evening at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. They also won the error battle by a slim margin -- five to six. The Bluejays sprayed 15 hits to Scott Central's 11 while both teams struggled on defense...
Oran baseball, NMCC softball toss no-hitters (05/10/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Two Oran pitchers combined for a no-hitter on Monday afternoon as the Eagles downed Delta 14-2. Seth Ressel started for Oran and tossed 4 2/3 innings of no-hit baseball, giving up two earned runs with four walks and six strikeouts. Tyler Schlitt came in and earned the final out of the game for Oran to preserve the no-hitter...
Charles Williams (05/10/11)
MINER -- Charles Wesley "Red" Williams, 75, died May 8, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jymme Bridges (05/10/11)
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Jymme Bridges, 83, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died May 6, 2011, in Pollard, Ark. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Utterback (05/10/11)
HAYTI -- John P. Utterback Sr., 57, died May 8, 2011, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Opal Stone (05/10/11)
CHARLESTON -- Opal Montell Stone, 91, died May 9, 2011, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete.
Elizabeth McConnell (05/10/11)
MALDEN -- Elizabeth Adale McConnell, 91, died May 6, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Edward Stanley (05/10/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Edward Stanley, 76, died May 9, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Delphia Duckworth (05/10/11)
DEXTER -- Delphia M. Duckworth, 98, died May 9, 2011, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete.
Lila Foote (05/10/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Monday for Lila Pansy Foote, 91, who died on May 4, 2011, were: Gregory Foote, Woody Woods, James Reynolds, Brian Brock, Cory Brock and Mark Brock.