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Stories from Thursday, May 12, 2011

Flood fight goes on (05/12/11)
news@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - While activating the Birds Point Floodway was designed to reduce flooding from the Mississippi River, efforts are now under way to reduce the damage from floodwaters which have accumulated behind the levee. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
1937: A flood of memories (05/12/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The rising flood waters, as well as the activation of the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway over the past week brought about a flood of memories for people who recall other significant floods -- including the one in 1937, when the floodway was also activated...
Civil War (05/12/11)
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Man enters guilty plea to murder (05/12/11)
NEW MADRID - A Howardville man will spend 23 years in prison for the death of his girlfriend. Jann L. Wofford entered a guilty plea to a reduced charge of second degree murder in connection with the death of Dorothy Virginia Hood on Feb. 16, 2010. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Scott County American Cancer Society's Relay for Life aims for $103,000 goal this year (05/12/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When it comes right down to it, a Relay for Life is all about those who have battled cancer. So this year, the Scott County Relay for Life will put an extra emphasis on cancer survivors, as well as their caregivers, during the May 20-21 event...
Brant, Rams get win in final home game (05/12/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- Backed by five innings of three-run ball from starting pitcher Jamie Brant, the Scott City Rams sent their seniors out with a win in their final home game of the season, holding off Scott County Central 9-3...
SHS picks up intensity to get past NMCC 13-6 (05/12/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The Sikeston Bulldogs began the game with a slow pace with not much enthusiasm behind them. Following the second inning, after the New Madrid County Central Eagles tied the game, Sikeston head coach Kevin Self challenged his squad to pick up the intensity...
Chaffee drops twin bill; Oran, Charleston both fall Wednesday (05/12/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee Red Devils dropped two games of a doubleheader on Wednesday, falling to Notre Dame 8-2 in the first game and losing to Oak Ridge 4-0 in the nightcap. In the opener, Notre Dame scored seven runs in the final three innings to get past Chaffee as Cody Heisserer earned the win. Jared Walker and Trevor Cannon each doubled for the Red Devils as Andrew Terhune finished 2-for-3 in a losing cause...
Clara Wingo (05/12/11)
GIDEON -- Clara Bell Wingo, 88, died may 10, 2011, at the Gideon Care Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Emma Sullivan (05/12/11)
BERNIE -- Emma Louise Fortner Sullivan, 90, died May 10, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Agnes Wipfler (05/12/11)
ORAN -- Agnes Cecelia Wipfler, 94, died May 10, 2011, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Faye Gregston (05/12/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Anna Faye Koch Gregston, 81, of St. Louis, formerly of Paducah, Ky., died Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Lutheran Senior Services-Meramec Bluffs in Ballwin. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Reedena Lawson (05/12/11)
BEREA, Ky. -- Reedena Mason Lawson, died May 9, 2011, in Sikeston, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.