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Stories from Friday, May 13, 2011

Seniors prepare for graduation (05/13/11)
SIKESTON -- Area high school seniors are busy studying for their final exams as they count down to their respective graduation ceremonies. Approximately 240 seniors at Sikeston High School and New Horizons High School are expected to graduate during a 7 p.m. ceremony May 26 at the Sikeston Field House...
Back in the fields (05/13/11)
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Spring cleaning (05/13/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If you've noticed some junk piled in Sikeston's yards, don't worry: city code enforcement officers aren't slacking, its just time once again for the Annual Community Clean-Up Campaign. This year's Clean-Up Campaign begins Saturday and will continue until May 22 every day of the week...
FEMA wraps up in county (05/13/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- It wasn't an oversight or lack of damage that excluded Scott County from a federal disaster declaration earlier this week. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Late Kelly rally not enough against Kennett (05/13/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- With both teams playing their last regular season game, the Kennett Indians held off a late rally by the Kelly Hawks Thursday afternoon to win 11-6. "I thought we did alright," Kelly coach Josh Eftink said. "That's a real good ball club over there (in Kennett)...
Local teams gear up for districts (05/13/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team entered district play last season with high hopes, only to lose in the first round to North County in a game that started early in the morning and was delayed by rain. This year the Bulldogs are looking to erase the memory of last season when they begin Class 4, District 1 play on Saturday. Sikeston, seeded fourth, takes on fifth seeded DeSoto at 10:30 a.m. at Wilson-Rozier Park in Farmington...
SHS tops Blackcats in soccer; Risco falls to Bernie (05/13/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com FREDERICKTOWN -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team ended the regular season on a high note Thursday, defeating Fredericktown 5-1. Keyonna Blissett and Madison Chaney each scored two goals apiece while Chaney also added two assists and Blissett one...
Brett Thomas (05/13/11)
CHARLESTON -- Brett Epps Thomas, 43, died May 10, 2011, at 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...
J.T. Becking (05/13/11)
BERNIE -- John Thomas "J.T." Becking, 88, died May 11, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Kimberly Hemphill (05/13/11)
LILBOURN -- Kimberly Wynee Hemphill, 48, died May 9, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Anna Harr (05/13/11)
SIKESTON -- Anna L. Harr, 95, died May 12, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Charles Williams (05/13/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Thursday for Charles Wesley "Red" Williams, 75, who died May 8, 2011, were: Rickie Holifield, Porter Brewer, Darren Thompson, Austin Maxwell Jr., Charles Cornett and Frankie Ellis.
DeLours Long (05/13/11)
DEXTER -- DeLours A. Long, 97, died May 13, 2011, in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete.
Norman E. Scott (05/13/11)
DEXTER -- Norman E. Scott, 76, died May 13, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Stanford Freeman (05/13/11)
PARMA -- Stanford Wayne Freeman, 50, died May 12, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.