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Stories from Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Session missed its jobs target (05/17/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The Missouri General Assembly closed Friday with plenty of new legislation in place but missed the main target, according to a local representative. "We went into this session, and what did everybody say was the No. 1 thing? Job development. And did we do anything significant in that area? No, I don't feel like we did," state House Democrat Steve Hodges, 161st District, said Monday...
Assailant throws baby out of window (05/17/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A man is in custody after allegedly throwing a baby out a window. At 11:55 a.m. Monday, Caruthersville Police were called to an apartment in the 500 block of Taven, according to Caruthersville City Marshal Chris Riggs. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
DPS officers are on the run (05/17/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Law enforcement officers in the Sikeston area are lacing up their sneakers and training to get ready for their annual Torch Run, which shines a light on the Special Olympics. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Job well done (05/17/11)
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Braves earn first district win since 2004 season (05/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- At first glance, Dustin and Kamryn Johnson may seem to have a lot in common. But, when it comes to pitching, the two have different styles. The twin brothers both had a chance to display their throwing tactics in Scott County Central's first round game in the Class 1, District 2 tournament on Monday against rival Bell City...
SHS takes advantage of DeSoto mistake (05/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Just when it looked like DeSoto was going to take Sikeston into extra innings in Monday's opening game of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament, the Bulldogs caught what is likely they're biggest break of the season...
Sikeston's Alsup, Bill take third in doubles (05/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com POTOSI -- The Sikeston tennis team ended their season on a positive note Monday, as the doubles team of Jacob Alsup and Josh Bill finished third in the Class 1, District 1 doubles tournament. Alsup and Bill won their first two matches of the day in straight sets before falling to eventual district champions Drew Fuemmler and Vee Patel of Farmington...
Bulldogs' Deere in contention for all-state (05/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com BOLIVAR -- Sikeston's Evan Deere is in contention to earn all-state honors at the Class 3 state golf tournament being held at Silo Ridge Golf Course in Bolivar. Deere, a junior, carded an 81 on Monday and is currently sitting in 18th place with his second round to be played today. The top 15 golfers earn all-state honors...
Risco rolls into district semifinals (05/17/11)
Norma Felty (05/17/11)
CHAFFEE -- Norma Felty, 82, died May 16, 2011, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Veda Mae Crain (05/17/11)
SIKESTON -- Veda Mae Crain, 101, died May 16, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bobby Jones (05/17/11)
ELKHART, Ind. -- Bobby Jones, 55, died May 15, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Lorraine Larance (05/17/11)
LITTLETON, Colo. -- Lorraine N. Larance, 92, died May 11, 2011, at Life Care Center of Littleton, Colo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sequoyah Colbert (05/17/11)
BENTON -- Sequoyah Colbert, 79, died May 14, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jimmie Trosper (05/17/11)
MARSTON -- Jimmie Trosper, 70, died May 15, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Betty Jo Wallace (05/17/11)
WESTERVILLE, Ohio -- Betty Jo Wallace, 89, died May 16, 2011, at the Villages At Westerville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
James Gullion (05/17/11)
PUXICO -- James Willey Gullion, 76, formerly of East Prairie, died at 8:25 a.m. May 15, 2011, in the Puxico Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Emma Britt (05/17/11)
COLUMBIA -- Emma Britt, formerly of Sikeston, died May 16, 2011, at University Hospital in Columbia. Arrangements are incomplete.
Ann Harr (05/17/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Monday for Anna Lee Harr, 95, who died on May 12, 2011, were: Chester Bell, Joe Karnes, Bill Littleton, Don Moore, Tucker Price and Charles Ulmer.
Jay Bowles (05/17/11)
CHARLESTON -- Albert "Jay" Bowles, died May 16, 2011, at his home in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete.