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Stories from Thursday, May 26, 2011

Storms give scare but damage is minimal (05/26/11)
SIKESTON -- Another round of severe weather swept through Southeast Missouri Wednesday afternoon battering storm-weary residents, who escaped for the most part without any major damage. However, after the damage brought on by Sunday's tornado in Joplin, few took chances...
Nail to give benefit concert at Field House on Friday (05/26/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When singer-songwriter David Nail saw images of the devastation brought on by flooding in Southeast Missouri just north of where he grew up, it gave him an eerie feeling. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Milestone year comes to close for fifth graders (05/26/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When the first day of fifth grade approached last August, Krissi McAffee said she was nervous. "I knew some people, but there were a lot of new faces," Krissi said. "I didn't get to meet my teacher before school started so I was nervous and scared."...
Sikeston man is arraigned on sex charges (05/26/11)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston man was arraigned Wednesday on several sex charges involving minors. Following reports from three young females, Ronald Dean Sherrod, 59, of the 300 block of Selma Street in Sikeston, was charged with multiple counts each of forcible rape and armed criminal action and several counts of forcible sodomy, all felonies...
SHS boys seeking high finish at Class 3 meet (05/26/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com JEFFERSON CITY -- The Sikeston boys track team is on the bubble. They have enough competitors to make some noise but the teams above them have just as many -- or more. Nonetheless, the Bulldogs will look to edge their way towards a high finish during the Class 3 state track meet on Friday and Saturday at Dwight T. Reed Stadium on the campus of Lincoln University in Jefferson City...
Charleston and Oran both will play today (05/26/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Heavy rains and strong storms that engulfed the area on Wednesday postponed all scheduled state baseball playoff games until today. Charleston's first trip to the state quarterfinals was pushed back until today at 5:30 p.m. when they host the No. 1 team in Class 2, the Valle Catholic Warriors (22-5). The Bluejays enter the contest with a record of (15-9) after their dramatic 6-5 win over Malden on Monday...
Chaffee Sr. Babe Ruth team to have local flavor (05/26/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Making the jump from traveling high school team to the Senior Babe Ruth League this summer, Chaffee will feature plenty of hometown talent along with some familiar faces from around the area. "It should be a pretty good season," Chaffee coach Aaron Horrell said. "We have the majority of our high school team back, which went 19-7, and we were able to pick up a couple of kids from out of town...
Berry Dillender (05/26/11)
BERTRAND -- Berry Dillender, 96, formerly of Miner, died May 24, 2011, at the Bertrand Nursing Center in Bertrand. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lucille Alexander (05/26/11)
NEW MADRID -- Lucille Virginia Jordan Alexander, 92, died May 20, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Maddison Hart (05/26/11)
SIKESTON -- Maddison Grace Hart, 5, died May 22, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Murray (05/26/11)
CHARLESTON -- John Raymon Murray, 62, died May 23, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Linda Miller (05/26/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Linda Miller, 60, died May 25, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Arrangements are incomplete.
Gail Joyce (05/26/11)
CANALOU -- Gail Joyce, 70, died May 25, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Doyle Cronan (05/26/11)
WARDELL -- Doyle Winford Cronan, 63, died May 25, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Eva Dowdy (05/26/11)
DEXTER -- Eva Dowdy died May 25, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.