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Stories from Friday, May 27, 2011

Graduation (05/27/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Two hundred thirty-five Sikeston High School and New Horizon School graduates received diplomas Thursday night at the 110th annual commencement at the Sikeston Field House. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Music at the Malone returns (05/27/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Following a great response during its run last year, Music at the Malone is back. "We kicked things off last weekend with Bluegrass Revival, and it went very well," said Megan Looney, co-chair of the events...
Courthouse repairs are now underway (05/27/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- It's construction season at the Scott County Courthouse. As plumbing work was under way on Thursday, commissioners also opened bids for coping and cap joint repairs to the exterior of the building. Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger said all the repairs are needed to preserve a building as old as the Courthouse...
Jetton pleads guilty in assault (05/27/11)
NEW MADRID - Former Missouri House speaker Rod Jetton pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor in connection with an assault of a Sikeston woman. Jetton, 43, entered a guilty plea Thursday before Judge Fred Copeland. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Flooding impacts roadways (05/27/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Flooding in Mississippi County has taken a heavy toll on both state and county roads according to county officials. "We've been working on everything this side of the levee," Richard Wallace, county road and bridge superintendent, reported during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday. "We just now have them passable."...
Naile-ing down history (05/27/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Earning his fifth win as many postseason games, James Naile pitched the type of game the Bluejays needed if they wanted a chance to slip by Valle Catholic and make their first-ever appearance in next week's Show Me Showdown...
Stallings comes through in the clutch for Bluejays (05/27/11)
CHARLESTON -- Through the first five games of Charleston's historic postseason run, one of the few constants for the Bluejays has been the bat of leadoff hitter Marshall Stallings. In the postseason, the Charleston senior has hit in 9-of-18 appearances for a .500 average starting with the Bluejays' Class 2, District 2 Tournament opening win against Greenville...
Chaffee sweeps Dexter (05/27/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Opening up its Sr. Babe Ruth season against the Dexter Bearcats at home on Thursday, Chaffee took both games in a double-header 6-3 and 6-0. Taking the win in the first game, Connor Scott went five innings and struck out nine while allowing two earned runs on three hits and a walk...
Gail Joyce (05/27/11)
CANALOU -- Saundra Gail Joyce, 70, died May 25, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Eva Dowdy (05/27/11)
DEXTER -- Eva Mae Dowdy, 79, died May 25, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Emily Street (05/27/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Emily Frances Street, 75, died May 25, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Doyle Cronan (05/27/11)
CONCORD -- Doyle Cronan, 63, died May 25, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Donald Cain (05/27/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday for Donald Lee Cain, 73, who died on May 24, 2011, will be: Zachary Cain, Adam Martin, Ben Martin, Brad Wheeler, Scott Wheeler and David Wheeler. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Darlene Scott (05/27/11)
SIKESTON -- Nina Darlene Scott, 73, died May 27, 2011, at the St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Linda Miller (05/27/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Linda Veniece Miller, 60, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died May 25, 2011, in the Golden Living Center at Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Berry Dillender (05/27/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today for Berry Dillender, 96, formerly of Miner, who died on May 24, 2011, were her nephews: Robert Dillender, David Dillender, Merlin Hagy, Craig Brinkman, Bill Colwick and Greg Colwick.
Camille West (05/27/11)
FENTON -- Camille West, 68, died May 26, 2011, in Festus. Arrangements are incomplete.