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Stories from Sunday, May 29, 2011

No paper delivery on Monday (05/29/11)
SIKESTON -- The Standard Democrat will not publish a paper Monday in observance of Memorial Day, and the offices will be closed. Regular publication will resume Tuesday with normal business hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday...
Holiday prep (05/29/11)
Billy Smith, right, building maintenance supervisor, repairs a light at the Veterans Park in Sikeston, with help from Seth Baker, part-time summer employee with the Sikeston Parks Department. The Veterans Park will be the site of a Memorial Day service at 10:30 a.m. ...
More help for local recovery (05/29/11)
JEFFERSON CITY - Scott County is now among local governments eligible for public assistance funds to help repair damaged roads and infrastructure. On Friday, Gov. Jay Nixon announced Scott as well as Stoddard, Bollinger, Reynolds, Butler, Iron, Madison, Perry, Ste. Genevieve and Wayne counties are now eligible for federal funds to assist in cleaning up after recent flooding...
MDMC Benefit Ball plans begin (05/29/11)
SIKESTON -- The Ball is back. New Year's Eve may seem a long way off, but planning for the Missouri Delta Medical Center 2011 Benefit Ball has already started. "In order to pull off a perfect evening, you have to plan in advance," said Sarah Garner, co-chair for the event. "So we're already working on it."...
Longtime postmaster makes his final delivery (05/29/11)
BENTON -- After 33 years and eight months of employment, Benton's postmaster has retired from the United States Postal Service. "I'm really going to miss the people," said Danny Kern, who has worked at the Benton branch since 1996. Prior to that, he was a postmaster in Gordonville and Anniston, and began his career with the Postal Service as a part-time clerk in Chaffee...
Borgsmiller wins title in high jump (05/29/11)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Sikeston junior Betsy Borgsmiller had a day to remember on Friday at the Class 3 state championship track meet. Borgsmiller high jumped five feet, five inches to win only the second individual girls state championship in school history and first since Tina Collins won the same event with a jump of 5-4 in 1991...
Oran survives scare from Naylor with grand slam in seventh (05/29/11)
ORAN -- Oran's Tyler Heuring may want to find a summer job. He promised his younger brother, Alex Heuring, he would give him $100 if he hit a home run with the bases loaded and their Oran Eagles baseball team down 13-10 in the top of the seventh inning against Naylor on Friday evening...
Squids squeak by Bulls (05/29/11)
CHAFFEE -- Coming back from a one-run deficit Friday afternoon, the Chaffee Squids Senior Babe Ruth team rallied for six runs in the fifth inning to overtake the Missouri Bulls 15-and-under team for an 8-3 win. "We jumped on them early with a couple of runs and swung the bats well in the first inning," Chaffee coach Aaron Horrell said. "I think we had three hits and then we kind of fell asleep for a couple innings...
Geneva Page (05/29/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. -- Geneva Ellen Kelly Page, 88, went to be with the Lord May 27, 2011, in Memphis, Tenn. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John M. Moore (05/29/11)
DEXTER -- John M. Moore, 76, died May 27, 2011, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Henrietta Price (05/29/11)
DEXTER -- Henrietta Ruth Lowery Price, 70, formerly of New Albany, Miss., died May 26, 2011, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Camille West (05/29/11)
FENTON -- Vernetta Camille "Camy" West, 68, died at 8:20 a.m. May 26, 2011, at Benchmark Nursing Center in Festus. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...