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Stories from Tuesday, May 31, 2011

A Memorable Day (05/31/11)
jillb@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - A warm breeze wafted across Veterans Park Monday morning, rippling the flags as the crowd gathered for the 21st annual Memorial Day Service. Among those taking a spot in the shade were Betty Mitchell and her grandsons. She explained she wants the boys to be aware of their country and their history...
Flooding has impact on local gardens (05/31/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The recent flooding and heavy rainfall have taken a toll on local gardens and their caretakers' plans for the summer. But Donna Aufdenberg, horticulture specialist for the University of Missouri Extension's Southeast region, said there's still hope...
DPS battles two fires over Memorial Day weekend (05/31/11)
SIKESTON -- Firefighters with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety were busy battling blazes over the Memorial Day weekend. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
SHS finishes with one state title, 14 all-staters (05/31/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com JEFFERSON CITY -- After an eventful first day that saw one of their own sit atop the podium at the Class 3 state track meet in Jefferson City on Friday, the Sikeston Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs track team failed to match the excitement on Saturday...
Margaret Nelson (05/31/11)
NEW MADRID -- Margaret Nelson, 87, died May 28, 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.
Wilda Wright (05/31/11)
BERNIE -- Wilda Wright, 90, died May 31, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Arrangements are incomplete.
Orville Yates (05/31/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Orville Yates, 88, died May 31, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Darlene Scott (05/31/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Sunday for Nina Darlene Scott, 73, who died on May 27, 2011, were: Drew Roberts, Jerod Scott, Taylor Scott, Kevin Heuiser, Mike Richards and Dwight Vaughn.
John Harmon (05/31/11)
PUXICO -- John K. Harmon, 69, died May 29, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.