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Stories from Friday, June 3, 2011

Spillway documentary in development (06/03/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- A St. Louis firm is putting together a documentary to tell the true story of the devastation caused by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' activation of the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway. Osborn and Barr, an agricultural marketing and public relations firm in St. Louis, is "disappointed with how this whole thing unfolded," according to Neil Caskey, director of advocacy and rural affairs for the firm...
Corps opening floodway claims center in NM (06/03/11)
news@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Those who feel they have claims regarding the opening of the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway got a look inside the process on Thursday night. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Heat arrives early in area (06/03/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Temperatures have been soaring and above average since Saturday -- and forecasters don't see the highs tapering off to the "normal" range any time soon. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Interior work (06/03/11)
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Strong finish (06/03/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SPRINGFIELD -- With their other two starters, Zac Chasteen and Kody Moore, having pitched in the prior day's semifinal matchup, Oran turned to junior Dalton Elfrink on Thursday to take the mound with third place in the Class 1 state tournament on the line...
Old demons come back to haunt Jays in 11-10 loss (06/03/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SPRINGFIELD -- Through Charleston's first six postseason games the Bluejays were able to put their regular season troubles in the field to rest with solid defensive play that helped them earn a trip to the Class 2 Show Me Showdown...
Lineman camp to be held in Portageville (06/03/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Portageville head coach Ronnie Jones was so impressed with what former Bulldog lineman, Jake Young, went through when he visited a lineman's camp in St. Louis last year he decided to start one of his own...
Lester Cunningham (06/03/11)
PUXICO -- Lester Loy Cunningham, 89, died June 1, 2011, at his home in rural Puxico. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Kenneth Stanley (06/03/11)
ORAN -- Kenneth Douglas Stanley, 63, died June 2, 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.
Donnie Scott (06/03/11)
PUXICO -- Donnie L. Scott, 75, died June 1, 2011, at his home near Puxico. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bertha Gates (06/03/11)
DEXTER -- Bertha Gates, 75, died June 1, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jackie Day (06/03/11)
SIKESTON -- Jackelene Day, 49, died June 2, 2011, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Omar Clark (06/03/11)
BERTRAND -- Omar Clark Sr., 80, died June 2, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Yosemite (06/03/11)
With the record snowfall in the Sierra's it made for beautiful waterfalls on our recent trip.