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Stories from Thursday, June 9, 2011

Emotional end (06/09/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It's official. Morehouse Elementary students will be housed at a different building when the new school year begins in August. In a 5 to 1 vote, Sikeston R-6 Board of Education members decided during a special meeting Wednesday to close the Morehouse Elementary school building in an effort to save the district money...
Many Morehouse residents voice disapproval with board's decision (06/09/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Tears shed as Morehouse parents, teachers and students embraced each other following the Sikeston R-6 Board of Education's decision Wednesday to close their town's elementary school. "Our kids are losing their homes, their toys, their clothes, and now their school," said a tearful Jason Rudisill, whose children attend Morehouse Elementary...
MoDOT boots on the ground (06/09/11)
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Sikeston Jr. Legion bested 6-1 (06/09/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Auxiliary Unit 114 just had one of those nights where things didn't go their way. Sikeston's Junior Legion squad fell 6-1 to visiting Paducah Post 31 on Wednesday at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston during the first game of their doubleheader...
Cape Post 63 too much for Squirrels 12-2 (06/09/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Giving up 15 hits, seven for extra bases, the Charleston Squirrels fell to Cape Girardeau's Ford and Son's Post 63 American Legion team 12-2 Wednesday evening at Capaha Field. "You have to throw strikes and you have to play defense whenever you're playing these good teams," Charleston coach Michael Minner said. "If you don't it gets ugly in a hurry."...
Frank Edmiston (06/09/11)
ST. LOUIS --Franklin Smith Edmiston, 74, died June 5, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Lucille Hopkins (06/09/11)
DEXTER -- Lucille Hopkins, 87, died June 8, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Barbara Miller (06/09/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Barbara Ann Miller, 57, died at 9:35 p.m. June 8, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Garry Patrick (06/09/11)
MOREHOUSE -- Garry E. Patrick, 49, formerly of East Prairie, died at 9:10 p.m. June 8, 2011, in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
James Whitt (06/09/11)
SIKESTON -- James Lee Whitt, 71, died June 5, 2011, at the 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...
Jo Ann Cooper (06/09/11)
DEXTER -- Jo Ann Cooper, 75, died June 8, 2011, at the 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.
James Fox (06/09/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- James H. Fox, 87, died June 8, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Ruby Crow (06/09/11)
BERNIE -- Ruby Crow, 93, died June 8, 2011, at the Golden Living Facility in Bloomfield. Arrangements are incomplete.
Jimmy Lloyd (06/09/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jimmy "Pops" Lloyd, 61, died at 11 p.m. June 8, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Luz Lerma (06/09/11)
MALDEN -- Luz Lerma, 88, died June 7, 2011, at the Malden Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.