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Stories from Monday, June 20, 2011

SLT's 'Happy Days' kicks off Thursday (06/20/11)
SIKESTON -- There will be a flashback to the 1950s this week as the Sikeston Little Theatre's "Happy Days" production is in full swing. "This is basically the TV show that everybody knows," said Caroline Jackson, director of the youth production. It kicks off on Thursday, and performances will be at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday...
Bridge demolition (06/20/11)
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Juvenile center escapes budget cuts (06/20/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Escaping the budget axe wasn't just a lucky break for the Mississippi County Regional Juvenile Detention Center. It was recognition the facility is doing the right things. In April the Missouri Supreme Court adopted the Circuit Court Budget Committee's recommendation and cut funding for state employee positions at juvenile detention centers in Cape Girardeau, Poplar Bluff, Bolivar, Union, Sedalia and Warrensburg...
NMCC students tour nation's capital and New York City (06/20/11)
jillb@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - As most students were closing their books for the school year, a group from New Madrid County Central was bringing their history lessons to life. Ten young people along with trip leader Janey Kennett and four other adults made a whirlwind tour of the nation's capital and the Big Apple...
Infant critically hurt; man faces assault charge (06/20/11)
NEW MADRID - A child is in critical condition after authorities alleged the infant was abused by the father. New Madrid County Terry Stevens said his office was alerted on Saturday by officials at Missouri Delta Medical Center of a possible child abuse case...
SHS, Dexter fall at Rib City Shootout (06/20/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Taking on first-seeded St. Joseph's Academy in the first round of the Rib City Shootout Tournament on Saturday, the eighth-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs faced a 16-point deficit heading into halftime before falling 42-31 to the eventual champions...
Cape Legion goes perfect in Showcase (06/20/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Cape Girardeau Ford and Sons Post 63 Senior American Legion baseball team won both of its games Sunday in the 3rd Annual SEMO Showcase. Trey Gardner went 2 for 3, including a homer, and knocked in a pair in Post 63's 5-2 win over the Trailblazers from Columbia, Mo...
Betty Yeargain (06/20/11)
BERTRAND -- Betty Jo Yeargain, 85, died June 18, 2011, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Gary Maderak (06/20/11)
AURORA, Ill. -- Gary Joseph Maderak, 58, died June 14, 2011, at his home. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

Kristie Hill (06/20/11)
SIKESTON -- Kristie Hill, 30, died June 17, 2011, at her home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Aldena Prayor (06/20/11)
WYATT -- Aldena M. Phillips Prayor, 80, died June 20, 2011, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete.
John Skaggs (06/20/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- John Skaggs, 49, died June 17, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.