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Stories from Friday, July 22, 2011

Learning curve (07/22/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- During the summer, safety on the water is an important issue. Through swim lessons offered by the YMCA of Southeast Missouri in Sikeston, children can be safer in both the pool and the lake. Eric Chappell, the aquatics director at the YMCA, said swim lessons are a very popular program. The parents like the program because "it gives them the confidence that their kid can be around water," he said...
Local florists work to bring smiles as part of 'Make Someone Smile Week' (07/22/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With all the stress that goes with jobs in the medical field, education, and long-term care, sometimes it's good just to receive a token of appreciation from the community. The Flower Patch and Helen's Florist in Sikeston participated in Teleflora's Make Someone Smile Week which began Sunday and continues through Saturday. ...
Regionals continue (07/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With wins over Sante Fe, Colo., and Independence, Kan., Wreckers on Thursday the Sikeston 14U team finished pool play in the 2011 Midwest Plains Regional Babe Ruth Softball Tournament with an undefeated record...
Sikeston 16U finishes 3-1 in pool play (07/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Shaking off what would be their only loss in pool play, the Sikeston 16U Lady Dogs softball team came back Thursday night with a resounding 16-6 win over Oxford, Kan. during the 2011 Midwest Plains Regional Babe Ruth Softball Tournament at the Sikeston Sports Complex...
Michael LeGrand (07/22/11)
ROCKWALL, Texas -- Michael Edward LeGrand, 49, of Rockwall, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died July 19, 2011, at the Lake Pointe Medical Center in Rowlett. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Vivian Hodge (07/22/11)
PUXICO -- Vivian G. Hodge, 90, died July 20, 2011, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Aaron Davis (07/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Aaron Davis Sr., 70, formerly of Wilson City, died July 20, 2011, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Beulah Adams (07/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Beulah Mary Adams, 90, died July 20, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Pat Pope (07/22/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Pat Bisher Pope, 73, died at 4:27 p.m. July 21, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
"Food For Cover" (07/22/11)
Quilting, Fabrics & Crafts in Sikeston is raffling a handmade queen size quilt to benefit Southeast Missouri Food Bank. For every canned food or dollar donated, the donor will receive one chance to win the quilt.