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Stories from Sunday, July 24, 2011

Starting in the basement (07/24/11)
16U squad falls to loser's bracket (07/24/11)
SIKESTON -- Opening up the double-elimination portion of the 2011 16U Midwest Plains Regional Babe Ruth Softball Tournament on Friday, the Sikeston Lady Dogs fell to Englewood Colo., 18-10. "(Our girls) had some errors in the field," Sikeston coach Robert Rodgers said. "But mainly they got down and started blowing the game and blowing the plays because the umpire was not a good official...
Sikeston 14U splits two games in tourney (07/24/11)
SIKESTON -- After starting the 2011 14U Midwest Plains Regional Babe Ruth Softball Tournament with a convincing win against Haysville, Kan., on Friday, Sikeston fell to the Heartland Nationals 12-2 to move to the loser's bracket of the tournament. "It was 3-2 in the sixth and we kind of fell apart," Sikeston coach Mike Helms said of the loss. "Got a little tired and our pitcher started struggling a little bit...
Opening night: Squirrels, Squids both open Midwest Plains Regional with wins (07/24/11)
CHARLESTON -- Whether it was during the regular season, tournament's or even the state tournament, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels have said all season long that their time to shine would be the 2011 Midwest Plains Regional Senior Babe Ruth Baseball Tournament...
Keep close eye on each other and pets during heat wave (07/24/11)
Perhaps you've noticed that we're in a bit of a heat wave. A handful of deaths have been reported in Missouri during this extended hot weather including one victim in Poplar Bluff. Now is a perfect time to keep an eye on your neighbors and to offer a helping hand if someone is suffering from this heat wave...
Buster Worley (07/24/11)
CHARLESTON -- Buster B. Worley, 84, died at 1 a.m. July 23, 2011, at the Charleston Manor. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ernest Kirby (07/24/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ernest Sidney Kirby, 50, died July 18, 2011, at the Bertrand Nursing Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Robert King (07/24/11)
DEFIANCE, Ohio -- Robert King, 67, died July 19, 2011, at Defiance. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Mary Stevens (07/24/11)
WARRENSBURG -- Mary Francis Stevens, 82, died July 22, 2011, at the Country Club Care Center in Warrensburg. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
William Eaker (07/24/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- William Eaker, 81, died July 21, 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...
Pat J. Pope (07/24/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Pat J. Pope, 73, died at 4:27 p.m. July 21, 2011, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...