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Stories from Wednesday, August 3, 2011

August Calendar Girl (08/03/11)
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Sales tax holiday starts Friday in Mo. (08/03/11)
SIKESTON -- Missouri's sales tax holiday is Friday through Sunday. During this time, shoppers can purchase certain items with no state sales tax. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Local districts preparing to head back to school (08/03/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - School bells will soon be ringing, calling students back into the classrooms across Southeast Missouri. Classes begin Aug. 17 for students in the Sikeston R-6 School District. For the district's teachers, it is back to the classroom even sooner with new teachers arriving on Aug. 8 and the remainder back on Aug. 11...
Officials give tips to help parents (08/03/11)
SIKESTON - School officials know those anticipating the opening of school aren't so much the students as their parents. And they are offering a few tips to ensure the first day comes off smoothly for both. Crystal Hartzog, principal at Matthews Elementary School in Sikeston, suggests starting the school sleep-wake schedule several days prior to school actually starting. This will help ensure students, from elementary school through high school, are well-rested for the first day of school...
Regional tournament set (08/03/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With one swing of the bat, the Sikeston 11U All-Stars went from first to last and, ultimately, out of the Cal Ripken 11U Midwest Plains Regional tournament on Tuesday at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Sikeston, who was battling for their third straight Regional championship, saw Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada come up big in their last at-bat of the game rallying back from a two run deficit...
11-run fourth lifts Scott County past Minnesota (08/03/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Rallying for 11 runs in the fourth inning on Tuesday, the Scott County All Stars were able to overcame an early five-run deficit take down Bemidji, Minnesota 15-6 during pool play at the Cal Ripken 11U Midwest Plains Regional Tournament...
Earl Ray Halterman (08/03/11)
ESSEX -- Earl Ray Halterman, 81, died July 31, 2011, at John J. Pershing V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Val Pace (08/03/11)
SIKESTON -- Herman "Val" Pace, 79, died July 23, 2011, at 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...
Jude Williams (08/03/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Pallbearers for services to be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau for Jude Thomas Williams, 64, formerly of Sikeston, who died on July 31, 2011, will be: Mark Williams, A.J. Williams, Johnny Williams, Jeff Williams, Brad Gorman, Christopher Gorman and Michael Yingling...
Bernadine Peters (08/03/11)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Bernadine Woods Peters, 95, formerly of Portageville, died Aug. 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...
Renet Williams (08/03/11)
NEW MADRID -- Renet Williams, 89, died July 30, 2011, at her daughter's home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Janet F. Glodjo (08/03/11)
MARION, Ill. -- Janet F. Glodjo, 69, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died at 2:33 p.m. Aug. 2, 2011, in the Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. Arrangements are incomplete.
Jim Laminack (08/03/11)
MOREHOUSE -- James Lee "Jim" Laminack, 70, died at 12:15 a.m. Aug. 3, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Geraldine Wyatt (08/03/11)
BERTRAND -- Geraldine Janet Wyatt, 96, formerly of Charleston, died at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 2, 2011, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Carrie LeBeau (08/03/11)
DEXTER -- Carrie LeBeau, 91, died Aug. 2, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Judy Greenwood (08/03/11)
MARION, Ill. -- Judy Rosalee Vaughn Greenwood, 71, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 4:50 a.m. Aug. 2, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Citizens were losers in debt compromise (08/03/11)
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