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Stories from Monday, August 8, 2011

Route H overpass reopens (08/08/11)
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Before the school bells ring (08/08/11)
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Local man arrested for causing 3-car crash Saturday (08/08/11)
news@standard-democrat.com MOREHOUSE -- Four people were injured in a three-car accident that led to one arrest on U.S. 60 on Saturday night. The accident occurred at 8:20 p.m. when a vehicle driven by Robert Stoner, 49, of Dexter, was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane of U.S. 60...
Annual festival returns to Depot (08/08/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Looking for something to do as rodeo week winds down? From 9-4 p.m. Saturday, the Sikeston Depot Museum will host the Cowboy Up! Arts Festival. The festival, located at the Depot and in Legion Square Park in Downtown Sikeston, includes arts, crafts and live music, along with other events, said Mike Marsh, director of the Depot Museum...
Anniversary of Mo.'s first big Civil War battle this week (08/08/11)
WILSON'S CREEK -- Wednesday marks 150 years since Nathaniel Lyon was killed by a bullet through the heart in a battle in southwest Missouri, becoming the first Union general to die in the Civil War. Before the day of fighting was over, he was joined in death by 258 Union soldiers and 277 Confederate and pro-Southern Missouri State Guard soldiers...
Sikeston Jr. Babe Ruth eliminated from tourney (08/08/11)
HOLYOKE, Colo. -- The 13-15 year old Sikeston babe ruth baseball team was eliminated from the 2011 Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional Tournament in Holyoke, Colo., after losing both of their Sunday games. Sikeston began the tournament with a 10-0 win Friday over North Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, in five innings...
Margaret LaPlant (08/08/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Margaret Rosalie Oliver LaPlant, 72, died Aug. 7, 2011, at her home from an extended battle with cancer. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sally Dunaway (08/08/11)
SIKESTON -- Sally Husher Dunaway, 91, died Aug. 5, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Sue Angle (08/08/11)
MINER -- Helen Sue Angle, 74, of Miner, died Aug. 6, 2011, at the Miner Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Alice Ward (08/08/11)
SIKESTON -- Alice Loraine Ward, 65, died at 2:55 p.m. Aug. 4, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Larry Schrick (08/08/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Larry Schrick, 95, formerly of St. Louis, died Aug. 7, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.