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Stories from Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Morehouse residents still working to recover from flood (08/23/11)
MOREHOUSE -- The dumpsters are filling up as efforts continue to restore a community devastated by this spring's high water. Already 62 homes in this small community are razed. Another three houses, said Mayor Pete Leija, and that portion of the cleanup will be done...
Pilot walks away after crop duster crashes near Matthews (08/23/11)
MATTHEWS -- A pilot walked away unscathed from a plane which crashed Monday evening. At about 6 p.m. Monday, the Matthews Fire Department was alerted to a crop dusting plane which had crashed in a ditch off County Road 606, about a mile south of Matthews. According to Matthews Fire Chief T.J. Gantner, the pilot said he was taking off from the runway when the plane crashed...
DPS (08/23/11)
SIKESTON - A routine vehicle stop on Monday night led to the arrest of two individuals on drug charges. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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SHS drops softball opener to Farmington on Monday (08/23/11)
FARMINGTON -- Unable to overcome a late surge by the Farmington Knightettes on Monday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell 7-2 in their season opener. In their only lead of the contest, the Lady Bulldogs jumped out to a 1-0 advantage in the first inning before Farmington came back in the second to tie things up...
Kelly wins season opener over East Carter County (08/23/11)
By Brent Shipman sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- In a rematch of last year's Class 2 sectional contest, the Kelly Lady Hawks opened up their season on Monday with an 8-5 win over the East Carter County Lady Cardinals. "They played well, especially for our first game," Kelly coach Rhonda Ratledge said of her team. "I know the girls were all nervous after last year...
Interest in Sikeston tennis on the upswing (08/23/11)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With the new season opening today, the tennis culture in Sikeston seems to be on the upswing. Nobody sees that more than Lady Bulldogs' coach Russ Dial. Taking over the program four years ago with seven players, the Lady Bulldogs now boast 19 players...
Paul Cox (08/23/11)
DEXTER -- Paul Bland Cox, 91, died Aug. 22, 2011, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Butch Payne (08/23/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for James "Butch" Payne, 56, who died on Aug. 18, 2011, were: Larry Hubbard, Jeff Lowery, Eugene Myers, Dustin Caldwell, Jonathan Heise and Paul VanPool.
Terry Rawls (08/23/11)
SIKESTON -- Terry Lee Rawls, 56, died Aug. 21, 2011, at the 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...
G. Dale Shearon (08/23/11)
DEXTER -- G. Dale Shearon, 81, died Aug. 19, 2011, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jack Chapman (08/23/11)
BERTRAND -- Jack Gordon Chapman, 74, of Bertrand, was called to his heavenly Father on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Brent Smith (08/23/11)
NEW MADRID -- Brent Alan Smith, 49, died Aug. 12, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Tony Ohmes (08/23/11)
CHARLESTON -- G.A. "Tony" Ohmes, age 64, a resident of Charleston, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...