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Stories from Friday, August 26, 2011

Marching in (08/26/11)
More arrests made in assault (08/26/11)
BENTON -- The mother and stepfather of a Morehouse man arrested for armed criminal action and assault on his girlfriend are charged with interfering in their son's arrest. Angela N. Graham, 47, is charged with hindering prosecution, concealing an offense and tampering with evidence, according to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter. Tommy D. Graham, 50, is charged with felon in possession of a firearm, concealing an offense and hindering prosecution...
Food Bank fills big need in the region (08/26/11)
SIKESTON -- Less than a week after a prominent Sikeston businessman died, community individuals paid tribute to him at a building named in his honor. Thursday's monthly luncheon of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce began with a moment of silence for Ray Clinton, who died Saturday. The Clinton Community Building is named for the community leader...
Friends, co-workers gather to say farewell to SEMO Drug Task Force commander (08/26/11)
SIKESTON -- 224 is going 10-24. Those in law enforcement understand and before Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Kevin Glaser (224) can sign off (10-24) for the last time they gathered to honor him. Fellow Patrol officers, sheriffs and their deputies, local police chiefs, judges, prosecutors and members of the SEMO Drug Task Force took part Thursday in a surprise luncheon in Glaser's honor. Also attending were several family members including his wife, Sandy...
Poplar Bluff spoils SHS home opener 7-1 (08/26/11)
SIKESTON -- The offense just wasn't there for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team on Thursday afternoon, as they fell to the visiting Poplar Bluff Lady Mules 7-1 at the Sikeston Sports Complex during their home opener. The Lady Bulldogs mustered just five hits -- four of which came in the last two innings...
Lady Mules too much for Sikeston netters (08/26/11)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team fell to visiting Poplar Bluff on Thursday 8-1. "We lost the match, but we played hard," Sikeston coach Russ Dial said. "We gave a good effort and got some games on the board against a tough team. "Kristin King played well for us in our only varsity winning match."...
Scott City, Spriggs slam door on Lady Devils 11-3 (08/26/11)
SCOTT CITY -- With a 10-hit performance that was capped by Alexis Spriggs' sixth inning grand slam, the Scott City Lady Rams held off the visiting Chaffee Lady Devils on Thursday for an 11-3 win. "I told the girls it seemed like we had a little more fire under us yesterday, but toward the end of the game it started coming back," Scott City coach Amy Pobst said. "We were patient and our hitting finally came around."...
Charles Driskill (08/26/11)
DEXTER -- Charles Driskill, 76, died Aug. 25, 2011, at the Poplar Bluff Regional 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...
Barbara Evans (08/26/11)
SIKESTON -- Barbara Evans, 66, died Aug. 26, 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...
Rita Hunsperger (08/26/11)
DEXTER -- Rita Hunsperger, 73, died Aug. 24, 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...
Linda Lawrence (08/26/11)
DEXTER -- Linda Fay Lawrence, 76, died Aug. 25, 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...
Pearl Cahow (08/26/11)
ADVANCE -- Pearl Cahow, 96, formerly of Dexter, died Aug. 24, 2011, at the Advance Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ethel Crump (08/26/11)
REEDS SPRING -- Ethel Victoria Crump, 96, died Aug. 23, 2011, at the Table Rock Health Center in Kimberling City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Patricia Chism (08/26/11)
SIKESTON -- Patricia Chism, 64, died Aug. 24, 2011, at her home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Leo Coffman (08/26/11)
MATTHEWS -- Howard Leo Coffman, 69, died at 8:14 p.m. Aug. 24, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...