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Stories from Friday, September 2, 2011

In the dawn's early light (09/02/11)
Members of the Sikeston Kiwanis Club began work just after 6 a.m. today to gather and put up flags, which are placed in the yards of the subscribers to the Club's "American Flag Display" program. The flags will be flown in honor of the Labor Day holiday through Sept. ...
Homes needed for drug offenders' pets (09/02/11)
SIKESTON -- Wednesday's drug sweep by law enforcement may have taken some criminals off the streets of Sikeston, but it also left many animals homeless. "Whenever the drug bust happened, we got 11 dogs in one run, and we kept getting more," said Trace White, director of the Sikeston Area Humane Society...
Senator visits (09/02/11)
Pictured from left, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt listens to local concerns voiced by Lester Goodin, a floodway farmer and levee district board member, Mississippi County Presiding Commissioner Carlin Bennett and County Commissioner Robert Jackson. Blunt met with local county and levee and drainage district officials as well as U.S. ...
Commission awards bid for blacktop work (09/02/11)
CHARLESTON -- Paving Pros will do blacktopping for Mississippi County this year. County Commissioners said during their regular meeting Thursday that vendors were asked to submit bids listing their price per ton to lay asphalt caps on county roads. In addition to offering the low bid of $77.75 per ton for an estimated total of $193,221, Paving Pros of Oak Ridge is able to begin work sooner than the next lowest bidder, according to Presiding County Commissioner Carlin Bennett...
SHS falls to Lancers, beats Crusaders (09/02/11)
KELSO -- Held to only four hits on Thursday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs couldn't keep up with the St. Pius X Lady Lancers high-powered offense, falling 12-2 after five innings on the mercy-rule. "They didn't play to their potential," Sikeston assistant coach Paige Silverthorn said of her team. "If you put the ball in play, you'll make the other team make mistakes and will have a chance to win. We didn't give ourselves a chance to win."...
Sikeston soccer loses to Terriers (09/02/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team lost their first game during the 2011 Notre Dame Soccerfest on Thursday at the hands of Carbondale, Ill., 5-3. Although the Bulldogs started the contest on fire, they hit a slight snag right before halftime...
Sikeston tennis team drops match to Fredericktown (09/02/11)
SIKESTON -- Hosting Fredericktown on Thursday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team fell 7-2. The Lady Bulldogs lone win in varsity singles came from Kelsey Dial, who defeated Myranda Shafer 8-1. Dial then teamed up with Bailey Cooper to pull off an 8-6 in doubles play against Shafer and Caitlin Neubrand...
Ronald Stroud (09/02/11)
MOREHOUSE -- Ronald Lee Stroud, 66, died at 4:35 p.m. Sept. 1, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bobby Horn Sr. (09/02/11)
DEXTER -- Bobby Dean Horn, Sr., 68, died Aug. 31, 2011, at 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...
Gladys Brown (09/02/11)
DELTA -- Gladys Marie Brown, 85, died Aug. 27, 2011, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click {http://ee.standard-democrat.com