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Stories from Saturday, September 3, 2011

Field Day highlights 50 years of research, retirement of Fisher (09/03/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- A lot has changed since the first Delta Center Field Day 50 years ago -- but some things never change. "Fifty years ago when I started the big deal was to find a soybean variety that was resistant to the soybean cyst nematode," said Thomas E. "Jake" Fisher, superintendent of the Delta Center...
September Calendar Girl (09/03/11)
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One dead after fiery NMC crash (09/03/11)
MATTHEWS -- A New Madrid man was killed after the tractor-trailer he was driving crashed and caught on fire Friday in New Madrid County. At 8:43 a.m. Bradley P. Mickle, 41, of New Madrid was driving a tractor-trailer eastbound on Route H, four miles west of Matthews, when he traveled off the right side of the road...
School traffic issue examined by DPS, district (09/03/11)
SIKESTON -- The city of Sikeston and Sikeston R-6 school officials are examining a traffic problem at Southeast Elementary School. Complaints surrounding the afternoon pick up of students at Southeast Elementary prompted the examination of traffic issues at Ables Road and Glenn Drive, according to Lt. Jim McMillen, public information officer for Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
Scott County man jailed on multiple child porn charges (09/03/11)
BENTON -- A Chaffee man has been charged with multiple counts of child pornography possession. James A. Stewart, 31, is charged with 11 counts of possession of child pornography, each count being a class B felony, according to the Scott County Sheriff's Office...
Paper will not be published Monday (09/03/11)
SIKESTON -- The Standard Democrat will not publish a paper Monday in observance of Labor Day, and the offices will be closed. Regular publication will resume Tuesday with normal business hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday...
Rivalry romp (09/03/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After a rare and disappointing home opening loss last week to Gateway Tech, the Sikeston Bulldogs were hoping to bounce back in a big way against their longtime rival Charleston on Friday at Marshall Stadium...
Chaffee wins shootout over Portageville 47-30 (09/03/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Going on a pair of scoring runs in the final minutes of the first half to take their first lead of the game, the Chaffee Red Devils went on to pull away from the Portageville Bulldogs for a 47-30 win on Friday...
Sikeston soccer blanks Murray, Ky., 3-0 in Soccerfest (09/03/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team defeated Murray, Ky., 3-0 in the consolation bracket during the Notre Dame Soccerfest on Friday. After controlling the ball and tempo throughout the first half, the Bulldogs finally broke through in the second...
Stevens, Dexter pass by Rebels (09/03/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com PARK HILLS -- After a sluggish start the Dexter Bearcats caught fire in the second and third quarters Friday night and held on to defeat Park Hills Central 37-27. In a rematch of last season's Class 3 sectional game, Dexter scored 37 unanswered points in the second and third quarter, using a strong passing game to scorch the Rebel defense. ...