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Stories from Wednesday, September 7, 2011

800 attendees expected at Sept. 17 event (09/07/11)
SIKESTON -- Local wine enthusiasts can sample from regional wineries and explore Downtown Sikeston when a wine festival returns later this month. Set for 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 17 on Center Street in Downtown Sikeston, the Historic Midtown Development Group is bringing back the Wine Festival for a second year...
DNR working with county officials due to methane gas at landfill (09/07/11)
BENTON -- The old landfill in Scott County has a slight case of gas. Presiding County Commissioner Jamie Burger said during the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday that county officials anticipate receiving a notice of violation from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for methane gas migration above the legal testing limits...
United Way ups goal for campaign (09/07/11)
SIKESTON -- With Thursday's official launch of the Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way's 2011 fundraising campaign comes an increase in its goal. After exceeding its goal fundraising amount for several years, the local United Way bumped its goal up from $85,000 to $95,000 this year. In 2010, it collected over $91,000 to surpass its $85,000-goal, according to executive director Glenna Shy...
Sikeston couple facing drug and weapon charges (09/07/11)
BENTON -- A rural Sikeston couple face charges of drug and weapons possession. Ada Blagg, 31, and James Johnson, 33, are charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter...
Risco shuts out Naylor 4-0 (09/07/11)
NAYLOR -- Backed by a complete game shutout from starter Jordon Pavy on Tuesday, the Risco Tigers defeated Naylor 4-0. Taking the lead on a two-run rally in the fourth inning, the Tigers then added a run in both the sixth and seventh frames to make up the final...
Scott City uses big inning to top Kelly (09/07/11)
SCOTT CITY -- Facing a five-run deficit against the Kelly Lady Hawks on Tuesday, the Scott City Lady Rams rallied for eight runs in the bottom of the fifth to pull out a 9-7 win. "We started out a little bit flat, but finally turned it on towards the end," Scott City coach Amy Pobst said. "It was nice to do it and do it a little bit earlier in the game this time around. We didn't wait until the seventh and do it then."...
Local runners fare well at Kelly Invitational (09/07/11)
BENTON -- Eight different schools competed in the 2011 Kelly High School Invitational Cross Country meet on Tuesday at Kelly High School. Coming out on top on the boys side was Oak Ridge's Ethan Seyer with a time of 17:01. Kelly's Juan Compos finished sixth with an 18:57 time while Dexter's Zach Conner took seventh with a time of 19:09...
Sikeston JV slips past NMCC in overtime 32-24 (09/07/11)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston junior varsity football team pulled out their second straight come from behind victory on Tuesday night vanquishing the visiting New Madrid County Central Eagles 32-24 in overtime. After three quarters of play, the Bulldogs found themselves down 24-12 but scored twice in the fourth quarter to tie the game...
Roundup (09/07/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Surrendering three-runs in the Cape Central Lady Tiger's final two trips to the plate, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell 5-3 on Tuesday. Down 2-0 in the top of the fourth, Sikeston got on the board when Madison Chaney opened the inning reaching on a slap hit before stealing second...
Bradley Mickle (09/07/11)
NEW MADRID -- Bradley Paul Mickle, 41, died Sept. 2, 2011. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bonnie Alcorn Zugschwerdt (09/07/11)
SIKESTON -- Bonnie Alcorn Zugschwerdt was born on Dec. 26, 1940, in Sikeston, to Darrell and Juanita (Branum) Alcorn. After a courageous battle with cancer, she passed to eternal life on Sept. 5, 2011. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
D.K. Lape (09/07/11)
SIKESTON -- DeKalb "D.K." Lape, 83, died Sept. 5, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Alvin Temples Jr. (09/07/11)
DEXTER -- Alvin L. Temples Jr., 58, died Sept. 5, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Dale Hudgens Sr. (09/07/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Dale Hudgens Sr., 67, died Sept. 6, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Christopher Wiggins (09/07/11)
CREVE COEUR -- Christopher Antuan Wiggins, 39, formerly of Sikeston, died Sept. 2, 2011, at the St. Louis University Hospital. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Time for real action not more speeches (09/07/11)
Got a problem? Give a speech! Problem solved!!The President will address a joint session of Congress this week with his latest jobs plan. He'll undoubtedly tell us that the current unemployment crisis is not his fault and that, but for his superb leadership, we'd be in a much worse mess...