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Stories from Friday, September 9, 2011

Three county bridges beyond repair (09/09/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Repairs on some of the bridges in the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway would be a waste of money. Dennis Cox, an engineer for Smith and Company of Poplar Bluff, presented the County Commission with his preliminary engineering report for bridges located on County Roads 310, 312 and 521...
Fall arts (09/09/11)
SIKESTON - Typically Sheila Bohannon works to inspire the artist within her students. Tonight, her students and the public can see the art she is inspired to create. A public school teacher for the past 30 years, including 26 years in art education, Bohannon's sculptures will be on display at Front Street Studio and Gallery, 132 W. Front St. An opening night reception is planned from 5-7:30 p.m. today and the works will be featured through October...
First novel combines drag racing, life lessons (09/09/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Carol Werneck Carter couldn't help but become intrigued when she first learned of junior drag racing. The need to learn more about the sport was simply due to the her journalistic nature, but the idea to write junior drag racing's first and only children's novel was something the Sikeston native didn't see coming...
Briefly: Sikeston defeats Dexter (09/09/11)
Sikeston senior running back James Watson rushed for 328 yards on 25 carries with a pair of touchdowns, setting a new school single-game rushing record.
Briefly: Portageville downs Charleston (09/09/11)
The Portageville Bulldogs defeated Charleston 48-21 for their first win of the season.
Briefly: Farmington dismantles NMCC, 60-0 (09/09/11)
The Knights scored 58 points in the first half.
Oran's timely hitting dooms Chaffee 8-1 (09/09/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- The Oran Lady Eagles have had some bad luck in coming up with hits with runner's in scoring position as of late. On Thursday, that all changed. With eight hits and eight runs to show for it, the Lady Eagles took care of the Chaffee Lady Devils 8-1 at Oran High School...
Mercy rule (09/09/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- A day after coming up short in a late-inning rally against Kelly, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs wasted little time in jumping on top of the East Prairie Lady Eagles. Stringing together two-run rallies in each of the first three frames on Thursday, the Lady Bulldogs kept the offense churning in a 13-0 mercy-rule win over the Lady Eagles in five innings...
Sports roundup (09/09/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Notre Dame emerged with the win on penalty kicks 1-0 Thursday night against Sikeston. James Holloway stopped Sikeston's first attempt, and Notre Dame converted all four of its attempts. "He did make a brilliant save on the PK," Notre Dame coach Brad Wittenborn said...
Leo Tibbs (09/09/11)
DEXTER -- Leo W. Tibbs, 92, died Sept. 8, 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.
Mary Fikuart (09/09/11)
SIKESTON -- Mary M. Fikuart, 90, died Sept. 8, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Harold Burns (09/09/11)
SIKESTON -- Harold Wayne Burns, 67, died at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 8, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Helen Hayes (09/09/11)
MARSTON -- Helen Roberta Hall Hayes, 85, died Sept. 8, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Mary Barbian (09/09/11)
SIKESTON -- Mary Elizabeth Childers Barbian, 78, died Sept. 8, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.