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Stories from Saturday, September 10, 2011

Puxico man dies in early Saturday morning crash (09/10/11)
MINER -- A Puxico man was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Scott County. The accident occurred at 12:55 a.m. Saturday a half mile east of Miner on County Road 538, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, when the eastbound vehicle driven by Matthew D. Rohan, 18, ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree...
Documentary tells impact of Corps' actions (09/10/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- "Man Made: Disaster at Birds Point" was a big hit at its premiere Friday. Now it's time to take it viral. The short documentary film produced by Osborn and Barr, a communications company based in St. Louis specializing in agriculture, begins with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' decision to breach the Birds Point-New Madrid levee with explosives at three sites alongside the Mississippi River to activate the floodway...
Leaving a mark (09/10/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- After falling behind early to the Dexter Bearcats on Friday night at Charles Bland Stadium, Sikeston coach Kent Gibbs was not sure how his team would react. The Bulldogs have not faced early deficits very often the past three years and with a team full of inexperience and youth, things can unravel quickly...
Portageville tops Jays for first win of season (09/10/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- With a three touchdown performance from speedy wideout Tevin Walker, the Portageville Bulldogs picked up their first win of the season, defeating the Charleston Bluejays 48-21. "Against Chaffee we had five starters who weren't even on the sidelines," Portageville coach Ronnie Jones said, referring to last week's 47-30 loss. ...
Farmington dismantles NMCC (09/10/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- On their very first play to start the game, New Madrid County Central quarterback Corey Guest scrambled for an exciting 34 yard gain. It would be the only excitement Eagle fans would enjoy, however. Following Guest's run, NMCC coughed up it's first of three possession-ending fumbles which set up the visiting Farmington Knights for their first of many scores that were to come...