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Stories from Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Council approves redistricting city's wards (09/13/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Ward 3 residents living near the center of Sikeston may soon get a new voter identification card. An emergency bill redistricting the city's wards based on 2010 Census results was approved after first and second readings during the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday...
Appointments are made to city boards, commissions (09/13/11)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston City Council members made appointments and reappointments to city boards and commissions during their regular monthly meeting Monday. Appointees will be asked to take the required oath of office at 8 a.m. during the Council's Sept. 26 special session or at 5 p.m. on Oct. 3, the date of the next regular City Council meeting...
Anniversary celebration (09/13/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Break out the bell bottoms and dust off the platform shoes as Bootheel Counseling Services takes a step back into the 1970s for its 35th anniversary celebration. Set for Sept. 24 at the Miner Convention Center, the '70s-themed event will feature a social hour beginning at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and an auction and entertainment at 7:30 p.m. followed by music and dancing...
SHS squeaks by Pirates (09/13/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With his team locked in a physical, defensive battle with Perryville on Monday, Sikeston goalkeeper Michael Gipson blocked all 15 of the Pirate's shots to lead the Bulldog's to a 1-0 win. "We battled today," Sikeston coach Doyle Noe said. "Michael made some great saves in goal that really helped us out a lot. He had a great game to get the shutout so I was very proud of him. I'd say he's the player of the game for sure."...
Bulldog JV falters, 9th graders roll over Knights (09/13/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston junior varsity football team took a lopsided loss to the Farmington Knights on Monday, 42-6. Farmington got going early with an 8-yard run in the first quarter and then a 6-yard run to cap the first half and go into halftime with a 14-0 lead...
Flossie Williams (09/13/11)
CHARLESTON -- Flossie B. Williams, 87, died Sept. 3, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Eddie Mason (09/13/11)
DEXTER -- Donald "Eddie" Mason, 55, died Sept. 10, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Tammy Cain (09/13/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Tammy Gayle Blasingain Cain, 49, died Sept. 11, 2011, at her brother's home near East Prairie. Arrangements are incomplete.
Ruth Liley (09/13/11)
SIKESTON -- Ruth S. Liley, 95, died Sept. 12, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Larry Turner (09/13/11)
SIKESTON -- Larry A. Turner, 72, formerly of East Prairie, died Sept. 13, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Margaret White (09/13/11)
SIKESTON -- Margaret White, 87, died Sept. 12, 2011, at the Chaffee Nursing Home in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Darcy Highton (09/13/11)
DEXTER -- Darcy Craig Highton, 42, died Sept. 10, 2011, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Mary Fikuart (09/13/11)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services conducted Monday for Mary Marie Fikuart, 90, who died on Sept. 8, 2011, were her grandchildren: Sarah Culbertson, Robert Culbertson, Jerry Fikuart, Jesse Fikuart, Chris Thompson and Bart Thompson.