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Stories from Friday, September 16, 2011

New inductees (09/16/11)
Ron Klutts, an engraver with Sikes Sporting Goods in Sikeston, puts the finishing touches on the plaques for the new inductees -- four individuals and two teams -- of the Sikeston Hall of Fame and Honor Wall. The 16th annual induction ceremony will take place at halftime of tonight's Sikeston Bulldogs and Poplar Bluff Mules football game. For more on this year's inductees and the ceremony, see the weekend edition of the Standard Democrat...
Sikeston man arrested on molestation charges (09/16/11)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man is in custody on charges of child molestation. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety reported Thursday that Mart Parham, 56, is being held in the Scott County Jail pending his arraignment on a charge of first degree child molestation. Bond is set at $75,000 cash only...
County continues its wait for FEMA flood relief funds (09/16/11)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County officials are hoping a freeze on FEMA funding thaws out as expected. The status of disaster relief reimbursements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency were again the chief topic of discussion during the Mississippi County Commission's regular meeting Thursday...
Roaring into homecoming (09/16/11)
The New Madrid County Central High School Eagles got in the spirit of the "Roaring '20s" for their homecoming celebration Thursday afternoon with their annual homecoming parade in New Madrid. The event featured the football team, floats created by each of the classes, fire trucks, school officials, two bands, the JROTC and more. ...
Puxico man killed in crash (09/16/11)
PUXICO -- A passenger died when he was partially ejected from a vehicle during an accident Thursday evening. John W. Wiley, 24, of Puxico was pronounced dead by Stoddard County coroner Greg Mathis at 5:05 p.m. Thursday at the scene of an accident on County Road 271, four miles east of Puxico. The death is the 41st fatality of the year in the Troop E area...
Lady Bulldogs fight back from five runs down (09/16/11)
SIKESTON -- It wasn't the start they were hoping for. But they finished it off just the way they wanted to. After spotting the Twin Rivers Lady Royals an early cushion, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs plated nine-unanswered runs to complete the comeback and pull off their fifth win of the season...
Sikeston netters blanked by Lady Tigers (09/16/11)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team lost 9-0 to visiting Cape Central on Thursday at the Sikeston High School tennis courts. "We were on the baseline too much and failed to take advantage of a lot of ball in the front court while we had our opponents deep in the corners," Sikeston tennis coach Russ Dial said. "In order for us to move to a higher level of play, we're going to have to become more offensively aggressive."...
Sikeston falls to Poplar Bluff (09/16/11)
SIKESTON -- Facing a high-powered front court like the one the Poplar Bluff Lady Mules possess would be difficult under the best of circumstances, let alone when facing the absence of one your top players. That was the problem the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs encountered on Thursday as senior Asia Liggins sat sidelined with an ankle sprain suffered the night prior...
Boyd Masterson Sr. (09/16/11)
NEW MADRID -- Boyd F. Masterson Sr., 85, died Sept. 14, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marta Goodman (09/16/11)
JACKSON -- Marta Ann Goodman, 59, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at her home in Jackson. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mildred Brown (09/16/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Mildred Maxine Brown, 85, died at 6:45 p.m. Sept. 14, 2011, in the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ruth Crow (09/16/11)
DEXTER -- Ruth Thomas Crow, 96, died Sept. 14, 2011, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...