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Stories from Sunday, September 18, 2011

Parma woman dies following accident (09/18/11)
BERNIE -- A Parma woman died Friday at a Memphis, Tenn., hospital of injuries sustained in a car accident the prior day. Marilou Payne, 72, was pronounced dead at 8:33 a.m. Friday by a doctor on staff at Elvis Presley Trauma Center, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The death is Missouri's 42nd fatality for 2011...
Honorees inducted into Sikeston R-6 Hall of Fame, Honor Wall (09/18/11)
SIKESTON -- Four individuals and two teams are the latest honorees added to the Sikeston R-6 Honor Wall and Hall of Fame. The 16th annual induction ceremony was held at halftime of Friday night's Sikeston Bulldogs and Poplar Bluff Mules football game...
Some plants hanging in there despite spring floods, summer heat (09/18/11)
SIKESTON -- Spring floods and scorching summer heat wreaked havoc on some gardens and flower beds. And if the plants hung in there through the cooler spells, their growers may be reaping the benefits now. "As long as they made it in the heat, they should be right on track," said Sarah Denkler, horticulture specialist for Butler County and Southeast Region of the University of Missouri Extension...
Marvin Cravens (09/18/11)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Marvin Leroy Cravens, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Sept. 15, 2011, in Chattanooga. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Football roundup (09/18/11)
Kennett too much for East Prairie 28-13 EAST PRAIRIE -- The Kennett Indians defeated the East Prairie Eagles 28-13 Friday night to secure its first win of the 2011 season. The game began with the Eagles and Indians committing two turnovers each in the first quarter. Kennett took a 7-0 lead following the four turnovers on a 17-yard touchdown rush by Darius Warren at the 2:27 mark of the first period...
Sikeston uses big plays in 36-7 romp over Poplar Bluff (09/18/11)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs improved to 3-1 on the season with a 36-7 victory over Poplar Bluff in the SEMO Conference North opener for both teams on Friday night at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. It's the Bulldogs' third straight victory after a season opening loss and it is their fifth straight win over the Mules...
Jays blank NMCC 33-0 (09/18/11)
NEW MADRID -- For the first time in six seasons, the Charleston Bluejays have toppled one of Southeast Missouri's more successful football programs. It took a half, but the Bluejays overcame a scoreless stalemate and poured it on the winless New Madrid County Central Eagles on Friday, 33-0...
Dexter uses potent offense to dominate Scott City (09/18/11)
The Dexter Bearcats defeated the Scott City Rams 54-6 on Friday.
Share the pride, fun of Cotton Carnival (09/18/11)
Cotton Carnival in Sikeston is by any measure a wonderful time for our community. The annual event is right around the corner and with it comes all of the traditional highlights we have come to expect through the years - good food, beautiful queens, an awesome parade and family fun for everyone...
Lawrence Kinney (09/18/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lawrence E. Kinney, 58, died at 8:15 a.m. Sept. 16, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jim Harvey (09/18/11)
CHARLESTON -- Jim Harvey, 76, died Sept. 16, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jerry Shands (09/18/11)
DONIPHAN -- Jerry Len Shands, 63, formerly of East Prairie, died at 1:24 p.m. Sept. 16, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Tammy Thompson (09/18/11)
SIKESTON -- Tammy Jill Thompson, 48, died Sept. 16, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
John Wiley (09/18/11)
PUXICO -- John Wesley Wiley, 24, died Sept. 15, 2011, near Puxico. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.