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Stories from Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Operation Make Safe (09/20/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BIRDS POINT -- Environmental hurdles cleared, a lack of funding is the largest remaining obstacle preventing the Birds Point-New Madrid levee from being put back to 62.5 feet. A Finding of No Significant Impact was signed on Sept. 12 by Col. Vernie L. Reichling, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District, for the environmental assessment on levee repairs for the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway...
Autumn festival to be held in New Madrid Saturday (09/20/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The city of New Madrid is marking the arrival of autumn with an all-day festival Saturday at the Hunter-Dawson Park. Christina McWaters, executive director of the New Madrid Chamber of Commerce, noted for several years in September, the Chamber has held events in conjunction with the Cabela's King Kat Classic national tournament...
Two arrested in Miner on narcotics charges (09/20/11)
MINER -- Two people are being held in the Scott County Jail on drug-related charges. According to a news release from the Miner Police Department, police officers went to investigate a residence on State Highway AA after numerous tips of narcotics activity...
Gridiron glory (09/20/11)
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Upset denied (09/20/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs have fallen into a trend as of late. It's a habit that gives some optimism, on one hand. But by the same token, it's one Sikeston coach Steve Beydler would like to see disappear. "I keep seeing these good moments followed by 'what in the world are you doing,'" he said. ...
Lady Bearcats roll past visiting Woodland on Monday (09/20/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Picking up their ninth win of the season, the Dexter Lady Bearcats defeated the Woodland Lady Cardinals in straight sets on Monday, 25-9, 25-14. "There just wasn't much intensity," Dexter coach Lauren Hutchcraft said. "Every time we play at the (Bearcat Event Center) the crowds disconnected from the court because it's such a big gym. It was just hard for the girls to get up coming off Monday."...
Sikeston, Lady Jays are swept in tennis action (09/20/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- With Sikeston missing No. 1 player Kelsey Dial, the Lady Bulldogs dropped a match on the road to rival Notre Dame 9-0 on Monday. Sikeston's Martha Neel and Kristin King both lost tight three-set matches. Sikeston will host Kennett on Thursday...
Cathy Stoffregen (09/20/11)
DELTA -- Cathy Stoffregen, 61, died Sept. 19, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Karen Turnbo (09/20/11)
EUREKA -- Karen E. Turnbo, 49, formerly of Sikeston, passed away Sept. 17, 2011. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Delores LeGrand (09/20/11)
FLORISSANT -- Delores K. LeGrand, 79, died Sept. 18, 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...
Harold Surface (09/20/11)
BELL CITY -- Harold Stant Surface, 76, died Sept. 18, 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...
Marilou Payne (09/20/11)
PARMA -- Marilou Payne, 72, died Sept. 16, 2011, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...