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Stories from Wednesday, September 28, 2011

'Save our caboose' (09/28/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As a child, Linsey Smith Gillespie remembers countless times playing on the caboose that sits next to the Sikeston Depot Museum. "We climbed all over it. We had tea parties and played like we were riding on the railroad," the 25-year-old Sikeston woman recalled. "I played with my sister, and all of Don and Nell Lowe's grandkids."...
Local residents ready to 'Thrill the World' again (09/28/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Trick or treaters may still be deciding which day to do their rounds but those planning on thrilling the world have a firm schedule -- down to the minute. "This year it is Oct. 29, which is a Saturday," said Kris Greene, event manager for Thrill the World in Sikeston. "Usually it's the weekend before Halloween but this time they thought they'd do it the weekend of Halloween. We're calling it 'Thrilloween.'"...
Sikeston loses in double OT to Jackson (09/28/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- What could have been a statement win, turned out to slip right through their fingers. The Sikeston Bulldogs fell to one of the area's perennial favorites, the Jackson Indians, on Tuesday, 4-3, during a wild two-overtime match at the Sikeston Sports Complex...
Conference win (09/28/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Looking to close out a straight-set SEMO Conference victory over the Oran Lady Eagles on Tuesday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs rallied back from a six-point deficit midway through the second game to win the match 25-16, 25-21...
Lady Hawks silenced in 1-0 loss at Poplar Bluff (09/28/11)
Kelly's Kristy Brucker gave up only one run against Poplar Bluff on Tuesday. For the complete story click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Dexter slips past Leopold in three sets (09/28/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com LEOPOLD -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats volleyball team squeezed out a 25-23, 21-25, 25-23 win over the Leopold Lady Wildcats on Tuesday night. Lindsey Hindman had 26 digs for Dexter while McKenzie Mitchell was 16 of 18 serving with four aces. Brittany Harris had 12 kills and five blocks while Jessica Lindsey had 10 kills and eight blocks. Lauren Ward finished with 14 assists...
Time to pick the best messenger for GOP (09/28/11)
The ongoing Republican presidential debates are doing little other than to provide campaign fodder for the Democrats. Texas Gov. Rick Perry - once a frontrunner - has stumbled himself to the middle of the pack while Herman Cain has proven himself a force with which to be reckoned...
Faye Clark (09/28/11)
NEW MADRID -- Faye W. Clark, 85, died Sept. 26, 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...
Mike Hodges (09/28/11)
MATTHEWS -- Stephen Michael "Mike" Hodges, 57, died Sept. 27, 2011, at the home of his parents. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
O.C. Tillman (09/28/11)
SIKESTON -- O.C. Tillman, 83, died Sept. 25, 2011, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Lottie Carlisle (09/28/11)
SIKESTON -- Lottie Mae Carlisle, 77, died Sept. 27, 2011, at the Clearview Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Hannah Hensley (09/28/11)
KILLEEN, Texas -- Hannah Elizabeth Hensley, newborn daughter of Alan Michael and Jennifer Suzanne McDonough Hensley of Killeen, died Sept. 24, 2011, at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Killeen. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Carl Smith (09/28/11)
DEXTER -- Carl Smith, 80, died Sept. 26, 2011, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Janice Jackson (09/28/11)
DEXTER -- Janice E. Jackson, 68, died Sept. 27, 2011, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Mary Wilkison (09/28/11)
BOISE, Idaho -- Mary Frances Collins Wilkison, 94, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died March 9, 2011, at St. Paul Medical Center in Boise. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Thomas Collins (09/28/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Thomas Collins, 71, died at 4:40 a.m. Sept. 28, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Teresa Medlock (09/28/11)
NEW MADRID -- Teresa M. Medlock, 54, died Sept. 27, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.