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Stories from Friday, September 30, 2011

Missing teen found safe in Sikeston (09/30/11)
BENTON -- A missing Sikeston teenager was found safe and unharmed early today in Sikeston. Arnold Roderick "A.J." Celestina Jr., 15, was located about 8:10 a.m. today in Sikeston, according to Scott County Sheriff's Department. Authorities had been searching for the boy since Wednesday when it was reported he'd run away from home...
Cotton Carnival (09/30/11)
Sikeston Cotton Carnival offers lots of family fun. The rides at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo Grounds drew a large crowd. Thursday. It is a big walk to the top but the slide down is lots of fun.
Junior Miss Sikeston (09/30/11)
Madeline Limbaugh was crowned the 2011 Junior Miss Sikeston Thursday evening. She is the daughter of David and Brenda Limbaugh. Other members of her court are first-runner-up Julie Braden (left), the daughter of David and Teresa Braden, and second runner-up was Lexi Curtis (right), the daughter of Christian and Sherry Curtis...
Woman hurt in accident Thursday night (09/30/11)
MINER -- A Scott County woman sustained serious injuries Thursday after a motorcycle accident near Miner. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 9:15 p.m. one mile east of Miner. James L. Dow, 53, was traveling east on County Road 538 when his motorcycle ran off the road and overturned, ejecting his passenger, Carolyn A. Melrose, 50, of Sikeston...
Commissioners hire new code enforcement officer to bring properties into compliance (09/30/11)
CHARLESTON -- Nuisance makers beware: Mississippi County has a new man on the job. During their regular meeting Thursday, Mississippi County commissioners met with Ken Stevenson of Charleston, the county's new compliance officer for the county nuisance ordinance...
Briefly: Chaffee runs past East Prairie, 42-12 (09/30/11)
Chaffee running back Tyson Estes rushed for 196 yards.
Briefly: Sikeston thumps NMCC (09/30/11)
Derek James sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The Sikeston Bulldogs improved to 5-1 on the season with a 51-6 victory at New Madrid County Central on Friday. Sikeston led 44-0 at the half, including an interception and fumble return for touchdowns...
Briefly: Dexter rolls over Charleston (09/30/11)
By Brent Shipman sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Taking a 40 point lead in to halftime, the Dexter Bearcats defeated the Charleston Bluejays 47-0. Alex Cliff scored on a 3-yard and 13-yard run to finish Dexter's first two drives as the Bearcats went up 14-0 in the first five minutes into the contest. Quarterback Cody Stevens then connected with Chase Young on a three-yard pass with 2:28 in the frame to move up by three scores...
Sikeston dominates Delta on senior night (09/30/11)
SIKESTON -- With a five-run rally in the fifth inning on Thursday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs picked up their second straight mercy-rule win in as many days, holding the Delta Lady Bobcats to three hits in a 11-1 rout. "We played wonderful and as a team," Sikeston first baseman Sydney King said. "Now that we have two wins under our belt back-to-back that hopefully we can get another win on Monday and that will lead us into districts (with some confidence)."...
Dexter sweeps past Sikeston in two sets (09/30/11)
SIKESTON -- After the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs' first rotation went completely around, there were deadlocked with the visiting Dexter Lady Bearcats 8-8. The next rotation wouldn't be as favorable to Sikeston, however, as the Lady Bearcats surged past the home team throughout the rest of the set and the match on Thursday at the Sikeston Field House...
Sikeston netters fall to Kennett (09/30/11)
KENNETT -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team lost 8-1 to Kennett on Thursday with their only victory coming from Kelsey Dial. Dial defeated Anna Hilburn 8-1. With the victory, Dial solidified her chances at a higher seed in the individual district drawing...
Pam Thurmond (09/30/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Pam Tatum Thurmond, 53, died at 4 a.m. Sept. 30, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bonnie Byrd (09/30/11)
BENTON, Ky. -- Bonnie Lee Byrd, 71, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 3:25 p.m. Sept. 29, 2011, at Spring Creek Care Center in Murray. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Judith Burnett (09/30/11)
SIKESTON -- Judith Burnett, 83, died Sept. 29, 2011, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Frances Hoesli (09/30/11)
ST. GENEVIEVE -- Frances Lee Hunt Hoesli, 84, formerly of Charleston, died at 1:55 a.m., Sept. 30, 2011, at the St. Genevieve Care Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Janet Knoderer (09/30/11)
BELL CITY -- Janet Ann Kilbury Knoderer, 84, died Sept. 29, 2011, at the LifeCare Center of Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Barbara Whitehead (09/30/11)
CHARLESTON -- Barbara Jean Carter Whitehead, 64, died Sept. 28, 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...