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Stories from Sunday, October 2, 2011

October Calendar Girl (10/02/11)
Taylor Barnett, daughter of Steven and Beresa Barnett, is the Standard Democrat's Calendar Girl for October. Barnett, a finalist in the 2010 Miss Sikeston Contest, is currently attending Southeast Missouri State University where she is majoring in pre-optometry...
Fifty years ago, Hollywood came to Southeast Missouri (10/02/11)
SIKESTON -- Before William Shatner explored the universe as Captain Kirk, he stirred up racial hatred as "The Intruder." Directed by Roger Corman, "The Intruder" was shot about 50 years ago in black-and-white over a three-week period on location in Southeast Missouri on a $80,000 budget...
Charleston R-1 puts the focus on the future (10/02/11)
CHARLESTON -- For over a decade, Charleston R-1 School District has struggled to find the pieces to its academic puzzle. But through these years, many pieces have been located and are starting to fit together and form a clearer picture of the district...
Miss Sikeston crowned (10/02/11)
Lauren Whitten was named Miss Sikeston Friday night. Whitten is the daughter of David and Kim Whitten. Pictured from left are Miss Sikeston and her court: fifth runner-up Keyonna Blissett, daughter of Keith and Mary Blissett; third runner-up Shataria Flye, daughter of Robert and Crystal Jones; first runner-up Anna Catherine DeHart, daughter of David and Kim DeHart; Whitten; second runner-up Hillary Parker, daughter of Tony and Tina Parker; and fourth runner-up Ernesha Bland, daughter of Ernest and Wanda Bland.. ...
New Pioneer plant opens (10/02/11)
NEW MADRID -- Pioneer Hi-Bred executives celebrated the grand opening of their $60 million soybean production plant in New Madrid Friday. "This new soybean production plant is a tremendous asset to the entire Pioneer organization," said Alejandro Munoz, vice president of Americas and Global Production. ...
Betty Evans (10/02/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Betty L. Evans, 80, died Oct. 1, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Earl H. Holt (10/02/11)
BENTON -- Earl H. Holt, 74, died at 6:17 p.m. Sept. 30, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Janice Lewis (10/02/11)
CHARLESTON -- Janice Lewis, 70, died Sept. 30, 2011, at her home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Dovey Luttrell (10/02/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Dovey V. Luttrell, 71, died Oct. 1, 2011, at the Caruthersville Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Judith Burnett (10/02/11)
SIKESTON -- Judith Burnett, 83, died Sept. 29, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bonnie Byrd (10/02/11)
BENTON, Ky. -- Bonnie Raye Lee Byrd, 71, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 3:25 p.m. Sept. 29, 2011, in the Spring Creek Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Pamela Thurmond (10/02/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Pamela Joy 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.
Frances Hoesli (10/02/11)
STE. GENEVIEVE -- Frances Lee Hunt Hoesli, 84, formerly of Charleston, died Sept. 30, 2011, at the Ste. Genevieve Care Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click {http://ee.standard-democrat.com
L.B. Williams (10/02/11)
BERNIE -- L.B. Williams, 81, died Sept. 29, 2011, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Problems exist: It's time to fight back (10/02/11)
It has now been a month since the Sikeston Department of Public Safety joined with state and federal drug agencies to bust a major drug ring centered in our community. The drug operation stretched from Mexico through Texas and Arkansas before reaching the doorstep in Sikeston...