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Stories from Saturday, October 8, 2011

No paper monday (10/08/11)
SIKESTON -- The Standard Democrat will not publish a paper Monday in observance of Columbus Day, and the offices will be closed. Regular publication will resume Tuesday with normal business hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Jury: Sikeston felon is guilty of meth charge (10/08/11)
BENTON -- A Sikeston man is facing up to 15 years in prison for meth possession. Bobby Gray, 51, was convicted Wednesday by a jury of felony possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and the misdemeanor resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia charges...
Homecoming royalty (10/08/11)
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In rare company (10/08/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In 1908, the Sikeston Bulldogs won their first-ever football game with a 10-5 victory over Charleston. Fast-forward 103 years to Friday, Oct. 7, 2011. With 599 victories, the Bulldogs needed to defeat Kennett to achieve history...
Oran falls to Naylor in district title game (10/08/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Bursts of offense from the Naylor Lady Eagles put Oran's hopes of toppling the Class 1, District 1 top-seed out of the picture. Naylor erupted for five runs in the third inning and four more in the sixth to put an end to Oran's season on their home field on Friday during a 9-1 loss...
Dexter stops Caruthersville in shootout (10/08/11)
davidj@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In a battle of state-ranked teams where offense was at a premium, it was the Dexter defense that stepped up when it mattered most. Holding a slim one-point lead in the final minute of Friday's SEMO Central match-up with Caruthersville, the Bearcats' Garrett Wray intercepted a Tiger pass, sealing a 56-55 win in a game that featured over 1,100 yards of total offense...
Late interception lifts Jays to win (10/08/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- All those hours spent practicing tip drills finally paid off for the Charleston Bluejays. Holding a 34-28 lead over Herculaneum on Friday, the Bluejays found themselves forced to punt to the Blackcats with 2:11 to play...