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Stories from Friday, October 14, 2011

Counterfeit bills circulating through region (10/14/11)
SIKESTON -- Business employees better take a closer look at the money being handed to them. Bogus bills have surfaced in Sikeston as well as several other Southeast Missouri communities. Although Poplar Bluff authorities have reported the arrest of two individuals in connection with the $10, $20 and $50 counterfeit bills, the search continues for three others suspected in the scheme...
Carving 101 (10/14/11)
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Traffic to be delayed for I-55 repairs (10/14/11)
SIKESTON -- As Missouri Department of Transportation crews work to repair the Route PP overpass over Interstate 55 in Scott County, northbound I-55 traffic will be impacted. All lanes of southbound I-55 will remain open. The work will repair the damage caused by a dump truck hitting the overpass on Sept. 27...
FEMA finishes projects, exits Mississippi Co. (10/14/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- FEMA has left the county. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's project specialist assigned to Mississippi County conducted an exit conference with county officials Thursday following the County Commission meeting...
Celebrating a milestone (10/14/11)
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Big second half lifts Sikeston soccer team over Cape Central 5-1 (10/14/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Although Chase Baron put the Sikeston Bulldogs up 1-0 after the first half, they seemed a little rattled. In a high intensity game against visiting Cape Central, both teams seemed to be more interested in small skirmishes within themselves rather than the game itself...
Four-peat for Sikeston volleyball team (10/14/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Easily controlling all four sets that they took to the floor on Thursday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs claimed their fourth-straight SEMO Conference Championship with a straight set win over the Oran Lady Eagles 25-17, 25-10...
Sikeston 7th, 8th grade girls teams sweep East Prairie (10/14/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Taking on East Prairie on Thursday, both the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs seventh and eighth grade basketball teams picked up wins. Opening up the evening, the Lady Bulldogs seventh grade team held East Prairie scoreless the entire first quarter before rolling to a 43-13 win. Larysia McClennon had a game-high 15 points, followed by Alexis Boyd, Aaliyah Fobbs and Madeline Witt, who had six points each...
George Barks (10/14/11)
DEXTER -- George O. Barks, 69, died Oct. 12, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
David Foster (10/14/11)
VANDUSER -- Ruppert David Foster, 62, died Oct. 12, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ronald Brown (10/14/11)
POPLAR BLUFF - Ronald Dennis Brown, 61, died Oct. 13, 2011, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete.
Loweta Gulledge (10/14/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Loweta Gulledge, 95, died Oct. 13, 2011, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Tony Hooper (10/14/11)
BENTON -- Anthony Dane "Tony" Hooper, 49, died at 4:44 p.m. Oct. 12, 2011, at Saint 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...
Cletus Haley (10/14/11)
SIKESTON -- Cletus Haley, 78, died Oct. 12, 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.