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Stories from Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Low water (10/18/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Tenants and officials at the New Madrid County Port are hoping cooperation from Old Man River will hold out until the dredge boat gets here. This spring, water at a height of around 60 feet on the Mississippi River at the gauge in Cairo, Ill., was making headlines as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer ultimately made the decision to blow the frontline levee at Birds Point along with two additional crevasses south of Birds Point...
Several frightful fundraisers are planned in area (10/18/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Between tracking paranormal activity and surviving haunted-house attractions, there are several frightful fundraisers as Halloween approaches. For those looking to hunt ghosts, they may be interested in the ghost New Madrid's Ghost Tours scheduled for Friday and Saturday...
Sikeston woman seriously injured in Monday accident (10/18/11)
STEELE -- A Sikeston woman was seriously injured in a two-car accident in Pemiscot County on Monday morning. The accident occurred on Interstate 55 at the 7.4 miler marker at 6:35 a.m. when a northbound vehicle driven by Stephanie N. Favorite, 31, of Sikeston, struck a northbound truck, driven by Walter R. Coleman, 57, of Marked Tree, Ark., from behind...
Second group is formed to promote arts in Charleston (10/18/11)
CHARLESTON -- A group of Charleston residents have formed a second organization to promote the arts in Charleston. The Charleston Society for the Arts aims to take more of a contemporary, relevant approach to modern day arts, according to the organization's president, Kerry Davis...
Charleston hosting festival of music and arts to attract people downtown (10/18/11)
news@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Looking to draw more people to Downtown Charleston this fall, a festival of music and arts is planned for later this month. The Art Harvest will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 22 at the corner of Stark and Cypress streets in Charleston, a wine tasting by River Ridge Winery, food, live music by Holt Dugan and band and interactive art demonstrations...
Finishing strong (10/18/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The old Lady Bulldogs may have crumbled in their second set. After battling a surging Bell City to a 30-28 final in the second, Sikeston accomplished what an earlier season version of them might not have been able to do -- finish...
Notre Dame spoils Dexter senior night (10/18/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Celebrating senior night on Monday, the Dexter Lady Bearcats saw a pair of mid-set rallies by Notre Dame lift the Lady Bulldogs to a straight-set win 25-12, 25-11. "We're going to have to learn how to pick it up, play as a team and get fired up," Dexter head coach Lauren Hutchcraft said. "I felt like we were lacking the enthusiasm, aggressiveness and determination needed in order to get out there and play to win."...
Sikeston junior varsity, freshmen rout Bearcats (10/18/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- The Sikeston Bulldogs junior varsity football team ended their season in grand fashion beating the Dexter Bearcats 44-14 on Monday. Sikeston capped their 2011 spell with a 3-3 record. "We gained a lot of experience and it was a pretty successful season," Sikeston coach Alan Sheeter said. "Hopefully, these kids will continue to keep playing and help us out on Friday nights in the future."...
Jerry Hailey Sr. (10/18/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Jerry Lee Hailey Sr., 63, formerly of Sikeston, died Oct. 15, 2011, at the 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...
Michael Baughman (10/18/11)
CORDOVA, Tenn. -- Michael M. Baughman, 62, died Oct. 16, 2011, in Cordova. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Dennis Purdom (10/18/11)
SIKESTON -- Dennis Rvivle Purdom, 64, died Oct. 16, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Shari Ziegler (10/18/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Sharon A. "Shari" Ziegler, 57, died Oct. 14, 2011, at the 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...
Theila Metz (10/18/11)
CLAYTON -- Theila McCabe Metz, 88, died Oct. 16, 2011. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Charlotte Ford (10/18/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services scheduled at 11 a.m. Wednesday for Charlotte Ann Ford, 66, who died Oct. 15, 2011, will be: Michael Coleman, Rick Dirickson, Joseph Ford, Jamie Parker, Mitchell Bishop and Tony Coleman. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Carl Dial (10/18/11)
SIKESTON -- Carl Dial, 87, died Oct. 17, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Philip Alsobrook (10/18/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Philip Alsobrook, 90, died Oct. 17, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.