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Stories from Thursday, October 20, 2011

Charleston choir to take part in harvest festival (10/20/11)
news@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Terry Parker loves music. As his church's organist, he plays any number of sacred pieces. However, as a performer at Sunday's Charleston Society for the Arts Community Chorus Concert, Parker says he is enjoying the challenge of learning not only new sacred music but a range of music, including contemporary pieces. He hopes those attending the 7 p.m. Sunday concert at the Charleston United Methodist Church enjoy what they hear, too...
Learning new skills (10/20/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For just 24 minutes a day, Sikeston High School students are learning skills to transition them to college and work through new programs developed by their teachers. Beginning this year, a Skills Hour is offered to freshmen and sophomores while juniors and seniors are taking part in D.A.W.G.S., replacing the students' advisory period...
BREAKING NEWS (10/20/11)
The Associated Press is aware of reports that Moammar Gadhafi has been captured and wounded or killed in his hometown of Sirte, Libya, but we are unable to confirm the status of the former Libyan leader. Libyan officials and NATO also say they cannot confirm reports the reports. White House officials are monitoring the situation and say they are unable to confirm Gadhafi's status...
Sikeston preps for rivalry match-up (10/20/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Although it has lessened of late, the recent rivalry built between Sikeston and Cape Central will again rear it's head. On Friday, the tension between the two will rise, however, as they see themselves heading straight forward into a must-win situation...
Lindsay McConachie (10/20/11)
COLUMBIA -- Lindsay E. McConachie, 65, of Columbia, passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at University of Missouri Hospital. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Randy Klinger (10/20/11)
SIKESTON -- Randy Keith Klinger, 48, formerly of St. Louis, died Oct. 15, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Harold Christian (10/20/11)
GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- Harold J. Christian, 90, died Oct. 18, 2011, in Granite City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Carl Hardin Sr. (10/20/11)
RISCO -- Carl J. Hardin Sr., 85, died Oct. 18, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Edna Swinger (10/20/11)
EDMOND, Okla. -- Edna Louise Saltzman Swinger, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Oct. 16, 2011, in Edmond. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Harold Myers (10/20/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Harold Myers, 67, died Oct. 19, 2011, at East Prairie. Arrangements are incomplete.
Wilma Billie (10/20/11)
TULSA, Okla. -- Wilma Billie, 94, died Oct. 14, 2011, at University Village in Tulsa. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.