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Stories from Sunday, October 23, 2011

Former Farm Bureau leader honored by state's co-ops (10/23/11)
JEFFERSON CITY - The Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives honored Charles Kruse, retired president of the Missouri Farm Bureau and a farmer from Dexter, with its "Mr. Co-op" Award during the association's annual meeting Oct. 7. "For the past several years, AMEC has presented a very special award to a select few individuals whose actions have earned them the eternal gratitude of those involved in rural electrification in this state," said Barry Hart, CEO of the association. ...
Harold Jones (10/23/11)
POPLAR BLUFF - Harold E. Jones, 88, formerly of Puxico, died Oct. 20, 2011, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Forrest Davis (10/23/11)
CHAFFEE -- Forrest Phillip Davis, 81, died Oct. 21, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jerry Davis (10/23/11)
SCOTT CITY -- Jerry Isaac Davis, 74 died Oct. 21, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Harlan Foster (10/23/11)
PUXICO -- Harlan Foster, 80, died Oct. 21, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Barney Reeves (10/23/11)
CHARLESTON - Byron "Barney" Reeves, 82, died Oct. 21, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Let's take the time to count blessings (10/23/11)
I ran into an old friend at the grocery store this week - a girl from my high school years. And yes, even at age 64, they are still "girls." We spent a few moments catching up on mutual friends - those usual stories of illness, grandchildren, retirement, etc. A fairly common conversation at this point in our lives...