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Stories from Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Haywood City man will serve prison time on firearms charge (10/26/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Haywood City man will serve nearly four years in federal prison for unlawful possession of a firearm. Martin Akeem Daniel, 26, was sentenced Tuesday to 46 months on one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm...
Relay For Life getting back to the basics with message (10/26/11)
SIKESTON -- This year's Relay For Life theme, "iRelay," may mimic Apple product names, but there's nothing complicated about its message. "It's getting back to the basics of the Relay and remembering why we relay," said Samantha Jarrett, event chair for the Scott County Relay. "We all have an 'iRelay' story -- why I relay and why I want to help."...
Jobs program helps with the cleanup from flooding (10/26/11)
SIKESTON -- The Missouri Disaster Recovery Jobs Program is a working program. Thanks to the program, local counties and municipalities are able to get the additional labor they need to clean up the mess left by the spring's flooding while workers displaced by the flood disaster and the long-term unemployed are able to earn a check again...
Scott City avenges last year's title loss to St. Vincent (10/26/11)
SCOTT CITY -- This time there was no letdown. Knowing the pain of losing a district championship from a year ago because of simply overlooking the St. Vincent Lady Indians, the Scott City Lady Rams made sure they were all business. "We just got ourselves mentally prepared," Scott City senior Mikah Simpson said. "It's all we've been thinking about for the last year."...
Dexter falls to nemesis Notre Dame in semifinals (10/26/11)
DEXTER -- Unable to fight back from late runs by the Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs, the Dexter Lady Bearcats saw their season come to close with a 25-15, 25-16 loss in the semifinals of the Class 3, District 1 Tournament. "They were a little more focused," Dexter coach Lauren Hutchcraft said of her team. "I said 'I better see a completely different team tonight than I saw (Monday night) in the second set against Fredericktown'. It was a little better, but not anywhere where it needed to be...
Robert Riley (10/26/11)
SIKESTON -- Robert Alfred Riley, 96, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 23, 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...
Lewis Lechenette (10/26/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Pallbearers at service scheduled for 2 p.m. today at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville for Lewis Edward Lechenette, 72, who died Oct. 24, 2011, will be: Marty Essary, Jimmy Madison, Denis McCrate, Larry Bradfield, Wally Kellams, Mark Ellis and Calvin Carden...
Norma Ryan (10/26/11)
DURANGO, Iowa -- Norma Gene Ryan, 68, died at 8 a.m. Oct. 20, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Sandra Bard (10/26/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Sandra L. Bard, 62, died at 11:33 p.m. Oct. 25, 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...
Lucille Mullenix (10/26/11)
SIKESTON -- Lucille Mullenix, 87, died Oct. 24, 2011, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Georgenia Boshears (10/26/11)
BERTRAND -- Georgenia LaVerne Boshears, 63, formerly of Sikeston, died Oct. 23, 2011, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility in Bertrand. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Elgin Davis (10/26/11)
KIRKWOOD -- Elgin Charles Davis II, 64, formerly of Sikeston, died Oct 24, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Crisis of confidence is facing Americans (10/26/11)
With President Obama's latest round of stimulus spending gaining absolutely no traction, the President is now launching a series of executive orders to implement small portions of his latest Jobs Bill package. Despite massive lobbying and arm-twisting galore, the Jobs Bill drew bi-partisan opposition last week. And in the current federal culture, if you can't get it one way, you get it another...