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Stories from Friday, October 28, 2011

Bulldogs defense can't contain balanced Farmington attack (10/28/11)
SIKESTON -- Whether they wanted to run or pass, the Farmington Knights did it with ease. What many consider a 'pass-happy' offense, the Knights showed they are just as efficient on the ground against one of the more stingier defenses in the area. Sikeston allowed the most yards in a single game this season to their district foe on Thursday to let their third-straight district title slip away during a 55-21 loss at Sikeston High School...
Boyd bows out of state rep race (10/28/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Although he's expressed an interest in running for state representative of the 160th District, Sikeston native Neal E. Boyd announced Thursday he no longer plans to file. He and Holly Rehder, who has filed for the seat, were the featured speakers at Thursday's monthly Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Each was given a set amount of time to speak, then the floor was opened for questions from Chamber members...
Injury accident (10/28/11)
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County applies for more flood recovery funds (10/28/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County may get assistance on disaster recovery costs not covered by FEMA from another federal program. During their regular meeting Thursday, county commissioners approved applying for a special Community Development Block Grant which if awarded would pay the 25 percent not covered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Drug take-back event set for Saturday (10/28/11)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Public Safety and the Drug Enforcement Agency will take part in the third nationwide prescription drug take-back program. This Saturday collection sites in town will allow residents to turn in their unused, unneeded, expired prescription medications...
Bulldogs defense can't contain balanced Farmington attack (10/28/11)
SIKESTON -- Whether they wanted to run or pass, the Farmington Knights did it with ease. What many consider a 'pass-happy' offense, the Knights showed they are just as efficient on the ground against one of the more stingier defenses in the area. Sikeston allowed the most yards in a single game this season to their district foe on Thursday to let their third-straight district title slip away during a 55-21 loss at Sikeston High School...
District reign ends (10/28/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For two years the Sikeston Bulldogs have dominated the competition in Class 4, District 1, but their reign came to an end on Thursday night. Farmington captured both the SEMO Conference North title as well as the district championship in one big swoop, defeating the Bulldogs 55-21 at SPS Stadium...
Bluejays can't slow Caruthersville explosive offense (10/28/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- With a chance to lock up the Class 2, District 1 championship, the Charleston Bluejays proved unable to keep up with the Caruthersville Tigers' high-powered offense, falling 41-23. "We had a couple mistakes there in the first half that kind of stumbled our offense," Charleston head coach Brett Blackman said. "We're not the type of offense that can go in and match them point-for-point...
Dexter clinches district crown (10/28/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- The Dexter Bearcats won their second-straight Class 3, District 1 title on Thursday night, blanking the Fredericktown Blackcats 35-0. Dexter wasted no time getting on the board as the Bearcats' Cody Neldon intercepted a Fredericktown pass on their first possession. Dexter made the Blackcats pay just two plays later when Cody Stevens hooked up with Tyler Miller for a 37-yard touchdown pass just under three minutes into the game...
Albert Courtois (10/28/11)
LILBOURN -- Albert Courtois, 53, died Oct. 26, 2011, at his home in Lilbourn. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Minnie Marion (10/28/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Minnie Egetta Marion, 86, died Oct. 26, 2011, in Mountain Home, Ark. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jeff Smith (10/28/11)
DEXTER -- Charles Jeff Smith, 95, died Oct. 26, 2011, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sandra L. Bisher (10/28/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Sandra L. Bisher, 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...
Odell Mayfield (10/28/11)
SIKESTON -- Odell W. Mayfield, 89, died Oct. 27, 2011, at his home in rural Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.