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Stories from Sunday, March 18, 2012

Sixth annual event will serve tasty samples with proceeds benefitting ACS (03/18/12)
By Leonna Heuring leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Gayla Gentry isn't revealing the sample choices of her menu she plans to offer during the upcoming Taste of Sikeston and Southeast Missouri. "It's a secret," said the owner of The Cookshack...
'E-Waste Day' makes return to Sikeston (03/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Need to get rid of some old electronics? Mark March 31 on your calendar. The last time Sikeston residents could conveniently and properly get rid of old and broken electronics was in December 2009 when the Bootheel Solid Waste Management District sponsored an "e-cycling day" here...
Soccer: Despite youth, SHS has high hopes (03/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Coming off a 10-9 campaign in 2011, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs will enter the upcoming season a young, but talented team. "We have a lot of young girls this season," Sikeston head coach Doyle Noe said. "So it may take a little while to gel together and get things going. We're going to make a lot of mistakes early on, but we have a good nucleus and I think toward the end of the year we can be playing pretty well."...
Class 2: Hayti rolls to third place finish (03/18/12)
COLUMBIA -- Hayti made a complete turnaround from their Thursday disappointment. Unlike their semifinal game, the Indians created turnovers, shot well and played their style which led to a 79-54 win over Osceola and a third place finish on Friday during the Class 2 state tournament at Mizzou Arena in Columbia...
What is your point of pride in our town? (03/18/12)
Here are some quick points of pride for our community - in no particular order. 1.) The Sikeston United Way topped its goal this year and hit a record fund drive for organizations in our community. 2.) The Chamber of Commerce and the city's Vision Commission have implemented a mentoring program for young workers and a Leadership Council to bring the next generation of community leaders into full gear...
Spurlin Beck (03/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Spurlin Beck, 85, died March 16, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Duane Chronister (03/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Earnest Duane Chronister, 88, died March 15, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 13, 1923, in Oregon County, son of the late George C. and Floy Sifford Chronister, he was a member of First Baptist Church in Germantown, Tenn. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served as a glider pilot and mechanic, stationed in North France and Central Europe during World War II, and had been a district manager for Case IH for 35 years before retiring...
Nina Engram (03/18/12)
BRANSON -- Nina Ruth Engram, 90, died March 14, 2012, in Springfield. Born Dec. 29, 1921, in Monroe County, to the late Alva F. and Minnie Jo Utterback Vaughn, she was a homemaker and bookkeeper in Palmyra. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Branson and had served as a volunteer at the Skaggs Medical Center, Veterans Task Force and the Downtown Branson Business Association...
Misty Strube (03/18/12)
DEXTER -- Misty JoAnn Strube, 35, died March 15, 2012, at her home. Born Dec. 11, 1976, in Fresno, Calif., she had lived in Calfornia and Thayer before moving to Dexter in 2011. She had worked as a cashier at Walmart in Thayer and was of the Catholic belief...
Charles Chaney (03/18/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Charles Vanduser Chaney Sr., 89, formerly of Sikeston, died March 13, 2012, at the Oakdale Care Center in Poplar Bluff. Born July 10, 1922, in Morley, to the late Thomas J. and Alberta Vanduser Chaney, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff and was a former member at the First Baptist Church in Sikeston. ...