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Stories from Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Final salute (05/29/12)
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Three injured in holiday accidents (05/29/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- At least three people were injured in area accidents over the Memorial Day weekend. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, one accident occurred at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, just south of Dexter. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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State Champs (05/29/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com JEFFERSON CITY -- For the first time in school history, the Sikeston Bulldogs brought home a state relay championship. The team of Steven Baker, Kyland Gross, Spenser Clark and Nick Nichols won the 4x200 meter relay event Saturday during the Class 3 State Championship Meet at Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City on the campus of Lincoln University...
Oran back in title hunt (05/29/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SPRINGFIELD -- Back in the Missouri High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Show-Me Showdown for the third time in five years, the Oran Eagles will once again head to Springfield seeking their school's first state baseball championship...
Notre Dame drops quarterfinal match (05/29/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A season spent on an upward trend ended on a down note for the Notre Dame girls soccer team Saturday night. The Bulldogs gave up a goal just more than four minutes into their Class 2 state quarterfinal against Rosati-Kain and eventually lost 6-1...
Lorena Essner (05/29/12)
KELSO -- Lorena Mary Essner, 89, of Kelso, died May 26, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 28, 1922, in Illmo, to Anton Joseph and Anna Theresa Ostendorf Diebold. She married Vincent Stephen Essner on May 4, 1946, in Kelso...
Mamie Harris (05/29/12)
NEW MADRID -- Mamie Alice Harris was born July 1, 1919, in Lamar, Ark., the daughter of the late Rufus Ewell Pearson and Viola May Pearson. She passed from this life May 26, 2012, at the age of 92. On Dec. 15, 1934, in Clarksville, Ark., she married Chester A. Harris; the marriage spanned 55 years before he preceded her in death...
Rilla Pobst (05/29/12)
CHAFFEE -- Orilla "Rilla" Pobst, 84, died May 27, 2012, at her home. Born Jan. 8, 1928, in New Hamburg, to the late Otto and Mamie Westrich Scheeter, she was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran and of the St. Ann Sodality. On Sept. 9, 1950, she married A.J. Pobst who survives...
Imogene Manes (05/29/12)
DEXTER -- Imogene Manes, 89, died May 27, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 20, 1922, in Powhatan, Ark., daughter of the late Lawrence King and Gertrude Mitchell King, she was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ and a cook in the Richland School District...
Janette May (05/29/12)
ELSAH, Ill. -- Janette Louise May, 79, died May 27, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 8, 1932, in Puxico, Mo., to the late Charles and Elizabeth Hodge Glenn, she had worked as a long-distance operator for Bell Telephone in Detroit. She later worked as a waitress, a bank teller and an assistant cashier...
Tammy Romo (05/29/12)
SIKESTON -- Tammy Romo, 49, died May 27, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Fred Surman Jr. (05/29/12)
CHAFFEE -- Fred M. Surman Jr., 87, died May 27, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 5, 1925, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late Frederick and Bernice Muns Surman Sr., he retired as a lieutenant colonel after 28 years in the U.S. Air Force. During World War II, he served 13 months in the China-Burma-India Theater, where he flew "The Hump." He was awarded the Air Medal and Distinguished Flying Cross. ...
Ruby Latham (05/29/12)
DEXTER -- Ruby Latham, 91, died May 25, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Aug. 5 ,1920, in Oak Ridge, to the late Jesse and Dora Lee VanAmburg McLain, she had lived in the Dexter area most of her life and was of the Baptist belief...
Virginia Cowan (05/29/12)
SIKESTON -- Virginia Cowan, 86, died May 27, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Gary Martin (05/29/12)
CONRAN -- Gary Martin, 80, died May 29, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Jo Alma Comstock (05/29/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jo Alma Comstock, 79, died May 26, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Frances Farris (05/29/12)
SIKESTON -- Frances Farris, 91, died May 27, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Mark Warren (05/29/12)
BERTRAND -- Mark Warren, 44, died May 28, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Rachel Bowers (05/29/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Rachel Bowers, 36, died May 27, 2012, in Piedmont. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.