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Stories from Monday, June 4, 2012

Calendar Girl (06/04/12)
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Local teen fighting cancer (06/04/12)
jillb@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Cancer is a tough word to hear at any age, but when you are a teenager it can be devastating. Ask Kenneth Boyd. Boyd was told earlier this year he has osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer. When the doctor at Children's Hospital in St. Louis delivered the diagnosis, Boyd admitted he didn't know what to think at first...
I-55 traffic stop uncovers 300 pounds of marijuana (06/04/12)
NEW MADRID -- An Austin, Texas, man is in custody after 300 pounds of marijuana was discovered in his vehicle. Michael S. McHale, 42, is to be arraigned today in New Madrid County Associate Court on a charge of second degree drug trafficking. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Unit 114 loses two, New Madrid splits with Jackson (06/04/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston Legion Unit 114 lost two games Sunday to out of state competition during a round robin tournament in Cape Girardeau. Unit 114 lost 5-4 to Paragould, Ark., and 4-0 to Evansville, Ind. Sikeston had six hits against Paragould led by Patrick Smith's 2 for 4 performance that included a double...
Lorene Thompson (06/04/12)
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Lorene Francis Thompson, 89, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., and New Madrid, Mo., died peacefully June 1, 2012. She was born June 22, 1922, in Loretto, the daughter of the late James C. and Donie Littrell and the close sister of the late Rachel B. Thompson. She was one of eight siblings, all of whom preceded her in death...
Roy Hon (06/04/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Roy Hon, 86, died June 1, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born March 6, 1926, in Parma, son of the late Lawrence and Alma Warren Hon, he served in the Pacific Theater during World War II, was a member of the First Baptist Church in Risco and had retired from teaching, coaching and administrating...
Timothy Easler (06/04/12)
ESSEX -- Timothy Lloyd Easler, 55, died June 3, 2012, at his sister's home in Essex. He was born April 20, 1957, in Gary, Ind., to the late James A. and Theresa Kirkman Easler. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, James Easler, Donny Easler and Douglas Easler...
Patsy Slayden (06/04/12)
SIKESTON -- Patsy Loretta Slayden, 73, formerly of East Prairie, died at 2:05 p.m. June 1 at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 10, 1939, in Success, Ark., daughter of the late John and Vada Samons Hopper, she retired from the Brown Shoe Company and was employed by Avon...
Clara Boan (06/04/12)
CHESTERFIELD -- Clara Marie Wempe Boan, 90, died June 1, 2012, at the Sunrise Assisted Living Center in Chesterfield. Born Oct. 28, 1921, in West Frankfort, Kan., daughter of the late August and Anna Lorson Wempe, in 1977 she moved to Bloomfield where she and her husband owned and operated the Bloomfield Vindicator newspaper serving as the editor for many years. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter and had been a member of the Bloomfield Women's Club...
Carla Phillips (06/04/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Carla Phillips, 62, died June 2, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is from noon until service time at 2 p.m. Tuesday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery...