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Stories from Friday, June 8, 2012

Summer fun (06/08/12)
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Seeking a new leader (06/08/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The search for a new superintendent of Sikeston R-6 schools is under way. Southeast Missouri State University announced on May 25, R-6 Superintendent Steve Borgsmiller was hired as the new director of its Sikeston campus with his duties beginning around July 1...
Flood-damaged county roads will be repaired (06/08/12)
news@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- MoDOT has good news -- and just a bid of bad news -- for Mississippi County. David Wyman, area engineer for the Missouri Department of Transportation, updated the Mississippi County Commission during their regular weekly meeting Thursday on MoDOT's plans for the summer...
Sikeston campus becomes hands-on farming experience (06/08/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A familiar crop is sprouting up in a new place -- Southeast Missouri State University's campus in Sikeston. As part of a simulated farm operation, 15 students planted 25 acres of soybeans at Southeast's Sikeston campus on May 1...
Fox throws no-hitter as Squirrels advance in Classic (06/08/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Paul Fox could not be touched. The Charleston starter accounted for 18 of the game's 21 outs on his way to a no-hitter Thursday night during the opening round of the Fighting Squirrels Classic at Hillhouse Park in Charleston...
Sikeston drops tourney opener to Kennett 6-3 (06/08/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Held to only four hits by Kennett Senior Babe Ruth starter Payton Raspberry, Sikeston Legion Post 114 opened up the Fighting Squirrels Classic with a 6-3 loss on Thursday to fall to the consolation bracket of the tournament...
Mary Lou Clark (06/08/12)
NEW MADRID -- Mary Lou Clark was born Feb. 18, 1929, in Lapanto, Ark., to Eva Mae Parliment and William Thomas Stultz. She died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at her home in New Madrid at the age of 83 years, 3 months and 20 days. She was united in marriage to Charles C. "Tip" Clark on April 21, 1946, in Mexico, Ky., and he preceded her in death on Dec. 10, 2009...
Mary Ann Forbis (06/08/12)
SIKESTON -- Mary Ann Forbis, 80, died June 7, 2012, at Golden Living at Brandywood in Gallatin, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Patricia Schlosser (06/08/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Patricia Anne "Sis" Schlosser, 78, died June 6, 2012, at her home. Born Nov. 14, 1933, in Kelso, to the late Lambert and Lorraine Dohogne Drury, she was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, charter president and member of Ladies Auxiliary Knights of Columbus Council 6420, past president of St. Joseph Council of Catholic Women, a volunteer at St. Francis Medical Center and Meals on Wheels and Eucharistic minister at St. Joseph Church...