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Stories from Thursday, July 19, 2012

Saluting 70 years (07/19/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Veterans in the area who have returned from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan looking for someone who understands have a place in Sikeston tailor made for them. As of Thursday, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3174 will have provided a place where those who have been an American soldier in a foreign land can gather for 70 years...
Kids can hone acting skills at summer drama camp (07/19/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Young, aspiring thespians will have the opportunity to learn about the aspects of theater -- both on stage and behind the scenes -- during a weeklong drama camp in Sikeston. "For kids who have never even been on stage or tried it and those who have and liked it, this camp's for them," said Sikeston Little Theatre president Steve Beydler...
Car show rolls into Sikeston (07/19/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Looking for a event that features collectible cars and entertains the kids at the same time? The Downtown Car Show and Ice Cream Social at Malone Park in Sikeston provides such a opportunity, and even allows attendees to enjoy a quick bite along the way...
Cool pool (07/19/12)
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Squirrels' bats come alive in opening round of regional (07/19/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com MONTROSE, Co. -- Combining for 13 hits on Wednesday, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels opened up the Midwest Plains Regional Tournament with a 13-10 win over Junction City, Kan. "All we're worried about is that we had (at least) one more run than them and we advance to play tomorrow," Charleston head coach Michael Minner said...
Cheerleading (07/19/12)
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Junior Watkins (07/19/12)
ORAN -- Junior O. Watkins, 61, died July 18, 2012, at his home. Born Feb. 2, 1951, in Blytheville, Ark., to the late Oscar and Lillie Bowers Watkins, he worked at Florsheim Shoe Factory in Cape Girardeau. On June 7, 1971, he married Connie Kaye Hilton, who preceded him in death on Oct. 29, 2011...
Marcia Nolen (07/19/12)
CHARLESTON -- Marcia Louise Nolen, 64, died July 17, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 7, 1947, in Charleston, to the late Marshall and Mary Dicie Richmond Dean, she was a member of the Elm Street Baptist Church in Charleston...
Junior Hayes (07/19/12)
MARSTON -- Junior Hayes, 89, died July 16, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 11, 1923, in Ridgely, Tenn., to the late R.H. and Clara Fausett Hayes, he was a lifetime member of the Evergreen Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, Sunday School superintendent and church usher...
Wanda Critchlow (07/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Mrs. Wanda Critchlow, age 96, died at 2:38 p.m. July 17, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. She was born Wanda Fern Radcliffe on Nov. 6, 1915, near Matthews, to Frank and Bertha Evans Radcliffe. She grew up on the farm and graduated from Matthews High School...
Pete Anthony (07/19/12)
MARION JUNCTION, Ala. -- William Lee "Pete" Anthony, age 75, formerly of Oran, Mo., passed away July 16, 2012. He was born Feb. 4, 1937, in Gray Ridge, Mo., to the late Bernard and Hazel Anthony. Pete is survived by: his wife of 56 years, Shirley Anthony; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Larry and Donna Anthony and Gary Anthony; two grandsons, David Anthony and his fiancee, Kristi Tupper and Alan Anthony and his fiancee, Kayla Rockett; a brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Dixie Anthony of Grantville, Kan.; a sister, Betty Perry of Kinmundy, Ill.; a brother-in-law, Charles Broadhead; two sisters-in-law, Margaret Ward and Carol Broadhead; and numerous nieces and nephews.. ...
Murray Schneider (07/19/12)
WARRENTON -- Murray Allen Schneider, 71, formerly of East Prairie, died July 15, 2012, at his home. Born May 2, 1941, in Sugar Tree Ridge, to Vivian Pearson Schneider of East Prairie and the late Herschel Joseph Schneider, he worked for General Motors in St. Louis for 10 years and was the owner of Niedergerke Truck Line until he retired...
Hope Steele (07/19/12)
PARMA -- Hope Steele, 43, died July 18, 2012, at her home. Born Nov. 18, 1968, in Sikeston, to Charles and Juanita Briggs Stallings, she was a homemaker. She was married to Matthew Steele, and he survives of Michigan. Other survivors include: two sons, Mikey Pipkins and Eric Pipkins of Parma; one daughter, Brittany Pipkins of Parma; and two sisters, Kimberly Buchanan of of Malden and Teresa Buchanan of Parma...
Linda Wages (07/19/12)
BERTRAND -- Linda F. Wages, 75, died July 17, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Abundant Grace Church in Bertrand. The Rev. Larry Kirby, pastor of the Abundant Grace Church at Bertrand, will officiate...