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Stories from Monday, August 13, 2012

Rodeo events end with a bang (08/13/12)
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Dexter woman is arrested for alleged meth lab (08/13/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- A Dexter woman was charged Friday with allegedly attempting to manufacture methamphetamine. Rebecca L. Schaefer, 42, was arrested and charged with felony possession of precursors to the manufacture of methamphetamine, which carries a penalty of up to seven years in prison...
Emerson Farm Tour set to begin on Thursday, will end in Sikeston (08/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Eighth District U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson will meet with area agricultural producers on her annual Farm Tour visits to farms, ranches specialty producers and value-added agriculture operations. The tour kicks off Thursday in Farmington and will conclude Aug. 21 at Sikeston...
Kennett museum gives glimpse of area history (08/13/12)
news@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- Looking for a place to really get a glimpse of area and state history? The Dunklin County Museum at Kennett has one of the largest picture collections in Southeast Missouri, according to Sandy Brown, the director of the museum...
Big scores and low times top rodeo finale (08/13/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Performing in front of a sellout crowd, contestants in Saturday night's finale of the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo put up some of the top numbers at this year's event. Unfortunately for local fans, Sikeston native Ty Ferrell was one of those unable to recapture the success they had at last year's event...
Ruth Ann Bates (08/13/12)
BERTRAND -- Ruth Ann (Brumley) Byford-Bates, age 74, a resident of Bertrand, left this earth and went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 24, 1937, at Wyatt, to the late Grover Cleveland Brumley and Della David (Miller) Brumley. She had lived in Mississippi County her entire life having lived in Bertrand for a number of years. She was a member of the Chapel by the Lake church...
Ruby Mocabee (08/13/12)
SULLIVAN -- Ruby P. Holden Mocabee, 82, died Aug. 8, 2012. She was born on Feb. 20, 1930, in Lilbourn, the daughter of the late Alva and Ruth Cleveland Holden. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by three brothers, John Holden, Alvi Holden and Paul Holden, two sisters, Winona Fetters and Marie Little, and a granddaughter, Shannon Mocabee...
Hank Cook (08/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Henry L. "Hank" Cook, 83, died Aug. 12, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Gregory Brashears (08/13/12)
CHARLESTON -- Gregory Lee Brashears, 55, died Aug. 9, 2012, at his home. Born Dec. 15, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Jackie Lee and Peggy Jean Grubbs Brashears, he was self-employed as a custodian in Charleston. He is survived by: two brothers, Michael Bruce Brashears Sr. ...