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Stories from Thursday, August 23, 2012

Walk for a cause (08/23/12)
davidj@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- On the outside, Jordan Crawford is just like any other 14-year-old girl. She goes to school and church, hangs out with friends and plays volleyball and basketball. On the inside, however, Crawford has a daily fight with diabetes, and now the freshman at Sikeston High School wants to help increase awareness in the Sikeston area by coordinating the Community Walk to Stop Diabetes...
Contract negotiations continuing at Noranda (08/23/12)
MARSTON -- Contract negotiations are continuing between Noranda Aluminum plant officials and members of the United Steelworkers of America. According to officials, contract negotiations began in July. The existing contract agreement will end Aug. 31...
Four-part workshop scheduled for grandparents raising grandchildren (08/23/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A four-part workshop next month in Sikeston aims to reach out to grandparents raising grandchildren and make them aware of the resources available to them in their new roles. The free workshop series, "Parenting the Second Time Around," will be offered at the Sikeston Public Library from 1-2:30 p.m. every Thursday in September...
Return to Sunset event nears (08/23/12)
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Lady Hawks start season right in 11-2 win over Chaffee (08/23/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- You couldn't ask for a much better start to the season than the one the Kelly Lady Hawks had. Combining for 19 hits on the contest, the Lady Hawks grabbed a seven-run lead after two innings and held on for an 11-2 win against the host team, Chaffee Lady Devils...
No. 127 (08/23/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston-Charleston football rivalry is steeped in tradition unlike most high school opponents in the area. After 126 games, longstanding milestones are bound to be broken from time to time. The two teams met on Thanksgiving Day every single year for 50 straight years until it was controversially moved in 1960...
Week 1 Glance (08/23/12)
2011 Records: East Prairie (1-9); Perryville (1-9) Series History: Perryville leads 9-1 Last Meeting: 1990, Perryville won 31-6 Outlook: Both teams are coming off of a disappointing 2011 that saw each team just win a single game. East Prairie is under new leadership this season in coach Chad Jamerson, but the Eagles will continue to run the Wing-T led by sophomore quarterback Mack Marcum. ...
Kristi Ryan (08/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Kristi Lynn Forrest Ryan, age 50, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, with family at her side after a courageous fight against breast cancer Born March 27, 1962, in Sikeston, to the late Paul William and Frances Ellen (Jett) Forrest, she graduated from Missouri School for the Blind in 1981 then graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in Early Childhood Development in 1990. ...
Ethel Shepherd (08/23/12)
AURORA, Colo. -- Ethel Lou Washington Shepherd, 93, died Aug. 16, 2012, at the Medical Center of Aurora. Born Aug. 13, 1919, in Lamar, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Henry and Olivia Campbell. She was a member of the Progressive Church of God in Christ in Caruthersville, Mo...