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Stories from Monday, August 27, 2012

Car wash Saturday (08/27/12)
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New Madrid 5K combines health with history and good cause (08/27/12)
NEW MADRID - Area residents can take part in a 5K run/walk that combines health, history and helping a good cause. The New Madrid Fall Festival 5K run/walk, set for Sept. 22, will take participants by historic homes and sites and along the Mississippi River before ending at SEMO Health Network, the sponsor of the event along with the city of New Madrid and the New Madrid Chamber of Commerce...
Bulldogs start season with strong showing in tournament (08/27/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARBONDALE -- Their first game needed two days to finish but, overall, the Sikeston Bulldogs' season opening weekend was a good step forward to begin the year. Accepting the invitation to play at the Coach Kline Invitational Tournament in Carbondale, Ill., the Bulldogs began play Friday against St. Charles East which is a high school with an enrollment of over 3,000 students...
Sue Wise (08/27/12)
CORRYTON, Tenn. -- Helen Alberta "Sue" Wise, 85, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 5 a.m. Aug. 25, 2012, at the Brakebill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Knoxville. Born Oct. 3, 1926, in Matthews, Mo., to the late Albert and Effie Widows Cox, she had worked as a waitress at South Y Restaurant in Sikeston and later as a machine operator at the Oran Hat Factory. ...
Lloyd Barks (08/27/12)
PUXICO -- The Rev. Lloyd Barks, 77, died Aug. 25, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 20, 1935, in McGee, to the late William S. and Bessie Steward Barks, he had lived in St. Louis for 20 years before moving to the McGee and Puxico area. He was a retired General Baptist minister and had pastored the Bright Prospect General Baptist Church at McGee, worked for McDonnell-Douglass in St. Louis and had a custom hay hauling business. He was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Puxico...
Freda Call (08/27/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Freda J. Call, 79, died Aug. 26, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 22, 1933, in Sturdivant, to the late John and Daisy Watkins Bryant, she retired from Plastene Supply and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Portageville...
Clarabelle Magill (08/27/12)
PUXICO -- Clarabelle "Shelby" Magill, 73, died Aug. 25, 2012, at the Puxico Nursing Center. Born Jan. 30, 1939, in Poplar Bluff, to the late William Thomas and Lyda Jane Fuller Magill, she had lived St.Louis for 11 years before returning to Puxico. She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Puxico where she was a Sunday school and Bible school teacher. She worked at Arvin for 28 years and was a greeter at Walmart...
Sonny Schott (08/27/12)
CHAFFEE -- Harold "Sonny" Schott, 76, died Aug. 25, 2012, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Oct. 9, 1935, in Perkins, to the late Lawrence and Annie Havenstrick Schott, he was a farmer for Schott Farms and a member of the New Hope Pentecostal Church in Chaffee...
Shirley Driskell (08/27/12)
PERKINS -- Shirley Ann Driskell, 75, died Aug. 24, 201, at her home. Born April 13, 1937, in Perkins, to the late Elmer and Alreda Bumgardner Calliotte, she was a member of the Perkins Baptist Church and worked as a salesclerk at J.C. Penney in Cape Girardeau...
Frank Coke (08/27/12)
ANNISTON -- Frank Coke, 72, died at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 23, 2012, at his home. Born June 19, 1940, in the Pinhook community near East Prairie, to the late James Coke and Rosa Lee Johnson, he lived in Anniston most of his life. On Sept. 9, 1965, he married Linda Sue Damm, who survives of the home...