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Stories from Monday, September 10, 2012

Curious about cars (09/10/12)
Downtown Gallery Walks (09/10/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Local art enthusiasts have some good news: Downtown Gallery Walks will continue. "At our lasting meeting on July 11, the Sikeston Cultural Development Corporation Board of Directors voted to continue with two new programs we began in 2011: the Downtown Gallery Walk and Family Night at the Museum," said Mike Marsh, director of the Sikeston Depot and Museum. "They have both worked out really, really well."...
YMCA Healthy Kids Day (09/10/12)
Sikeston Fall Clean-up set to begin next week (09/10/12)
SIKESTON -- Dates for the city of Sikeston's Fall Clean-up, which gives residents an opportunity to dispose of bulky rubbish during their regular solid waste pick-ups, are set for two weeks beginning Sept. 17. Residents with Monday and Thursday trash collection will have their fall clean-up opportunities on Monday, Sept. 17 and Thursday, Sept. 20. Those with Tuesday and Friday solid waste pick-up will have their fall clean-up collections on Tuesday, Sept. 25 and Friday, Sept. 28...
Football Saturday (09/10/12)
Local high school football games were pushed to Saturday because of inclement weather on Friday. For more on Saturday's games, see today's sports section
Sikeston football team unfazed by delay in defeat of Dexter (09/10/12)
Severe weather on Friday gave way to sunny skies and near perfect weather Saturday afternoon as Sikeston picked up right where it left off and hammered Dexter 47-7.
Tigers more than Monroe against Jays (09/10/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The Caruthersville Tigers proved they are more than just Darryl Monroe. Despite their star player sitting on the sideline for most of the game, the Charleston Bluejays couldn't contain Tigers quarterback Tyler Grissom and the rest of their playmakers at Charleston High School...
Offense explodes for Eagles, 31-7 (09/10/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- After scoring only six points through their first two games, the New Madrid County Central Eagles' offense found its stride this past weekend as they picked up their first win of the season against visiting Kennett...
Julie Heppe (09/10/12)
SIKESTON -- Julie Ann Heppe, age 44, of Sikeston, died at 5:50 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at her home following an extended illness. Born Oct. 18, 1967, in Gary, Ind., to Nell Mason Lowe of Sikeston and the late Don Lowe, she was a 1986 graduate of Sikeston High School and in 1992 graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a liberal arts degree in elementary education. She taught second grade for two years at Southeast Elementary School in Sikeston...
Lillie Mae Hill (09/10/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lillie Mae Hill, 63, died at 5:05 a.m. Sept. 9, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 24, 1948, in Dorena, to the late William Walter and Hazel Ruth Henderson Adams, she lived in Mississippi County her entire life. She retired from the Brown Shoe Company in Charleston and was a member of the New Beginnings Church in East Prairie...
Mary Mathis (09/10/12)
Sikeston -- Mary F. Mathis, 66, died Sept. 7, 2012, at her home in Sikeston. Born July 20, 1946, in Huntingdon, Tenn., to the late Jimmy and Dora Allen Ragan, she was a member of the First Assembly of God church in Morehouse and had been employed as a cook at Missouri Delta Medical Center...
Suzanne Streeter (09/10/12)
COLUMBIA -- Suzanne Streeter, 64, of Columbia, passed away Sept. 8, 2012. Born July 24, 1948, in Cape Girardeau to John and Sue Duncan Caldwell, Suzanne will be missed by many caring friends and neighbors. She was the dear wife of Billy Streeter of Columbia; loving mother of Kim Marrero (Tom) of Riverside, Ill., and Jason Streeter (Lisa) of Chapel Hill, N.C.; beloved grandmother of Caroline Marrero, Nicholas Marrero, Jack Streeter, Tommy Marrero, Wyatt Streeter and Natalie Marrero; dear sister of Kathy Faria and Stacy Caldwell both of Castro Valley, Calif.; and loving stepdaughter of Dorothy Caldwell of Castro Valley.. ...
Ice Fishing (09/10/12)
Bill Ice served as county surveyor for 27 years in New Madrid County. In the 1960s he was surveying south of New Madrid in preparation of the St. Jude Industrial Park. The survey was along the banks of the Mississippi River, and he ran into a common problem in his business: the river had moved and all the old survey markers had fallen into the river. The line he was trying to establish ran along an old creek that appeared on early maps. The creek was also nowhere to be found...