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Stories from Thursday, September 13, 2012

New Charleston city manager settling into job (09/13/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- As Charleston's new city manager, Richard Goode is looking to make a difference in the everyday lives of the Mississippi County town's residents. The Kentucky native officially took over as city manager on Sept. 1. However, since the date fell over the Labor Day holiday weekend, his actual first day on the job was Sept. 4...
On a mission (09/13/12)
davidj@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Local Christian women are on a mission. The Fellowship Baptist Church Women on Missions group will be hosting their Women's Conference from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13 in an effort to have fun while reaching out to other women in the area...
Sikeston spirit (09/13/12)
Dome game (09/13/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ST. LOUIS -- Heading into the 2012 season, the Sikeston Bulldogs were a lock to play in the dome. It was a guarantee, as some of the coaches said in the preseason. And they were right, because on Saturday at 1:30 p.m., Sikeston and Farmington will play at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis in the Great American Football Classic...
PREP FOOTBALL: Week 4 Glance (09/13/12)
Records: Dexter (0-3), Caruthersville (2-1) Series History: Dexter leads 43-31-2 Last Meeting: 2011, Dexter won 56-55 Last Week: Sikeston 47, Dexter 7; Caruthersville 34, Charleston 12 Outlook: Dexter's brutal early schedule continues with high-powered Caruthersville. ...
Oran takes care of Lady Rams in extra innings (09/13/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- With her team locked in an extra-inning battle against the Scott City Lady Rams on Wednesday, Oran junior Morgan Todt continued her strong week at the plate by guiding the Lady Eagles to their sixth win of the season...
Sikeston rolls over East Prairie (09/13/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs picked up a 19-1 win over East Prairie Wednesday in three innings. Madison Chaney, Sydney King and Maggie Shepherd all had two hits. Sarah Dixon hit a home run for the Bulldogs' (4-5) only extra-base hit...
Missouri AD Mike Alden talks SEC, direction of program at Fox Haven (09/13/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- University of Missouri Athletic Director Mike Alden made a stop in Sikeston Wednesday to talk to Mizzou fans about their recent conference move and where the home-state school is headed. Alden, who also made stops in Dexter and Cape Girardeau, mostly hit on his university's big move to the Southeastern Conference and the advantages that come with it...
Harry Showmaker (09/13/12)
CHARLESTON -- Harry Lee Showmaker, a lifelong farmer in the Lusk Chapel community of Scott County, began his eternal life on Sept. 11, 2012. Harry was born on Sept. 14, 1920, in Mississippi County, to Lucille (Ponder) Showmaker and Fred Showmaker. He was married on Nov. 23, 1943, to Avadale Mayfield at Benton, and she preceded him in death Feb. 16, 1981. On Oct. 10, 1986, he was married to Nadine (Browning) Barnhill of Charleston...
Danielle Keown (09/13/12)
NEW MADRID -- Dani received her wings on Sept. 7, 2012, and off she flew to heaven. Dani was born July 25, 1984, in Dexter, to Dallas Keown Jr. of New Madrid and Tamera Keown of High Ridge. She is survived by: three loving children, Chloe, Tyler and Gabriella; one sister, Amber Wack of Hillsboro; paternal grandparents, Dallas and Barbara Keown of New Madrid; maternal grandfather, Roy Gregory of Las Vegas; and uncles, nieces and nephews...
Jordan Stewart (09/13/12)
GAINESVILLE -- Jordan James Stewart, 23, formerly of Portageville, died Sept. 12, 2012, at Gainesville. Arrangements are incomplete with the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.