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Stories from Friday, October 26, 2012

Full steam ahead (10/26/12)
The Sikeston High School Bulldogs opened up district play with a run through the smoke prior to the game. The Bulldogs defeated Perryville Thursday night by a score of 71-7.
Commission, sheriff reach budget deal (10/26/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The Mississippi County commission and sheriff have reached an agreement they believe will get them through the end of the year. During their regular weekly meeting Thursday, commissioners unanimously accepted a proposal from Sheriff Keith Moore presented as the "bare minimum" needed if he was to keep the jail open...
Construction on Sikeston TRC campus will begin in March (10/26/12)
davidj@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Work will soon begin on the Phase One of the new Three Rivers College campus in Sikeston. Dr. Devin Stephenson, president of Three Rivers College, addressed the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Thursday at Tanner Street Church of God and gave those in attendance an overview of the plan of the campus in Sikeston...
Full recovery (10/26/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After ending the regular season in the worst possible way with the team's first loss of the season, the Sikeston Bulldogs bounced back in the best possible way on Thursday. Top-seeded Sikeston (9-1) racked up 71 points in the first half on its way to a 71-7 victory over eighth-seeded Perryville at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium to advance to the semifinals of the Class 4, District 1 playoffs...
Running attack in full force in Charleston's 63-0 win (10/26/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Just like in all seven of their regular season wins, Charleston's rushing attack came out in full force on Thursday for the opening of the Class 2, District 1 tournament. Once again led by the combined efforts of Robert Bogan and Rontavious Clark, the Bluejays put up 393 yards on the ground as they ran over Grandview 63-0 to set up a semifinal matchup with Malden...
Jude Pease (10/26/12)
SIKESTON -- Julian "Jude" Everett Pease, 70, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at his home in Sikeston. Born Jan. 25, 1942, in Maynard, Ark., he was the son of the late Murray and Mildred Moody Pease, he had served in the U.S. Army from 1959-1962. He had worked as an over-the-road truck driver and at Santie Oil before retiring...
Delbert Ikerman (10/26/12)
BENTON -- John "Delbert" Ikerman, 75, died Oct. 24, 2012, at his home. Born June 16, 1937, in Delta, son of the late Virgil and Edna Hodge Ikerman, he was a truck driver for Spalding Trucking Co. in Benton and was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton...
Ella Tipler (10/26/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ella L. Tipler, 76, died Oct. 22, 2012, at the Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 1, 1936, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late Gene and Katherine Mann Tipler. She is survived by: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Robbie and Norma Tipler and Alvin Tipler of East Prairie; three daughters and sons-in-law, Bobbie and Anthony Bogan and Callie and Wendell Cooper of Charleston and Sadie and LeRoy Morrell of Marion, Ind.; two brothers, Odell Bright of Philadelphia and Tommy Lee Tipler of Ullin, Ill.; two sisters, Maple Treadwell of Marion and Marlene Jackson of Little Rock, Ark.; and 22 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.. ...
Mary Rooker (10/26/12)
LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Mary Elizabeth Rooker passed away Oct. 19, 2012, in Long Beach. Mary Beth, a 27-year-old student at the local university, studying geology on her way to a career as a science teacher, touched many lives and enlightened us all with her sweet and caring nature. She will be missed most by the ones she helped and loved...