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Stories from Monday, March 13, 2006

Two arrested for fire (03/13/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Two men are scheduled to be arraigned today in connection with a burglary and fire at a rural Pemiscot County residence. According to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell, Ronald Harvey Howell, 48, and Jason Wayne Potts, 31, both of rural Steele, are facing charges of second degree burglary and felony stealing. The two were charged in connection with the early morning fire and burglary of the D.W. Martin residence near Holland on March 7...
'World's Fair' (03/13/06)
Visitors could take a trip around the world Saturday as they visited the Cotton Boll Area Girl Scout Council's "World's Fair." At each booth Scouts demonstrated crafts, games and foods of their chosen country. Above Scouts work on creating paper flowers...
'Battle of Sand Ridge' (03/13/06)
A Civil War re-enactor fires his guns during the battle to capture the railroad and the Sikeston Depot Saturday. Over 200 re-enacters battled in Sikeston during the two-day "Battle of Sand Ridge" event.
Sikeston places second (03/13/06)
COLUMBIA -- The Sikeston Bulldogs quest for a state championship ended on Saturday afternoon when the St. Francis Borgia Knights defeated them 77-62 in the Class 4 state championship game at Mizzou Arena. Borgia superstar Alex Moosmann, a 6-foot senior that has signed to play at Miami, Ohio, led all scorers with 26 points...
Sikeston loses to talented Borgia squad in title game (03/13/06)
COLUMBIA -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have seen plenty of top guards this season. But they may not have seen a better one than St. Francis Borgia senior Alex Moosmann. Moosmann scored a game-high 26 points on Saturday afternoon to lead Borgia to a 77-62 victory against the Bulldogs in the Class 4 state championship game at Mizzou Arena...
Sikeston hoops is on the rise (03/13/06)
It's been 11 years since Sikeston has been this nuts about basketball. Police escorts out of town. Police escorts on the return trip. Pep assemblies. Mass fan support. And in the middle of it all, a special basketball team. A group of players, and coaches, that decided last summer that the losing was going to stop...
'Jays roll to final four (03/13/06)
FARMINGTON -- As the public address announcer relayed tornado warnings to fans at the Farmington Civic Center, the Charleston Bluejays were creating a little turbulence of their own inside. Charleston stormed out of the gate, then coasted to an 85-54 quarterfinal victory over the Miller Career Academy Phoenix on Saturday, insuring a fourth straight MSHSAA Class 3 Championship final four appearance...
Marie Trucks (03/13/06)
FESTUS -- Marie Trucks, 78, formerly of Sikeston, died March 11, 2006, at the Festus Manor. Born Nov. 3, 1927, in Manila, Ark., daughter of the late Cleve Alden and Sylvia Roe McCann, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston and had worked for Shuffit's Nursing Home on Ruth Street...
Norman Evans (03/13/06)
SIKESTON - Norman Lee "Punk" Evans, 72, a resident of rural Sikeston, died at 3:40 p.m. March 12, 2006, at his home after an extended illness. Born Sept. 10, 1933, in Scott County to the late Roy V. and Frances Yeakey Evans, Norman lived most of life in the Scott County area. Engaged in farming and the cattle business, Norman served for 30 years, from 1963-1993, on the Scott County ASCS. He attended the Morehouse Church of Christ...
Connie Graham (03/13/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for the services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Blanchard Funeral Chapel for Connie Faye Graham, 55, who died March 11, 2006, will be: Craig Williams, Darrell Williams, Bob Williams, Ron Cullins, Gary Graham and Josh Webb...
Vernetta Williams (03/13/06)
ST. LOUIS -- Vernetta Edna Williams, 92, formerly of Sikeston, died March 13, 2006, at Delmar Gardens in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Peggy White (03/13/06)
CHARLESTON - Peggy Edwards White, 74, died at 5:30 a.m. March 12, 2006, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Helen Polk (03/13/06)
CAIRO, Ill. - Helen Nance Polk, 73, died at 11:36 p.m. March 12, 2006, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo.
Ethel Sloan (03/13/06)
SENATH -- Ethel Sloan, 81, formerly of Sikeston, died March 10, 2006, at the Senath Nursing Center in Senath. Born Nov. 29, 1924, in Himmell, daughter of the late Thomas William and Allie Lingle, she was a member of the Morehouse General Baptist Church in Morehouse. She had worked for the International Shoe Factory, Pittman Cleaners and had been a cook for Lambert's Cafe and Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston before retiring...
Births (Published 3/13) (03/13/06)
BENTON - Beth and Joey King are the parents of their second child, second son, born at 1:57 a.m. Feb. 3, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Kaden Todd King weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Todd and Crystal Gosche of Scott City...
Looking Back 3/13 (03/13/06)
SIKESTON - Ray Auddell, well known Sikeston businessman, is announcing his candidacy for the office of alderman from Ward 3. LILBOURN - Joanna Duncan, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Duncan, has been accepted to perform as a member of the district band which plays at the district teacher's meeting in Cape Girardeau Thursday...
Your view: Help out others (03/13/06)
For most of us who have not yet filed our income taxes, we know that the April 15 deadline is rapidly approaching. As you fill out your forms, keep in mind how you can help your neighbor who is away from home fighting the Global War on Terror. By completing a check-off donation on your state income tax return, you can conveniently contribute to the Missouri Military Family Relief Fund...
Speakout 3/13 (03/13/06)
Whenever you gaze at the stars at night, you will know that global warming is on the way. I see on the Friday Standard-Democrat March 3 that Mississippi County can expect smoother black top roads earlier and longer in 2006. We should have an election every year and we could get all our roads fixed...