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Stories from Thursday, January 22, 2009

Lights out: Circuit breaker goes up in flames at substation (01/22/09)
SIKESTON - Technicians worked through the night attempting to restore power following a fire at a Sikeston electrical substation. Around 8:12 p.m, Wednesday, a large explosion rocked the northwest part of the city. A circuit breaker at Sikeston's Coleman Substation, located at Compress and North West streets, had blown up causing a major power outage for Sikeston, according to Department of Public Safety Sgt. James McMillen...
Three plead guilty to federal charges (01/22/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Three Scott County men pled guilty Wednesday to federal charges of malicious damage by fire. Joshua Lee Dennis, 24; Anthony L. Rogers, 28; and Rondall L. Rogers, 32, each entered pleas of guilty to one felony count of the charge before U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Catherine L. Hanaway...
Father, son farming team will be honored today (01/22/09)
NEW MADRID -- Peter Rost looks forward to working every day -- not only because he is doing something he loves, but because his farming operations partner is his son, Peter Rost Jr. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Morley couple arrested for meth (01/22/09)
BENTON - A Morley couple is in custody pending the filing of charges related to a methamphetamine laboratory in Chaffee. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Stoddard County man pleads guilty (01/22/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Stoddard County man pled guilty Wednesday to a federal felony drug charge before U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey. Gary D. Mann, 30, of Stoddard County entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to possession pseudoephedrine knowing it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine...
Pascola man pleads guilty (01/22/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Pascola man entered a guilty plea Wednesday to the 2007 unlawful possession of a firearm in New Madrid County. Henry E. Curtis, 35, pled guilty to one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of firearms. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Hayti man sentenced for drug trafficking (01/22/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Hayti man was sentenced in U.S. Federal Court on Wednesday on charges of drug trafficking. Tyrese L. Stephens, 26, was sentenced to 100 months on one felony count of distributing five grams or more of cocaine base and one felony count of possessing with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base, according to a news release from United States Attorney Catherine L. Hanaway...
Sikeston freshmen roll by Dexter (01/22/09)
DEXTER -- Unlike they're hometown on Wednesday night, the Sikeston 9th grade team was not short on power in their game against the Dexter Bearcats at Dexter High School. The Bulldogs shut down Dexter in a 65-42 rout. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Shirley Mitchell (01/22/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Shirley Jean Mitchell, 76, died Jan. 21, 2009, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Evelyn Shannon (01/22/09)
COLUMBIA -- Evelyn Neal Shannon, 57, died Jan. 18, 2009, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Donna Cox (01/22/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Donna Cox, 52, died Jan. 20, 2009, at Doctors Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lee Ann Brashear (01/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Lee Ann Allen Brashear, 31, died at 8:27 p.m. Jan. 20, 2009, near Miner. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles Arington (01/22/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Charles E. Arington passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, with his family by his side following a brief but valiant battle with cancer. Funeral arrangements are with the Kutis South County Chapel in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Robert Plummer (01/22/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Robert Plummer, 88, who died on Jan. 18, 2009, were: Robert W. Plummer, Brian Stacy, Dakota Sanders and Dustin Hopkins.
Bill Bryant (01/22/09)
MOREHOUSE -- Bill Bryant, 74, died Jan. 22, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home.
Delores Sanders (01/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Delores Anna Sanders, 81, who died on Jan. 17, 2009, were: Cody Hale, Josh Dowdy, Andy Albertson, Daniel Reeves, Tony Guzman and Ryan Worley.
Paul Glaus Sr. (01/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Paul D. "P.D." Glaus Sr., 66, died Jan. 20, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Harmon (01/22/09)
NEW MADRID -- John Dee Harmon, 88, died Jan. 20, 2009, at the John J. Pershing Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Elsie Lutes (01/22/09)
SIKESTON - Elsie Lutes, 81, died at 1:20 a.m. Jan. 22, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.