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Stories from Friday, January 23, 2009

Crafting budget 'a struggle' (01/23/09)
BENTON -- People and businesses aren't the only ones working to make ends meet in their budgets. Scott County is also having a hard time making everything add up while planning this year's finances. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
A clearer picture (01/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Students at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Sikeston will soon have a clearer picture of the work they do in their technology classes. That's because the school was recently awarded a grant to purchase 12 new flat-panel computer monitors for its technology lab...
Liability coverage not required (01/23/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County will waive the requirement to match the county's liability coverage for its maintenance position. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Explosion remains under investigation (01/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities officials are still working to determine what caused the Coleman Substation to explode Wednesday night. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Round two: Deja vu (01/23/09)
DEXTER -- In a rematch that featured two highly state-ranked teams, a huge second half from the Dexter Lady Bearcats was once again what propelled them past the Portageville Lady Bulldogs in round two. In their first bout in the Lady Royals Holiday Classic championship game, the Lady Bearcats held a slim 45-42 lead until they exploded with a 23-3 run to close the book on Portageville earlier in the season...
Scott Central and Oran to meet in finals (01/23/09)
ORAN -- Semifinal action in the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament took place on Thursday evening with the Scott Central Braves and Oran Eagles sealing bids for the championship game. The Braves took the floor first and soundly defeated the Chaffee Red Devils 94-31...
Charleston races past Lady Eagles for tenth win (01/23/09)
CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Lady Bluejays collected their tenth win of the season Thursday night as they downed the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles 55-21. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Freshmen roll; eighth graders drop last game (01/23/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs ninth grade boys basketball team rolled past the Twin Rivers Royals 66-13 Thursday night. The Bulldogs jumped off to a quick start, outscoring the Royals 20-2 in the first quarter. CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs eighth grade squad dropped their season finale in the championship game of the Cape Central tournament to Poplar Bluff 27-25. ...
Glen W. Slusher (01/23/09)
BENTON -- Glen W. Slusher, 78, died Jan. 22, 2009, at his home near Benton. 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...
Wilma Grim (01/23/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- Wilma Ruth Grim, 91, died Jan. 21, 2009, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bobby Williford (01/23/09)
HERRIN, Ill. -- Bobby Dennis Williford, 64, died at 11:35 p.m. Jan. 18, 2009, at the V.A. Medical Center in Marion. Funeral arrangements are with the Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
MeLena Broglin (01/23/09)
ST. LOUIS -- MeLena Zerlinda Broglin, 31, of St. Louis died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are with the Ford & Sons Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Elsie Lutes (01/23/09)
MOREHOUSE -- Elsie Lutes, 81, died Jan. 22, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. 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...
Bill Bryant (01/23/09)
MOREHOUSE -- Bill Bryant, 74, died Jan. 21, 2009, at his home. 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...
Herb St. Mary (01/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church for Herb St. Mary, 73, who died on Jan. 20, 2009, were: Tony Graham, Phillip Spreckelmeyer, Jimmy Campbell, Mike Campbell, Chester Kordahl and Gene Stroud...
Paul Glaus Sr. (01/23/09)
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. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Richard L. Bennett (01/23/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Richard L. Bennett, 82, died at 10:10 a.m. Jan. 22, 2009, in the Charleston Manor. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...