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Stories from Sunday, January 25, 2009

Boom in interest (01/25/09)
SIKESTON -- Local concealed carry firearms safety courses are booming. Missouri's concealed weapons law became effective Feb. 26, 2004. Among the requirements to apply for a concealed carry endorsement is completion of an eight-hour firearms safety course...
Becoming better readers (01/25/09)
SIKESTON -- Missouri's Reading First Program is helping Sikeston R-6 students become better readers. First implemented in the Sikeston R-6 School District in fall 2007, Reading First is a comprehensive reading program for kindergarten through fourth grades...
Several file for seats on school boards (01/25/09)
Staff Reports news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Most voters will have plenty of choices when they step up to the polls in April and choose patrons to serve on their respective school boards. Filing for the April 7 general municipal election began Dec. 16 and ended at 5 p.m. Tuesday...
Queen is crowned (01/25/09)
Shari Padilla poses for photos after being crowned New Madrid County Central Winter Homecoming Queen prior to the Eagles' game against the Dexter Bearcats Friday night.
Runaway: Scott Central blows out Oran in finals (01/25/09)
ORAN -- Another dominating performance from the Scott County Central Braves on Friday night helped them claim the 2009 Scott-Mississippi Conference championship against the Oran Eagles, 98-37. Scott Central 74, Scott City 25 The Scott County Central junior varsity also ran away with the Scott-Mississippi Conference junior varsity championship by handing the Scott City Rams a 74-25 loss...
Lines form for SCC-Sikeston tickets (01/25/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- High school basketball fever has hit Southeast Missouri. During the first hour today of first-day ticket sales for the upcoming Scott County Central-Sikeston and Oran-Saxony Lutheran boys' basketball doubleheader, Show Me Center Director David B. Ross reported that 1,500 tickets had been sold. As of 5 p.m., ticket sales for the game on the first day stood at 3,647, according to Show Me Center officials...
Eagles soar past Dexter (01/25/09)
NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles prevailed on homecoming night, as they dominated the visiting Dexter Bearcats 64-44 Friday in New Madrid. The Eagles jumped out to a 10-0 advantage in the first three minutes of the contest. The Bearcats found themselves down 25-13 at the 5:36 mark in the second quarter before a 7-2 run the put them within seven points. ...
Late Thursday roundup (01/25/09)
POPLAR BLUFF (SMNS) -- Poplar Bluff's Ruthie Johnson tied a school record for 3-pointers and scored a career-high 27 points as the Lady Mules beat Sikeston 71-23 Thursday night. In the junior varsity game, the Lady Mules held Sikeston to two first-half points in a 59-9 win...
Risco stops losing streak (01/25/09)
RISCO -- The Risco Tigers ended a four-game losing streak Friday night with a 67-59 homecoming win over the Holcomb Hornets. Risco hit eight 3-pointers in the game, four by Brandon Bennett who led all scorers with 24 points.
Brenda Sutton (01/25/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Brenda Sutton, 55, died Jan. 18, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid. --- For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Leigh Ann Brashear (01/25/09)
SIKESTON -- Leigh Ann Allen Brashear, 31, died at 8:27 p.m. Jan. 20, 2009, near Miner. Funeral arrangements are with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. --- For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Glen W. Slusher (01/25/09)
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.
Bonnie Mooring (01/25/09)
LILBOURN -- Bonnie Jean Mooring, 75, died Jan. 22, 2009, in Lilbourn. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in Lilbourn. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Quillman-Griswell (01/25/09)
SIKESTON -- Patricia June Quillman and Melton David Griswell have announced their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Mickeal and Trienna Quillman Sr. of Sikeston. A 2006 graduate of Kelly High School, she is employed with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
Ponder-Roberts (01/25/09)
SIKESTON -- Lonnie Ponder of Sikeston and Darla Scott of Cape Girardeau have announced the engagement of their daughter, Drew Alicia Ponder, to Darel Ryan Roberts, son of Rob Roberts of Jackson and Melba Taylor of Benton. A 2005 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau, the future bride attended Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. She is employed as a dental assistant with Bennett Family Dentistry in Cape Girardeau...
Heurings celebrate 50 years of marriage (01/25/09)
NEW HAMBURG -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Heuring recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple received a special blessing by the Rev. Normand Varone, pastor, during a 4 p.m. Mass celebrated Jan. 11 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in New Hamburg...