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Stories from Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Weather impacts newspaper production, delivery (01/27/09)
SIKESTON -- Due to power outages and other weather-related issues in the Sikeston area, production of Tuesday's newspaper is delayed. Also, due to the slippery road conditions and for the safety of our carriers and others, today's edition will be delivered with Wednesday's newspaper and delivery will likely be delayed...
Ice caps Bootheel (01/27/09)
SIKESTON -- Freezing rain, sleet and snow struck the area hard overnight, leaving a big mess this morning. "Everything is slushy, wet, and freezing," said Diane Kelly, a dispatcher in Mississippi County. "And there are a lot of power lines down and a lot of trees across the road. People are having a hard time getting to their destinations."...
Recycling industry develops the blues (01/27/09)
SIKESTON -- Despite local residents' continued efforts to go green, those who work in the recycling industry have developed a case of the blues. "It's horrible. It is just really horrible," said Nancy Nichols, director of the Cotton Boll Sheltered Workshop in Kennett, which acts as a recycling center for Dunklin County...
Storm delays newspaper delivery (01/27/09)
SIKESTON - Due to problems caused by power outages and slick roads, the delivery of the Tuesday edition of the Standard Democrat is delayed. Information from today's edition is posted on the paper's Internet site: standard-democrat.com
Two arrested in compliance checks (01/27/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Two Southeast Missouri residents were arrested earlier this month for selling liquor to a minor. Corrie McCutchem, 20, an employee of Double Nickel 2 in Miner; and Shanna Velazquez, 29, an employee of Robbie D's in Dexter, were arrested Jan. ...
Weather plays havoc on schedule (01/27/09)
SIKESTON -- A busy week of basketball has gotten off to a slippery start as winter weather forced the cancellation of a number of games on Monday with many more tonight in question. Games all across the area that were scheduled for Monday night either started early or were postponed as snow and ice began moving through the area at about 5:30 p.m...
Portageville blows out Lady Tigers on Monday (01/27/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The Portageville Lady Bulldogs (15-2) pulled off another impressive win on Monday night against the Caruthersville Lady Tigers, 82-14. A quick start by the Lady Bulldogs led to a 25-6 lead at the end of the first quarter. Portageville extended that lead to 47-8 at the half...
Lady Hawks rally past St. Vincent, 41-37 (01/27/09)
BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks escaped a very difficult St. Vincent Lady Indians squad Monday evening, winning 41-37 in the closing minutes of the contest. The Lady Indians led throughout the contest and it wasn't until the final minutes of the fourth quarter until Kelly sealed the victory...
Ansley Stapleton (01/27/09)
SIKESTON -- Ansley Waller Stapleton, 19 months, died Jan. 26, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston from complications of an extended illness. She was born June 19, 2007, in Atlanta, daughter of Jessica Waller of Sikeston and Ted Stapleton of Atlanta...
Melissa Norton (01/27/09)
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Melissa Norton, 42, died at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 26, 2009, at the Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Larry Emerson (01/27/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Larry R. Emerson, 65, died at 12:30 a.m. Jan. 27, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Births (published 1-27) (01/27/09)
SIKESTON -- Bobby and Laura Landers are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 2:49 p.m. Dec. 18, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Aubreigh Nicole Landers weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 18 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Darrell and Barbara Stovall...
Looking Back 1-27 (01/27/09)
SIKESTON - Joe Corrigan, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Corrigan, celebrated his third birthday Sunday with a party at his home. SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Floyd C. Jones were honored on their silver wedding anniversary with a surprise open house given by their three children, Carole Leigh Dirnberger, Brenda Gayle Jones and Gregory Lynn Jones...
SpeakOut 1-27 (01/27/09)
Can the recently mentioned grocery angel reduce food prices? Mike, I was very disappointed not to receive the weekly TV guide last week in my Sunday paper. Thought it was just a problem in the delivery to your paper. This week it is missing again. What's going on? I know the daily schedule is printed in the paper each day, but I sure liked having the separate guide to plan out my TV viewing for the whole week. ...