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Stories from Wednesday, February 4, 2009

High winds may hamper crews (02/04/09)
SIKESTON - Although electric companies continue to report success in restoring electrical power, city officials are also keeping a close eye on the weather forecast. "Our area has received weather reports for a northwest wind in excess of 30 mph," said Sgt. ...
February Calendar girl (02/04/09)
Arianne MacGillivray, daughter of Robert and Kelly MacGillivray, is the Standard Democrat's Calendar Girl for February. MacGillivray, second alternate in the 2008 Miss Sikeston Contest, plans to attend the University of Missouri where she will major in biochemistry with plans of a career in medicine...
Tree crews need to have permits (02/04/09)
SIKESTON -- With all the limbs down around town, it's easy for someone to decide to make some extra money helping to clean up the debris. But those crews need to ensure they have the proper license to do so. "If you don't have a license and the Department of Public Safety catches you, they will issue you a statement and make you stop," said Doug Friend, Sikeston's city manager...
Scott County 911 is up and running (02/04/09)
BENTON -- Scott County's 911 is up and running -- and always has been, according to Scott County Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn. "I've had some people ask about 911 -- 911 was up the whole time," Ziegenhorn said. "Our 911 never was off -- it was on track the whole time. That's a good feeling because everything else was shut down,"...
Local insurance companies busy after last week's storm (02/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Monday was the first day back in the office for several businesses around Sikeston. And insurance companies had a busy day, as they were slammed with questions concerning coverage for problems brought about by last week's winter storms. Jeremy Anderson, owner of Anderson Green Insurance, said most insurance agencies like his were also out of power and without phone lines, so this is the first big day of business...
Volunteers help those in need in the area (02/04/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Serving Christ in crisis. That's the mission of one organization that has teamed up with others in Portageville to help those affected by last week's winter storms. Pitching in to provide services for those in need are members of the Southern Baptist Convention Disaster Relief Organization...
Lady Hawks improve to 14-1 with win over Neelyville on Tuesday (02/04/09)
BENTON -- The power was finally restored at Thomas W. Kelly High School early this week and the Kelly Lady Hawks wasted no time putting the electricity to good use as they improved to 14-1 on the season by defeating the Neelyville Lady Tigers 76-63. The Tuesday evening contest was the first of four scheduled games for the Lady Hawks this week as they return to basketball action...
Scott Central rolls (02/04/09)
SIKESTON -- It was to be expected that the first night back on the hardwood would be one of mishaps and all around sluggishness because of the long layoff of the winter storm. On Tuesday night, not even the highly touted Scott County Central Braves could shake off their rust as they hosted the Kelly Hawks at Ronnie Cookson Gymnasium...
Clara Chappell (02/04/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the funeral services conducted on Tuesday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for Clara Sue Chappell, 79, who died on Jan. 31, 2009, were; J.W. Mattingley, Adam Touchette, Kyle Hux, Terry Hux, Brad Hessling, Gary Hessling, Garet Phillips and Trey Ellis...
Barbara Moore (02/04/09)
CHAFFEE . -- Barbara Jean Moore, 50, of Chaffee died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marie Hibbing (02/04/09)
RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Marie Elizabeth Hibbing, 86, formerly of Kelso, Mo., died Feb. 1, 2009, at Kaiser Medical Center in Riverside. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnette Funeral Chapel of Scott City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Janice Green (02/04/09)
DEXTER -- Janice Elaine Green, 68, died Feb. 1, 1938, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Annette Zaricor (02/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Annette Madgdaline Zaricor, 87, died Jan. 30, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. 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...
Nona Walls (02/04/09)
SCOTT CITY -- Nona Mae Walls, 70, died at 5:25 a.m. Feb. 3, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 1, 1939, at Chaffee, to the late Elmer Dale and Dorothy Katherine GFuneral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel...
Carl Wallace (02/04/09)
PARMA --Carl Gene Wallace, 61, died Jan. 28, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Resa Agcopra (02/04/09)
PLEASANT HILL - Resa Ann Agcopra, 45, formerly of Sikeston, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at the Kansas City Hospice House. She was born on July 21, 1963, in Dexter, Mo., to Russell and Juanita Campbell Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel...
Buck Anderson (02/04/09)
Buck Anderson HOWARDVILLE -- Richard "Buck" Anderson, 64, died Jan. 30, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the William Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lawrence Murray (02/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Lawrence Murray, 92, formerly of Columbia, died Feb. 3, 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...
Harold Lemons (02/04/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Harold Lemons, 71, died at 12:40 p.m. Feb. 3, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles Alexander (02/04/09)
LILBOURN -- Charles Lynn Alexander slipped into his new body and was swallowed up by everlasting life on Jan. 29, 2009. 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...
Ealer Wallace (02/04/09)
CHARLESTON -- Ealer Hamilton Wallace, 88, died Jan. 29, 2009 at her home in Charleston. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...