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Stories from Monday, February 9, 2009

All-out repair effort continues in Bootheel (02/09/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Crews on the ground helping Pemiscot-Dunklin Electric Cooperative rebuild its storm-ravaged system topped 900 on Sunday morning with the cooperative working on an additional 110. As the all-out repair effort continues, power was restored to an additional 100 members on Saturday, Feb. 7. In addition, the Caruthersville port facility now has power...
Most of Sikeston has power restored (02/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Nearly two weeks after a winter ice storm hit the region only about 150 to 200 residents of Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities customers are now without electricity. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Learning about nutrition (02/09/09)
NEW MADRID - The success of New Madrid County Health Department's programs to help residents be healthier and more active is turning heads statewide. This month officials will travel to the Bootheel to visit with the public, review paperwork and looking at local programs. The group's review and suggestions are part of a grant provided the local health department to encourage healthy lifestyles...
Sikeston native makes it to the top of her business (02/09/09)
SIKESTON -- After making it to the top in her business, a Sikeston native is looking to make the transition from actress to director. Diane Marie Huggins, 36, of Las Vegas has shot her final adult film as "Sunset Thomas" and will now put her 18 years of experience to use by working on the other side of the camera...
High wind warnings are issued (02/09/09)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- The National Weather Wervice issued a wind advisory, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today for all of Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois, and Kentucky's western counties, including Paducah in McCracken County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Dexter theater will reopen (02/09/09)
DEXTER -- Town and Country Cinema is shutting its doors, but only for a couple of weeks while the theater is being refurbished under new management. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Bobbie Jean Moore (02/09/09)
CHARLESTON -- Bobbie Jean Moore, 68, died Feb. 4, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Nancy Wagner (02/09/09)
PIGGOTT, Ark. -- Nancy Marie Wagner, 57, died Feb. 5, 2009, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins & Sons Funeral Chapel in Parma, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Robert Beasley (02/09/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Robert Beasley, 86, died Feb. 8, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Veda Chailland (02/09/09)
BELL CITY - Veda Jewell Chailland, 83, died Feb. 6, 2009, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Morgan Funeral Home at Advance. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jim Bug Stone (02/09/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- James Lyn "Jim Bug" Stone, 42, died Feb. 5, 2009, near East Prairie, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 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...
Robert McAlister (02/09/09)
RIPLEY, Tenn. - Robert J. McAlister, 82, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died Jan. 31, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Funeral arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
LaVerne Yates (02/09/09)
SIKESTON -- LaVerne Vinson Yates, 93, departed this life on Feb. 7, 2009, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. 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...
Ralph Bradshaw (02/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston for Ralph E. Bradshaw, 71, who died Feb. 6, 2009, will be: Al Gunter, Bob Haynes, Matt Gunter, Chris Driskill, Kevin Williams and Ellis Bradshaw...