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Stories from Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Debris removal mapped out (02/10/09)
SIKESTON -- Debris from the recent ice storm may ultimately fill 200,000 cubic yards at the city's compost site and take well into April to get it there. Steve Lee, street superintendent for the city, presented information on his department's efforts to move debris to the compost site during the regular City Council meeting Monday...
Limb removal begins on main city streets (02/10/09)
SIKESTON -- The city crews will remove limbs to the city's compost site beginning with major streets. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Vandals strike the Bootheel Food Bank for second time (02/10/09)
SIKESTON -- Ripped bags and boxes of food on the floor, scattered papers, graffiti and more vandalism was the scene at the Bootheel Food Bank Sikeston location when Roger Woolsey, pantry manager, arrived at work Monday morning. "This in the second time in a month," said Woolsey. "I really don't understand it."...
Dunklin County man sentenced (02/10/09)
KENNETT - A Dunklin County man was recently sentenced to 30 years in prison following a 2004 rape case. Dewey Hopper, Jr., 43, of Cardwell was sentenced to 30 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections following the December 2008 conviction...
Fire damages conveyor belt of Portageville grain elevator (02/10/09)
PORTAGEVILLE - A gear on a conveyor belt is cited as the source of a fire at a Portageville business. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
LaVerne Yates (02/10/09)
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...
Louise Skinner (02/10/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Louise Skinner, 67, died at 12:45 p.m. Feb. 9, 2009, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Thurman Todd (02/10/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Thurman Todd died Feb. 9, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Robert Beasley (02/10/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Robert Franklin Beasley, 86, died Feb. 8, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bonnie Haga (02/10/09)
DEXTER -- Bonnie Rushe Haga, 91, died Feb. 9, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. 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...
Todd Slaten (02/10/09)
SIKESTON - William Todd Slaten, 39, died at 3:59 p.m. Feb. 9, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center emergency room following an acute heart attack. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.