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Stories from Friday, February 13, 2009

Signs of love (02/13/09)
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Asking for a daughter's hand in marriage still strong tradition (02/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Mickeal Quillman Sr. of Sikeston said he expected his daughter's boyfriend of six years to ask his permission for her hand in marriage. And when the call finally came days before Christmas, Quillman said he was pleased the boy "manned up and called."...
Budget approved, doesn't contain technology fund (02/13/09)
CHARLESTON -- The 2009 budget for Mississippi County includes a general revenue transfer to the road and bridge department. It will not have a technology fund. Commissioners approved the budget during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Diabetic teenager still missing (02/13/09)
SIKESTON -- A 16-year-old who ran away while visiting relatives in Sikeston over the weekend is still missing, and the Department of Social Services' Children's Division is asking for help. Sharita Sanders, a black female with black hair who is five foot nine inches and weighs about 173 pounds, ran away between 2 and 4 a.m. ...
Nearly 2,000 used resource center (02/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Approximately 2,000 people went through Sikeston's Multi Agency Resource Center the three days it was set up at the Clinton Building. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charleston blows past SHS (02/13/09)
SIKESTON-- The Charleston Lady Bluejays rolled past the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs 69-35 Thursday at the Sikeston Field House. The Lady Bluejays scored seven points in the first 50 seconds of Thursday's rivalry game and never looked back from that point...
Kern signs with Fontbonne (02/13/09)
BENTON -- Casey Kern, senior first baseman of the Kelly Lady Hawks, has signed a letter of intent to play collegiate level softball for Fontbonne University. Kern, a four-year varsity starter for Rhonda Ratledge's Lady Hawk program, will make the move from Benton to St. Louis this coming fall, where she will begin playing for Bill Rosner and the Fontbonne Griffins...
Portageville girls game will draw attention to breast cancer awareness (02/13/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The girls basketball game between Portageville and Poplar Bluff, scheduled for Tuesday night in Portageville, will have more meaning than just a win or a loss as the game will also help raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness. Both the Lady Bulldogs and Lady Mules basketball teams will be taking pledges and selling T-shirts to raise money for the New Madrid County and Butler County Relay for Life events...
Mules slips past NMCC Thursday (02/13/09)
NEW MADRID -- After handing the Poplar Bluff Mules two loses earlier in the season, one in the SEMO Conference Tournament and the other at the Poplar Bluff Showdown, the New Madrid County Central Eagles went looking for their third win against a SEMO Conference foe on Thursday night...
Dexter holds off Bloomfield for SCAA Tournament title (02/13/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- The Dexter Bearcats held on to defeat Bloomfield 65-63 in the championship game of the Stoddard County Tournament on Thursday night. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Nadine Townsend (02/13/09)
NEW MADRID -- Nadine Steward Townsend, 81, died Feb. 12, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mamie Stewart (02/13/09)
ANGELS CAMP, Calif. -- Mamie Ellen Stewart, 92, died Feb. 9, 2009, in California. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Danny Countess (02/13/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Danny Countess, 57, died Feb. 13, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Cassandra Johnson (02/13/09)
HOWARDVILLE -- Cassandra Sims Johnson, 55, died Feb. 8, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Howardville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ruth Lee (02/13/09)
PUXICO -- Ruth Ellen Lee, 90, died Feb. 11, 2009, at the Puxico Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Betty Wiggins (02/13/09)
SALEM, Ill. -- Pallbearers for services to be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo., for Betty L. Taylor Wiggins, 76, who died on Feb. 9, 2009, will be: Carl Wiggins, Robert Polivat, Aaron Polivat, Ron Hamby, Velton Taylor and Nick Northern...
Hazel Hopkins (02/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Hazel Hopkins, 72, died Feb. 12, 2009, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.