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Stories from Sunday, February 15, 2009

Noranda looking for some relief (02/15/09)
NEW MADRID -- To say that one of the leading employers in New Madrid is facing hard times may be putting it lightly. Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation, a leading producer of value-added primary aluminum products, has been facing declining revenues, been forced to lay off employees, deal with rising energy costs, and most recently, a major reduction in aluminum production capacity resulting from a loss of incoming electrical power caused by the ice storm in late January. ...
Little Theatre's rendition of 'The Music Man' may be escape families need (02/15/09)
SIKESTON -- A production of what several call one of the best musicals of all time is set to begin Thursday night. The Sikeston Little Theatre will put on seven performances of "The Music Man," directed by Steve Beydler. A cast of more than 50 people are involved to tell the story from a century ago in the rousing production, which was also performed by the group in 1985...
Census Bureau recruiting local help for 2010 (02/15/09)
SIKESTON -- If you are looking for a job that really counts, try working for the U.S Census Bureau. The Bureau is now looking for census workers for the 2010 census in this area. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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FEMA warns of rumor regarding debris removal (02/15/09)
JEFFERSON CITY -- A rumor that the Federal Emergency Management Agency is hiring contractors to remove ice storm debris from private citizen or business property in the Bootheel is false, federal and state officials said Friday. Neither FEMA nor the state will reimburse private citizens for expenses incurred in removing debris from private property...
Arrest made in local bank robbery (02/15/09)
CHARLESTON -- A Charleston man is in jail charged with robbing a local bank. Isiah Mathis, 25, is facing a charge of first degree robbery, according to a Friday news release from Charleston Department of Public Safety. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Community ice storm cleanup day is Feb. 28 (02/15/09)
SIKESTON -- A community ice storm cleanup day will begin at 8 a.m. Feb. 28 at the Sikeston Field House. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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SHS dominates Cape Central on homecoming (02/15/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs kept things rolling Friday as they downed the Cape Central Tigers 70-46 at the Sikeston Field House. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Charleston needs OT to defeat Bulldogs (02/15/09)
CHARLESTON -- Out of the 185 total points that were scored during the Charleston and Portageville game on Friday night, Jeremy Spencer had four of them. Four, huge points. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Kelly thumps East Prairie on homecoming (02/15/09)
BENTON -- The Kelly Hawks followed suit of their Lady Hawk counterpart on Friday evening by notching a victory of their own over East Prairie, 77-49. The boys squad battled it out with the Eagles for the first quarter, leading by just four after the first eight minutes, 21-17...
Lady Hawks fly past East Prairie (02/15/09)
BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks took down the East Prairie Lady Eagles in the homecoming contest on Friday evening at Kelly High School. The Lady Hawks, victorious by a final score of 57-25, used the depth of their bench on Friday to reach their final point total...
NMCC sinks Jackson, SCC rolls (02/15/09)
NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles improved to 13-7 on the season with a 70-59 win over Jackson on Friday night. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Hazel Hopkins (02/15/09)
SIKESTON -- Hazel Hopkins, 72, died Feb. 12, 2009, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Linda Gentles (02/15/09)
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. -- Linda Joyce Gentles, 56, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Jan. 28, 2009, at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bessie Goetz (02/15/09)
DEXTER -- Bessie Louise Goetz, 78, died Feb. 12, 2009, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Betty Walker (02/15/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Betty Walker, 88, formerly of Charleston, died Feb. 14, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Ruth Lee (02/15/09)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted Feb. 14, 2009, at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Ruth Ellen Lee, 90, who died Feb. 11, 2009, were: Ron Faries, Bob Lee, Tim Acre, Mike Hefner, Kenneth Lambert.
Danny Countess (02/15/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Danny Joe Countess, 56, formerly of Charleston, died Feb. 13, 2009, at his home. 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...
Bea Pullum (02/15/09)
DEXTER -- Helen Beatrice "Bea" Pullum, 84, died Feb. 13, 2009, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins & 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...
Mamie Campbell (02/15/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Feb. 14, 2009, at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Mamie Alice Gibson Campbell, 83, who died Feb. 10, 2009, were: Patrick Stewart, Tim Stewart, Christopher Stewart, Mike Shannon, Timothy Stewart and Robert Williams...