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Stories from Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Let the lights shine (02/17/09)
SIKESTON -- It's not over but almost. Three weeks after the worst ice storm in recent memory, most homes have electricity. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
League play ends (02/17/09)
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Trikers will ride in Branson next summer (02/17/09)
SIKESTON -- Despite having a signed contract, the Trike Riders International will not return to Sikeston-Miner this summer for the group's second annual rally. "I don't have any real, hard, fast reasons why we lost it," said Lynne Williams, executive director of the Sikeston-Miner Convention and Visitor's Bureau, which helped to facilitate the events. "We hated to lose it, but we found out they are going to Branson."...
SHS rolls on Senior Night (02/17/09)
SIKESTON -- The Portageville Bulldogs held close with the Sikeston Bulldogs in Monday's contest at the Sikeston Field House, but in the final three quarters all Portageville could do is sit back and watch as the red and black Bulldogs cruised to a 65-37 victory on Senior Night...
Sikeston blows out Jackson Saturday (02/17/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs remained on the right track Saturday, as they downed the Jackson Indians 71-37 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...
Sikeston grappler qualifies for state (02/17/09)
FARMINGTON -- Sikeston freshman Blake Angle qualified for the Class 3 State Wrestling Tournament by finishing third place in the 103 pound class in the Class 3, District 1 Tournament Saturday. PORTAGEVILLE -- The Scott County Central boys basketball team raced out to a quick start against the No. 2-ranked team in Class 2...
P. J. Ponder (02/17/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Philip James "P.J." "Pete" Ponder Jr., 92, died Feb. 15, 2009 at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles Skelton (02/17/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Charles Edward Skelton, 69, died at 2:25 a.m. Feb. 17, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Ronnie Vincent (02/17/09)
DEXTER -- Ronnie Dean Vincent, 27, died Feb. 15, 2009, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cheryl McCollum (02/17/09)
MORLEY -- Cheryl Ann McCollum, 51, died at 7:15 a.m. Feb. 16, 2009 at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
David Talley (02/17/09)
DEXTER -- David Talley, 54, died Feb. 15, 2009, at his home 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...
Paul J. Snider (02/17/09)
DEXTER --Paul J. Snider, 74, died Feb. 13, 2009, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Chester Richard (02/17/09)
MATTHEWS -- Chester Richard, 65, died Feb. 16, 2009, at the Close to Home Care Center in Matthews. 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...
Betty Walker (02/17/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Betty Walker, 88, formerly of Charleston, died at 5:55 a.m. Feb. 14, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. 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 (02/17/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Monday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Helen "Bea" Pullum, 84, who died Feb. 13, 2009, were: Bill Pullum, Lanny Wilkison, Brian Overby, Bob Parks, Sam Sexton and Dr. Joe Baker. Colt Pullum was an honorary pallbearer...
Evelyn Gillean (02/17/09)
SIKESTON -- Evelyn C. Gillean, 78, died Feb. 15, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the White-Sanders Funeral Home in Fisk. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rick Walton (02/17/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Rondel B. "Rick" Walton, 73, died Feb. 15, 2009, at Portageville. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bessie Goetz (02/17/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Monday at the First Pentecostal Church in Dexter for Bessie Louise Goetz, 78, who died on Feb. 20, 2009, were: David Illig Jr., Danny Goetz, Charles Geuin, Michael House, Sam Novack, Vernon House and Roger Sumner...