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Stories from Monday, February 23, 2009

Sikeston man named Mo. Republican Party director (02/23/09)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The longtime chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson has been named the new executive director of the Missouri Republican Party. The selection of Lloyd Smith as the party's new director was ratified Saturday as Republicans gathered for their annual Lincoln Days conference...
Building blocks (02/23/09)
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A tight budget forecast (02/23/09)
NEW MADRID - In a year when many are looking at tough economic times, New Madrid County is no different. The 2009 budget, approved earlier this year by the New Madrid County Commissioners, is predicting a deficit. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Fugitive to return to N.Y. Tuesday (02/23/09)
VAN BUREN -- A man authorities believe had been hiding out in Carter County after jumping his parole in New York will be returning there Tuesday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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District play begins tonight in Sikeston (02/23/09)
SIKESTON -- The Class 4, District 1 basketball tournament gets underway tonight at the Sikeston Field House with two games in the girls bracket. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Emilie Martin to play softball at Mineral Area (02/23/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs' softball program has provided the Mineral Area Lady Cardinals with a third baseman, senior Emilie Martin. Martin, the starting third baseman for Sikeston head coach Tiffany King, will make the move to the junior college level beginning this fall...
Blake Angle loses in consolation semifinals (02/23/09)
COLUMBIA -- Sikeston wrestler Blake Angle saw his season come to an end on Saturday in the consolation semifinals of the Class 3 State Tournament. POPLAR BLUFF (SMNS) -- Debra Hall netted 18 points to help the Hawks win a tight contest at Three Rivers Community College on Saturday afternoon...
Class' 1-3 to begin districts later this week (02/23/09)
SIKESTON -- With one more week of regular season play to go, Class' 1, 2 and 3 will begin district play starting Saturday. The Class 3, District 1 Girls tournament will begin on Saturday and will be held at Charleston High School. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Former state representative C.F. Cline dies (02/23/09)
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - C.F. Cline, who served three terms as Missouri state representative for Scott and Stoddard counties, died Feb. 21, 2009, at his home in Port Charlotte. He was 69. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Aubra Wrather Jr. (02/23/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Aubra R. Wrather Jr. was born Feb. 15, 1919, in Portageville, to Lillian Clyde Wrather and A. Robert Wrather Sr. ... [and] passed away Saturday February 21, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, six days after his 90th birthday...
Russell Foster (02/23/09)
DEXTER -- Russell Foster, 45, died Feb. 22, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare 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...
Mary Jo Moxey (02/23/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mary Jo Moxey, 83, died Feb. 20, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Ford and Sons Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Martha Gray (02/23/09)
ELKMONT, Ala. -- Martha Elizabeth Yarbrough Gray, 85, died Feb. 20, 2009, at the Limestone Health Facility in Athens. Obituary courtesy of 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...
Ronald Froman (02/23/09)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted Friday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for Ronald Froman, 68, who died Feb. 17, 2009, were: Matt Froman, Mickey Froman, Jared Dunning, Paul Cook, Jody Borders and Archie Maloney.
Roger Ward (02/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Roger Dale Ward, 60, died at 4 a.m. Feb. 21, 2009, at his home. 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...
Mary King (02/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Mary Ellen King, 59, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday Feb. 22, 2009, at her home in Sikeston. 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...
Leeta Simmons (02/23/09)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Leeta R. "Grams" Simmons, 96, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Feb. 21, 2009, at Nashville. Local 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...
Ovaline Allen (02/23/09)
GIRARD, Kan. -- Ovaline Allen, 75, formerly of Lilbourn, Mo., died Feb. 21, 2009, at her son's home in Girard. 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...
James Killion (02/23/09)
SIKESTON -- James R. Killion, 79, died Feb. 22, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Ruth Evans (02/23/09)
VANDUSER -- Ruth A. Evans, 87, passed away at 3 a.m. on Feb. 23, 2009, at her home surrounded by the loving care of her family. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel where services. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Scoob Reisenbichler (02/23/09)
CHAFFEE -- Scott "Scoob" Reisenbichler, 45, died Feb. 21, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Carl Darby Sr. (02/23/09)
DEXTER -- Carl Edward Darby Sr., 73, died Feb. 21, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Davy Crutcher (02/23/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Clarence W. "Davy" Crutcher, 90, who died on Feb. 18, 2009, were: Harry Williamson Jr., Jasen Willamson, Mark Hux, Randy Corlew, Rex Taylor, Ron Taylor and Arlan Taylor...