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Stories from Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Leader reflects on Guard (02/24/09)
SIKESTON -- During his four years as Missouri's adjutant general, Maj. Gen. King Sidwell had many memorable experiences, and led the Missouri National Guard through several changes. "There were a lot of things we were able to accomplish," he said. "Some of which I hadn't really anticipated."...
Restoration (02/24/09)
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Applications for grants are changing (02/24/09)
SIKESTON -- Applying for grant sponsorships and funding through the city will now require a bit more paperwork. A bill amending city code to require proof of operational and financial responsibility from organizations seeking grant funding or grant sponsorship through the city was approved during the special Sikeston City Council meeting Monday morning...
Schools say 'No MOre' to bullies (02/24/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston R-6 School District is looking to tackle the issue of bullying once and for all. Counselors in the district are in the process of training students and staff members on the effects of bullying. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Three arrested after shots fired (02/24/09)
SIKESTON -- Three were arrested in connection with shots fired on the 800 block of Ruth Street on Monday night. None were injured in the incident. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dexter man will serve jail time (02/24/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Dexter man was sentenced to federal prison Monday for unlawful possession of a firearm. Robert Charles Hennecke III, 22, was sentenced to 77 months on one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm...
Hunters end Sikeston's season (02/24/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs' season came to an end on Monday evening as they dropped their first round contest in the district tournament to the Ste. Genevieve Hunters. The 55-33 victory didn't come easy for Ste. Genevieve as the Lady Bulldogs gave them a tough battle throughout the game...
Portageville wins battle of state-ranked teams (02/24/09)
BENTON -- With 6:45 left in the third quarter, the Kelly Lady Hawks took a two-point lead over the visiting Portageville Lady Bulldogs on Monday night. That would be their last lead of the night. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Risco loses close game to Neelyville (02/24/09)
RISCO -- The Risco Tigers lost a barnburner to visiting Neelyville Monday night 83-81. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jays down Kennett (02/24/09)
KENNETT -- The Charleston Bluejays improved to 13-9 on the season with a 72-59 over Kennett Monday night. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ruth Evans (02/24/09)
VANDUSER -- Ruth A. Evans, 87, died at 3 a.m. Feb. 23, 2009, at her 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...
Nina Merrick (02/24/09)
ANNANDALE, Va. -- Nina Belle Merrick, 92, of Annandale, died Feb. 22, 2009 at the Leewood Nursing Home in Annandale. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Eleanor Dunmire (02/24/09)
SIKESTON -- Eleanor Dunmire, 83, died at 8:05 p.m. Feb. 23, 2009, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Rosalie Burch (02/24/09)
ROCHESTER, Ill. -- Rosalie Burch, 89, of Rochester, died Feb. 22, 2009 at the Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Eunice Pixley (02/24/09)
DEXTER -- Eunice Pixley, 86, died Feb. 23, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Mary Ellen King (02/24/09)
SIKESTON -- Mary Ellen King, 59, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 1:15 a.m. 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...