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Stories from Friday, February 27, 2009

Juvenile jailed for burglaries (02/27/09)
SIKESTON -- The arrest of a juvenile apparently solves a recent string of burglaries which caused thousands of dollars in damage. According to a news release issued Thursday evening by Sikeston Department of Public Safety, officers responded to an alarm at Sikeston Public School's Alternative Education Center, 835 W. ...
VA home discussed, Shain honored at monthly meeting (02/27/09)
SIKESTON -- Sometimes, a family's love is the best medicine possible and an essential part of the healing process. That's the outlook at Fisher House, which provides lodging for families of hospitalized veterans or military members. It's also why the group is working to bring one of those homes to St. Louis, on the Jefferson Barracks VA campus...
County officials talk about reimbursements for storm damage (02/27/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County is still chipping away at debris from the January ice storm. During the regular County Commission meeting Thursday, County Clerk Junior DeLay updated commissioners on the Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance program briefing he attended Wednesday with Richard Wallace, county road and bridge superintendent...
Nearly 100 gather for a briefing over ice storm aid (02/27/09)
SIKESTON -- Public entities are one step closer to recouping some of the cleanup costs associated with the severe winter storm that struck the area Jan. 26-28. During an about four-hour session Thursday morning, approximately 100 representatives of state and local government agencies and private nonprofit agencies from around the area attended an applicants briefing to learn more about the public assistance program through the State Emergency Management Association...
Churches, civic groups organize a cleanup effort (02/27/09)
SIKESTON -- A communitywide cleanup effort will sweep through Sikeston Saturday as volunteers work to move broken limbs curbside at residences of the elderly and disabled. "We're not going to do professional tree cutting, which would be getting up in the trees and cutting down the dangling limbs. We're mostly dealing with what's on the ground. ...We're going to do what we can," said the Rev. Geoff Posegate, senior pastor of First United Methodist Church...
SHS wins despite missing leading scorer (02/27/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs will advance to their fourth district title game in as many years, as they downed the Perryville Pirates 64-35 Thursday 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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Notre Dame starts fast, advances to title game (02/27/09)
SIKESTON -- A slow start by the No. 3 seed Dexter Bearcats inevitably sealed their fate as the Notre Dame Bulldogs ended their season on Wednesday night with a 64-47 win in the semifinals round of the Class 4, District 1 tournament at the Sikeston Field House...
Oran ruins Kelly Senior Night (02/27/09)
BENTON -- The Kelly Hawks dropped their 13th game of the season Thursday evening, falling 58-45 to the Oran Eagles. For the Hawks it was a turnover-plagued loss that also included faulty shooting as they head into district action on Monday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Williams 3-pointer lifts Oran over Kelly (02/27/09)
BENTON -- Over the course of four years, the Kelly Lady Hawks' basketball team has had a force on their squad by the name of Debra Hall. Following each of the big games recorded by Hall, head coach Rod McQuerter has said it's 'not the Debra Hall Show.' Thursday night was a different story...
Risco explodes late to beat Senath (02/27/09)
SENATH -- The Risco Tigers exploded for 25 fourth quarter points on Thursday night as they defeated the Senath-Hornersville Lions 66-57. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Lorama Carter (02/27/09)
WHEATLAND, Iowa -- Lorama M. Carter, 92, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 25, 2009, at the Wheatland Manor. 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...
Teddy Tucker (02/27/09)
SIKESTON -- Teddy June "Son" Tucker, 79, died at 2:30 a.m. Feb. 25, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. 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...
Ethel Dunn (02/27/09)
NEW MADRID -- Ethel Dunn, 90, died Feb. 26, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. 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...
Mary Sullenger (02/27/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mary Ellen Wasem Sullenger, 97, formerly of Charleston, died Feb. 26, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ollie Whitney (02/27/09)
CHARLESTON -- Ollie Mae Liner Whitney, 71, died Feb. 23, 2009, at the Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...