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Stories from Sunday, March 1, 2009

Power of love (03/01/09)
SIKESTON -- James Wells of Otter Creek, Fla., came to Southeast Missouri a single utility worker. He returned home a married man. When Wells, an operator with Pike Electric based in Florida, was called out to help restore power in the Sikeston area following the Jan. 26-28 ice storms, his wedding to Lois Nygard was three weeks away...
Mock council votes down camera system (03/01/09)
SIKESTON -- After carefully considering arguments for and against implementing a camera system for ticketing red light violators, a mock City Council voted against the system 2-4. Sponsored by the Sikeston Optimist Club, Sikeston R-6 Schools and the city of Sikeston, the mock City Council meeting was held Friday as part of the annual Ron Creed Memorial Youth in Government Day...
Deadlines extended for taxpayers hit by ice storms (03/01/09)
SIKESTON -- Deadlines to pay certain state taxes have been extended to help people and businesses cope with the recent ice storms and power outages that ravaged southern Missouri. Karen King Mitchell, director of the Missouri Department of Revenue, made the announcement at at the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce Friday...
Oran man pleads guilty to charges (03/01/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- An Oran man pled guilty Thursday to unlawful possession of firearms, according to U.S. Attorney Catherine L. Hanaway. Vernon J. Hanselman, 50, pled guilty to one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of firearms during his appearance before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr...
Three arrested for stealing in Kelso (03/01/09)
BENTON -- Charges have been filed on three Scott City men in connection with two stealing incidents in the Kelso area. James Thompson, 19, and Jonathan Williams, 21, have both been charged with two counts each of felony stealing, according to a Friday news release from Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter. Also charged, with receiving stolen property, was Philip A. Salzman, 17...
District champs: Sikeston holds off arch rival Notre Dame 49-47 (03/01/09)
SIKESTON -- Friday's district title game between Sikeston and Notre Dame could be called many things such as a season sweep, a dogfight or an instant classic, but one thing is for sure, it is a district championship victory that is once again in the hands of the Sikeston Bulldogs. It didn't come easy and it didn't go smoothly, but Friday's 49-47 win will be remembered by many after the red and black Bulldogs had fallen in consecutive seasons to the Notre Dame Bulldogs in the district title game...
Dexter repeats as district champs (03/01/09)
SIKESTON -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats have become known for making runs in the fourth quarter to put their opponents away. On Friday night in the Class 4, District 1 championship game against Notre Dame, the Lady Bearcats' run came at just the right time...
Risco picks up 15th win of season (03/01/09)
RISCO -- The Risco Tigers improved to 15-9 with a 75-61 win over Zalma on Senior Night Friday night. DELTA -- The Scott County Central Braves improved to 23-2 with a 79-50 road win at Delta Friday night. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lorama Carter (03/01/09)
WHEATLAND, Iowa -- Pallbearers for services to be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Lorama M. Carter, 92, who died on Feb. 25, 2009, will be: Martin Allen, Jesse Kirk, Mike Dillenger, Steve Sullivan, Dewayne Miller and Dick Nelson...