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Stories from Wednesday, March 4, 2009

City will take part in tornado drill (03/04/09)
SIKESTON - March kicks off Missouri's tornado season. The National Weather Service and the State Emergency Management Agency have declared March as Disaster Preparedness Month. As part of the month, Sikeston Department of Public Safety will take part in Missouri's Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill at 1:30 p.m.m March 10. ...
Area resale shops seeing uptick as economy continues downturn (03/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Like every other teenager, Nina Davidson's 13-year-old son prefers to wear brand name clothes. "It's crazy. He won't wear anything unless its American Eagle or Nike," Davidson said, while she was checking out at Goodwill Tuesday in Sikeston...
Funds will be sought quickly (03/04/09)
BENTON -- Scott County officials are hoping to get FEMA reimbursements quickly by filing quickly. During their regular meeting Tuesday, county commissioners discussed reimbursements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for costs incurred responding to and recovering from the January ice storm...
Risco gets past Naylor in semifinals (03/04/09)
CLARKTON -- The Risco Tigers will advance to their first district title game in 15 years, as they downed Naylor 73-57 Tuesday in the semifinal round at Clarkton. Risco (17-9) head coach Brandon Blankenship felt that Tuesday was one of his squads finest defensive performances of the season. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Advance to take on Bernie in title game (03/04/09)
CHAFFEE -- The Advance Hornets and Bernie Mules will meet in the championship game of the Class 2, District 3 Tournament on Thursday night in Chaffee after both teams won handily Tuesday evening. Advance 81, Meadow Heights 62 Top-seeded Advance led by a slim 37-34 margin at halftime but used a 23-13 third quarter to pull away from the Panthers...
Braves to meet Bell City in finals (03/04/09)
BELL CITY -- Anytime that one starter is taken out of the lineup for a game it's going to have an effect. But, if that one starter happens to be 6-7 and is one of team's biggest offensive and defensive threats, it tends to have a little bigger effect...
Portageville to play for district title (03/04/09)
CAMPBELL -- The Class 2 top-ranked Portageville Lady Bulldogs survived a scare in the district semifinals, as they overcame the Senath-Hornersville Lady Lions 72-61 Tuesday in Campbell. The first half of Tuesday's semifinal game was a back-and-forth struggle. ...
Charleston advances to Championship, Kelly falls (03/04/09)
CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Lady Bluejays have made their way into the Class 3, District 1 title game on Friday evening by fending off a pesky Kennett Lady Indians squad Tuesday evening. The final score, 53-42, didn't indicate how close the contest was down the stretch...
Julia Renfro (03/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Julia Renfro, 100, died Feb. 28, 2009, at her daughter's home. Born March 28, 1908, in Okolona, Miss., daughter of the late Walter and Bessie J Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home in Sikeston For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Della M. Abbott (03/04/09)
MILAN, Ill. -- Della M. Abbott, 87, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 23, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home in Milan For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Melvin Miller (03/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Melvin Marrell Miller, 83, died March 2, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center 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...
Harry Foster (03/04/09)
DEXTER -- Harry Foster, 81, died March 3, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Marshall Northcut (03/04/09)
SIKESTON - Marshall Northcut, 90, died March 4, 2009, at the Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston is charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Ralph Armour (03/04/09)
SIKESTON -- Ralph W. Armour, 93, died March 2, 2009, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. 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...