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Stories from Thursday, March 5, 2009

Pedestrian hit by car (03/05/09)
SIKESTON -- A woman sustained moderate injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Wednesday afternoon in Sikeston. According to officials with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, the accident occurred around 2:38 p.m. at the intersection of Kingshighway and Malone Avenue, when Elizabeth Green, 46, walked into the path of an oncoming vehicle...
Warm honors on a chili day (03/05/09)
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Red Cross encourages public to prepare for next disaster (03/05/09)
SIKESTON -- As several in the Bootheel learned in late January, a community has to come together during a disaster to provide assistance. And this weekend, the American Red Cross will sponsor one of its shelter operations trainings in Sikeston to improve disaster readiness. The seminar is set from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Sikeston, and another will be held March 21 in Kennett...
Missouri honors for local farmer (03/05/09)
SIKESTON -- Will Hunter was recently recognized by the Missouri Jaycees for his accomplishments in farming, but the young Sikeston resident said he almost didn't enter the profession. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Truck overturns on I-55 (03/05/09)
SIKESTON -- A rice truck carrying 52,000 pounds of rice overturned at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 55 northbound near Sikeston, causing traffic to come near a standstill, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. Connie Robinson with MoDOT said the Missouri State Highway Patrol was on the scene at mile marker 61 and cleared the area by about 3 p.m...
Patrol plans DWI saturation (03/05/09)
POPLAR BLUFF - Highway Patrol officers will conduct DWI saturations at locations in some of the 13 counties of southeast Missouri that make up Troop E during the month of March. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston getting healthy, crushes Farmington 68-38 (03/05/09)
PARK HILLS -- After battling a number of injuries, sickness and facing their biggest rival in a thrilling district championship last week, the Sikeston Bulldogs now know what the term 'what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger' truly means. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dexter survives foul trouble to down Farmington (03/05/09)
PARK HILLS -- Down 55-52 with 3:00 remaining and their leading scorer on the bench after fouling out, things looked bleak for the Dexter Lady Bearcats in the Class 4 Sectional Wednesday night. But seniors Jill Temples, Ashlee Taylor and Cathryn Heil rose to the occasion and willed the Lady Bearcats to a 60-57 win over Farmington, advancing to the Class 4 quarterfinals on Saturday night...
Naomi Lauck (03/05/09)
CHAFFEE -- Naomi Regina Lauck, 89, died at 7:22 p.m. March 3, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center 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...
Ola King (03/05/09)
SIKESTON -- Ola Bell Cunningham King, 102, died March 2, 2009, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Funeral arrangements are with the John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Harry Foster (03/05/09)
DUDLEY -- Harry Foster, 81, died March 3, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marshall Northcutt (03/05/09)
SIKESTON -- Marshall H. Northcutt, 90, died March 4, 2009, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Sandy Woods (03/05/09)
PEKIN, Ill. -- Sandra F. "Sandy" Woods, 48, died Feb. 25, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mary Miller (03/05/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Mary Eveleene Miller, 81, died at 10:23 a.m. March 4, 2009, at the East Prairie Nursing 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...