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Stories from Monday, March 9, 2009

New director returns 'home' (03/09/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- If this were a novel, the author would say Susan Newman was destined for her new job. Newman, who became the director of the New Madrid County Library on Jan. 1, remembers days spent cuddled in a chair in the E (easy) section of library reading away as she waited for her mother, Erma Brooks, to finish her job as bookkeeper for the county library system. Other times the youngster would volunteer to assist the staff in dusting the books...
Charges filed in stabbing (03/09/09)
SIKESTON -- The name of one of the suspects arrested in connection with an early Saturday morning stabbing in Sikeston has been release. Karlos R. Draper, 42, was arrested. As of press time, he remained in custody at the Scott County Jail. Also arrested was a 16-year-old, whose name is being withheld due to the juvenile status...
Child treated for possible overdose (03/09/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A 2-year-old child was treated for a drug overdose Saturday evening. At 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Caruthersville police were called to a residence in the 800 block of Taven in reference to a child possibly consuming prescription narcotics...
Arrest made in bank robbery (03/09/09)
CARDWELL -- A man has been arrested on suspicion of robbing the Focus Bank in Cardwell on Friday afternoon, according to Dunklin County Sheriff Bob Holder. Samuel Bolthouse, 33, was apprehended within minutes of the robbery, Holder said in a statement issued Saturday...
Borgia shoots down SHS (03/09/09)
FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs basketball season came to an end on Saturday evening as the Borgia Knights proved to be too much down the stretch. Borgia pulled off the win by a final score of 51-41, but the score didn't tell the full story of the ballgame...
Dexter headed to first-ever final four (03/09/09)
FARMINGTON -- It wasn't easy but the Dexter girls basketball team will be making their first trip to the final four. The Lady Bearcats overcame a 10-point halftime deficit and foul problems to their two leading scorers in a 46-39 win over Sullivan in a Class 4 quarterfinal game in Farmington Saturday night...
Frank Zimmerman (03/09/09)
SCOTT CITY -- Frank A. Zimmerman, 65, died March 7, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cassie Gould (03/09/09)
CONROE, Texas -- Cassie Gould, 90, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died March 6, 2009, at her home in Conroe. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Clauda Daugherty (03/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Clauda Virginia Daugherty, 84, died at 10:40 a.m. March 8, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mary Masters (03/09/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Mary Ethel Smith Masters, 91, formerly of Charleston, died at 4:45 p.m. March 7, 2009, at East Prairie Nursing Center. 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...
Darrell Ellis (03/09/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Darrell Ellis, 66, died March 8, 2009, at the Portageville Heritage Home. Arrangements are incomplete at the DeLisle Funeral Home.